June 21st marks the official first day of summer and for a lot of us, that means endless fun in the sun! Summertime comes with many festivals and events that don’t happen all the time but sometimes it’s hard to keep track of what all is going on and when. Don’t worry though, we’ve got you covered with everything from family fun to drinking with your buddies. If you’re in and around Richmond, here’s a list of fun events happening now through the end of August!
Believe it or not, Richmond has a huge variety of music events. Tune into what you like or explore something new! Whether it’s an annual, weekly, or even one-time event, there’s no doubt it’ll be filled good music that’ll have you expanding your playlists with new songs all summer long!
As a kid, summer means no school and therefore driving your parents insane. If you’re a bit stuck on finding activities that’s fun for not only the kids but the whole family, here’s a list of events with things for everyone to enjoy.
- Red, White, and Lights (July 4th at Dorey Park)
- Kings Dominion Grand Carnival (June 15th– July 7that King’s Dominion)
- Haunts of Richmond (Various tours all summer)
- 17thStreet Farmer’s Market (Every Thursday through November 21st)
- Art with Lego Bricks (June 28th– September 22ndat Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)
- Chris Michael Magic Show (July 10that Henrico Theatre)
In summer, everything is brighter, greener, and fresher, and that includes the food. Whether you’re looking for some American classics like sweet tea and BBQs or feeling a little adventurous and looking to expand your pallet, Richmond is the place to find every kind of food imaginable.
With the warm temperatures and sun beating down on you all day it seems like only one thought comes to mind…I need a drink! Then the question simply becomes frozen or on the rocks? If your plan is to enjoy summer with a drink in your hand, here’s a list of events perfect for you.