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Spring Activities Near Richmond, VA You Need to Know
The sun is starting to shine, the flowers are about to bloom, and we are getting ready to welcome spring with open arms at Jellystone Park™ Luray! About 2 hours away from our Camp-Resort, Richmond offers plenty of spring activites that are great for families! Switch out your snow boots for sneakers, and your winter parka for a rain jacket - it's time to get outside and enjoy all the spring events in Richmond!
Kids will love this spring activity in Richmond!

Kite Day: April 9

The whole family will love this free outdoor spring activity in Richmond, VA! Join fellow kite enthusiasts for a day of kite flying at the River City Sports Complex. There will be entertainment and other fun activities for kids to enjoy. Register early to receive a free kite! 

Fun things to do in Richmond includes attending a Broadway show!

Hamilton: April 11-23

See America’s favorite Broadway show live at Altria Theatre! Kids and adults alike can learn about Alexander Hamilton while listening to the incredible songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Tickets start at $43. Visit Altria Theatre’s website to view the full 2023 season schedule of other Broadway shows! 

Raise money for a great cause at this spring event in Richmond.

Richmond Bluegrass Jam: April 22

This unforgettable spring event in Richmond is perfect for bluegrass music lovers. It is filled with live music and is family-friendly events. This bluegrass festival is free, but donations are encouraged! All proceeds will go to support veterans and military families. 

Kids will love this spring event near Richmond!

Ashland Train Day: April 29

Near Richmond, this street festival and rail-fan extravaganza celebrates local's love for trains! More than 12 fully-loaded freight trains and Amtrak passenger trains will roll through the center of the event. Learn about rail history through two historical societies, storytellers, and model trains during this Richmond event. See more details on their website

The Bizarre Bazaar offers a unique shopping experience in Richmond!

The Bizarre Bazaar: May 5-7

Do some spring shopping in Richmond! The Bizarre Bazaar is a unique marketplace featuring hundreds of exclusive exhibitors selected from the best craft and gift shows in America. Booths sell everything from jewelry and clothes, to toys, fine art, and food. Tickets are $9.00 for adults and $2.50 for kids.

Eat great food at this Richmond taco festival!

Tacos & Tequila Festival: May 6

Parents night out! Celebrate the week of Cinco de Mayo in Richmond, VA with endless kinds of tacos! Frozen margaritas, iced tequila cocktails, and traditional chilled shots of tequila will be available for guests over age 21, plus tickets are only $10! Reserve your ticket here

Goochland Day is filled with family fun near Richmond!

Goochland Day: May 20

Kids and adults alike will love this spring festival and parade! Goochland Day will have 100+ vendors and food trucks, plus live music, rides, inflatables, and a dunking booth. This is a great thing to do in Richmond during the springtime!

This family event in Richmond is based around fruit!

Ashland Strawberry Faire: June 3

This family-oriented event is the sweetest fair in Richmond! Enjoy over 300 vendors all gathered to celebrate the strawberry harvest with strawberries, food, entertainment, arts, crafts, and more. Plus, the event raises funds for Hanover County scholarships! See more details on their website.

When you plan a stay at Jellystone Park™ Luray there are always exciting activities and events nearby in Richmond that the whole family will love! Plus, there are always a lot of fun events to attend in the spring - so be sure to book a spring camping trip to our Camp-Resort to see all the events Richmond has to offer. You can browse availability or book your spring stay here.