Fall is a favorite season in Lynchburg, and it is on the way! The crisp air, vibrant leaves, seasonal foods and beverages…there is something about a fall festival that is irresistible. And while there are dozens happening during the upcoming autumn months, these fall festivals highlight the best of the season, combining the fall flavors, sounds, and activities that you look forward to each year.
Beaver Dam Farm Sunflowers Festival
September 1 and 2, and September 8 and 9
10am to 5pm
Admission: $5 cash
Location: Wheatland Rd, Buchanan, VA
Phone: (540) 797-4336
4th Annual Virginia Food Truck Battle
Sun, Sep 2, 11:30am
Augusta Expo, Fishersville, VA
Bigger and better this year! NEW LOCATION is Augusta Expo located just off I-64 in Fishersville, VA
The trucks will be sectioned off into three zones with six trucks in each. Each zone crowns a winner by the votes from the VIP’s. Each zone winner will then compete in front of a panel of judges, which is comprised of three chefs from different parts of Virginia. “The food trucks take the competition seriously. They are in it to win it,” Kim Metje, Event Coordinator said. There will be craft breweries from across the state also competing in the battle of their own. The Beer winner is determined by VIP’s and Beer Tasting Ticket holders voting. The battle is set for Sunday, Sept. 2nd, during Labor Day weekend. A large expanded children’s area with entertainment and loads of activities for the kids are on tap this year. More artisan, craft and specialty vendors will be at the festival, and variety of different bands will be playing ALL DAY!
Come walk through fields of gold! 21 acres of sunflowers! Music, food and craft vendors, photo booths, wagon rides, children's activities and more! $5, 3 and up. No dogs allowed. Cash only at entrance.
Labor Day Wine & Music Fest
Sat, Sep 1, 12:00pm
Music, Food, Arts, Crafts & Virginia Wines
On the shady grounds of the picturesque Rebec Vineyards is a Labor Day Wine and Music Fest; weekend event you won’t want to miss! The 8th Annual Labor Day Wine & Music Fest is a celebration of food, wine, music and artists! In addition to the many selections offered by Rebec Vineyards, several guest wineries will be offering tastings.
Lynchburg Beer, Wine & Cider Festival
Sat, Sep 15, 12:00pm
3176 Fort Ave, Lynchburg, VA
The 9th Annual Lynchburg Beer, Wine & Cider Festival will be held on Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at the Lynchburg City Stadium from 12-7pm.
Enjoy over 75 different options of craft beer, ciders and wine all hand picked and selected from right here in the state of Virginia.
Local artisans, delicious food and live music round out this event.
The Sampling Admission Ticket includes 10 – 4oz. beer and cider samples and unlimited wine samples along with a commemorative beer or wine glass while supplies last.
2018 Devils Backbone Hoopla Adventures
Fri, Sep 28, 2:00pm
Devils Backbone Brewing Company, Roseland, VA
Devils Backbone Hoopla is excited to have many more Adventures planned for this year's festival! Please note that you MUST have a pass to the festival. Some adventures are currently sold out. All adventure holders must check in at the designated check in spot 15 minutes prior to the schedule start time. If there are guests that have not checked in 5 minutes prior to the event start time Hoopla may assign spot to a "Stand-by" guest on a first-come, first-served basis. Stand-by spots will be assigned a number on a first-come, first-served basis starting 30 minutes prior to an event.
27th Annual Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival
October 13, 2018 – October 14
10am to 5pm
Virginia wines, live entertainment, arts, crafts and GARLIC! Tastings by guest wineries, multiple stages with live entertainment, over 150 unique arts, crafts and specialty foods. The Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival is Virginia's largest agricultural festival, and last year was awarded first place for Lynchburg Living's 2016-2017 "Best Festival or Event”!
48th Annual Amherst Apple Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 20th & Sunday, October 21st
Amherst County High School
Crafts & Craft Demonstration
Some of the best crafts are made by hand! Before making a purchase of a lifetime, watch our awesome crafters show you how it's made!
Apples and Cider
Come out and get some sweet, fresh picked apples and some homemade apple cider!
Enjoy a variety of fresh cooked, affordable festival food and beverages. Take a break from the grand commotion and enjoy a delicious hot dog with a cold drink. Or maybe even a slice of pie and some cider!
Vendors and Displays
Make sure when you come to the Apple Festival, you check out the tremendous vendors and displays. You can look to buy quality goods for affordable prices or just stop to check out a great display!
What goes well with festival food and a sweet glass of apple cider? A great show of course! Come watch our talented singers and dancers perform!
If you live in an apartment in Lynchburg, VA, come out and join us for a fun filled event for all ages!