Virginia's Fall Festivals

Blue Ridge Highlands

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion
Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion

Bristol - Sep. 18 - 20, 19, 20, 21 - Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion - The award-winning Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion isn’t just a music festival. It’s an ...

Mouth of Wilson - Sep. 26, 27 - Grayson Highlands Fall Harvest Festival - Virginia's traditional mountain culture comes alive during this two-day festival. The air fills ...

Hardy - Oct. 3 - Oktoberfest and 5K Trail Race at Smith Mountain Lake - The Willard Companies, in conjunction with the Smith Mountain Lake YMCA, present the third annual ...

Ferrum - Oct. 24 - Blue Ridge Folklife Festival - Looking for real roots? With three music stages, two dozen country foods, 50+ craftspeople, ...

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Central Virginia

Richmond Folk Festival
Richmond Folk Festival

Arrington - Sep. 10 - 13 - Lockn' Music Festival at Oak Ridge Farm - Lockn' Music Festival at Oak Ridge Farm in Nelson County Virginia. A four day music festival, with ...

Charlottesville - Sep. 11 - 12 - Heritage Harvest Festival - Thomas Jefferson championed vegetable cuisine, plant experimentation, and sustainable agriculture. ...

Richmond - Sep. 13 - Shockoe-on-the-Half Shell Festival - Sample oysters steamed, roasted, fried, on the half shell, and other oyster dishes from some of ...

Lynchburg - Sep. 19 - Lynchburg Beer and Wine Festival - The 6th Annual Lynchburg Beer and Wine Festival will take place in Lynchburg, Virginia at the ...

Lovingston - Sep. 26 - 27, Oct. 17 - 18 - Apple Harvest & Apple Butter Festival at Drumheller's Orchard - Drumheller's Orchard Apple Festival. Featuring apples, apple butter, cider,honey, country hams, ...

Montpelier Station - Oct. 3, 4, 1, 2 - Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheepdog Trials - Join in family fun events at the Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheep Dog Trials. Activities ...

Syria - Oct. 3 - 4, Oct. 10 - 11, Oct. 17 - 18 - Graves' Mountain Apple Harvest Festival - Come and see nature's way of blanketing the mountains with beautiful fall colors at the 45th Annual ...

Roseland - Oct. 9 - 11 - The Festy Experience - The Festy Experience at Devils Backbone Concert Grounds. Celebrating five years, The Festy features ...

Crozet - Oct. 10 - 11 - Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival Fall Show - Celebrating 35 years in 2015, the Crozet Fall Arts and Crafts Festival is Central Virginia's ...

Appomattox - Oct. 10, 11 - Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival - Held the second full weekend in October, this annual family-friendly festival commemorates the ...

Amherst - Oct. 10 - 11 - Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival - The second full weekend in October, a small winery in Amherst County hosts the most odiferous wine ...

Richmond - Oct. 16 - 17 - Richmond Oktoberfest - Be German for a night at the 47th Annual Richmond Oktoberfest! This is the oldest and most ...

Gladstone - Oct. 17 - James River State Park Fall Harvest Festival - Don't miss the park's biggest event. Enjoy pumpkin carving and painting (pumpkins will be for ...

Amherst - Oct. 18 - 19 - Amherst County Apple Harvest Festival - Third weekend in October in the Town of Amherst. Everything Apples, plus a huge craft bazaar. Free ...

Richmond - Nov. 7 - Brunswick Stew Festival - Stewmasters from across the southeast gather at the 17th Street Farmers' Market at this annual ...

Richmond - Nov. 8 - Autumn Bottom Brews Festival - Embark on a craft beer adventure at the historic 17th Street Farmers' Market. Sample Virginia ...

Richmond - Nov. 14 - Richmond Cider Celebration - At the opening of Cider Week Virginia, the Richmond Cider Celebration will bring together ...

Forest - Nov. 21 - Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival - Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival Saturday, November 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wine was a ...

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Chesapeake Bay

Rosewell's Barbecue and Silent Auction
Rosewell's Barbecue and Silent Auction

Deltaville - May 23 - Deltaville Art & Seafood Festival - Bring your family to kick-off your Memorial Day weekend with us at this beautiful rural, waterfront ...

Gloucester - Sep. 17 - 20, 18, 19 - Bluegrass by the Bay Festival - Best location on the east coast! Old time Bluegrass festival featuring (featuring 18 Bands): East ...

Stratford - Sep. 19, 20 - Stratford Hall Wine & Oyster Festival - Enjoy Fall at Stratford Hall! This popular event features wines from Virginia wineries and oysters ...

Hayes - Sep. 25, 26 - Guinea Jubilee - The Guinea Jubilee and the Guinea Heritage Association is committed to preserving the history and ...

Colonial Beach - Oct. 8 - 11 - Colonial Beach BikeFest - The 2nd Annual Colonial Beach Bike Fest will be held October 8-11, 2015. This event is scheduled to ...

Oak Grove - Oct. 17 - Annual Harvest Celebration - Come help us celebrate our 36th harvest! Take a tour of Ingleside's vineyards and winery, sit in ...

Gloucester - Oct. 24 - Annual Gloucester Wine Festival - This year's 6th Annual Gloucester Wine Festival presented by the Chamber of Commerce will be held ...

Urbanna - Nov. 6 - 7 - Urbanna Oyster Festival - The Official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth. Sponsored by the Urbanna Oyster Festival ...

Gloucester - Nov. 7 - TOGA Virginia Half-Shell Oyster Tasting - 6th annual Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association (TOGA) Virginia Half-Shell Oyster Tasting outside ...

Irvington - Nov. 21 - Taste by the Bay: Wine, Food, Arts & Ale - This event kicks off the holiday season with samplings from 10 wineries from the Chesapeake Bay ...

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Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads

Chippokes Harvest and Halloween Festival
Chippokes Harvest and Halloween Festival

Suffolk - Sep. 12 - Taste of Suffolk: A Downtown Street Festival - Taste of Suffolk is back in Downtown Suffolk for the ninth year! This annual street festival ...

Providence Forge - Sep. 26 - 27, Sep. 24, 2016 - 25, 2016 - Chickahominy Pow-Wow/Fall Festival - Native Americans from throughout the country will join the Chickahominy Indian Tribe as they ...

Williamsburg - Oct. 3 - 4 - An Occasion for the Arts - Art show and Music Festival, free to the public, An Occasion For The Arts, the art show and music ...

Suffolk - Oct. 8, 9, 10, 11 - Suffolk Peanut Festival - This year marks the 38th anniversary of Suffolk's premier festival. This family-friendly event ...

Yorktown - Oct. 10 - Yorktown Market Days and Fall Festival - In addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, specialty cut ...

Norfolk - Oct. 17, 18 - Annual Town Point Virginia Wine Festival Presented by AT&T - Experience the Annual Town Point Virginia Wine Festival Presented by AT&T, Hampton Roads' most ...

Virginia Beach - Oct. 17 - First Landing Fall Festival - Enjoy natural surroundings, hay rides, pumpkin decorating, kids' crafts, roasting s'mores and ...

Yorktown - Oct. 17 - 18 - Yorktown Victory Celebration - The 233rd anniversary of America's decisive Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown will be marked ...

Yorktown - Oct. 19 - Yorktown Day - Ceremonies, a parade, fifes and drums performances, and special programs commemorate the 234th ...

Charles City - Nov. 1 - Virginia Thanksgiving Festival at Berkeley Plantation - Celebrate the first English Speaking Thanksgiving in the New World. Join us for a day dedicated to ...

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Northern Virginia

Colonial Market and Fair
Colonial Market and Fair

Leesburg - Sep. 4 - 6 - Epicurience Virginia - Epicurience Virginia, the Grand Tasting is a culinary adventure like no other in the heart of ...

Fredericksburg - Sep. 11 - 13, Sep. 9, 2016 - 11, 2016 - Stafford County Agricultural Fair & Hartwood Days Festival - This FREE event is held in the Historic Hartwood District of Stafford County VA (Greater ...

Manassas - Sep. 12 - Bands, Brews and Barbecue - Old Town Manassas will hold its Annual Bands, Brews, and Barbecue Festival at the Manassas Museum ...

The Plains - Sep. 12, 13 - Virginia Wine Festival - Virginia Wine Festival is the oldest wine festival on the East Coast. Each year, the festival ...

Fredericksburg - Sep. 19, 20 - Fredericksburg Area Oktoberfest - Oktoberfest season starts at the local brewery. We've been rolling out the barell for 13 years. ...

Centreville - Sep. 26 - Nov. 3 - Cox Farms Fall Festival - Northern Virginia's largest and most famous Fall Festival! Washington Post Editor's Choice: Cox ...

Mount Vernon - Oct. 2 - 4 - Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour - Enjoy live blues and spectacular views of the Potomac River while sampling wine from 16 Virginia ...

Waterford - Oct. 2 - 4 - Waterford Fair - The Tour Houses have been selected, entertainment lined up, food purveyors chosen, and ...

Culpeper - Oct. 3 - 4 - Culpeper Harvest Days Farm Tour - Experience life on the farm in beautiful Culpeper County. Llamas, horses, dairy cattle! The romance ...

Brandy Station - Oct. 10 - Annual Culpeper County AirFest - Come out and see Culpeper from a bird's eye view - from the air! You'll see Restored Antiques, ...

Bowling Green - Oct. 17, 15, 21, 20, 19 - Bowling Green Harvest Festival - See all the best Caroline County has to offer at the Bowling Green Harvest Festival! 175 vendors ...

Mount Vernon - Oct. 24 - 25 - Fall Harvest Family Days - Mount Vernon celebrates the autumn season with Fall Harvest Family Days! The entire family enjoys ...

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Shenandoah Valley

Festival of Leaves, Front Royal
Festival of Leaves, Front Royal

Quicksburg - Jun. 6, Aug. 1, Oct. 3, Nov. 21 - Shenandoah Jamboree - Shenandoah Jamboree, the Valley's premier country entertainment series of shows, returns to the ...

Grottoes - Sep. 10 - 12 - Grottoes Bluegrass Festival - The Shenandoah Valley Shriners, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children, will be ...

Salem - Sep. 12, 10 - Olde Salem Days - Olde Salem Days will continue its grand tradition as the foremost Arts and Crafts events in the ...

Edinburg - Sep. 18 - 20 - Ole Time Festival - September 18th through September 20th are the dates for the 35th Annual Edinburg Ole Time Festival ...

Roanoke - Sep. 18 - 20 - Roanoke Greek Festival - FREE ADMISSION! Come join the thousands of participants who visit this joyous cultural festival ...

Luray - Sep. 19 - Apple Butter Celebration in Shenandoah National Park - Saturday - Sept. 19 10:00am to 5:00pm Come to Skyland as the staff sets up the copper ...

Winchester - Sep. 19 - 20 - Winchester Rotary Apple Harvest Festival - Enjoy an autumn weekend in Winchester and watch apple butter making and apple pie judging. Live ...

Lexington - Sep. 26 - Boxerwood Annual Fall Family Festival - Children of all ages will enjoy this special fall festival filled with kids' activities, apple ...

Front Royal - Sep. 26 - Brew & Blues Festival - Join us in downtown Front Royal for a day of fun, live entertainment and of course, beer tasting ...

Harrisonburg - Sep. 26, 24 - Harrisonburg International Festival - The Harrisonburg International Festival is a free day of family fun that brings thousands to ...

Harrisonburg - Sep. 26 - Harrisonburg's Annual International Festival - The Harrisonburg International Festival is a free day of family fun in September every year that ...

Harrisonburg - Sep. 26 - Rocktown Fall Beer Festival - Every Spring, a sell-out crowd converges on Downtown Harrisonburg to enjoy a day of great music, ...

Buchanan - Oct. 3 - Mountain Magic In Fall Bluegrass, Antiques and Crafts Festival - Voted "Top Community Event" by readers of the Roanoke Times Botetourt View! Rediscover the charm of ...

Raphine - Oct. 3 - Rockbridge Vineyard's Annual Harvest Festival - Help us celebrate our 23nd anniversary with wine tasting, hayrides, grape stomping and live music. ...

Front Royal - Oct. 3 - 4 - Smithsonian's National Zoo Autumn Conservation Festival - Head to the National Zoo’s Autumn Conservation Festival and enjoy an unforgettable day in the ...

Millboro - Oct. 10 - Apple Day - A Celebration of Applachian Heritage and Arts and Crafts Fair - Enjoy crisp mountain air and beautiful fall foliage. Celebrate the fruits of fall. Enjoy games, hay ...

New Castle - Oct. 10 - Craig County Fall Festival - Make your plans now to be at the 33rd Annual Craig County Fall Festival on Main Street in New ...

Front Royal - Oct. 10 - Festival of Leaves - Outdoor rain or shine festival in downtown Front Royal, VA featuring historical displays, arts and ...

Roanoke - Oct. 16, 17, 18, 14, 15, 16, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21 - Anthem GO Outside Festival - IT'S ALL FREE!!! The Roanoke GO Outside Festival, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, ...

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Southern Virginia

Bassett - Sep. 12 - Bassett Heritage Festival - The Annual Bassett Heritage Festival will be held Saturday, September 13th. This event is sponsored ...

South Hill - Sep. 19 - South Hill Wine Festival - South Hill Wine Festival will be featuring wineries from all over the area, artists, music, food ...

South Boston - Sep. 26 - South Boston Harvest Festival - Bring the family and stay for the day. This festival has something for everyone, young and old ...

Clarksville - Oct. 2 - 3 - Harvest Days Festival - Come and celebrate the fall season the first Friday & Saturday in October at the Annual Harvest ...

South Hill - Oct. 3 - Farmer's Day - Tractor parade at 10 a.m. kicks off a celebration of our farming heritage. Games, contests, prizes, ...

Martinsville - Oct. 3 - Oktoberfest International Arts and Culture Festival in Uptown Martinsville - Martinsville Uptown presents the 2015 Oktoberfest International Arts and Culture Festival. There ...

Alberta - Oct. 10 - Taste of Brunswick Festival & Cook-Off - Arts and crafts, kids rides,Barrel train rides, corn crib, wagon rides,stage coach rides,huge car ...

South Hill - Nov. 18 - Shriner's Seafood Festival - Enjoy seafood, music and fun with the South Hill Shrine Club at this annual festival. Tickets are ...

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Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore

Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival
Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival

Chincoteague Island - Oct. 10 - Annual Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival - This event is held to promote the seafood industry and mark the arrival of the oyster season. It ...

Cape Charles - Oct. 10 - Birding and Wildlife Festival Children's Outdoor Exploration Day - Join us for a day of exploration at Kiptopeke during the Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife ...

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Heart of Appalachia

Wise County Famous Fall Fling
Wise County Famous Fall Fling

Richlands - Jun. 16 - 20 - Greater Richlands Area Festival - The 5 day Festival kicks off with the James H Drew Carnival, Tuesday -June 16th & Wed. June 17th. ...

Duffield - Sep. 6 - Papa Joe Smiddy Music Festival - Enjoy a summer's eve listening to traditional bluegrass music at the amphitheater. Dust off your ...

Bluefield - Sep. 12 - Bluefield VA Autumn Jamboree - This 36th annual event is being held the second Saturday in September in downtown Bluefield, VA. ...

Cedar Bluff - Sep. 18, 19 - Cedar Bluff Heritage Festival - The annual Cedar Bluff Heritage Festival has an exciting line-up of musical performances that will ...

Big Stone Gap - Sep. 25, 26 - Big Stone Celtic - One of the only Pan-Celtic festivals in the US! Food, music, dance, demonstrations, and much more. ...

Burke's Garden - Sep. 26 - Burke's Garden Fall Festival - This annual event has been held since 1987. Come and celebrate our agricultural heritage and high ...

Pocahontas - Oct. 3 - Peeled Chestnut Mountain Pumpkin Festival - Peeled Chestnut Mountain Pumpkin Festival is being held at Laurel Meadows Park. The festival is ...

Ewing - Oct. 10 - Wilderness Road Heritage Festival - Celebrate Southwest Virginia's unique heritage. This festival features handmade Appalachian crafts ...

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