Spring Festivals

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    Welcome to springtime in Virginia!

     

    Five Festivals You Can't Miss 

    April 13-19 in Charlottesville: Tom Tom Founders Festival is your chance to experience a wide range of music, art, performances and innovation in downtown Charlottesville.

    April 10-May 24 in various cities in the Coastal Virginia region: For 18 years The Virginia Arts Festival  has brought the world’s great artists to performance venues throughout the Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads area. Incredible artists, commissioned works, extraordinary collaborations, and unforgettable performances ... it’s all waiting for you.

    April 24 - May 3 in Winchester: The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival is celebrating its 88th year with a brand new event! Check out the Winchester Cider Tastings and Orchard Tours offered at Winchester Ciderworks on April 26.

    May 1-2 in Galax: HoustonFest is dedicated to the memory of Houston Kyle Caldwell. Artists in Galax and surrounding communities are often referred to as a “family” of musicians. There definitely will be no shortage of incredible bluegrass and oldtime mountain music at Felts Park in Galax first weekend in May.

    May 15-17 in Richmond: The nation's largest outdoor sports and music festival is Dominion Riverrock, a three-day riverside experience in an urban setting with great food, craft beer and wine nearby.

     

    More Festival Links: Wine Festivals | Summer Festivals 

Arts & Crafts Festivals

Chincoteague Island - Apr. 3, 4 - Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival

Bluefield - Apr. 11 - Celebration of Appalachia

Staunton - Apr. 25, 26 - The Virginia Hot Glass Festival

Hampton - May 1, 2, 3 - The Bodacious Boardwalk Bazaar & Spring Festival

South Hill - May 2 - SpringFest

Portsmouth - May 9 - 10 - Annual Gosport Arts Festival

Crozet - May 9 - 10 - Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival Spring Show

Reston - May 16, 17 - Annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival

Danville - May 16 - Sutherlin Art & Wine Show

Abingdon - May 23 - Plumb Alley Day, Abingdon

Festivals Celebrating Buds & Blooms

Doswell - Apr. 3 - 12, Apr. 18 - 19, Apr. 25 - 26, May 2 - 3 - Spring Bloom Festival at Kings Dominion

Haymarket - Apr. 10 - May 31 - Holland in Haymarket - Burnside Farms - Festival of Spring

Gloucester - Apr. 11 - 12 - Daffodil Festival

Vinton - Apr. 22 - 26 - Vinton Dogwood Festival

Winchester - Apr. 24 - May 3 - Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

Richmond - Apr. 25 - Herbs Galore & More at Maymont

Boyce - May 9 - 10 - Garden Fair

Food, Wine and Beer Festivals

Irvington - Apr. 8 - 12 - Taste of Spring Weekend

Beaverdam - Apr. 11 - Beaverdam Wine Festival

Clarksville - Apr. 11 - Clarksville Lake Country Wine Festival

Radford - Apr. 11 - New River Brewfest

Forest - Apr. 11 - Thomas Jefferson Craft Beer Tasting at Poplar Forest

Chesapeake - Apr. 17 - Chesapeake Spring Wine Festival

Blacksburg - Apr. 18 - Chocolate Festival

Farmville - Apr. 18 - Farmville Wine Festival

Williamsburg - Apr. 18 - Williamsburg Music & Wine Festival

Culpeper - Apr. 25 - Gnarly Hops & Barley Fest

Moneta - Apr. 25 - Rockin Brews & BBQS at Smith Mountain Lake

Harrisonburg - Apr. 25 - Rocktown Beer & Music Festival

Chincoteague Island - May 2 - Annual Chincoteague Seafood Festival

Norfolk - May 2, 3 - Annual Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival Presented by AT&T

Blacksburg - May 2 - Blacksburg Fork and Cork

Yorktown - May 2 - Blues, Brews, and BBQ

Montpelier Station - May 2 - 3 - Montpelier Spring Wine Festival

Martinsville - May 2 - Uptown Cinco de Mayo

Middletown - May 9 - Of Ale and History Microbrew and Imported Beer Tasting Festival

Mount Vernon - May 15 - 17 - Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour

Gordonsville - May 16 - Gordonsville, VA "Famous Fried Chicken Festival"

Norfolk - May 16 - 17 - Virginia Beer Festival

Front Royal - May 16 - Virginia Wine & Craft Festival

Hayes - May 20, Oct. 21 - Abingdon Seafood Festival

Massanutten - May 23 - ValleyFest - Shenandoah Valley Beer & Wine Festival

Newport News - May 28 - 30, 31 - Newport News Greek Festival

South Hill - May 30 - South Hill Rhythm and Brew Bash

Centreville - May 30, 31 - Vintage Virginia Wine and Food Festival

Columbia - Jun. 6 - 7 - Rassawek Spring Jubilee Wine & Heritage Festival

Festivals for Outdoor Fun and Music

Syria - Apr. 4 - Graves Mountain Heritage Day

Stanardsville - Apr. 11 - 12 - Mountain Heritage & Antique Festival

Waynesboro - Apr. 11 - 12 - Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival

Nellysford - Apr. 12 - Rockfish Valley Foundation Kite Flying Festival

Charlottesville - Apr. 13 - 19 - Tom Tom Founders Festival

Hampton - Apr. 18 - Annual International Children's Festival

New Castle - Apr. 18 - Preppers Festival

Richmond - Apr. 18 - Richmond Earth Day Festival

Richmond - Apr. 18 - RVA Earth Day Festival

Virginia Beach - Apr. 25 - American Indian Pow Wow

Lorton - Apr. 25 - Eagle Festival

Roanoke - Apr. 25 - Earth Day Roanoke

Powhatan - Apr. 25 - Powhatan's Festival of Fiber

Williamsburg - Apr. 26 - James RiverFest

Galax - May 1 - 2 - HoustonFest

Virginia Beach - May 2 - Atlantic Coast Kite Festival

Waynesboro - May 2 - Waynesboro Riverfest

Portsmouth - May 3 - Atlantic Coast Kite Festival Portsmouth

Williamsburg - May 9 - Jamestown Day

Lynchburg - May 9 - Lynchburg Music Festival

Chesterfield - May 9 - ParkFest Blues Festival 2015

Richmond - May 15 - 17 - Dominion Riverrock

Fieldale - May 16, 21 - Fieldale Heritage Festival

Virginia Beach - May 16 - 17 - Pirate Party on the Beach

Suffolk - May 16 - The LAVA Music Festival

St. Paul - May 28 - 30 - Clinch River Days Festival

Hampton - May 29, 30, 31 - Blackbeard Pirate Festival

Salem - May 30 - 31 - Blue Ridge Music Festival in Salem

Last Updated: 3/27/2015 2:31 PM
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