Richmond Fall Festivals – Sept & Oct 2019 VA Events

Mathews Market Days Festival - Mathews, VA - Sep 6 to Sep 7, 2019
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 14 to Sep 14, 2019
Annual event with food, music, and arts/crafts. Fundraiser for Caritas.

Heart of Virginia Bike Festival - Hanover, VA - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
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!

Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg Annual Shrimp Fest - Williamsburg, VA - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
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 27 to Sep 29, 2019
2019 will celebrate French chamber music with two incredible Blunther pianos and a 1690 Goffredo Cappa violin. A music series since 1998.

State Fair of Virginia - Doswell, VA - Sep 27 to Oct 6, 2019
Held at the Meadow Event Park. Enjoy live music, including Grammy-winning artists, rides, agricultural displays and competitions, and more.

Williamsburg Celebrates Contemporary Artisans - Williamsburg, VA - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
Occurring alongside the Williamsburg Plein Air Art Show, contemporary artisans take over Duke of Gloucester Street for a day-long festival, and you can even experience watching the artists making the products as you watch!

Crab Carnival - West Point, VA - Oct 4 to Oct 5, 2019
Parades, carnival, live bands, vendors, crab and more.

Powhatan’s Festival of the Grape - Powhatan, VA - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
Annual wine festival, featuring more than 25 wineries, live music, 100 vendors, food trucks and more fun

Richmond Folk Festival - Richmond, VA - Oct 11 to Oct 13, 2019
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.

Famous Fall Fling - Wise, VA - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2019
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.

Taste of Brunswick - Alberta, VA - Oct 12 to Oct 12, 2019
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.

Goblins and Gourds - Richmond, VA - Oct 20 to Oct 20, 2019
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 26 to Oct 27, 2019
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 & Craft Festival - Richmond, VA - Nov 1 to Nov 3, 2019
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 1 to Nov 2, 2019
61st annual. 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!

Virginia Thanksgiving Festival - Charles City, VA - Nov 3 to Nov 3, 2019
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.

Inlight Richmond Lantern Parade - Richmond, VA - Nov 15 to Nov 16, 2019
Adults and children can creat lanterns at workshops, schools, and at home and then display them in the parade.