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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

Maymont Park and Estate

Maymont farm animalMaymont park in Richmond is a unique blend of mansion, gardens, farm, zoo and park.
> Central Virginia > City & County Parks > Gardening > Richmond > Educational > Historical > Natural > Theme Parks and Zoos

National Museum and White House of the Confederacy

The National Museum and White House of the Confederacy stand in the city of Richmond as a remnant of the Old South.
> Richmond > Central Virginia > Historical

Monroe Estate

James Monroe's HighlandTour the official home of James Monroe, the country's fifth President, among the rolling hills of Charlottesville.
> Charlottesville > Central Virginia > Charlottesville > Cultural > Educational > Historical

Carytown Blends Old South and Hipster for Shoppers

One of the most unique parts of the Richmond area, Carytown bustles with buildings of every color in the spectrum of the rainbow and plenty of vibrant characters to match.
> Richmond > Central Virginia > Shopping

Appomattox Court House

Appomattox Court House National Historic Park, located in South Central Virginia, marks quite literally the end of the Civil War.
> Appomattox Court House > Central Virginia > National Parks

Booker T. Washington National Monument

Located in Franklin County, Virginia the National Monument of Booker T. Washington honors an exceptional man come from humble beginnings.
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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