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Virginia Events in August

Albemarle County Fair

One of the highlights of the year in central Virginia is the Albemarle County Fair.
Date(s): Thu., Aug. 04 - Sat., Aug. 06, 2016

American Music Festival

The American Music Festival takes place every year in Virginia Beach during late August to early September.
Date(s): Tue., Aug. 02 - Thu., Aug. 04, 2016
> Hampton Roads > Concerts > August > September

Arlington County Fair

The Arlington County Fair is one of the largest free events on the East Coast and has been providing quality entertainment for more than 35 years.
Date(s): Wed., Aug. 17 - Sun., Aug. 21, 2016

Augusta County Fair

The traditional county fair in the first week of every August has been a part of Augusta County history for more than 140 years.
Date(s): Tue., Aug. 02 - Sat., Aug. 06, 2016

Blacksburg Steppin’ Out

Steppin' Out features more than 250 artists and crafts people from around the United States selling unique handcrafted items – jewelry, pottery, textiles, metal work, basketry, stained & fused glass, yard art, fine art, furniture, toys and artisan foods.
Date(s): Fri., Aug. 05 - Sat., Aug. 06, 2016

Bland County Fair

The Bland County Fair is scheduled for Aug. 26-29 in the town of Bland in southwestern Virginia.
Date(s): Wed., Aug. 24 - Sat., Aug. 27, 2016

Blue Grass Valley Music Festival

The 3rd annual Blue Grass Valley Music Festival will be held at Potomac Farm in Highland County, VA.
Date(s): Fri., Aug. 12 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2016

Carroll County Fair

The Carroll County Fair is held yearly in late August on fairgrounds located at the Southwest Virginia Farmer’s Market in Hillsville.
Date(s): Wed., Aug. 24 - Sun., Aug. 28, 2016

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(s): Sun., Aug. 14, 2016

Chesterfield County Fair

Chesterfield County Fair, which has been in existence more than 100 years, occurs every year in August.
Date(s): Fri., Aug. 26 - Sat., Sep. 03, 2016

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(s): Tue., Aug. 09 - Sat., Aug. 13, 2016

Lee County Fair

Lee County Fair is one of the earliest fairs each year, scheduled for late August.
Date(s): Wed., Aug. 31 - Sat., Sep. 03, 2016

New Kent County Fair

The New Kent County Fair takes place every year in mid to late August.
Date(s): Fri., Aug. 12 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2016

Old Fiddler’s Convention in Galax

Every August, some of the world’s finest fiddlers and musicians head to Galax, Virginia, to show off their skills and participate in the annual Old Fiddler’s Convention.
Date(s): Mon., Aug. 08 - Sat., Aug. 13, 2016

Prince William County Fair

The Prince William County Fair in August is the largest county fair in Virginia. Nearly 100,000 people visit it every year.
Date(s): Fri., Aug. 12 - Sat., Aug. 20, 2016

Richmond County Fair

The Richmond County Fair takes place in Warsaw near the Rappahannock River.
Date(s): Tue., Aug. 09 - Sat., Aug. 13, 2016

Richmond Jazz Festival

Experience the roots of American culture at the annual Richmond Jazz Festival.
Date(s): Thu., Aug. 11 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2016
> Central Virginia > Concerts > Festivals > August

Rockbridge Community Festival

The Rockbridge Community Festival is an annual downtown arts and crafts festival sponsored by the Lexington-Rockbridge Jaycees and the Lexington Rotary Club.
Date(s): Sat., Aug. 27, 2016

Rockingham County Fair

The Rockingham County Fair is an annual event in Harrisonburg every mid August. Highlights include Motocross, Professional Bull Riding and a Demolition Derby.
Date(s): Mon., Aug. 15 - Sat., Aug. 20, 2016

Smith River Fest

Come to Axton's Annual Smith River Fest every August at the Smith River Sports Complex. This event celebrates all things associated with the Smith River, including swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing.
Date(s): Sat., Aug. 13, 2016

Staunton Music Festival

The Staunton Music Festival attracts some of the world’s finest chamber musicians to Staunton near the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Date(s): Fri., Aug. 12 - Sun., Aug. 21, 2016
> Shenandoah Valley > Arts > Concerts > Festivals > August

Virginia Highlands Festival

Virginia Highlands FestivalThe Virginia Highlands Festival is one of the better known and most popular festivals in the state.
Date(s): Fri., Jul. 29 - Sun., Aug. 07, 2016

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