Witness local farms and Main Street communities transform into family playgrounds for fall festivals.
--- Fall Festivals You Can't Miss ---
September 16-18 in Bristol - Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion is a three day music festival held annually in downtown Bristol. The festival showcases the past, present, and future of everything Appalachia, all held in the city that is known as the Birthplace of Country Music.
October 7-9 in Richmond -The Richmond Folk Festival features
more than 30 performing groups on seven live stages with continuous music and
dance performances, along with a Virginia Folklife demonstration area,
children's activities, a folk arts marketplace, regional and ethnic foods, and
much more. Admission is free!
Weekends in October in Syria -Graves' Mountain Apple Harvest
Festival - Come
and see nature's way of blanketing the mountains with beautiful fall colors as
you enjoy local food, bluegrass music, a hay maze, hayrides, and plenty of
other fun-filled activities for the entire family.
October 22 in Ferrum - Experience
what life in the Blue Ridge is like, both now and in the past, at Ferrum
College's Blue Ridge Folklife Festival,
which celebrates western Virginia's folkways. The festival
includes four music and storytelling stages, two dozen Blue Ridge foods, 50+
old-time crafts, and much more.
November 5-12 in Williamsburg – Don’t
miss out on the 2016 Williamsburg Harvest Celebration,
an event that takes visitors and culinary enthusiasts on an authentic
gastronomic journey spanning more than 400 years. This festival highlights
Virginia’s cultivation methods and honors the practices used to shape our
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Last Updated: 08/22/2016
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