Winter's Apocalypse Festival 2017

Winter's Apocalypse Festival

February, 2017

Strange Matter, Richmond, Virginia

Winter's Apocalypse Festival showcases raw and hardcore punk and grindcore music. Several bands take the stage during the two day event, packing the stage with powerful chords and intense lyrics. The event is held at Strange Matter in Richmond, Virginia. .. Read More
Blue Ridge Music Festival 2017

Blue Ridge Music Festival

May, 2017

Salem Stadium, Salem, Virginia

For two magical days the Blue Ridge Music Festival entertains country music fans with amazing performers that dazzle audiences with their talent. Headliners will be well known artists, and attendees will sing along to familiar songs. Formerly only one day in length, the Festival's new two-day format allows attendees to see more performances... Read More
Viva Vienna 2017

Viva Vienna

May, 2017

Downtown , Vienna, Virginia

ViVa Vienna is a three-day family- and community-oriented festival celebrating Memorial Day in Vienna, VA. Vienna’s historic Freeman House, Old Vienna Railroad Station and Church Street provide the backdrop for this celebration that features more than 300 vendors and local artisans, amusement rides, food prepared by local restaurants... Read More
Rosewood Crawfish Festival 2017

Rosewood Crawfish Festival

May, 2017

The Rosewood Crawfish Festival, Columbia, Virginia

This festival could not be more family friendly, delicious crawfish inspired foods are abundant right alongside plenty of rides and bounce houses. There is an annual 5K race to either watch or participate in. Great Creole food and fun are improved by listening to top musicians who play all day... Read More
Kingsfest 2017


June, 2017

Kingswood Amphitheatre, Doswell, Virginia

For three days event goers experience the best in contemporary christian music during the KingsFest praise and worship festival, held in the Kings Dominion Park. Attendees can camp on site, and can find Christian vendors selling literature and other religious materials. The immersive experience includes praise (singing), worship and speakers... Read More
Shaggfest 2017


June, 2017

Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach (Formerly Virginia Beach Amphitheatre), Virginia Beach, Virginia

Shaggfest takes place at the Farm Bureau Live amphitheater, it is an annual summer event in Virginia Beach. The festival features one full day of local and national artists performing on one stage, a rare thing to find. Reggae, rap, R&B, and rock are just a few of the wide variety of genres featured... Read More
Hampton Jazz Festival 2017

Hampton Jazz Festival

June, 2017

Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, Virginia

Jazz music comes alive, with soul splitting beats and traditional roots, at the Hampton Jazz Festival. Featuring a diverse selection of only the finest in smooth, be-bop, and other styles, this is the best way in the area to quench your thirst of all things jazz. Talented performers in soul, blues, and R&B will be featured as well... Read More
Virginia Beach American Music Festival 2016

Virginia Beach American Music Festival

September 2, 2016

Multiple Locations in Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Appaloosa Roots Music Festival 2016

Appaloosa Roots Music Festival

September 3, 2016

Skyline Ranch Resort, Front Royal, Virginia

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Chesapeake Symphony Under the Stars 2016

Chesapeake Symphony Under the Stars

September 4, 2016

Chesapeake City Park, Chesapeake, Virginia

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Herndon Labor Day Event 2016

Herndon Labor Day Event

September 5, 2016

Downtown , Herndon, Virginia

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Lockn' Festival 2016

Lockn' Festival

September 8, 2016

Oak Ridge Estate, Arrington, Virginia

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Natchel' Blues at the Beach Festival 2016

Natchel' Blues at the Beach Festival

September 9, 2016

17th Street Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia

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NAS Oceana Air Show 2016

NAS Oceana Air Show

September 10, 2016

Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Spirits Festival at Belle Grove Plantation 2016

Spirits Festival at Belle Grove Plantation

September 10, 2016

Belle Grove Plantation, Middletown, Virginia

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Virginia Beach Hamfest 2016

Virginia Beach Hamfest

September 10, 2016

Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Shadow Woods Metal Fest 2016

Shadow Woods Metal Fest

September 15, 2016

Camp Hidden Valley, White Hall, Virginia

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Alexander Paley Music Festival 2016

Alexander Paley Music Festival

September 16, 2016

St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, Richmond, Virginia

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St. Benedict Oktoberfest 2016

St. Benedict Oktoberfest

September 16, 2016

St. Benedict Catholic Church, Richmond, Virginia

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St. James Armenian Food Festival 2016

St. James Armenian Food Festival

September 16, 2016

St. James Armenian Church, Richmond, Virginia

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43rd Street Festival of the Arts 2016

43rd Street Festival of the Arts

September 17, 2016

43rd Street Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

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ETC Festival 2016

ETC Festival

September 17, 2016

Town Point Park, Norfolk, Virginia

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Valley Fusion Fest 2016

Valley Fusion Fest

September 17, 2016

Willow Grove Farm, Winchester, Virginia

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RABA Heart of Virginia Century 2016

RABA Heart of Virginia Century

September 17, 2016

Hanover County Courthouse, Richmond, Virginia

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Virginia Wine Festival 2016

Virginia Wine Festival

September 17, 2016

Bull Run Regional Park, Special Events Center, Centreville, Virginia

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About Festivals in Virginia

Annual festival are abundant in Virginia. The African-American Heritage Festival in Manassas boasts over 100 booths including arts, food, and fashion and an antique car display. For the boating enthusiast, Norfolk hosts its Harborfest each year, providing activities for people of all ages. Busch Gardens has a Food and Wine Festival in Williamsburg featuring food from all over the globe. History and art fans will enjoy the Highlands Festival in Abingdon with its historical reenactments and art competitions.

Virginia music festivals are plentiful as well. The American Music Festival is held on the beachfront in Virginia Beach, featuring several genres of music including rock, jazz, and R&B. Roseland, in Central Virginia, provides classical music during its Wintergreen Summer Music Festival. Floydfest, located in the Blue Ridge Mountain area, features ten different stages and a food for every taste bud.

Virginia events of note include the Herndon Festival, the Xtreme Festival of the Blue Ridge, and the Summer Beer Festival. Herndon's Festival is in its 35th year providing rides, runs, and fireworks. The Xtreme Festival in Waynesboro has a BMX stunt show, a kayaking adventure, and a rock wall. The Summer Beer Festival is held at Virginia Tech. in Blacksburg, offering tasting for over 40 beers.