Just a few of Team DW&S’s favorite Summer attractions in Richmond, Virginia. From festivals, to walking tours, picnics, desserts and sunsets…We have the list!
Attend a Festival
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival, Saturday June 8th—2PM to 6PM
Richmond Raceway Complex
Cider Under the Stars, Saturday August 10th—5PM-10PM
Stony Point Fashion Park
Cover Bands & Craft Beer Festival, Saturday August 10th—5PM-11PM
First Fridays in Richmond
On the first Friday of every month, you can enjoy art galleries, pop-up shops, food and entertainment on downtown’s Broad Street. Read about this monthly event here: www.VisitRichmondVA.com
Join a Foodie and Craft Beverage Walking Tour
Explore Carytown, Church Hill and the Arts District with a guide from River City Food Tours. Sip and eat your way through the heart of Richmond. Make a reservation at www.RiverCityFoodTours.com
Pack a Picnic and Head to Maymont Park
We build our picnic basket at both Yellow Umbrella on Patterson Avenue and at the Libbie Market on Libbie Avenue before heading to Maymont Park. Learn about Maymont Park: www.maymont.org
How about this Waffle Sundae at The Dairy Bar in Scotts Addition? Or enjoy a local-made ice cream sandwich from Nightingale Ice Cream Sandwiches and a frozen treat from King of Pops—found at many shops and restaurants throughout the city.
Watch the Sunset
Our favorite place to watch the sunset is at Libby Hill Park. Enjoy the river and city view. Access the park from the intersection of N 28th Street and E Franklin Street.
Looking for even more to do in Richmond this summer? Check out our story on Amuse at the VMFA. We hope to see you in Richmond this Summer!