Richmond Fall Festivals – Fall 2020 VA Events

Mathews Market Days Festival - Mathews, VA - Sep 11 to Sep 12, 2020
A two day event held annually on the Friday and Saturday after Labor Day with arts/crafts, car show, pet parade, fresh produce, musical entertainment and more.

43rd Street Festival of the Arts - Richmond, VA - Sep 12 to Sep 12, 2020
Annual event with food, music, and arts/crafts. Fundraiser for Caritas.

Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg Annual Shrimp Fest - Williamsburg, VA - Sep 12 to Sep 12, 2020
All you can eat shrimp, hush puppies, coleslaw, baked beans, plus enjoy adult beverages and craft beer, live music, kids games, face painting, bounce house, cornhole and raffle along the banks of the James River. 100% of net proceeds stay in the community supporting local charities.

Paley Music Festival - Richmond, VA - Sep 18 to Sep 20, 2020
2020 will celebrate Vienna, city of music – lineup to be announced, but expect unique instruments, such past series have utilized instruments such as Blunther pianos and a 1690 Goffredo Cappa violin. A music series since 1998.

Heart of Virginia Bike Festival - Hanover, VA - Sep 19 to Sep 19, 2020
Come and cycle along the paths of Patrick Henry and the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary route and enjoy central Virginia’s historic terrain and rolling countryside. Choose your route, with options between 11 miles and 102!

State Fair of Virginia - Doswell, VA - Sep 25 to Oct 4, 2020
Held at the Meadow Event Park. Enjoy live music, including Grammy-winning artists, rides, agricultural displays and competitions, and more.

Crab Carnival - West Point, VA - Oct 2 to Oct 3, 2020
Parades, carnival, live bands, vendors, crab and more.

Powhatan’s Festival of the Grape - Powhatan, VA - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2020
Annual wine festival, featuring more than 25 wineries, live music, 100 vendors, food trucks and more fun

Richmond Folk Festival - Richmond, VA - Oct 9 to Oct 11, 2020
Free annual event. More than 150,000 reportedly attend to enjoy a diverse array of performing groups on seven stages, the Folk Feast and more.

Goblins and Gourds - Richmond, VA - Oct 18 to Oct 18, 2020
A harvest celebration with live music, pumpkin painting, green food options and of course children’s goblin activities.

Central Virginia Celtic Festival and Highland Games - Richmond, VA - Oct 24 to Oct 25, 2020
Celebrate Celtic heritage with highland games, fiddle competitions, Gaelic songs, hurling and other athletics, musuc and food, whisky tasting and more.

Craftsmen’s Classic Art and Craft Festival - Richmond, VA - Nov 6 to Nov 8, 2020
Art & craft festival to help you with your holiday shopping. Check out the work of hundreds of talented artists, many of whom will be creating on site. Something for every taste, style and budget. Takes over three buildings at the Richmond Raceway Complex.

Urbanna Oyster Festival - Urbanna, VA - Nov 6 to Nov 7, 2020
No admission fees to this pay-as-you-go walking festival. They close downtown for loads of vendors, crafts, foods and visitors, and yes, oysters!

Inlight Richmond Lantern Parade - Richmond, VA - Nov 12 to Nov 16, 2020
Adults and children can creat lanterns at workshops, schools, and at home and then display them in the parade.

Famous Fall Fling - Wise, VA - Jan 1 to Oct 13, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: Arts, crafts, food and music at Courthouse Mall. Enjoy the fall colors, vendors and live traditional music. There are also lots of contests, including essay, photo and art contests, a 5K race and the new Anything Apples Contest. There will also be a Kids Korner with activities for children.

Virginia Thanksgiving Festival - Charles City, VA - Jan 1 to Nov 3, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: Berkeley Plantation hosts this old time celebration with reenactments of Virginia’s First Thanksgiving. Other fun includes dancing, music, food, crafts, and children’s games.

Taste of Brunswick - Alberta, VA - Oct 19 to Oct 19, 2021
More thn 10,000 attendees each year enjoy fun for the whole family, including train rides, petting zoo, music, Civil War re-enactors, stagecoach rides, car show, antique tractors, vendors, food, and more. Held at Lawrenceville/Brunswick Regional Airport.

Stony Point Beer Festival - Richmond, VA - Nov 13 to Nov 13, 2021
This annual event will have local and regional breweries, wineries, cideries, and distilleries offering samples of everything with your souvenir sample glass, food from on-site restaurants and other local vendors, fun and unique games from River City Sports & Social Club, live music & more!