Virginia Calendar

MARCH 2016

4-6        RICHMOND — Richmond Home and Garden Show — (804) 748-7469
4-6        DOSWELL — Virginia Spring Market — (804) 253-6284
5           ALEXANDRIA — St. Patrick's Day Parade — www.ballyshaners.org
5           WOODSTOCK — Woodstock Winter Arts & Crafts Festival — (540) 459-6777
5           LEESBURG — Spring Bling —  A Hometown Fine Arts & Crafts Show — (703) 777-1368
5-6        KING GEORGE — King George Home & Crafts Show/King George Fall Festival & Craft Fair — (540) 709-7495
5-6        ARLINGTON — Arlington Home Show — (630) 953-2500
11         NORFOLK — Shamrockin' in Ghent — (757) 286-9249
11-13    CHANTILLY — National Capital Boat Show — (800) 848-6247
11-13    HAMPTON — Virginia RV Show — (800) 848-6247
11-13    CHRISTIANSBURG — NRVHBA HOME EXPO — (540) 443-0090
11-13    RICHMOND — Craftsmen’s Spring Classic Arts & Crafts Festival — (336) 282-5550
11-13    VIRGINIA BEACH — The Outdoor Show — (757) 222‑2355
11-13    RICHMOND — Motor Trend International Auto Show — (804) 783-7300
12         WINCHESTER — St. Paddy’s Celtic Festival — (540) 535-3661
12         WILLIAMSBURG — March of the Lions 5k and Community Expo — (757) 826‑1862
12         RICHMOND — Kid's Carniball - Children's Museum of Richmond — (804) 474‑7000
12         FRONT ROYAL — St. Patrick's Day Irish Spring Fest — 703-963-4064
12         ROANOKE — Lex Allen Literary Festival — (540) 362-3617
12         WASHINGTON, DC — National Shamrock Fest — www.shamrockfest.com
12         RICHMOND — Shamrock the Block — www.shamrocktheblock.com
12         ROANOKE — Roanoke St. Patrick's Day & Shamrock Festival — (540) 342-2028
12         FREDERICKSBURG — St. Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration — (540) 538-2379
12         MANASSAS — St. Patrick's Day Parade — www.stpatparade.net
12         CHINCOTEAGUE — In Search of Shamrocks — (484) 995-6001
12         CHESAPEAKE — Indian River High Spring Fling Craft Show — (757) 578‑7000 
12-13    WILLIAMSBURG — Williamsburg Home Show — (804) 467‑7038
12-19    MONTEREY — The Highland Maple Festival — (540) 468-2550
13         WASHINGTON, DC — Nation's St. Patrick's Day Parade — www.dcstpatsparade.com
13         ONANCOCK — St. Patricks's Parade — (757) 710-3089
16         BIG STONE GAP — John Fox Jr. Literary Festival — (276) 523-7466
16-20    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia Festival of the Book — (434) 924-3296
18-20    FREDERICKSBURG — Fredericksburg Fine Arts Exhibit — (540) 372‑1086
18-20    VIRGINIA BEACH — Virginia Beach Spring Craft Market — (757) 417-7771
18-20    CHANTILLY — Chantilly Super Pet Expo — (301) 564-4050
19         NORFOLK — Norfolk St. Patrick's Day Parade — (757) 587-3548
19         WHITE STONE — Rappahannock Decoy Carvers Guild Show — (804) 435-6355
19         HARRISONBURG — Spring Arts and Crafts Show — (540) 879-9417
19-20    MONTEREY — The Highland Maple Festival — (540) 468-2550
19-20    ANNANDALE — Heisey Antique Glass Show — (703) 819-6429
19-20    WHITE STONE — Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show — (804) 435-6355
22         VINTON — Senior Service Expo — (540) 343‑1364
25-26    CHINCOTEAGUE — Easter Decoy Art Festival — (757) 336-6161
25-26    FOREST — Barrels, Bottles and Casks Tour — (434) 525-1806
26         CHARLOTTESVILLE — Carter Mountain’s  “EGGSTRAVAGANZA” — (434) 977-1833
26-27    VIRGINIA BEACH — Hunt Club Farm Easter Egg Hunt — (757) 574‑6310
27         RICHMOND — Easter on Parade — (804) 788‑6466


APRIL 2016

1-3        RICHMOND — Bizarre Bazaar Spring Market — (804) 673-7015
1-3        CHANTILLY — Craftsmen’s Spring Classic Arts & Crafts Festival — (336) 282-5550
1-3        SALEM — Spring Home Show-Better Living Expo — (540) 389-7135
2           CHARLOTTESVILLE — Blue Ridge Home & Garden Festival — (434) 973-8652
2           VIRGINIA BEACH — Virginia Beach Cherry Blossom Festival — (757) 385-2990
2           LEXINGTON — Bull & Oyster Fest — (540) 463-7088
2-3        MOUNT ROGERS — Whitetop Mountain Maple Festival — (276) 388-3779
2-3        FREDERICKSBURG — Fredericksburg Arts & Crafts Faire — (540) 548-5555
2-3        GLOUCESTER — Daffodil Festival — www.daffodilfestivalva.org
2-3        SUTHERLAND — Southside Virginia Heritage Days — (804) 304-4200
2-3        FISHERSVILLE — Augusta Home & Garden Show — (540) 943-3976
7-9        CHARLOTTESVILLE — Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival — (434) 566-0747
8-9        SPENCER — Spencer-Penn Centre' Pig Cookin' — (276) 957-5757
9           SMITHFIELD — Smithfield Wine and Brew Fest — (757) 357-5182
9           BEAVERDAM — Beaverdam Wine Festival — (804) 449-6606
9           CLARKSVILLE — Clarksville Lake Country Wine Festival — (800) 557-5582
9           FREDERICKSBURG — University of Mary Washington Multicultural Fair — (540) 654-1044
9           VIRGINIA BEACH — East Coast She Crab Soup Classic — (757) 491-7866
9           WILLIAMSBURG — British Car Club British and European Car Show — (757) 637-5902
9           DAYTON — Dayton Redbud Festival — (540) 246-4272
9           CHESTERFIELD — A Celebration of the Vine Wine Festival — (804) 748-6364
9           ROANOKE — Woofstock Dog Festival — (540) 293-4653
9-10      DOSWELL — Virginia Fly Fishing And Wine Festival — (703) 402-8338
9-10      HARRISONBURG — SVBA Home and Garden Show — (540) 860-1281
9-10      SPOTSYLVANIA — The Rites of Spring Wine Festival — (540) 972-2749
9-10      RICHMOND — Intergalactic Bead Show — (888) 729-6904
10         ROCKY MOUNT — Moonshine Express — (540) 483-1890
10         NELLYSFORD —  RVF Kite Festival — (434) 226-0446 
11-24    RICHLANDS — SWCC Festival Of The Arts — (276) 964-7348
15-16    FINCASTLE — Sounds of the Mountains Music & Story Festival — (540) 992-2940
15-17    RICHMOND — Southern Women's Show — (704) 376-6594
15-17    HONAKER — Honaker Redbud Festival — (276) 889-1778
16         MANASSAS — Live Well Festival — (703) 361-6599
16         ROANOKE — Down by Downtown Music Festival — www.downbydowntown.com
16         WILLIAMSBURG — Williamsburg Music & Wine Festival — (757) 345-6645
16         HAMPTON — International Children's Festival — (757) 727-8314
16         ROANOKE — Chocolate Festival — www.blacksburgchocolatefestival.com
16         SALEM — Blue Ridge Kite Festival — (540) 387-0267
16-17    LEESBURG — Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival — (703) 777-1368
16-17    FISHERSVILLE — Augusta Expo Spring Art & Craft Show — 540-943-3976
17         WINCHESTER — Rally in the Alley Block Party — www.rallyinthealley.com
21-23    SUFFOLK — Great Dismal Swamp Birding Festival — (757) 986-3705
21-24    NORFOLK — Virginia International Tattoo — (757) 282-2800
22-23    NORFOLK — Norfolk NATO Festival — www.norfolknatofestival.org
22-24    ABINGDON — Mid-Atlantic Garden Faire — (276) 701-1467
22-May 1    WINCHESTER — Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival — (540) 662-3863
23         YORKTOWN — Sister Cities French Market — (757) 877-2933
23         VIRGINIA BEACH — Virginia Beach Earth Day — (757) 385-2990
23         BEDFORD — Olde Liberty Fibre Faire — (540) 874-7020
23         ROANOKE — Earth Day Roanoke — www.earthdayroanoke.com
23         HAMPTON — Phoebus Spring Fling — (757) 826-1862
23         GOOCHLAND — Spring Garden Fest — (804) 556-5841
23-24    STAUNTON — Virginia Hot Glass Festival — (540) 885-0678
23-30    STATEWIDE — Historic Garden Week — (804) 644-7776
24         WILLIAMSBURG — Williamsburg Craft Beer Festival — (757) 564-4718
24         WILLIAMSBURG — Art on the Square — www.williamsburgjuniors.org
24-28    HARRISONBURG — Taste of Downtown — (540) 432-8922
26         LYNCHBURG — Garden Day in Lynchburg — (804) 644-7776
27-May 1    VINTON — Vinton Dogwood Festival — (540) 983-0614
29-May 1    BUCHANAN — Buchanan Civil War History Weekend — (540) 254-1212
29-May 1    HAMPTON — Bodacious Boardwalk Bazaar & Wine Festival — (757) 255-8680
30         WAYNESBORO — Riverfest — (540) 949-7738
30         HARRISONBURG — Rocktown Beer & Music Festival — www.rocktownfestival.com
30         POWHATAN — Powhatan's Festival of Fiber — (804) 598-2636
30         CULPEPER — Gnarly Hops and Barley Fest — (540) 825-4416
30         VIRGINIA BEACH — Atlantic Coast Kite Festival — (757) 491-7866
30         ROANOKE — Cinco de Mayo Festival — www.cincodemayoroanoke.com
30         BLACKSBURG — Blacksburg Fork & Cork — (540) 443-2008
30-May 1   DUFFIELD — Frontier Muster and Trade Faire — (800) 933-7275
30-May 1    YORKTOWN — Pirates Invade Yorktown — (757) 890-3500
30-May 1    ROANOKE — Open Studios of Roanoke — www.openstudiosofroanoke.com
30-May 1    FLOYD — 16 Hands Spring Studio Tour — www.16hands.com


MAY 2016

5           NORFOLK — Puppy de Mayo — www.festevents.org
6-7        ROANOKE — Community School's Strawberry Festival — (540) 563-5036
6-8        SOUTH BOSTON — Halifax County Heritage & Antique Machinery Festival — (434) 572-6879
7           MONETA — Smith Mountain Lake Beer & BBQ Festival — www.visitsmithmountainlake.com
7           BRODNAX — Wings, Wheels & Crafts — www.lakegastongjuniors.org
7           LURAY — Festival Of Spring — (540) 843-0770
7           SCOTTSVILLE — James River Runners Chili Cookoff — (434) 286-2338
7           FARMVILLE — Heart of Virginia Festival — (434) 395-2744
7           YORKTOWN — Blues, Brews & BBQ — (757) 877-2933
7           FAIRFAX — Derby-Q Festival — (703) 385-7858
7           CHINCOTEAGUE — Chincoteague Island Seafood Festival — (757) 336-6161
7           MASON NECK — Gunston Hall Kite Festival — (703) 550-9220
7-8        COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Fort Clifton Arts & Crafts Festival — (804) 520-9390
7-8        BOYCE — State Arboretum of Virginia Garden Fair — (540) 837-1758
7-8        NORFOLK — Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival — (757) 441-2345
7-8        MONTPELIER STATION — Montpelier Wine Festival — (540) 672-2728
7-8        PORTSMOUTH — Gosport Arts Festival — www.gosportartsfestival.com
7-12      DAMASCUS — Appalachian Trail Days Festival — (276) 475-3831
8           YORKTOWN — Art at the River in Historic Yorktown — (757) 898-3500
12-15    BRISTOL VA to MERIDIAN MS — US 11 Antique Alley — (877) 871-1386
13-15   EWING — Raid At Martin's Station At Wilderness Road State Park — (276) 445-3065
13-15    MOUNT VERNON — Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour — (703) 780-2000
14         DELTAVILLE — Deltaville Seafood Festival — (804) 776-7117
14         CHINCOTEAGUE — International Migratory Bird Celebration — (757) 336-6122
15         MOUNT ROGERS — Whitetop Mountain Ramp Festival — (276) 388-3779
16         WINCHESTER — KidzFest — www.oldtownwinchesterva.com
18         BENA — Abingdon Ruritan Club Seafood Festival — (804) 642-5869
19-21    AMELIA — Central Virginia Family Bluegrass Music Festival — (804) 561-3011
19-22    CHESAPEAKE — Chesapeake Jubilee — www.chesapeakejubilee.org
20-22    FISHERSVILLE — Shenandoah Antiques Expo — (434) 846-7452
20-22    ELON — Monacan Indian Nation Powwow — (434) 946-0389
20-22    ROCKY MOUNT — Pigg River Ramble Weekend — (540) 483-9293
21         WALKERTON — Arts & Wine Festival At Locust Grove — (804) 769-8201
21         STUART — Stuart Strawberry Festival — (276) 694-3811
21         WARRENTON — Old Town Warrenton Spring Festival — (540) 347-4414
21         VINTON — Vinton Wine & Food Festival — (540) 343-1364
21         FRONT ROYAL — Virginia Wine & Craft Festival — (540) 635-3185
21         ROANOKE — Local Colors Festival — (540) 904-2234
21         GORDONSVILLE — Gordonsville Famous Fried Chicken Festival — (540) 832-1735
20-21    CHINCOTEAGUE — Saltwater Brew 'N' Que — www.saltwaterbrewnque.com
21-22    NORFOLK — Virginia Beer Festival — www.festevents.org
21-22    NORFOLK — Stockley Gardens Arts Festival — (757) 625-6161
26-27    COEBURN — Ralph Stanley Bluegrass Festival — www.drralphstanleyfestival.com
26-29    MARTINSVILLE — Rooster Walk Music and Arts Festival — (919) 606-5815 
27-28    FLOYD — Chantilly Farm Bluegrass & BBQ Festival — (540) 353-5898
27-29    ROANOKE — Festival in the Park — www.roanokefestival.com
28         BIG STONE GAP — Gathering in the Gap — (800) 933-7275
28         MCGAHEYSVILLE — ValleyFest Beer & Wine Festival — (540) 434-3862
28         ABINGDON — Plumb Alley Day — (276) 623-0850
28-29    DELAPLANE — Delaplane Strawberry Festival — (540) 364-2772
28-30    VIRGINIA BEACH — Pungo Strawberry Festival — (757) 721-6001


JUNE 2016

3-4       CLIFTON FORGE — Alleghany Highlands Heritage Day — www.historicmasonictheatre.com
6           BEDFORD — National D-Day Anniversary — (800) 351-DDAY

11         DUBLIN — Claytor Lake Festival — (540) 980-7363


JULY 2016

22-24    CHINCOTEAGUE — Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival — (757) 894-2334
23          STUARTS DRAFT — Sweet Dreams Festival — (540) 245-5727
29-Aug 2    ABINGDON — Virginia Highlands Festival — (276) 623-5266


OCTOBER 2016

8           CHINCOTEAGUE — Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival — (757) 336-6161
15-16   FREDERICKSBURG — Fredericksburg Fall Home and Craft Festival — (540) 548-5555


DECEMBER 2016

2-4        FREDERICKSBURG  — Fredericksburg Holiday Craft Show — (540) 548-5555