Food Festivals

Blue Ridge Highlands

Moneta - Apr. 25 - Rockin Brews & BBQS at Smith Mountain Lake - Start your spring with the new Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce event Rockin' Brews ...

Blacksburg - May 2 - Blacksburg Fork and Cork - The Blacksburg Partnership, a non-profit economic development organization serving the Blacksburg ...

Rocky Mount - May 8 - Annual Strawberry Festival in Downtown Rocky Mount - Bring your whole family to enjoy the 12th Annual Strawberry Festival being held at 6:30 p.m. on ...

Floyd - Aug. 8 - Black Dog Music and BBQ Festival - Chateau Morrisette's annual Music and BBQ Festival will be held August 8th, 2015. You can watch an ...

Chesapeake Bay

Hayes - May 20, Oct. 21 - Abingdon Seafood Festival - Seafood festival in Bena Virginia. Clam fritters, steamed shrimp, fried shrimp, fried oysters, raw ...

Heathsville - May 23 - St. Stephen's Strawberry Festival - Kick off the Summer, and enjoy a day on the beautiful Northern Neck at the annual St. Stephen's ...

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 ...

Lancaster - Nov. 14 - MBW Museum Oyster Roast: Shuckin' & Jivin' on the Lancaster Green - 3rd annual "Shuckin' and Jivin' on the Green" Oyster Roast to benefit Mary Ball Washington Museum. ...

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 ...

Central Virginia

Etlan - Apr. 18 - Spring Oyster Festival with music by Hook & Bullet - Premium steamed and raw oysters and delicious crabcakes provided by the Rappahannock River Oyster ...

Petersburg - Apr. 18 - The Smokin' Barbecue Festival - The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the Smokin’ Barbecue Festival on ...

Moneta - Apr. 25 - Rockin Brews & BBQS at Smith Mountain Lake - Start your spring with the new Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce event Rockin' Brews ...

Gordonsville - May 16 - Gordonsville, VA "Famous Fried Chicken Festival" - Gordonsville is famous for its Fried Chicken, that was served to passengers of trains stopping in ...

Bedford - May 23 - Bower Center Crawfish Boil - Dr. Bower and Edna Curry, longtime Crawfish Boil patrons, will bring more than 2,000 pounds of ...

Lovingston - Jul. 18 - Crabfest at Mountain Cove Vineyards - Crabfest at Mountain Cove Vineyard 5PM to 9PM. Outdoor wine and crab fest, all you can eat crabs ...

Richmond - Aug. 7, 8 - Filipino Festival - Mabuhay! Welcome! Celebrate the 10th Annual Filipino Festival at Henrico’s Our Lady of ...

Orange - Aug. 8 - Annual Edible Food Fest - In conjunction with Edible Blue Ridge Magazine, the Orange Downtown Alliance presents the "Edible ...

Richmond - Aug. 16 - RVA Brew-B-Q Festival - The RVA Brew-B-Q festival brings together the best barbecue and the best craft beer in Richmond. ...

Madison - Sep. 5 - Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival - Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival - Step back in time at the Annual Taste of the ...

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 ...

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, ...

Tyro - Oct. 3, 17 - Apple Butter Makin' Festivals at Silver Creek and Seamans' Orchards - Apple Butter Makin' Festival at Silver Creek and Seamans' Orchards, Inc. 10AM to 4:30PM. For over ...

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 ...

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

Richmond - Oct. 18 - Kickin' Chicken WingFest - The Kickin' Chicken WingFest is one of Richmond's best Fall events! Listed as one of the top 10 ...

Moneta - Nov. 7 - Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili & Craft Festival - Enjoy a full-day event featuring music, crafts and a spectacular competitive chili cook-off, ...

Afton - Nov. 14 - 15 - Oyster Roast at Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery - Annual Oyster Roast at Cardinal Point Vineyard and Winery. 12PM to 5PM. Live music and oysters from ...

Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore

Chincoteague Island - May 2 - Annual Chincoteague Seafood Festival - This event is held to promote the seafood industry on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The all you ...

Chincoteague Island - Jul. 24 - 26 - Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival - The Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival is a Mid-Summer Celebration of Nature's Tastiest and ...

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 ...

Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads

Yorktown - May 2 - Blues, Brews, and BBQ - Join us for Yorktown's second annual Blues, Brews & BBQ, a festival on the river. Enjoy downhome ...

Williamsburg - May 22 - 25, May 29 - 31, Jun. 5 - 7, Jun. 12 - 14, Jun. 19 - 21, Jun. 26 - 28 - Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival - Tickle those taste buds with the culinary delights at Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival. ...

Newport News - May 28 - 30, 31 - Newport News Greek Festival - The Newport News Greek Festival will take place May 28-31 , 2015 on the grounds of Saints ...

Norfolk - Jun. 19, 20, 21 - Annual Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival Presented by AT&T - Norfolk's annual "second line" with New Orleans' special spirit and unique culture takes place ...

Surry - Jul. 18 - 19 - Pork, Peanut and Pine Festival - Don't miss the 40th annual Pork, Peanut and Pine Festival, a family event that celebrates three of ...

Virginia Beach - Sep. 18 - 19 - Mediterranean Weekend - Festa Italiana - A little bit of Italy is coming to Town Center of Virginia Beach for two days of pasta, pizza, ...

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

Suffolk - Oct. 8 - Suffolk Ruritan Club Shrimp Feast - One of the kick-off activities traditionally held at the festival site and a social gathering of ...

Northern Virginia

Purcellville - BBQ & Bluegrass at Breaux - Say farewell to summer with us! Come and experience our 2nd Annual BBQ & Bluegrass at Breaux ...

Bluemont - May 2 - 3 - Dog Days Bloom Festival - This weekend the farm goes to the dogs! The orchards will be in bloom and Great Country Farms is ...

Arlington - May 30 - Crawfish Boil - Kick off the summer right at our annual Crawfish Boil in our back lot featuring all you can eat ...

Centreville - May 30, 31 - Vintage Virginia Wine and Food Festival - Vintage Virginia, featuring the Commonwealth’s best wine, food and music each year during a ...

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

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

Southern Virginia

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 ...

Shenandoah Valley

Harrisonburg - Apr. 18 - Food Truck Fest - Harrisonburg's first food truck festival will feature delicious food from local food trucks, craft ...

Winchester - Aug. 15 - 16 - Winchester Greek Festival - Yassou! The annual Winchester Greek Festival in 2015 will take place on August 15 & 16. Join us in ...

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 ...

Last Updated: 4/1/2015 4:12 PM
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