Calendar of Events
EASTER ON PARADE - Sunday, April 16, 2006

This annual street festival on historic Monument Avenue is Richmond's favorite spring celebration. Enjoy live music, children's entertainment, delicious food and first-rate people watching!

FRIDAY CHEERS Fridays, May 12 - June 30, 2006

A true Richmond tradition entering its 21st season. Join thousands of people each Friday evening to relax on the banks of the beautiful James River. Come after work, meet your friends and hear some of the nation's top bands. Performers from years past have included: Cracker, Cowboy Mouth, Spin Doctors and many, many more!

River City Beer & Seafood Festival

Discover for yourself the difference between lager, ale and stout at the River City Beer and Seafood Festival. The event features imported and craft-brewed beer, great seafood and live music on Brown's Island.

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CARIB FEST - August, 2006

Vendors, artists and performers with a Caribbean flair take you away to the Islands "Mon" for a great afternoon of fun. You'll enjoy traditional tasty treats, handmade crafts and fashions that will take you away to the laid back vibe of the Caribbean.

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SECOND STREET FESTIVAL - October 6 - 8, 2006

The hands of time are turned back to the past when 2nd Street was the heart of Richmond's African-American community. Come and taste delicious food, hear live jazz and gospel music and shop in the marketplace.

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NATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL - October 13- 15, 2006

The National Folk Festival is a large-scale FREE three day event on the banks of the beautiful James River in Downtown Richmond, VA. The festival features over 25 of the nation's finest performing groups and crafts people, seven stages of continuous music and dance, craft exhibits and demonstrations, a Folk Arts Marketplace, children's area and delicious regional and ethnic foods. Over 80,000 gathered in 2005 to celebrate the roots, richness and variety of American culture through music, dance traditional crafts, storytelling and food.

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