Festivals
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While many city tourists and locals visit places to admire the big city or the beautiful parks, the festivals in America are a big part of what makes the country grand and the event worth attending. Each city brings its own cultural and historical heritage that are celebrated through various festivals and events. Some cities have similar types of festivals or events, and others have unique annual celebrations.

See how many festivals you can fit on your itinerary! These celebrations are going to give you memories of a lifetime as they reflect the art, culture, heritage and the music of each city in the most exciting way. Show up and have fun with your friends, make memories and celebrate the love of food, wine, music, art, history, culture, traditions, and more at these gatherings.
State Fair of Virginia
State Fair of Virginia

(804) 994-2800

13191 Dawn Blvd
Doswell, VA 23047   Directions Website

The State Fair of Virginia seems to encapsulate all that's great about the state. Come and see competitions, horticulture and crop exhibitions, livestock shows, horse shows, as well as an unbelievable selection of arts and crafts and food, too! Plus, the world-famous carousel will be there, so don't even think about leaving before taking a colorful, musical spin. The festival is held in late September into early October.

The Richmond Folk Festival
The Richmond Folk Festival

(804) 788-6466

200 S 3rd St
Richmond, VA 23219   Directions Website

Richmond's 2nd Street Festival is held every October. Like many of the historical places and events that are associated with the city, this festival links the historical past to the prosperous present in the city's notable African American district where the event is held. Enjoy great soul food, live jazz and a festival that echoes back to the celebrations held back in the 20s, 30s, and 40s. It's an excellent party you won't want to miss.

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