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

Kingsfest

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

Shaggfest

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
Elegba Folklore Society Capital City Kwanzaa Festival 2016

Elegba Folklore Society Capital City Kwanzaa Festival

December 31, 2016

The Altria Theater, Richmond, Virginia

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Virginia Beach Last Night on the Town 2016

Virginia Beach Last Night on the Town

December 31, 2016

Pembroke Mall, Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Christmas in Middleburg 2016

Christmas in Middleburg

December, 2016

Multiple Locations in Middleburg, Middleburg, Virginia

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Portsmouth Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival 2016

Portsmouth Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival

December, 2016

High Street between Water and Washington Streets, Portsmouth, Virginia

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Leesburg Christmas and Holiday Parade 2016

Leesburg Christmas and Holiday Parade

December, 2016

King Street between Ida Lee Drive and Fairfax Street, Leesburg, Virginia

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Leesburg Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting 2016

Leesburg Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting

December, 2016

Town Green, Leesburg, Virginia

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James River Parade of Lights 2016

James River Parade of Lights

December, 2016

Dutch Gap Boat Landing and The Bluff at Henricus Historical Park, Chester, Virginia

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Hampton Roads International Auto Show 2017

Hampton Roads International Auto Show

January 13, 2017

Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Richmond Jewish Food Festival 2017

Richmond Jewish Food Festival

January 15, 2017

Weinstein Jewish Community Center, Richmond, Virginia

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Coastal Virginia Wine Fest 2017

Coastal Virginia Wine Fest

January 28, 2017

Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Carter Fold Music Gathering 2017

Carter Fold Music Gathering

January, 2017

Carter Family Fold and Museum , Hiltons, Virginia

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Weinstein JCC Israeli Film Festival 2017

Weinstein JCC Israeli Film Festival

January, 2017

Carole and Marcus Weinstein Jewish Community Center, Richmond, Virginia

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Kids' Winter Carnival 2017

Kids' Winter Carnival

January, 2017

Salem Civic Center - Salem, VA 24153, Salem, Virginia

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Cookie Classic Trefoil Trek 5K & Samoa Stroll 1 Miler 2017

Cookie Classic Trefoil Trek 5K & Samoa Stroll 1 Miler

January, 2017

Bells Mill Park, Chesapeake, Virginia

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Virginia Dance Festival 2017

Virginia Dance Festival

January, 2017

Carpenter Theatre, Richmond, Virginia

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The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival 2017

The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

January, 2017

Dulles Expo & Conference Center, Chantilly, Virginia

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Freedom Classic Festival 2017

Freedom Classic Festival

January, 2017

Multiple Locations in Richmond, Richmond, Virginia

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OCA-CVC Lunar New Year Festival 2017

OCA-CVC Lunar New Year Festival

January, 2017

Center for the Arts Auditorium at Henrico High School , Richmond, 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.