Celebrate the arrival of fall with one of these three Virginia festivals!
Here are three fall festivals in Virginia to help you celebrate the best season of the year!
Falls Church Festival
Courtesy of The City of Falls Church Virginia (Website)
WHEN: Saturday, September 15 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: 223 Little Falls Street and 312 Park Avenue
CONTACT: Click here or call 703-248-5077
With live entertainment, pony rides, and other amusements for the kiddos, the Falls Church Festival is fun for the whole family. Explore cool items from craft vendors, and enjoy samples from different amazing restaurants around the area. They're also bringing back the Beer Garden this year (nothing more "fall" than that!).
Richmond Folk Festival
WHEN: October 12-14 | Fri.: 6–10 p.m., Sat.: 12–9:30 p.m., Sun.: 12–6 p.m.
WHERE: Richmond City Stadium | 3201 Maplewood Avenue, Richmond
CONTACT: Click here or call 804-788-6466
A beloved 14-year tradition, the Richmond Folk Festival celebrates American culture's origins and diversity through performances, food, and other means. You'll have the chance to enjoy more than 30 live performances, a Virginia Folklife demonstration area, activities for kids, a marketplace filled with unique and interesting merchandise, movies from the festival's film fest, and more. And did we mention that this event is free!?
Urbanna Oyster Festival
Courtesy of Local Scoop Magazine
WHEN: November 2-3
WHERE: Urbanna, Virginia
CONTACT: Click here or call 804-758-0368
Oyster lovers, rejoice! For the 61st year, Urbanna is hosting its annual celebration of the local oyster industry with parades, wine tastings, shucking contests, and all things oyster-related. Try and buy oysters to your heart's content! This is seriously the event of the year for anyone remotely interested in the history and preparation of Virginia's oysters.
Planning to go to any of these fall festivals? Which other Virginia festivals should we attend this fall? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!