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Everything you need to know about the Richmond Region in a short video!
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Special Events

The Richmond Region - History and So Much More!


The Richmond Region-where more than 400 years of American history lives on through world class museums, historic homes, gardens, battlefields, monument-lined cobblestone streets and magnificent architecture. But history is only the beginning. The Region offers visitors an incredible array of special events. From cutting-edge modern art exhibits, to sporting events, concerts, festivals and everything in between. The Richmond Region has something for everyone!

Here are some of the major exhibitions and special events happening in the Richmond Region. For a full listing of everything the Region has to offer visit the calendar of events.

Civil War and Emancipation 150th

To highlight the Richmond Region's pivotal role and commemorate the ending of slavery in America, Virginia is observing the Civil War and Emancipation 150th Anniversary from 2011 to 2015.

Go! Discover Richmond

Uncover Richmond's unique treasures on foot. The Times-Dispatch Go! Discover Richmond provides a great overview of the Richmond Region's best attractions. This all new 10k walking course features dozens of downtown museums, landmarks, historic sites and restaurants. 

 

 

 

Featured Events

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2014

Dominion GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Nov 28-Jan 12
Dominion GardenFest of Lights: a holiday tradition featuring half-a-million lights, botanical…more
Dec
21
2014

Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures from the Palace Museum, Beijing

Nov 1-Jan 11
Drawn from the collection of the Palace Museum in Beijing, Forbidden City will offer visitors a…more
Dec
21
2014

Mame

Nov 21-Jan 11
MAME November 21, 2014 – January 11, 2015 The Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre Book by…more
Dec
21
2014

RVA On Ice

Nov 28-Jan 4
The 2014-2015 RVA On Ice Winter Season begins its 5th year on Friday, Nov 28, 2014, and continues…more
Dec
21
2014

The Gallery@Nest Presents their 2014 Art Craft & Vintage Holiday Market

Nov 15-Dec 31
The Gallery@Nest is proud to announce its 2014 Art, Craft & Vintage Holiday Market featuring…more