Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
Historic Garden Week in Virginia Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Richmond 1929 $$-$$$ Apr-May
ValleyFest Beer & Wine Festival Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley McGaheysville 2001 $$$ May
Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Richmond 1958 $$$ Sep
Virginia Festival of the Book Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Charlottesville 1995 Free Mar
Vegan Roots Fest Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Charlottesville 1997 Free Sep
Commemoration of Thomas Jefferson Birthday Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Charlottesville 1743 Free Apr
Virginia Wine Expo Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Richmond 2008 $$$ Feb
Smith River Fest Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Martinsville 2008 Free Aug
Lewis & Clark Festival Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Charlottesville 1990 Free Jun
Richmond Jazz & Music Festival at Maymont Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Richmond 2010 $$$ Aug
Shenandoah Valley Music Festival Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Orkney Springs 1963 $$ May-Aug
Orange Uncorked Wine Festival at Montpelier Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Montpelier Station 1991 $$$ May
Chesterfield County Special Events Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Chesterfield 1749 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Charlottesville 2012 $$$ Apr
State Fair of Virginia Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Doswell 1854 $$ Sep-Oct
Montpelier Hunt Races Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Montpelier Station 1938 $$$ Nov
Holiday Merriment Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Richmond $-$$$ Nov-Jan
Dominion GardenFest of Lights Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Richmond 2000 $$ Nov-Jan
River District Festival Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Danville 2011 Free Oct
2nd Street Festival Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Richmond 2007 Free Oct
Pick Your Own Apples Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Roseland 1752 Free-$$ Oct
Virginia Film Festival Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Charlottesville 1988 $-$$$ Nov
Richmond Folk Festival Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Richmond 2005 Free Oct
Charlottesville Opera Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Charlottesville 1978 $$$ Dec
The Bizarre Bazaar Spring Market Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Richmond 1992 $ Apr
Bizarre Bazaar Christmas Collection Richmond, Southern, Central & Shenandoah Valley Richmond 1975 $ Dec
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