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Virginia's Fall Festivals

Witness local farms and Main Street communities transform into family playgrounds for fall festivals.

--- Fall Festivals You Can't Miss ---  

Syria - October 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 2019 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.

Fairfax  - October 11-13, 2019 Mount Vernon's Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour - Celebrate the history of wine in Virginia with exclusive evening tours of the Mansion and cellar, appearances by George and Martha Washington, and live music. Bring a blanket, relax on the east lawn overlooking the scenic Potomac River, and sample wines made in Virginia. 

Richmond - October 11-13, 2019 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!

Norfolk - October 19-20, 2019  The Annual Fall Town Point Virginia Wine FestivalHampton Roads' most anticipated Wine Festival of the fall season in Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. This fall festival favorite will showcase over 200 of Virginia's finest wine varieties and encapsulate the elegant flavor and flair of the region.

Ferrum - October 26, 2019 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.

Urbanna - November 1-2, 2019 This is the 61st Anniversary of "The Official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth!" - the Urbanna Oyster Festival. Come by BOAT or come by LAND because we have got everything oyster and more! The charming Town of Urbanna closes it's streets for this big celebration of oysters. This is where the Oyster Trail Began...

Charlottesville - October 31 - November 3, 2019 The Virginia Film Festival has been celebrating the magic of the movies and inspiring audiences for over 30 years. Every autumn, the Festival showcases celebrated new features and documentaries, fresh perspectives on timeless classics, and local filmmakers from right here in Virginia.

Richmond - October 31 - November 3, 2019 Fire, Flour & Fork is a four-day culinary event, organized by Real Richmond Food Tours, celebrating the best the Richmond region has to offer: its complex history, its rich artistic community and its established and rising culinary stars.

Quicksburg - November 9, 2019 - Shenandoah Uncorked Wine Festival will feature more than 10 Virginia Wineries, food, local crafts free kids events and activities including magic shows. Festival attendees also receive a special discount to see Shenandoah Caverns Family of Attractions on November 9. There's something for everyone at Shenandoah Uncorked! Admission is free. 


Last Updated: 10/8/2019

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