Frying Pan Farm Park 4-H Fair and Carnival

When: Aug 2nd- 5th 2018

Where: 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon VA 20171

About: "Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival Old-fashioned country fun with carnival games, rides, animal shows, 4-H exhibits, live entertainment, fair food and more! Enjoy a free concert (Thurs 7pm), see the Big Truck show (Fri 6pm), watch the Tractor Pull (Sat 4pm), see the 4H exhibits, animal shows, and stage entertainment (Sat & Sun), or ride the carnival rides all 4 days of the event." (From their website)




Hill Top Winery Blackberry Harvest and Music festival

When: August 4th 2018

Where: 2800 Berry Hill Road, Nellysford VA 22958

About: "The Annual Blackberry Harvest Festival is always the first Saturday in August, during our U-pick Blackberry season.  The next one is on August 4, 2018. We will open at 9:00am for blackberry picking. Live music starts at 11:00am and will continue until 6pm. The James River CutUps will entertain you with amazing Bluegrass music from 11am until 2pm. Dragonfly will be rocking the Hill Top from 3pm until 6pm. A catered lunch will be available for purchase featuring a pulled pork BBQ platter beginning around noon, while supplies last. Admission is $10 per adult starting at 11am, no exceptions, and children are free with adults. Admission includes wine and mead tastings with food pairings and a logo glass to keep for adults over 21 years of age. ID required. Lunch by the platter and u-pick blackberries are not included with admission and must be purchased. Blackberries are $4.75 per quart and containers are provided." (From their website)


Filipino Festival

When: August 10th & 11th 2018

Where: 8200 Woodman Rd, Henrico, VA

About: "Now in its eleventh year, the Filipino Festival is a community event which showcases the richness of the Filipino culture and promotes a respect for and appreciation of the Filipino heritage. Featuring a delectable cuisine, folk dances and music, the Filipino Festival has attracted thousands of attendees from Richmond and surrounding cities and counties who want to experience the best of the Philippine islands without leaving Virginia." (From their website)



Night Sky Festival in Shenandoah

When: August 10th-12th 2018

Where: Mile 51 off Skyline Drive; Luray VA 22835

About: "Celebrate the valuable resource of dark skies through guest presentations by astronomy experts, NPS Ranger Programs, and viewing the captivating night skies Shenandoah National Park protects.

The festival will include constellation tours, solar scope viewing, telescope viewing, Junior Ranger programs, audio-visual presentations [and] hands-on activities" (From their website)



Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

When: August 11th 2018

Where: Hunt Club Farm, Virginia Beach VA

About: "Join us at the festival for a great day of beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin' and barbeque eatin'. Your admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon. Some of the best barbeque vendors are on-site if you get hungry all while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and LIVE music all day." (From their website)


Virginia State Peach Festival

When: August 17th 2018

Where: DeHart Park, 212 Wood Brothers Drive, Stuart VA 24171

About: "The Virginia State Peach Festival began in 1988 to recognize and promote the peach harvest of Patrick County. The Peach Festival events feature: music concerts, fresh local peaches, craft fair, historical demonstrations, and food vendors, and much more!

There is a $5 per Vehicle fee. Festival is free. Come join us as the community celebrates the local peach crop with food, music and access to the pool (Fee for swimming). Food vendors on site.  Peach orchards represented.  Peach desserts, peach ice cream, peach flavored drinks. Free parking.  Local barbeque available." (From their website)


Flying Circus Hot Air Balloon Festival

When: August 18th & 19th 2018

Where: 5114 Ritchie Road, Bealeton VA 22728

About: Watch the balloons and aircraft from the ground, or snag a ride through the skies! Hot Air Balloons float in the sky, along with aircraft tricks and stunts! For more information, visit their website.


Virginia Craft Brewers Festival

When: August 18 2018

Where: Three Notch'd Craft Kitchen & Brewery, 520 2nd Street SE, Charlottesville, VA

About: "Join us August 18 for the 2018 Virginia Craft Brewers Fest in Charlottesville, VA. The Fest will be hosted by Three Notch'd Brewing Company and is the only sanctioned event of the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild. Thousands of craft beer lovers from Virginia and surrounding states enjoy chatting with the brewers responsible for the tasty libations.

With more than 100 breweries expected to serve tastings, you should plan to stay for the day so you get to taste them all. We are a family friendly Fest and offer designated driver ticket options to make sure all guests are able to enjoy their time." (From their website)


Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

When: August 24th-25th 2018

Where: Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront, Virginia

About: "Hampton Roads' longest running outdoor Jazz Festival returns for two nights along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. On a warm summer evening, chill to the legendary sounds of top national Smooth Jazz and R & B recording artists. This popular festival features a variety of seating and ticket options including the New Journal and Guide VIP Club, reserved seating, designated tent areas, festival lawn seating, fine foods and beverages, plus a festival marketplace with crafts, retail items, and more." (From their website)