Virginia's Summer Festivals

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    --- Summer Festivals You Can't Miss --- 

    July, August and September in Orkney Springs - The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival is the longest running outdoor music festival in the mid-Atlantic.

    August 3-8 in Galax - The world's largest and oldest fiddlers' convention is the Galax Old Fiddlers' Convention.

    August 6-9 in Richmond - Don't miss The Richmond Jazz Festival, the nation's premier jazz festival, at Maymont.

    August 22 in Roseland - Who will take home the gold at this year's Virginia Craft Brewers Festival?

    September 4-6 in Leesburg - Savor Virginia's finest wine and cuisine at Epicurience Virginia.

    September 10-13 in Arrington - Four days of music at Lockn' Music Festival will include performances by Tedeschi Trucks Band, Widespread Panic and more.

     

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Central Virginia

Horse & Hound
Horse & Hound

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 ...

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 ...

Lovingston - May 27, 2016 - Jul. 4, 2016 - Jefferson's Virginia Summer Festival - Jefferson’s Virginia Summer Festival,” is a six-week series of events along the JHT ...

Lovingston - Jul. 2 - Birth of Democracy Festival - Birth of Democracy Festival at Democracy Vineyards. 12PM to 6PM. All day music, food and wine ...

Mechanicsville - Jul. 9, 8 - Hanover Tomato Festival - Some folks like them red, some like them green. Some folks like them stewed, some like them fried. ...

Nellysford - Aug. 6 - Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery Blackberry Harvest and Music Festival - 23rd Annual Blackberry Harvest and Music Festival at Hill Top Berry Farm and Winery 9AM to 5PM. ...

Southern Virginia

Halifax - Sep. 19 - Wild Blue River Festival - The Town of Halifax will be hosting a day long celebration of the Banister River, as well as other ...

Axton - Aug. 13 - Annual Smith River Fest - Run, paddle and bike your way to fun at Smith River Fest! Held annually in Martinsville - Henry ...

Blue Ridge Highlands

Stuart - Sep. 4 - 6 - Front Porch Fest - The festival is produced by a group of family, friends and funsters inspired by the idea that life ...

Mouth of Wilson - Sep. 5 - Albert Hash Memorial Festival - The Albert Hash Memorial Festival is held in the honor of Albert L. Hash, beloved fiddler and ...

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 ...

Wytheville - Jun. 18, 2016 - 25, 2016, Jun. 17, 2017 - 24, 2017 - Chautauqua Festival - The Chautauqua Festival in Wytheville is an eight day family oriented arts and music festival ...

Heart of Appalachia

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

St. Paul - Jun. 2, 2016 - 4, 2016 - Clinch River Days Festival - Every year the town of St. Paul comes alive with the flavors of the region during Clinch River ...

Shenandoah Valley

Summer Extravaganza, Waynesboro
Summer Extravaganza, Waynesboro

Blue Grass - Blue Grass Valley Music Festival - The Blue Grass Valley Music Festival is a family-friendly event that supports economic development, ...

Winchester - Sep. 3 - 6 - Patsy Cline Music Festival - Join us in Winchester for the annual Patsy Cline Music Festival! This multi-day event over Labor ...

Front Royal - Sep. 5, 6 - Appaloosa Music Festival - Appaloosa is a Music and Great Outdoors Experience, set at the Skyline Ranch Resort, nestled among ...

Orkney Springs - Sep. 5, 6 - Shenandoah Valley Music Festival - This summer, come and join us at one of the mid-Atlantic region's longest-running outdoor music ...

Waynesboro - Sep. 19 - Virginia Chili, Blues n' Brews - If you’ve been lucky enough to attend this amazing festival before, you ain't seen nothin' ...

Winchester - Aug. 20, 21 - Winchester Greek Festival - Yassou! The annual Winchester Greek Festival in 2016 will take place on August 20 & 21. Join us in ...

Chesapeake Bay

Urbanna - Sep. 5 - Founders Day in Urbanna - A celebration of the Founder's of Urbanna! A family fun day includes pirates, colonial ...

Kilmarnock - Sep. 11 - Bay Seafood Festival - The 25th Annual Bay Seafood Festival - Bigger and better than ever! The Bay Seafood Festival is ...

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 ...

Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads

AT&T Summer Brewfest
AT&T Summer Brewfest

Virginia Beach - Sep. 4 - 6 - American Music Festival Presented by Chevrolet - The sounds of rock, jazz, country, blues, R&B and more flood the oceanfront for three sun-filled ...

Virginia Beach - Jun. 10, 2016 - 12, 2016 - McDonald's North American Sand Soccer Championships - The McDonald's North American Sand Soccer Championships (NASSC) is, with 1,000 amateur and pro/am ...

Northern Virginia

Herndon - Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival - 67th Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival Old-fashioned country fun with carnival games, ...

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

Culpeper - Sep. 5 - Savor and Sip Culpeper - a wine, food, and arts festival - Savor and Sip Culpeper will take place Saturday, September 5, 2015, from Noon – 5:00p.m. ...

Burke - Sep. 12 - 13 - Burke Centre Festival - Burke Centre Fall Festival includes an Arts & Craft Fair, fesitval food vendors, amusement rides, ...

Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore

Onancock - Oct. 16, 17 - Ker Art Festival and Maritime Exhibit - Preview Reception: Friday, October 16: 5:00 - 7:00 PMGeneral Admission: Saturday, October 17: 10:00 ...

Chincoteague Island - Jul. 27, 2016 - 28, 2016 - Annual Chincoteague Island Pony Swim and Auction - The annual round up of the wild Chincoteague Ponies from Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on ...

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