The Richmond Folk Festival
October 9-11, 2015
Friday, October 9, 6 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 10, Noon – 9:30 PM
Sunday, October 11, Noon – 6:00 PM
The Richmond Folk Festival is a FREE event – you can enjoy the performances, the Union/University of Richmond Virginia Folk Life Area & Stage, and the Genworth Family Area at no cost. Food, drink and merchandise are available for sale.
This festival often attracts more than 200,000 people to downtown Richmond’s riverfront to celebrate the roots, richness and variety of American culture through music, dance traditional crafts, storytelling and food. The Richmond Folk Festival has become one of Virginia’s largest and most-loved events of the year and has been voted as the best musical festival in Richmond several years running. The 2015 Festival will bring a new and similarly amazing list of performers, artists and exhibitors.
FREE parking and FREE shuttles, are available from City Stadium for your convenience. All shuttles will stop at two festival locations: one at 2nd Street and one at 5th Street.
Items that are not permitted include, but are not limited to:
- Pets (service animals are permitted)
- Coolers, Large Backpacks
- Bottles/glass containers
- Contraband (drugs and weapons)
- Laser pointers
- Bikes, skateboards, inline skates
- Flying objects (kites, Frisbees, footballs, etc.)