Enjoying all that is great about Richmond while saving money should be easy to do with this round up of FREE and cheap events in and around the city this week from Monday, November 30, 2020 to Sunday, December 6, 2020. From culture to the outdoors, literary to crafty, there are many FREE and low cost events all around the city that won’t break the bank. Use this calendar as a guide for cheap fun and an excuse to get out into the city and the greater community. Check out our many Thanksgiving posts including restaurants, caterers and groceries that will cater your meal no matter what the size.
With so many in need around our area, don’t forget to give back by volunteering in the community.
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Attractions, fitness, nature, art or food. Richmond has a wide variety of events that are FREE or low cost. Each season means a whole array of indoor and outdoor options to enjoy in the city or beyond. It’s a good idea to check with venues about specific events. Even if it’s on this list, it’s possible that it’s canceled or changed.
Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts through JANUARY 18, 2021
Monday, November 30, 2020
⭐️Tues., Dec. 1, 2020 – Holiday Tree Celebration-West Broad Village (2400 Old Brick Road Glen Allen, VA 23060)
⭐️ The 2020 Jingle Bell Bazaar is online this year, you can come out and join the special shopping event on Tuesday Dec 1, from 6-8PM at The Shops at 5807 Patterson Ave. Richmond. More Jingle Bell Bazaar info at https://s.ripl.com/gjzzr1
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
⭐️ Get advanced tickets for GardenFest for Fidos at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden which is on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2020 AT 4 PM – 10 PM
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Thurs., Dec. 3, 2020 – Farmers & Artisan Market at Brambly Park, 1708 Belleville Street Richmond, VA 23230. Food, Drinks, Live Music and local Artisans selling handmade items.
Thursday, December 3, 2020
⭐️ Read more about Richmond Drive Ins and great art movies to view at home.
⭐️ Friday, December 4-Monday, December 14. – Atlas Holiday Market, Art 180, ART 180’s annual pop-up market featuring art, jewelry, crafts, and handmade goods by local artists just in time for gift giving season. Shop one-of-a-kind finds. Online shoppers will be able to choose between curbside pickup and shipping. In-person shopping will be limited to 5 at a time, masks required, at our Atlas Gallery in Jackson Ward. 114 W. Marshall St. Richmond.
Friday, December 4, 2020
⭐️ Sat. Dec. 5- Holiday Market at The Depot. Ashland. Market featuring some of the areas craftiest folks. 107 South Railroad Ave. Ashland
⭐️ 5 Dec. 2020 – 11am-4pm – Carytown Open Air Christmas Market (2810 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221)
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Sunday, December 6, 2020
Learn about more Richmond entertainment and arts events. And don’t forget to check the list of the Top FREE Things to Do in Richmond for more good ideas. Sign up for deals through Goldstar to learn about discounted events and shows in Richmond and nearby areas.
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- The Ultimate List of RVA Parks and Playgrounds
- Bicycling routes around Richmond
- Richmond’s Public Pools & Splash Pads
- RVA Dog-Friendly Parks
- 12+ Free Things to do in Colonial Williamsburg
- RVA Historic Sites
- RVA’s Nearby Ski Resorts
- 50+ Things to Do in Richmond
- Orchards and Berry Farms
- Things to Do: RVA
- 50+ Events & Festivals
- Special Resources
- Military Discounts
- FREE for Kids (or really cheap)
- Garage, Moving, Estate Sales and more
- Metro Richmond Zoo
- Richmond boat launches and marinas