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Festivals in Richmond

The Richmond Region Hosts Festivals Year Round!

The Richmond Region is brimming with seasonal events and activities. Sample Virginia wines at the Virginia Wine Expo, release your inner child at the Henrico Kite Festival, enjoy world-class musicians at the Richmond Jazz Festival, relive life in colonial America at Publick Days or watch boats race down the James River at the Dragon Boat Festival. No matter what time of year, there's always a festival to be found in the Richmond Region!

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Ashland Strawberry Antique Faire

June 06, 2015
Venue: Hickory Creek Antiques
Phone: 804-798-0202
Category: Architecture/Homes, Art, Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, History, Museums, Other, Civil War
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Join us in Ashland, Virginia for the annual Strawberry Faire. As part of the day long event, Hickory Creek Antiques will also be hosting its very popular Strawberry Antiques Faire. Great finds at great prices. Event held rain or shine. Event parking right outside our door. more »

Stone Soul Music & Food Festival

June 06, 2015
Venue: Richmond International Raceway
Phone: 804-672-9299
Category: Art, Clubs, Comedy, Culture, Dance, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Music, Other, Outdoors, Stage, Tour
Location: North Side/Ashland
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The 11th Annual Stone Soul Music and Food Festival is set for Saturday, June 6th at the Classic Amphitheater at the Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 East Laburnum Ave. from 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm. This year coming to the stage will be Jodeci, Future, Faith Evans, James Fortune, August Alsina, The Migos, TK & Cash, Anthony L... more »


2015 Wizard World Comic Con Richmond

June 12, 2015
Venue: Greater Richmond Convention Center
Phone: 646-512-5022
Category: Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Other
Location: Downtown
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Billy Dee Williams, Billy Boyd, Sean Astin, WWE® Superstar Stardust™, Diva Paige™, Kristin Bauer, Michael Cudlutz, Drea de Matteo and Henry Winkler are among the hundreds of celebrities and industry professionals at the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con Richmond, part of North America’s largest pop-cultur... more »


Richmond Bacon Festival

June 14, 2015
Venue: 17th Street Farmers' Market
Phone: 804-646-0954
Category: Festivals, Food, Music, Wine, Virginia Green, Craft Beer
Location: Downtown
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Everything is better with bacon, including Richmond! More than 40 Richmond restaurants and food trucks bring their creative minds to this event, each offering their own favorite bacon-centric dishes. Sample everything from bacon cheeseburger sliders, bacon-infused mac-n-cheese, bacon empanadas, bacon & cheese fritter... more »


Festival of the Laugh

June 18, 2015
Category: Festivals
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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Who is the funniest person in Virginia? This contest is the first of a nationwide series of comedy festivals to find the funniest person in each state. Presented by Festival of the Laugh, the Virginia event is a 3-day contest will crown the Funniest Stand-Up Comic in Virginia. Danville or Abingdon? Herndon or Hampton? Wh... more »


Richmond Vegetarian Festival

June 20, 2015
Venue: Bryan Park
Phone: 804-822-7350
Category: Festivals
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Richmond’s favorite annual event, the Richmond Vegetarian Festival, presented by Vegan Action, will be held June 20th this year, from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. in the Azalea Gardens at Bryan Park. Now in its 13th year, the Festival continues to grow each year and has become a favorite family outing for vegetarians an... more »


Arts & Culture Xpo

June 27, 2015
Venue: Science Museum of Virginia
Phone: 804-864-1400
Category: Art, Culture, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Museums, Music, Outdoors
Location: Downtown
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Join us at the 5th Annual Arts & Culture Xpo, presented by CultureWorks, at the Science Museum of Virginia. This free event will feature food trucks, stage performances and art demonstrations – and the opportunity to interact with over 50 non-profit arts and culture organizations all in one place. Vote for your... more »