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Norfolk Harborfest Eastern Shore Norfolk 1977 Free Jun
North American Sand Soccer Championships Eastern Shore Virginia Beach 1994 Free Jun
Seawall Art Show Eastern Shore Portsmouth 1971 Free Aug
Shamrock Race Weekend Eastern Shore Virginia Beach 1972 $$$ Mar
Umoja Festival Eastern Shore Portsmouth 1991 Free May
Virginia International Tattoo Eastern Shore Norfolk 1997 $$-$$$ Apr
Charlottesville Opera Richmond Charlottesville 1978 $$$ Dec
Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival Eastern Shore Norfolk 1989 $ Jun
Vegan Roots Fest Richmond Charlottesville 1997 Free Sep
Chesapeake Jubilee Eastern Shore Chesapeake 1983 $-$$ May
Chesapeake Wine Festival Eastern Shore Chesapeake 2011 $$$ Oct
Commemoration of Thomas Jefferson Birthday Richmond Charlottesville 1743 Free Apr
East Coast Surfing Championships Eastern Shore Virginia Beach 1961 $$$ Aug
Easter Decoy Show & Art Festival Eastern Shore Chincoteague Island 1979 $ Apr
Hampton Cup Regatta Eastern Shore Hampton 1926 Free Aug
Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Richmond Richmond 1958 $$$ Sep
Hampton Jazz Festival Eastern Shore Hampton 1968 $$$ Jun
Historic Garden Week in Virginia Richmond Richmond 1929 $$-$$$ Apr-May
Holiday Parade at the Beach Eastern Shore Virginia Beach 1995 Free Dec
Norfolk NATO Festival Eastern Shore Norfolk 1953 Free-$$$ Apr
Celebrate Fairfax! Northern Fairfax 1982 $$ Jun
Pony Penning & Carnival Eastern Shore Chincoteague Island 1925 Free Jul
Smith River Fest Richmond Martinsville 2008 Free Aug
Storytelling in the Park Eastern Shore Hampton 2000 Free Jun-Jul
ValleyFest Beer & Wine Festival Richmond McGaheysville 2001 $$$ May
American Music Festival Eastern Shore Virginia Beach 1994 $$$ Aug
Virginia Arts Festival Eastern Shore Norfolk 1997 $$-$$$ Apr-May
Virginia Festival of the Book Richmond Charlottesville 1995 Free Mar
Virginia Wine Expo Richmond Richmond 2008 $$$ Feb
Blue Ridge Kite Festival Roanoke Salem 1999 Free Apr
Dominion GardenFest of Lights Richmond Richmond 2000 $$ Nov-Jan
Floyd Fest Roanoke Floyd 2002 $$ Jul
Lewis & Clark Festival Richmond Charlottesville 1990 Free Jun
Montpelier Hunt Races Richmond Montpelier Station 1938 $$$ Nov
Mt. Rogers Maple Syrup Festival Roanoke Whitetop Free-$ Mar
Pick Your Own Apples Richmond Roseland 1752 Free-$$ Oct
Richmond Folk Festival Richmond Richmond 2005 Free Oct
Richmond Jazz & Music Festival at Maymont Richmond Richmond 2010 $$$ Aug
River District Festival Richmond Danville 2011 Free Oct
Shenandoah Valley Music Festival Richmond Orkney Springs 1963 $$ May-Aug
Smith Mountain Lake Chapter ACBS Antique Boat Festival & Show Roanoke Huddleston 1991 $ Sep
Bull Run Festival of Lights Northern Centreville 2001 $$ Nov-Jan
Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival Roanoke Moneta 1989 $$ Sep
State Fair of Virginia Richmond Doswell 1854 $$ Sep-Oct
Suffolk Peanut Festival Eastern Shore Suffolk 1978 Free Oct
Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Richmond Charlottesville 2012 $$$ Apr
Holiday Merriment Richmond Richmond $-$$$ Nov-Jan
Virginia Beach Neptune Festival Eastern Shore Virginia Beach 1974 Free Sep
Virginia Film Festival Richmond Charlottesville 1988 $-$$$ Nov
Virginia Lake Festival Roanoke Clarksville 1978 Free Jul
Virginia Wine & Craft Festival Roanoke Front Royal 1986 $$$ May
Wilderness Trail Festival Roanoke Christiansburg 1974 Free Sep
Virginia Dare Flotilla for Toys Boat Parade Roanoke Huddleston 1998 Free-$$$ Nov
Blue Ridge Folklife Festival Roanoke Ferrum 1973 $$ Oct
Dickens of a Christmas Roanoke Roanoke 1983 Free Dec
Celebrate America 4th of July Festival Northern Manassas Free Jul
Heritage Railway Festival Northern Manassas 1995 Free Jun
Independence Day Celebration Northern Fairfax 1966 Free Jul
Manassas Jazz Festival Northern Manassas 2005 $$ Jun
Chesterfield County Special Events Richmond Chesterfield 1749 Varies Jan-Dec
Leesburg Flower & Garden Festival Northern Leesburg 1991 $ Apr
Microfestivus Craft Beer Festival Roanoke Roanoke 1998 $$$ Aug
YMCA Craft Fair Roanoke Blacksburg 1969 $ Nov
Salem Fair & Exposition Roanoke Salem 1988 $$-$$$ Jul
Roanoke Boat Show Roanoke Roanoke 1984 Free-$ Feb
Whitetop Mountain Molasses Festival Roanoke Whitetop 1960 $ Oct
Celebration in Lights Chesapeake Bay Newport News 1993 $$ Nov-Jan
Harvest Faire Chesapeake Bay Newport News 1994 $$ Oct
Mount Vernon Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour Northern Mount Vernon $$$ May
Occoquan Spring Arts & Crafts Show Northern Occoquan 1988 Free Jun
Vintage Virginia Wine & Food Festival Northern Centreville 1981 $$$ Jun
Virginia Gold Cup Northern The Plains 1922 $$$ May
Virginia Wine Festival Northern The Plains 1976 Free-$$$ Sep
Chocolate Lovers Festival Northern Fairfax 1993 Free-$ Feb
Civil War by Candle Light at Sully Historic Site Northern Chantilly 1794 $$ Dec
Colonial Market & Fair Northern Mount Vernon $$ Sep
Fairfax Holiday Craft Show Northern Fairfax 1987 $ Nov
Fall Festival Northern Fairfax 1977 Free Oct
Fall Festival & Taste of Falls Church Northern Falls Church 1975 Free Sep
Fall Jubilee Northern Manassas 1983 Free Oct
Greater Manassas Christmas Parade Northern Manassas 1946 Free Dec
Old Fiddlers' Convention Appalachia Galax 1935 $$$ Aug
Summer Celebration Wine Festival Chesapeake Bay Newport News 2002 $$ Jun
Taste by the Bay Chesapeake Bay Irvington 2013 $$$ Nov
Yorktown Victory Celebration Chesapeake Bay Yorktown 1781 $ Oct
International Gold Cup Northern The Plains 1937 $$$ Oct
Herndon Festival Northern Herndon 1980 Free May-Jun
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival Northern Winchester 1928 Varies Apr-May
Santa's Attic Eastern Shore Hampton Free Dec
The Bizarre Bazaar Spring Market Richmond Richmond 1992 $ Apr
Blackbeard Pirate Festival Eastern Shore Hampton 2000 Free-$$$ May-Jun
Highland Maple Festival Roanoke Monterey 1958 Free-$ Mar
Lynchburg Art Festival Roanoke Lynchburg 1973 Free Sep
Chincoteague Seafood Festival Eastern Shore Chincoteague Island 1969 $$$ May
100 Miles of Lights Eastern Shore Norfolk 1998 Varies Nov-Jan
Colonial Williamsburg's Grand Illumination Chesapeake Bay Williamsburg 1943 $$$ Dec
Holly Days Parade Eastern Shore Hampton 1990 Free Dec
Horse & Hound Wine Festival Roanoke Bedford 2005 $$ Jul
Cock Island Race Eastern Shore Portsmouth 1988 Free Jun
Whale Watching Boat Trips Eastern Shore Virginia Beach $$$ Jan-Mar
Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon Northern Alexandria 2014 $$$ Dec
King Street Art Festival Northern Alexandria 2003 Free Sep
Virginia Scottish Games Northern The Plains 1974 $$ Aug-Sep
Isle of Wight County Fair Eastern Shore Isle Of Wight County 1994 $$$ Sep
2nd Street Festival Richmond Richmond 2007 Free Oct
Oyster Festival Eastern Shore Chincoteague Island 1972 $$$ Oct
Fall Foliage Art Show Roanoke Waynesboro 1972 Free Oct
Newport News Fall Festival Chesapeake Bay Newport News 1974 Free Oct
Roanoke Festival in the Park Roanoke Roanoke 1969 Free-$$ May
Holidays in the City Grand Illumination Parade Eastern Shore Norfolk 1985 Free Nov-Dec
Jamestown Day at Jamestown Settlement & Historic Jamestowne Chesapeake Bay Williamsburg 1607 $$ May
Sedalia BBQ & Blues Festival Roanoke Big Island 1997 $ Apr
Bizarre Bazaar Christmas Collection Richmond Richmond 1975 $ Dec
Festival of Lights & Carols Northern Fairfax 2005 Free Dec
Virginia Highlands Festival Appalachia Abingdon 1949 Free-$$ Jul - Aug
City of Fairfax Special Events Northern Fairfax 1859 Varies Jan-Dec
City of Alexandria Virginia Northern Alexandria 1669 Varies Jan-Dec
Town of Leesburg Festivals & Events Northern Leesburg 1757 Varies Jan-Dec
Norfolk Festevents, Ltd Eastern Shore Norfolk 1982 Varies Jan-Dec
National Inventors Hall of Fame Northern Alexandria 1973 Free Jan-Dec
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Appalachia Bristol 2001 $$$ Sep
Virginia Beach Department of Parks & Recreation Eastern Shore Virginia Beach 1607 Varies Jan-Dec
Roanoke County Parks, Recreation & Tourism Roanoke Salem 1838 Varies Jan-Dec
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