Summer Days

Mark your calendar for these festivals and outdoor events around the state.

Caroline Martin

Freestyle biking event at RiverRock.

Photo by Caroline Martin

May 25-26

Virginia Herb Festival, Sunflower Cottage and Backroom Brewery, Middletown, 540-869-8482,

May 30-June 2

39th Annual Herndon Festival, Northwest Federal Credit Union Campus, Herndon, 703-787-7300,

June 1-2

Rassawek Spring Jubilee, Rassawek Vineyard, Columbia,

June 15-22

Chautauqua Festival, Elizabeth Brown Park, Wytheville, 276-228-6855,

July 3

Celebrate Freedom, Chesapeake City Park, Chesapeake, 757-382-6411,

July 4

Independence Day Celebration, Historic Crab Orchard Museum, Tazewell, 276-988-6755,

May 17-19

Dominion Energy Riverrock, Brown’s Island and Historic Tredegar, Richmond, 804-285-9495,

May 17-19

Hyperfest: The AutomotiveAmusement Park, Virginia International Raceway, Alton, 434-822-7700,

June 2

Hear the Beat Horse Show, Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, 540-464-2950,

June 18

Innovations in Flight: Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, 703-572-4118,

May 18

Wine and Roses Open House, Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants, Monticello’s Tufton Farm, Charlottesville, 434-984-9800,

June 1

National Trails Day, Sky Meadows State Park, Delaplane, 540-592-3556,

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June 11, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum
July 9, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum
August 13, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum