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2023 Virginia Food Festivals - August 2023
(see also: 2022  -  2019  -  2018  -  2015)


August 5-6 & 12-13, 2023
Peach Fuzztival
Bluemont, Virginia
Celebrate Peak Peach Picking Season!  Come and enjoy the fruit in great food and drink at this full collaboration between Bluemont Vineyard, Dirt Farm Brewing and Great Country Farms, all located in Bluemont, VA.

August 13, 2023  41st Annual Carytown Watermelon Festival
Richmond, Virginia
Imagine...115,000 people, over 3000 watermelons and you! With 60 musicians, over 100 exhibitors, one of the largest kids areas of any festival and all of the great Carytown style, the Watermelon Festival has become the largest one day festival in the state of Virginia.  Attendance: 115,000.

August 19, 2023  Annual Eastmont Tomato Festival
Shawsville, Virginia
The schedule includes a parade, pageant, judging of tomatoes and tomato artwork, entertainment, the Tomato Olympics, farmer's market, arts & crafts, and free tomato tasting.  Meadowbrook Community Center courtyard.

August 26, 2023  Around The World Cultural Food Festival
Alexandria, Virginia
New Venue – the beautiful, waterfront park – ORONOCO BAY PARK, downtown Old Town Alexandria, VA.  As every year, we are taking you on a day trip around the world and present you the cuisine, culture and traditions of over 40 countries participating on the event.  There will be a full day schedule of traditional dances on the stage starting at 11:30am!  Ethnic arts & crafts, small businesses and non-profit organizations will also be present at the festival!  So, come join us for a fun and educational experience of culture, art, food and dancing!  Free Admission. Pet Friendly. Rain Or Shine Event.

August 26, 2023  8th Annual Coastal Craft Beer Festival
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Featuring local Virginia beers and cask ales, as well national and regional craft beers. Enjoy over 65 beers from 30 breweries, live music, food trucks, and more!

2022 Virginia Food Festivals - August 2022
events waiting for new dates

August , 2022 - Annual Virginia Peach Festival - Stuart, Virginia
EVENT CANCELED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS.  Music celebration, peach pageant, street fair, barbeque, peach ice cream, and orchard tours. We are excited to announce that once again this year we will be at Wayside Park  No Admission Charge and Camping is available.  Free parking.


August 27, 2022 - Virginia Wine & Food Festival - Centreville, Virginia
Northern Virginia’s Own Bull Run Park Events Center.  EXCITING NEW INTERNATIONAL WINES FOR TASTING. Guests will enjoy enjoy over 100 wines from all over the World, as well as VA producers.

2019 Virginia Food Festivals - August 2019
events waiting for new dates

August 3, 2019 - American Cheese Society Festival of Cheese
Richmond, Virginia
The Cheese Festival features unlimited samples of 2,000+ artisan, farmstead, and sepcialty cheeses of every imaginable style and flavor profile from the American Cheese Society Judging & Competition, alongside gourmet foods and libations.  As you exit the Festival, you will have the opportunity to browse the annual ACS Cheese Sale. Pick up some incredible artisan cheeses from producers around the country at amazing prices, all for a great cause! Cheese Sale proceeds benefit the nonprofit American Cheese Education Foundation.

August 10, 2019 - Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin', cigar smokin', and barbeque eatin'.

August 10, 2019  8th Annual BBQ & Bluegrass - Purcellville, Virginia
Say farewell to summer with a relaxing and fun-filled afternoon at Breaux Vineyards from 11am-6pm.  Experience our Annual BBQ & Bluegrass with wine tastings, BBQ, craft vendors, and live bluegrass music all day long.  No admission fee or reservation required.  Event is rain or shine.  Dogs allowed outside, as long as they are friendly and on a leash.  Limited seating- lawn chairs and blankets recommended.

2018 Virginia Food Festivals - August 2018
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August 4, 2018 - Annual Blackberry Harvest & Music Festival
Nelson County, Virginia
Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery. Family festivities including live music and crafts. Pick your own blackberries or taste wine. Pig pickin' meal available.

August 18-19, 2018 - Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest - Richmond, Virginia


2015 Virginia Food Festivals - August 2015
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August 29, 2015  Beer & Bacon Fest - Woodbridge, Virginia
The Festival is an All-You-Care-To-Taste extravaganza complete with the best craft beers for your tasting pleasure…and of course the food of the Gods: BACON.  Guests enjoy a souvenir glass plus 75+ of their favorite international beers and wines. VIP Admission will host over 10 restaurant tasting stations.  They will be on-hand vying for the $500 Best Bacon Dish Prize.  (VIP tasting included, general admission is ala carte.)  The VIP Session will host specialty beers.  There will be over 2 tons of gourmet bacons from all over the country will be griddled on-site (until 3pm).   The Main Stage will host live music all day.  A Butchering 101 Class will be hosted on the Main Stage!  All of this plus fun foodie exhibits and so much more!



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