RVA! We all know nothing says 'Richmond Fall festivals' like changing leaves, crisp air and some of the area's best food and beer.
We have you covered on every fall festival in the area so don't miss a beat with our 12 About Town Richmond Fall Festivals Guide!
Garden Glow at Maymont
October 27 – November 11
During the peak of fall colors in the Japanese Garden, nature lovers of all ages can admire colorful sparkles and shimmers within the cascading waterfall, stroll among towering trees that stand aglow, and marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of winding waterways, rolling hills, bridges and lanterns. Enjoy this nightly.
Fire, Flour & Fork Festival
November 1-4, 2018
This four day festival brings together foodies and the “food curious” with 40 food-and-drink related events. Most events pair local chefs with out of town experts for a potluck of events in and around downtown Richmond. Get those belly’s ready for a dining weekend like no other.
Ashland Train Day
November 3, 2018
A free family event honoring the railroad history and heritage of Ashland. Expect family fun, entertainment, food, drinks and lots and lots of model trains. There will be a train moon bounce and of course real trains right out front all day. Please come dressed in your bib overalls, bandana and engineer hat.
Richmond Cider Celebration
November 10, 2018
Celebrate the start of Cider Week at the 17th Street Farmers Market for a day of cider from all across Virginia. Plenty of cider, vendors, food and music to enjoy. Pets are welcome.
Craft + Design
November 16-18, 2018
Experience 150+ artists at this one of a kind contemporary craft show showcasing the best in ceramics, metal, glass, wood, fiber and recycled materials. Shop and browse for the weekend at Main Street Station with plenty of beer, wine and food to choose from.
Pocahontas Reframed: Native American Storytellers Film Festival
November 16-18, 2018
Celebrate Virginia’s roots, the tribal culture of today, and the community’s contribution to the cinematic arts at The Byrd Theatre. The festival will feature films by and about American Indians, with community & industry leader discussions.
Shockoe On The Half Shell
November 17, 2018
This event was rescheduled from over the summer so get out to Shockoe Bottom for oysters, beer, live music and activities for everyone to enjoy. Some of the area’s most popular restaurants and oyster shuckers will serve up every kind of oyster – smoked, grilled, roasted, fried, and on the half shell.
See you in the Spring for the next festival season!