Virginia Festivals 2015

Virginia certainly is not a state where one can't find anything to do. With its many parks, seashores, museums, major cities and great natural beauty, there's something for everyone to do in Old Dominion. But aside from all of this, there are a number of festivals in Virginia as well. Virginia has a wealth of special upcoming events that include themes such as history, the arts, crafts, nature, beer, wine, music, film, and world peace that span the entire state. There's so much here in fact, that you may have to make some tough decisions. So what Virginia festivals can't be missed?

Virginia State Fair (held late September-early October, Caroline County) If you have time for only one, go to the one that celebrates the state as a whole. In addition to rides, cotton candy, and 4-H exhibits, this event features regional food and artisans. It also has special exhibits on Virginia's natural resources as well as on animal breeds that originated in the state.

Williamsburg Fall Arts (held entire month of October, Williamsburg) The entire town gets into this autumn act which celebrates the arts in all their forms. Among the events are special "spooky tavern tours" in Colonial Williamsburg. There are also corn mazes and pumpkin patches at Berkeley Plantation, and "Scare Zones" at Busch Gardens' annual Howl-O-Scream. But one of the state's great gifts to the nation is its distinctive music, and Virginia music festivals shouldn't be missed. The Richmond Folk Festival (held mid-October, Richmond) is one of the largest of its kind in the country and features dozens of bands, seven stages with continous live music, and a Virginia FolkLife Area.

And the Virginia Scottish Festival (held in late August, The Plains) not only offers bagpipes aplenty, but a fiddling competion, folk singing exhibits, and even modern day Celtic rock bands. And for a taste of world famous Virginia bluegrass, travelers can find it throughout the state, generally in smaller venues. Most of these musical events occur in the summer months. However, the town of Chesapeake offers a Cabin Fever Pickin' Party (held in early March) that offers a chance to hear more than a dozen bluegrass bands, take instrument workshops, and enjoy a large vendors' area, all indoors.

Festival Types:
  Music Festivals
  Art/Craft Festivals
  State/County Fair

Arlington Urban Village MarketMarch 2015

May 7, 2015

Clarendon Metro - Arlington, VA 22201, Arlington, Virginia

Panorama Caribbean Music Fest 2015

May 8, 2015

24th Street Stage , Virginia Beach, Virginia

Naturalization Ceremony 2015

May 8, 2015

Patrick Henry's Red Hill , Brookneal, Virginia

Crooked Road's Youth Music Festival 2015

May 9, 2015

Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's, Blacksburg, Virginia

Faith Community Church 2015

May 9, 2015

Faith Community Church , Hampton, Virginia

State Arboretum of Virginia Garden Fair 2015

May 9, 2015

State Arboretum of Virginia , Boyce, Virginia

Crozet Spring Arts and Crafts Festival 2015

May 9, 2015

Claudius Crozet Park , Crozet, Virginia

Reptiday Bristol Reptile & Exotic Animal Expo 2015

May 9, 2015

Bristol Holiday Inn Conference Center , Bristol, Virginia

Yorktown Market Days 2015

May 9, 2015

Riverwalk Landing , Yorktown, Virginia

Luray Festival of Spring 2015

May 9, 2015

Downtown , Luray, Virginia

Fort Clifton Festival 2015

May 9, 2015

Fort Clifton Park , Colonial Heights, Virginia

Of Ale and History Beer Festival 2015

May 9, 2015

Belle Grove Plantation , Middletown, Virginia

Twilight Polo 2015

May 9, 2015

Great Meadow , The Plains, Virginia

Virginia Renaissance Faire 2015

May 9, 2015

Lake Anna Winery , Spotsylvania, Virginia

Big Lake Flea Market 2015

May 9, 2015

Downtown , Clarksville, Virginia

Parkfest Blues 2015

May 9, 2015

Pocahontas State Park , Chesterfield, Virginia

Noland Country Fair Day 2015

May 9, 2015

Noland Village , Nathalie, Virginia

Chesapeake Jubilee 2015

May 15, 2015

Chesapeake City Park , Chesapeake, Virginia

Danville Festival in the Park 2015

May 15, 2015

Ballou Park , Danville, Virginia

Lebanese Food Festival 2015

May 15, 2015

St. Anthony's Maronite Catholic Church, glen allen, Virginia

Dominion Riverrock 2015

May 15, 2015

Brown's Island , Richmond, Virginia

Strasburg Mayfest 2015

May 15, 2015

Downtown Strasburg , Strasburg, Virginia

Beach Music Cruise 2015

May 15, 2015

Oceanfront , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Fredericksburg Greek Festival 2015

May 15, 2015

Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Church , Fredericksburg, Virginia

Appomattox Friday Cheerz 2015

May 15, 2015

Abbitt Memorial Park , Appomattox, Virginia

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