The Richmond Region loves a festival. We celebrate everything from Bacon to Greek food and culture and everything in between. Here are Five Summer Festivals you don't want to miss.
When: Saturday June 20 Where: Byrd Park What? Inspired by open streets projects all over the world, this event is about closing streets to cars and opening them to the public — for one day — to create a whole new healthy, sustainable and vibrant city street experience. FREE and open to everyone to do what you wish – run, walk, bike, roller blade, WHATEVER! Make sure to check out the vendors lining the streets with free activities for the entire family!
When: Saturday June 20 noon to 6 p.m. Where: Bryan Park What? * Food * Music * Speakers * Local Businesses * Nonprofits * Fun for the Family * Free admission! Well-behaved, leashed, vaccinated dogs are welcome!
When: Saturday June 20 Where: Brown's Island What? Calling all foodies! Join us for Savor Virginia and Sweet Virginia presented by the Richmond Times-Dispatch -- a food, wine and beer festival that celebrates locally produced products.
Spend the day tasting some of the best foods, beverages and speciality items that Virginia has to offer. Plus, you'll have the opportunity to meet the makers of your favorite items and discover new ones as well.
When: Sunday June 21 Where: Hardywood Park Craft Brewery What? Enjoy Father's Day with a celebration of local craft and new traditions: the Rappahannock River Oysters, LLC at Hardywood Park Craft Breweryon the afternoon of Sunday June 15th. Pair your favorite Hardywood drafts with Rappahannock oysters: presented steamed, raw and fried, Rappohannock's house crab cake recipe and more treats from Pizza Tonight, Mosaic Restaurant - Richmond, King Of Pops - Richmond and Curbside Creations Food Truck.
When: Saturday June 27 Where: Science Museum of Virginia What? 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 favorite and they may receive a People’s Choice Award!