Food Festivals

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    Enjoy the tastes of Virginia at an upcoming food festival.

    Brunswick stew, oysters, apples, and so many other specialties await!

Chesapeake Bay

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

Stratford - Sep. 19, 20 - Stratford Hall Wine & Oyster Festival - Enjoy Fall at Stratford Hall! This popular event features wines from Virginia wineries and oysters ...

Gloucester - Oct. 18 - 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 ...

Hayes - Oct. 21 - Abingdon Seafood Festival - Seafood festival in Bena Virginia. Clam fritters, steamed shrimp, fried shrimp, fried oysters, raw ...

Urbanna - Nov. 6, 7 - Urbanna Oyster Festival - The Official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth! Come by BOAT or come by LAND because we have got ...

Gloucester - Nov. 7 - TOGA Virginia Half-Shell Oyster Tasting - 6th annual Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association (TOGA) Virginia Half-Shell Oyster Tasting outside ...

Lancaster - Nov. 14 - MBW Museum Oyster Roast: Shuckin' & Jivin' on the Lancaster Green - 3rd annual "Shuckin' and Jivin' on the Green" Oyster Roast to benefit Mary Ball Washington Museum. ...

Reedville - Nov. 14 - Reedville Fishermen's Museum Oyster Roast - 26th Annual Oyster Roast at the Reedville Fisherman's Museum

Irvington - Nov. 21 - 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

Richmond - Broad Appetit - Broad Appétit is a foodie paradise - and for just $3 per sample ($5 includes dessert), the ...

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 ...

Brookneal - Sep. 12 - Annual Shrimp & Wine Fest - Join Us for Local Food, Virginia Farm Wineries & Craft Beer It's The Annual Sans Soucy Vineyards ...

Richmond - Sep. 13 - Shockoe-on-the-Half Shell Festival - Sample oysters steamed, roasted, fried, on the half shell, and other oyster dishes from some of ...

Richmond - Sep. 18 - 20 - St. Benedict Oktoberfest - St. Benedict Oktoberfest has grown to become one one of the largest Oktoberfest events in Virginia! ...

Lovingston - Sep. 26 - 27, Oct. 17 - 18, Sep. 24, 2016 - 25, 2016, Oct. 15, 2016 - 16, 2016 - Apple Harvest & Apple Butter Festival at Drumheller's Orchard - Drumheller's Orchard Apple Festival. Featuring apples, apple butter, cider,honey, country hams, ...

Etlan - Sep. 26 - Fall Oyster Festival with music by Kat and the Travelers - Fall Oyster Festival with music by Kat and the Travelers. Oh yeah! Premium steamed and raw oysters ...

Richmond - Sep. 26 - Richmond International Food Festival - The International Food Festival is a celebration of our cultural diversity with something for ...

Tyro - Oct. 3, 17, Oct. 1, 2016 - 3, 2016, Oct. 15, 2016 - 17, 2016 - Apple Butter Makin' Festivals at Silver Creek and Seamans' Orchards, Inc - Apple Butter Makin' Festival at Silver Creek and Seamans' Orchards, Inc. 10AM to 4:30PM. For over ...

Syria - Oct. 3 - 4, Oct. 10 - 11, Oct. 17 - 18 - Graves' Mountain Apple Harvest Festival - Come and see nature's way of blanketing the mountains with beautiful fall colors at the 45th Annual ...

Amherst - Oct. 10 - 11 - Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival - The second full weekend in October, a small winery in Amherst County hosts the most odiferous wine ...

Richmond - Oct. 16, 17 - Richmond Oktoberfest - Be German for a night at the 47th Annual Richmond Oktoberfest! This is the oldest and most ...

Richmond - Oct. 18 - Kickin' Chicken WingFest - The Kickin' Chicken WingFest is one of Richmond's best Fall events! Listed as one of the top 10 ...

Ashland - Nov. 7 - Ashland Train Day - The 13th annual Ashland Train Day is a railroad themed event for the whole family. Come visit us at ...

Moneta - Nov. 7 - Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili & Craft Festival - Enjoy a full-day event featuring music, crafts and a spectacular competitive chili cook-off, ...

Afton - Nov. 14 - 15 - Oyster Roast at Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery - 11th Annual Oyster Roast at Cardinal Point Vineyard and Winery. 12PM to 5PM. Live music and oysters ...

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. ...

Lovingston - Jul. 16 - Annual Summer Seafood Festival at Mountain Cove Vineyard - 4th Annual Summer Seafood Festival at Mountain Cove Vineyard 4PM to 8PM. Annual Democratic Party ...

Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore

Onancock - Sep. 12 - Onancock Challenge and Seafood Boil - What could be better than working up an appetite by paddling around Onancock Creek in a kayak, ...

Chincoteague Island - Oct. 10, 8 - Annual Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival - This event is held to promote the seafood industry and mark the arrival of the oyster season. It ...

Machipongo - Nov. 14 - Merroir & Terroir - Oyster Extravaganza - Please join us for our annual Oyster Extravaganza! Partake in a tasting of Chardonnay from Chatham ...

Chincoteague Island - May 7 - Annual Chincoteague Seafood Festival - This event is held to promote the seafood industry on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The all you ...

Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads

Jamestown - Sep. 10 - ShinDIG at Jamestown: An Evening of BBQ & Bluegrass - Join us for the fourth annual ShinDIG at Jamestown to benefit the Jamestown Rediscovery ...

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

Virginia Beach - Sep. 18 - 19 - Mediterranean Weekend - Festa Italiana - A little bit of Italy is coming to Town Center of Virginia Beach for two days of pasta, pizza, ...

Norfolk - Sep. 26 - Annual AT&T RibtoberFest - We're celebrating what's below the Mason-Dixon along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront! Now in its ...

Smithfield - Oct. 3 - Genuine Bacon, Bourbon & Beach Music Fest - Features Bourbon & VA Brew tastings, Lots of Big Bacon, other food selections, wine & live ...

Suffolk - Oct. 8, 9, 10, 11 - Suffolk Peanut Festival - This year marks the 38th anniversary of Suffolk's premier festival. This family-friendly event ...

Suffolk - Oct. 8 - Suffolk Ruritan Club Shrimp Feast - One of the kick-off activities traditionally held at the festival site and a social gathering of ...

Poquoson - Oct. 16 - 18 - Poquoson Seafood Festival - The City of Poquoson presents the Annual Poquoson Seafood Festival. The Festival's mission is to ...

Newport News - Nov. 14 - Virginia Living Museum Oyster Roast - Enjoy all-you-can-eat fresh local Rappahannock oysters, fried seafood, chowder, sausages, dessert ...

Northern Virginia

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

Manassas - Sep. 12 - Bands, Brews and Barbecue - Historic Downtown Manassas will hold its Annual Bands, Brews, and Barbecue Festival at the Manassas ...

Southern Virginia

Chase City - Oct. 3 - Southern VA Chili Cook Off - Southern VA Chili Cook Off sponsored by MacCallum More, 603 Hudgins Street, Chase City, VA. Note ...

Alberta - Oct. 10 - 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. 7 - Bluegrass, Barbecue, and Brew Festival - Join us for the Fifth Annual Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival at Red Hill... embracing the ...

South Hill - Nov. 18 - Shriner's Seafood Festival - Enjoy seafood, music and fun with the South Hill Shrine Club at this annual festival. Tickets are ...

Shenandoah Valley

Roanoke - Sep. 18 - 20 - Roanoke Greek Festival - FREE ADMISSION! Come join the thousands of participants who visit this joyous cultural festival ...

Luray - Sep. 19 - Apple Butter Celebration in Shenandoah National Park - Saturday - Sept. 19 10:00am to 5:00pm Come to Skyland as the staff sets up the copper ...

Stuarts Draft - Sep. 19 - Good Times Festival - NEW LOCATION! NEW VIBE. STILL A GOOD TIME! Imagine a Fall weekend in The Shenandoah Valley where ...

Lexington - Sep. 19 - Rockbridge Pie Festival - There's nothing better than homemade pie! And at the Pie Festival, you'll have your choice from ...

Clearbrook Winchester - Sep. 19 - 20 - Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival - Enjoy an autumn weekend with new and exciting activities at our new location…The Frederick ...

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' ...

Staunton - Oct. 3 - 4 - Oktoberfest Frontier Museum - Oktoberfest has become a very popular event so, we are expanding it to two-days. This is the only ...

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 ...

Last Updated: 7/10/2015 10:44 AM
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