Civil War & Emancipation Events in Richmond, VA

April 1-30

Visit Richmond, Virginia for an educational and enjoyable experience commemorating two milestone occasions from the Civil War era: the anniversary of the Confederate surrender and Emancipation Day. Experience first-hand the historical significance of Richmond through several events featuring professional speakers, demonstrations, panel discussions, recipes from a 200-year-old cookbook, live music, stories of African American artisans, and much more. Join us for this important look back at a crucial moment in our history.

Use the calendar below to find events commemorating Civll War & Emancipation and other historic milestones that took place in the Richmond Region.