Spring Festivals

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    Welcome to springtime in Virginia!

     

    Five Festivals You Can't Miss 

    April 13-19 in Charlottesville: Tom Tom Founders Festival is your chance to experience a wide range of music, art, performances and innovation in downtown Charlottesville.

    April 10-May 24 in various cities in the Coastal Virginia region: For 18 years The Virginia Arts Festival  has brought the world’s great artists to performance venues throughout the Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads area. Incredible artists, commissioned works, extraordinary collaborations, and unforgettable performances ... it’s all waiting for you.

    April 24 - May 3 in Winchester: The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival is celebrating its 88th year with a brand new event! Check out the Winchester Cider Tastings and Orchard Tours offered at Winchester Ciderworks on April 26.

    May 1-2 in Galax: HoustonFest is dedicated to the memory of Houston Kyle Caldwell. Artists in Galax and surrounding communities are often referred to as a “family” of musicians. There definitely will be no shortage of incredible bluegrass and oldtime mountain music at Felts Park in Galax first weekend in May.

    May 15-17 in Richmond: The nation's largest outdoor sports and music festival is Dominion Riverrock, a three-day riverside experience in an urban setting with great food, craft beer and wine nearby.

     

    More Festival Links: Wine Festivals | Summer Festivals 

Arts & Crafts Festivals

Hampton - May 1, 2, 3 - The Bodacious Boardwalk Bazaar & Spring Festival

South Hill - May 2 - SpringFest

Portsmouth - May 9 - 10 - Annual Gosport Arts Festival

Crozet - May 9 - 10 - Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival Spring Show

Reston - May 16, 17 - Annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival

Danville - May 16 - Sutherlin Art & Wine Show

Abingdon - May 23 - Plumb Alley Day, Abingdon

Festivals Celebrating Buds & Blooms

Haymarket - Apr. 18 - May 17 - Holland in Haymarket - Burnside Farms - Festival of Spring

Winchester - Apr. 24 - May 3 - Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

Doswell - May 2 - 3 - Spring Bloom Festival at Kings Dominion

Boyce - May 9 - 10 - Garden Fair

Food, Wine and Beer Festivals

Chincoteague Island - May 2 - Annual Chincoteague Seafood Festival

Norfolk - May 2, 3 - Annual Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival Presented by AT&T

Blacksburg - May 2 - Blacksburg Fork and Cork

Yorktown - May 2 - Blues, Brews, and BBQ

Montpelier Station - May 2 - 3 - Montpelier Spring Wine Festival

Martinsville - May 2 - Uptown Cinco de Mayo

Middletown - May 9 - 'Of Ale and History' Beer Fest

Mount Vernon - May 15 - 17 - Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour

Gordonsville - May 16 - Gordonsville, VA "Famous Fried Chicken Festival"

Gum Spring - May 16 - Hammerstock

Norfolk - May 16 - 17 - Virginia Beer Festival

Front Royal - May 16 - Virginia Wine & Craft Festival

Hayes - May 20, Oct. 21 - Abingdon Seafood Festival

Massanutten - May 23 - ValleyFest - Shenandoah Valley Beer & Wine Festival

Newport News - May 28 - 30, 31 - Newport News Greek Festival

South Hill - May 30 - South Hill Rhythm and Brew Bash

Centreville - May 30, 31 - Vintage Virginia Wine and Food Festival

Festivals for Outdoor Fun and Music

Galax - May 1 - 2 - HoustonFest

Virginia Beach - May 2 - Atlantic Coast Kite Festival

Waynesboro - May 2 - Waynesboro Riverfest

Portsmouth - May 3 - Atlantic Coast Kite Festival Portsmouth

Williamsburg - May 9 - Jamestown Day

Lynchburg - May 9 - Lynchburg Music Festival

Chesterfield - May 9 - ParkFest Blues Festival 2015

Richmond - May 15 - 17 - Dominion Riverrock

Fieldale - May 16, 21 - Fieldale Heritage Festival

Virginia Beach - May 16 - 17 - Pirate Party on the Beach

Suffolk - May 16 - The LAVA Music Festival

Stephens City - May 21 - 23 - Newtown Heritage Festival

Portsmouth - May 22, 23, 24 - Annual UMOJA Festival

St. Paul - May 28 - 30 - Clinch River Days Festival

Herndon - May 28, 29, 30, 31 - Herndon Festival

Hampton - May 29, 30, 31 - Blackbeard Pirate Festival

Salem - May 30 - 31 - Blue Ridge Music Festival in Salem

Last Updated: 3/27/2015 2:31 PM
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