Virginia festivals and events for 2016

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Date Published: 02/22/2016
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Top Virginia festivals and events in 2016

Here’s the top rated Virginia festivals in 2016.  Vote on your favorite Virginia festival on our facebook page, or by leaving a comment below to help pick the top 2016 Virginia festival.

  • Alleghenies festival 2016 – Millboro, Virginia
  • Afrikan American Festival – Hampton, Virginia
  • American Indian Festival – Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Batteau Festival 2016 – Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Best Friends Festival – Norton, Virginia
  • Blackbeard Festival – Hampton, Virginia
  • Bluegrass Jam Fest 2016 – Orange, Virginia
  • Celebrate Fairfax Fest – Fairfax, Virginia
  • Celebration of Summer – Dublin, Virginia
  • Civil War Weekend – Petersburg, Virginia
  • Clinch Mountain Music Festival 2016 – Duffield, Virginia
  • Clinch River Days – Saint Paul, Virginia
  • Court Days Fest – Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Festival in the Park – Roanoke, Virginia
  • Festival of the Photograph – Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Gathering on the Creek – Stickleyville, Virginia
  • German Ball and Festival – Martinsville, Virginia
  • Graves’ Mountain Festival of Music – Syria, Virginia
  • Gwynn’s Island Festival – Mathews, Virginia
  • Hampton Jazz Festival – Hampton, Virginia
  • Harborfest – Norfolk, Virginia
  • Heritage Day – Deltaville, Virginia
  • Herndon Festival – Herndon, Virginia
  • Juneteenth Freedom Festival – Newport News, Virginia
  • Latin Fest – Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Lee County Civil War Days – Jonesville, Virginia
  • Maury River Fiddlers’ Convention – Buena Vista, Virginia
  • Music Festival – Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Nelson County Summer Festival – Arrington, Virginia
  • Nickelsville Days – Nickelsville, Virginia
  • Patrick County Covered Bridge Festival – Woolwine, Virginia
  • Phelps Brothers Music Festival – Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Potomac River Festival – Colonial Beach, Virginia
  • Salem Fair – Salem, Virginia
  • Shenandoah Valley Powwow – Quicksburg, Virginia
  • Shub Rose Festival – Wise, Virginia
  • Spotsylvania County Film Festival – Spotsylvania, Virginia
  • Strawberry Festival – Stanardsville, Virginia
  • Uncle Billy’s Day – Altavista, Virginia
  • Virginia Arts Festival – Norfolk, Virginia
  • Virginia Mountain Music Festival – Richlands, Virginia
  • Virginia Shakespeare Festival – Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Virginia-Kentucky District Fair & Horse Show – Wise, Virginia
  • Wayne C. Henderson Festival & Guitar Competition – Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

December 1, 2016

  • Vinton Farmers\’ Market in Vinton, Virginia

December 10, 2016

  • Santa’s Attic Craft Show in Hampton, Virginia

December 11, 2016

  • Spotsylvania Towne Centre\’s Mistletoe Christmas Market in Fredericksburg, Virginia

December 12, 2016

  • Chamberlin Christmas Bazaar in Hampton, Virginia
  • Hampton Holly Days Parade in Hampton, Virginia
  • Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival Weekend in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Small Town Christmas in Victoria, Virginia
  • Gar in Woodbridge, Virginia
  • Yokrtown Market Days and Toyland Parade in Yorktown, Virginia

December 3, 2016

  • Bizarre Bazaar\’s Fortieth Christmas Collection in Richmond, Virginia

December 31, 2016

  • First Night Williamsburg in Williamsburg, Virginia

December 4, 2016

  • Fredericksburg Holiday Craft Show in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Phoebus Illumination in Hampton, Virginia

December 5, 2016

  • Audrey Moore Center\’s Art & Craft Show in Annandale, Virginia
  • Jingle Bell Bazaar in Chester, Virginia
  • Christiansburg Lions Club Holiday Craft Show in Christiansburg, Virginia
  • City of Falls Church Holiday Craft Show in Falls Church, Virginia
  • Christmas Arts and Crafts Show in Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Leesburg Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show in Leesburg, Virginia
  • Clover Hill ES Mistletoe Market in Midlothian, Virginia
  • Purcellville Heritage Antique Show in Purcellville, Virginia
  • Gingerbread Festival in Salem, Virginia
  • Ye Olde Salem Christmas in Salem, Virginia
  • Strasburg Christmas Celebration in Strasburg, Virginia
  • Winchester Church of God Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale in Winchester, Virginia
  • Yorktown Christmas Market in Yorktown, Virginia

December 6, 2016

  • Christmas Open House in Brookneal, Virginia
  • Herndon Holiday Arts and Crafts Show in Herndon, Virginia

February, 2016

  • Winter\’s Apocalypse Festival in Richmond, Virginia

June, 2016

  • Kingsfest in Doswell, Virginia
  • Hampton Jazz Festival in Hampton, Virginia
  • 96X Fest in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Shaggfest in Virginia Beach, Virginia

May, 2016

  • Rosewood Crawfish Festival in Columbia, Virginia
  • Blue Ridge Music Festival in Salem, Virginia
  • Viva Vienna in Vienna, Virginia

November 1, 2016

  • Vinton Farmers\’ Market in Vinton, Virginia

November 13, 2016

  • The Bodacious Bazaar in Hampton, Virginia

November 14, 2016

  • Alexandria Jaycees Foundation Vendor Village in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Straight From the Heart Craft Fair in Alexandria, Virginia
  • AHS Band Craft Fair in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Bright Leaf Brew Fest in Danville, Virginia
  • Fall/Christmas Art & Crafts Show in Fishersville, Virginia
  • Winter Market at Reedville in Reedville, Virginia
  • Holiday Living Show in South Boston, Virginia

November 19, 2016

  • Bull Run Festival of Lights in Centreville, Virginia

November 20, 2016

  • Saint Matthew\’s UMW Craft Fair in Annandale, Virginia

November 21, 2016

  • Handmade Holiday Craft Fair in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Lyon Park Not in Arlington, Virginia
  • Fall Frolic in Forest in Forest, Virginia
  • Forest Fall Festival & Craft Show in Forest, Virginia
  • Church of the Redeemer Craft Bazaar in Mechanicsville, Virginia
  • Eastern Elementary Middle School PTA Fall Craft Show in Pembroke, Virginia
  • Holiday Gift Harvest in Powhatan, Virginia

November 22, 2016

  • Mistletoe Market by the Junior League of Charlottesvill in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Sarfan Fall Festival in Newport News, Virginia

November 27, 2016

  • Deborah Waterfowl Show and Auction in Chincoteague, Virginia

November 28, 2016

  • Holiday Craft Show & Sale in Basye, Virginia

November 6, 2016

  • Mistletoe Market in Abingdon, Virginia
  • American Indian Pow in Richmond, Virginia
  • Urbanna Oyster Festival in Urbanna, Virginia

November 7, 2016

  • Edison Craft and Vendor Fair in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Bluegrass, Barbecue, and Brew Festival in Brookneal, Virginia
  • Pre in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Corpus Christi Christmas Attic Craft Fair in Falls Church, Virginia
  • Elk\’s Lodge Early Christmas Bazaar in Hampton, Virginia
  • Herndon Arts and Crafts Fair in Herndon, Virginia
  • Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili Festival in Moneta, Virginia
  • Montpelier Hunt Races in Montpelier Station, Virginia
  • Brunswick Stew Festival in Richmond, Virginia
  • Santa\’s Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar Weekend 1 in Virginia Beach, Virginia

November, 2016

  • Lyon Park NotJustA Craft Fair in Arlington, Virginia
  • USA South Fall Festival in Axton, Virginia
  • Holiday Craft Show and Sale in Basye, Virginia
  • Bedford Festival of Trees in Bedford, Virginia
  • Blacksburg YMCA Crafts Fair in Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • DCHS PTSA Holiday Craft Show in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • American Festival Pops Orchestra: Lights, Camera, Action! Music from Cinema, Television, & Broadway in Fairfax, Virginia
  • Fairfax Holiday Craft Show in Fairfax, Virginia
  • Mason Honor Band Festival in Fairfax, Virginia
  • Cask Ale Festival in Falls Church, Virginia
  • Fall and Christmas Art and Craft Show in Fishersville, Virginia
  • Frolic in Forest in Forest, Virginia
  • Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival in Forest, Virginia
  • Fort Belvoir Cozy Winter Craft Show in Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Coliseum Central Holiday Parade in Hampton, Virginia
  • Craft Fair and Bake Sale in Lorton, Virginia
  • Holiday Craft Show at Ashcreek in Mechanicsville, Virginia
  • Harvest Craft & Gift Show in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Harvest Festival in Randolph, Virginia
  • Arts & Crafts Festival Richmond in Richmond, Virginia
  • Craftsmen\’s Christmas Classic Art and Craft Show in Richmond, Virginia
  • ELNS Holiday Stop and Shop in Richmond, Virginia
  • Spotsylvania Fall Festival in Spotsylvania, Virginia
  • Park View Fall Craft & Vendor Show in Sterling, Virginia
  • Christmas Craft Show in Vienna, Virginia
  • Vienna Women\’s Club Holiday Bazaar & Craft Show in Vienna, Virginia
  • Fall Fusion Wedding Show in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Santa\’s Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar Weekend 2 in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Holiday Market in Woodbridge, Virginia

October 22, 2016

  • Kaskade in Saint Paul, Virginia

October 24, 2016

  • Annandale Parade in Annandale, Virginia
  • Cure K9 Cancer Dog Walk in Bedford, Virginia
  • Reptiday Bristol Reptile & Exotic Animal Expo in Bristol, Virginia
  • The Great Dismal Swamp Art Festival in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Blue Ridge Folklife Festival in Ferrum, Virginia
  • MMMC Fall Festival in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Central Virginia Celtic Festival and Highland Games in Richmond, Virginia
  • Scotts’ Addition Pumpkin Festival in Richmond, Virginia
  • Colonial Forge HS Artisan Bazaar in Stafford, Virginia
  • Tenth Fall Fair in Suffolk, Virginia

October 25, 2016

  • DCUMC Harvest Festival and Bazaar in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Tidewater Baptist Church Craft Fair in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Harvest Fest Craft and Vendor Show in Midlothian, Virginia

October 30, 2016

  • Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Art & Craft Festival in Richmond, Virginia

October 31, 2016

  • Repetition & Patterns Juried Art Exhibit in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Zedd in Saint Paul, Virginia
  • Salem Pumpkin Fest in Salem, Virginia

October, 2016

  • The Crooked Road Music Festival in Abingdon, Virginia
  • Persimmon and Pomegranate Festival in Afton, Virginia
  • Persimmon and Pomegranate Festival at Edible Landscaping in Afton, Virginia
  • Taste of Brunswick Festival in Alberta, Virginia
  • 24th Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival Saturday & Sunday October 11th & 12th in Amherst, Virginia
  • Historic Clifford Sorghum Festival in Amherst, Virginia
  • Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival in Amherst, Virginia
  • Annandale Fall Festival & Parade in Annandale, Virginia
  • Civil War Reenactment in Ararat, Virginia
  • 13th Annual US FreedomWalk Festival in Arlington, Virginia
  • International US FreedomWalk Festival in Arlington, Virginia
  • Annual Fall Festival in Ashburn, Virginia
  • Beaverdam Heritage Day in Beaverdam, Virginia
  • Clermont Farm Day, Life On The Farm Then And Now in Berrryville, Virginia
  • Rock the Grapes Festival~ Live Music Robbie Limon in Berryville, Virginia
  • 15th Annual Culpeper Air Fest in Brandy Station, Virginia
  • Birding and Wildlife Festival Children\’s Outdoor Exploration Day in Cape Charles, Virginia
  • Eastern Shore of Virginia Birding and Wildlife Festival in Cape Charles, Virginia
  • Annual Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival in Chincoteague Island, Virginia
  • Deltaville Art & Seafood Festival in Deltaville, Virginia
  • Fairfax Fall Festival in Fairfax, Virginia
  • Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch in Fairfax Station, Virginia
  • Festival of Light in Forest, Virginia
  • Franklin Fall Festival in Franklin, Virginia
  • FREDERICKSBURG AREA WINE FESTIVAL INC. in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Fredericksburg Area Wine Festival October 4-5, in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Fredericksburg Fall Home and Crafts Festival in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Smithsonian\’s National Zoo Autumn Conservation Festival in Front Royal, Virginia
  • Annual Gloucester Wine Festival in Gloucester, Virginia
  • Annual Gordonsville Street Festival in Gordonsville, Virginia
  • Five Alarm & Festival Chili Cook-Off in Hampton, Virginia
  • Rocktown Cyclocross Festival – VACX in Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Oktoberfest in Haymarket, Virginia
  • Herndon Fine Art Festival in Herndon, Virginia
  • Alleghany Mtn Crafters Assoc Fall Craft Show in Low Moor, Virginia
  • Martinsville Uptown Oktoberfest in Martinsville, Virginia
  • Oktoberfest International Arts and Culture Festival in Uptown Martinsville in Martinsville, Virginia
  • Reptile Day Family Festival in Martinsville, Virginia
  • Fall Festival at Massanutten in Mc Gaheysville, Virginia
  • Autumn Market Fair in McLean, Virginia
  • Indian Summer Days in Meadows of Dan, Virginia
  • Hanover Ruritan Bluegrass Festival in Mechanicsville, Virginia
  • 3rd Annual GOP toberFest in Midlothian, Virginia
  • GOP toberFest in Midlothian, Virginia
  • Third Harvest Fest Craft and Vendor Show in Midlothian, Virginia
  • Louisa County Wine Festival in Mineral, Virginia
  • Hands & Harvest Festival in Monterey, Virginia
  • Annual Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheepdog Trials in Montpelier Station, Virginia
  • Shenandoah Mountain Bike Festival in Mount Solon, Virginia
  • Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour in Mount Vernon, Virginia
  • Newbern Fall Festival of Arts and Crafts in Newbern, Virginia
  • Lions Craft Fair in Newport News, Virginia
  • Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife in Newport News, Virginia
  • Annual AT&T Town Point Virginia Wine Festival in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Virginia Children’s Festival in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Colonial Place/ Riverview Art Walk in Norfolk, Virginia
  • First Fall Festival in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Ocean View Art Show in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Orange Holiday Parade in Orange, Virginia
  • Poquoson Seafood Festival in Poquoson, Virginia
  • Powhatan\’s Festival of the Grape in Powhatan, Virginia
  • Doukenie Winery\’s Harvest Festival in Purcellville, Virginia
  • Apple Butter Festival at Wade\’s Mill in Raphine, Virginia
  • Reston Fine Art Festival in Reston, Virginia
  • LEGO KidsFest Virginia in Richmond, Virginia
  • Richmond Folk Festival in Richmond, Virginia
  • Craftsmen\’s Classic Art and Craft Festival in Roanoke, Virginia
  • Craftsmen\’s Fall Classic Art & Craft Festival in Roanoke, Virginia
  • Mountain Spirits Art Festival in Rocky Mount, Virginia
  • The Festy Experience in Roseland, Virginia
  • Sixth Wine & Unwind Wine Festival in Salem, Virginia
  • Colonial Forge HS Craft Fair in Stafford, Virginia
  • Oktoberfest Frontier Museum in Staunton, Virginia
  • Shenandoah Fall Foliage Bike Festival in Staunton, Virginia
  • Shenandoah Fall Foliage Bike Festival (PAGE DOWN) in Staunton, Virginia
  • Suffolk Peanut Festival in Suffolk, Virginia
  • Graves\’ Mountain Apple Harvest Festival in Syria, Virginia
  • Thirty in Victoria, Virginia
  • Vinton Fall Festival in Vinton, Virginia
  • First Landing Fall Festival in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Jac in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Warsaw Fest in Warsaw, Virginia
  • The Dirt Road Wine Festival in Washington, Virginia
  • Shenandoah Valley British Car Club Annual British Car Festival in Waynesboro, Virginia
  • SVBCC British Car Festival in Waynesboro, Virginia
  • International Children\’s Festival in Winchester, Virginia


Virginia festivals in July 2016

  • Virginia Lake Festival in Clarksville, Virginia at Downtown
  • American Indian Intertribal Cultural Festival in Hampton Virginia
  • Beach Music Festival 2016 in Buena Vista Virginia
  • Bluegrass Extravaganza 2016 in Breaks Virginia
  • Bluegrass Festival – Mineral Virginia
  • Bluegrass Festival 2016 in Stuart Virginia
  • Bluesfest 2016 in Big Island Virginia
  • BryceFest 2016 in Basye Virginia
  • Cheroenhaka Nottoway Indian Pow Wow 2016 in Courtland Virginia
  • Deborah Blueberry Festival 2016 in Chincoteague Island Virginia
  • Dickenson County Fair 2016 in Clintwood Virginia
  • Downtown Days Festival 2016 in Marion Virginia
  • Fauquier County Fair 2016 in Warrenton Virginia
  • FloydFest 2016 in Floyd Virginia
  • Heritage Day in Fincastle 2016 in Fincastle Virginia
  • Hungry Mother Festival 2016 in Marion Virginia
  • Jazz Festival 2016 in Norfolk Virginia
  • Kings Fest 2016 in Doswel Virginia
  • Latino Festival 2016 in Norfolk Virginia
  • Main Street Heritage Festival 2016 in Tazewell Virginia
  • Mid Atlantic Black Film Festival 2016 in Norfolk Virginia
  • Pony Swim and Auction 2016 in Chincoteague Island Virginia
  • Pork, Peanut and Pine Festival 2016 in Surry Virginia
  • Reston Festival 2016 in Reston Virginia
  • Salem Fair 2016 in Salem Virginia
  • Shenandoah Valley Music Festival 2016 in Orkney Springs Virginia
  • Smoke on the Mountain BBQ Festival 2016 in Galax Virginia
  • Summer Extravaganza 2016 in Waynesboro Virginia
  • Tazewell County Fair 2012 in Tazewell Virginia
  • Tazewell County Fiddlers’ Convention 2014 in Tazewell Virginia
  • Virginia Caribbean Carnival 2016 in Chesapeake Virginia
  • Virginia Highlands Festival 2016 in Abingdon Virginia
  • Virginia Lake Festival 2016 in Clarksville Virginia
  • Arlington County Fair in Arlington, Virginia
  • African-American Heritage Festival – Manassas, Virginia
  • Caroline County Fair – Ladysmith, Virginia
  • Carter Family Traditional Music Festival – Hiltons, Virginia
  • Coal/Railroad Days – Appalachia, Virginia
  • Dog Days Peach and Sunflower Festival – Bluemont, Virginia
  • Downtown Fest – Galax, Virginia
  • Fiddlers’ Convention – Fries, Virginia
  • Flying Circus Hot Air Balloon Festival – Bealeton, Virginia
  • Gospel Music Celebration – Big Island, Virginia
  • Highland County Fair – Monterey, Virginia
  • Old Fiddler’s Convention and Downtown Fest – Galax, Virginia
  • Peach Festival – Winchester, Virginia
  • Richmond County Fair – Warsaw, Virginia
  • Rockbridge Community Festival – Lexington, Virginia
  • Rockingham County Fair – Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Russell County Fair – Castlewood, Virginia
  • Staunton Music Festival – Staunton, Virginia
  • Summer Blast – Salem, Virginia
  • Tazewell County Fair – Tazewell, Virginia
  • Umoja Festival – Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Virginia Highlands Festival – Abingdon, Virginia
  • Virginia Peach Festival – Stuart, Virginia
  • Virginia Shakespeare Festival – Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Warren Street Festival – Rocky Mount, Virginia

Virginia Festivals by season

Here are the top Virginia festivals and events listed by their season.  Check out these great blog posts on some of the top VA events by season and month.

Virginia Summer Festivals – Things to do in Virginia this Summer posts the best Summer events in Virginia for the months of June, July, and August.

Virginia Fall Festivals – Things to do in Virginia this Fall – Things to do in Virginia this Fall posts the best Fall events in Virginia for the months of September, October, and November 2016.

Virginia Winter Festivals – Things to do in Virginia this Winter – Things to do in Virginia this Winter posts the best Winter events in Virginia for the months of December, January, and February.

Virginia Spring Festivals – Things to do in Virginia this Spring – Things to do in Virginia this Spring posts the best Spring events for the months of March, April, and May in VA.

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