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 ...

Chilhowie - Sep. 26 - 28 - Chilhowie Apple Festival - Activities include a parade on Saturday, September 27 at 10am, food vendors selling regional ...

Meadows of Dan - Oct. 19, 26 - Pancake Days Celebration - Come join us in all you can eat buckwheat & regular pancakes as well as sausage and gravy provided ...

Ararat - Oct. 25 - Ararat Ruritans' Annual BBQ - Ararat Ruritans, Ararat, Va. The Ararat Ruritans hold this 27th Annual BBQ each year on the last ...

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 ...

Gloucester - Oct. 19 - Rosewell's Annual Barbecue and Silent Auction at the Ruins - Every year in fall, people spent an entertaining afternoon on the lawn surrounding the historic ...

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

Reedville - Nov. 8 - Reedville Fishermen's Museum Oyster Roast - 25th Annual Oyster Roast More details to come.

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 ...

Deltaville - May 23 - Deltaville Seafood Festival - Deltaville will be ringing in the summer with the Deltaville Seafood Festival! This event will ...

Central Virginia

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, Sep. 26, 2015 - 27, 2015, Oct. 17, 2015 - 18, 2015 - 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, 3, 17 - 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 ...

Richmond - Oct. 19 - Kickin' Chicken WingFest - The Kickin' Chicken WingFest is Richmond's newest Fall festival! This event brings together the ...

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

Afton - Nov. 15 - 16, Nov. 14, 2015 - 15, 2015 - Oyster Roast at Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery - Annual Oyster Roast at Cardinal Point Vineyard and Winery. 12PM to 5PM. Live music and oysters from ...

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 ...

Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore

Chincoteague Island - Oct. 11, 10 - 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 ...

Chincoteague Island - May 2 - 47th Annual Chincoteague Seafood Festival - The Chincoteague Seafood Festival at Tom's Cove Park will provide a venue to sample the ...

Deltaville - May 23 - Deltaville Seafood Festival - Deltaville will be ringing in the summer with the Deltaville Seafood Festival! This event will ...

Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads

Williamsburg - Aug. 29 - 31 - The Taste Tradition - The terms food and Williamsburg have been inexorably linked for more than 300 years. In fact, many ...

Charles City - Sep. 17 - Charles City County Ruritan Steak Feast - Ruritan Club Steak Feast at historic Berkeley Plantation overlooking the beautiful James River. ...

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

Jamestown - Sep. 25 - ShinDIG at Jamestown: An Evening of BBQ & Bluegrass - Join us for the third annual ShinDIG at Jamestown to benefit the Jamestown Rediscovery ...

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 ...

Poquoson - Oct. 18, 19 - Poquoson Seafood Festival - The City of Poquoson presents the Annual Poquoson Seafood Festival. The Festival's mission is to ...

Newport News - Nov. 15 - Awww Shucks! Oyster Roast at the Virginia Living Museum - Oysters and chowder and shrimp, oh boy! It's the Virginia Living Museum's third annual Oyster ...

Northern Virginia

Purcellville - 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

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

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 ...

Daleville - Oct. 18 - BoCo BBQ and Country Fest - The BoCo BBQ and Country Fest is coming to Daleville Town Center on Saturday, October 18. ...

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: 8/1/2014 4:55 PM
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