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Central VA Attractions

MonticelloCentral Virginia has numerous attractions that will spark the interest of all kinds of travelers.

Museum of Fine Arts

Virginia Museum of Fine ArtsThe Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is the largest of its kind in Virginia with more than 500,000 square feet of exhibit space.

Jefferson’s Monticello

MonticelloThe home of Thomas Jefferson at Monticello has an aura unlike so many other historical attractions.
Things to Do in Central Virginia

Museum of Fine Arts

Virginia Museum of Fine ArtsThe Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is the largest of its kind in Virginia with more than 500,000 square feet of exhibit space.

Old City Cemetery

Visiting a cemetery is never really a pleasant outing, but the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg, Virginia is an entirely different experience when it comes to graveyards.
> Lynchburg > Central Virginia > Historical

Jefferson’s Poplar Forest

Poplar Forest Poplar Forest is the retreat home of none other than Virginia’s favorite son, Thomas Jefferson.
> Forest > Central Virginia > Lynchburg > Historical

Deep Run Park in Henrico

Deep Run ParkWhen cars line up for Deep Run Park, it says something about the park’s popularity.
> Henrico > Central Virginia > City & County Parks > Natural

Amazement Square - Rightmire Children’s Museum

Downtown Lynchburg is home to one of the best children’s museums on the East Coast.
> Lynchburg > Central Virginia > Cultural

Lewis Ginter Garden Tour

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden flowersLewis Ginter Botanical Garden offers more than 50 acres of gardens on historic property in Richmond.
Central Virginia Events

Hanover Tomato Festival

The Annual Hanover Tomato Festival showcases more than 200 art, craft and food vendors, as well as plenty of tomato tasting.
Date: Saturday, Jul. 09
> Mechanicsville > Central Virginia > Festivals > July

Carytown Watermelon Festival

The Carytown Watermelon Festival is held every year in August. This fruit celebration involves more than 3,000 watermelons and 115,000 people, making it the largest one-day festival in the state of Virginia.
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 16
> Richmond > Central Virginia > Festivals > August

Dinwiddie Christmas Parade

Visit downtown Dinwiddie from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the annual Dinwiddie Christmas Parade.
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 23
> Dinwiddie > Central Virginia > Festivals > December

Greene County Fair

Come to Greene County, Virginia to experience the fun and back-home warmth of a real, rural county fair and its people.
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 09
> Stanardsville > Central Virginia > Fairs > August

Mineral Bluegrass Festival

The Mineral Bluegrass Festival presents three days of bluegrass music bands at Walton Park in the town of Mineral.
Date: Thursday, Jul. 21
> Mineral > Central Virginia > Festivals > July

Orange County Fair

During the Orange County Fair in the fourth week of July, the community celebrates its role in American history, its agricultural heritage, and the traditional values that created and help it sustain its way of life.
Date: Wednesday, Jul. 20
> Orange > Central Virginia > Fairs > July

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