Food Festivals

Blue Ridge Highlands

Floyd - Sep. 13 - Black Dog Music Festivals presents Wine and BBQ Festival - Join us when the crisp fall air makes you think spicy fun! It's an official Kansas City BBQ ...

Chesapeake Bay

Lancaster - Sep. 5 - Bay Seafood Festival - The Kilmarnock-Irvington-Whitestone Rotary Club hosts this annual fund-raiser. Guests enjoy ...

Stratford - Sep. 20, 21 - Stratford Hall Wine and Oyster Festival - Drink in some history and enjoy fall at Stratford Hall! This popular event features wine tasting ...

Urbanna - Nov. 7 - 8 - Urbanna Oyster Festival - The Official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth. Sponsored by the Urbanna Oyster Festival ...

Lancaster - Nov. 15 - MBW Museum Oyster Roast: Shuckin' on the Lancaster Green - 2nd Annual Oyster roast on the museum grounds at historic Lancaster Court House to benefit the Mary ...

Irvington - Nov. 22 - 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

Mechanicsville - Jul. 12 - Hanover Tomato Festival - Some folks like them red, some like them green. Some folks like them stewed, some like them fried. ...

Richmond - Aug. 8, 9 - Filipino Festival - Mabuhay! Celebrate the richness of the Philippines without leaving Virginia. Come to the 9th ...

Orange - Aug. 9 - Annual Edible Food Fest - In conjunction with Edible Blue Ridge Magazine, the Orange Downtown Alliance presents the "Edible ...

Richmond - Aug. 10 - Annual Carytown Watermelon Festival presented by Martin's - Imagine...115,000 people, over 3000 watermelons and you! With 60 musicians, over 100 exhibitors, ...

Richmond - Aug. 17 - RVA Brew-B-Q Festival - The RVA Brew-B-Q festival brings together the best barbecue and the best craft beer in Richmond. ...

Madison - Aug. 30, 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 ...

Brookneal - Sep. 13 - Annual Shrimp & Wine Fest - Join Us on Saturday, September 13th 2014! Local Food, Virginia Farm Wineries & Craft Beer It's The ...

Richmond - Sep. 14 - Shockoe-on-the-Half Shell Festival - Sample oysters steamed, roasted, fried, on the half shell, and other oyster dishes from some of ...

Richmond - Sep. 19, 20, 21 - St. Benedict Oktoberfest - St. Benedict Oktoberfest will be celebrating its 10th year in 2014! This event has grown to become ...

Lovingston - Sep. 27 - 28, Oct. 18 - 19 - Apple Harvest & Apple Butter Festival at Drumheller's Orchard - Drumheller's Orchard Apple Festival. Featuring apples, apple butter, cider,honey, country hams, ...

Etlan - Sep. 27 - Oyster Festival at DuCard - Oh, yeah, this is the second oyster festival of the year at DuCard - so much fun. Premium steamed ...

Beaverdam - Sep. 28 - Beast Feast - Open fire cooking. In the shadow of Scotchtown. With a stellar selection of Richmond’s chefs ...

Tyro - Oct. 4, 18 - Apple Butter Makin' Festival at Silver Creek and Seaman's Orchards - Apple Butter Makin' Festival at Silver Creek and Seamans' Orchards, Inc. 10AM to 4:30PM. For over ...

Syria - Oct. 4 - 5, Oct. 11 - 12, Oct. 18 - 19 - Graves' Mountain Apple Harvest Festival - Come and see nature's way of blanketing the mountains with beautiful fall colors at the 44th Annual ...

Amherst - Oct. 11 - 12 - Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival - The second full weekend in October, a small winery in Amherst County hosts the most odiferous wine ...

Richmond - Oct. 17 - 18 - Richmond Oktoberfest - Be German for a night at the 46th Annual Richmond Oktoberfest! This is the oldest and most ...

Afton - Oct. 25 - Edible Landscaping's Persimmon & Pomegranate Festival - You are invited to Edible Landscaping’s Annual Persimmon Festival. Last year was a great ...

Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore

Chincoteague Island - Jul. 25 - 27 - Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival - The Blueberry Festival is a Mid-Summer Celebration of Nature's Tastiest and Most Healthy Gift: The ...

Chincoteague Island - Oct. 11 - Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival - This event is held to promote the seafood industry and mark the arrival of the oyster season. This ...

Machipongo - Nov. 8 - Merroir & Terroir - Oyster Extravaganza - Please join us for our annual Oyster Extravaganza! Partake in a tasting of Chardonnay from Chatham ...

Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads

Surry - Jul. 19 - 20 - Pork, Peanut and Pine Festival - This popular and exciting two-day festival celebrates Surry County's three primary products. Enjoy ...

Norfolk - Sep. 20 - Annual AT&T RibtoberFest - RibtoberFest will have the best of both worlds as Beer & BBQ collide in one deliciously mouth ...

Smithfield - Sep. 27 - Genuine Bacon, Bourbon & Beach Music Fest - Fest is last Saturday in September and features Bourbon & VA Brew tastings, Lots of Big Bacon, ...

Hampton - Oct. 4 - Five Alarm & Festival Chili Cook-Off - Toss on a sweater for a "chili" day in downtown Hampton! The Five-Alarm Festival returns to ...

Suffolk - Oct. 9 - 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 - Jul. 19 - Purcellville Wine and Food Festival - For the third consecutive year, wine and culinary enthusiasts from across Virginia and the ...

Bluemont - Aug. 9 - 10 - Dog Days Peach Festival - This weekend the farm goes to the dogs! It may be the hottest part of the summer, but the Dog Days ...

Purcellville - Aug. 23 - BBQ & Bluegrass at Breaux - Say farewell to summer with us! Come and experience our 2nd Annual BBQ & Bluegrass at Breaux ...

Leesburg - Aug. 29 - Sep. 1 - Epicurience Virginia - Epicurience Virginia, the Grand Tasting is a culinary adventure like no other in the heart of ...

Manassas - Sep. 13 - Bands Brews and Barbecue - Old Town Manassas will hold its 4th Annual Bands, Brews, and Barbecue Festival on September 13, ...

Reston - Sep. 20 - Beer, Bourbon & BBQ - Join us at the festival for a great day of beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin', cigar ...

Southern Virginia

Boydton - Aug. 23 - Boydton's Big Bad BBQ Battle - Our 1st Big Bad BBQ Battle and Street Dance went so well in 2012, we decided to make it an annual ...

Alberta - Oct. 11 - Taste of Brunswick Festival & Cook-Off - Arts and crafts, kids rides,Barrel train rides, corn crib, wagon rides,stage coach rides,huge car ...

Brookneal - Nov. 1 - Bluegrass, Barbecue, and Brew Festival - Join us for the Fourth Annual Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival at Red Hill... embracing the ...

Chase City - Nov. 1 - Southern VA Chili Cook Off - Southern VA Chili Cook Off sponsored by MacCallum More, 603 Hudgins Street, Chase City, VA. Gates ...

South Hill - Nov. 12 - Shriner's Seafood Festival - Enjoy seafood, music and fun with the South Hill Shrine Club at this annual festival. Tickets are ...

Shenandoah Valley

Winchester - Aug. 9 - Peach Festival - Everything peaches!!!!!!! Peach cobbler, peach pie, peach turnovers, peach ice cream, fresh ...

Harrisonburg - Aug. 9 - Tomato Fest - Celebrate all things tomato at the 4th annual Tomato Fest, held at downtown Harrisonburg's Turner ...

Winchester - Aug. 16, 17 - Winchester Greek Festival - Yassou! The annual Winchester Greek Festival in 2014 will take place on August 16 & 17. Join us in ...

Middletown - Aug. 17 - Richard's Fruit Market Peach Festival - Peaches, peaches everywhere - and a full day of fun. Haywagon rides, barrel train rides, and all ...

Harrisonburg - Aug. 23 - Blue Ridge Music & BBQ Festival - The 3rd Annual Blue Ridge Music & BBQ Festival is back this year and better than ever! In ...

Lexington - Sep. 13 - Rockbridge Pie Festival - There's nothing better than homemade pie! And at the Pie Festival, you'll have your choice from ...

Waynesboro - Sep. 13 - Virginia Chili, Blues n' Brews - If you’ve been lucky enough to attend this amazing festival before, you ain't seen nothin' ...

Roanoke - Sep. 19 - 21 - Roanoke Greek Festival - FREE ADMISSION! Come join the thousands of participants who visit this joyous cultural festival ...

Luray - Sep. 20 - Apple Butter Celebration in Shenandoah National Park - Saturday - Sept. 20 10:00am to 5:00pm Freshly made apple butter, apple crafts, apple food ...

Staunton - Sep. 20, 21 - Good Times, Tastes & Traditions - The Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce will be creating a fun-filled weekend for the ...

Winchester - Sep. 20 - 21 - Winchester Rotary Apple Harvest Festival - Enjoy an autumn weekend in the park and watch apple butter making and apple pie judging. Live ...

Staunton - Oct. 4, 5 - Oktoberfest Frontier Museum - Join us for our 12th Annual Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest has become a very popular event so, we are ...

Monterey - Mar. 14, 2015 - 15, 2015, Mar. 21, 2015 - 22, 2015 - The Highland Maple Festival - The Highland Maple Festival celebrates the Highland County tradition of maple syrup-making. ...

Last Updated: 7/11/2014 8:37 AM
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