Richmond Local Events

Our beautiful city is jam-packed with history and restaurants and entertainment of every kind. If you are planning a trip to the #RVA, be sure to check out our Visit Richmond #RVA tab under Travel! It is where you will find information on local events I have attended (or want to attend), current events going on within our city and more.

Richmond, VA #RVA Skyline

I am really looking forward to expanding this information for families to include events that are free or very inexpensive events for the entire family. Here are a few items in our fair city that you should not miss!

Planning a visit to Richmond, VA? Check out these must-see events and sights you won't want to miss!


Performing Arts



Canal Walk, Downtown Richmond VA





  • Spoken4, see the sights of Richmond via Pedi Cab
  • James River, boating and fishing 
  • Brown’s Island and Belle Island, run, walk or bike on the pathway, or attend an event 
  • James River Outfitters, Guided fishing and floating 
  • Byrd Park, picnic, pedal boats, running, children’s park 
  • Bald Eagle Tours, 210 pair of bald eagles call the river home, but other wildlife river tours are offered along with fishing school and fishing trips 
  • Osborn Pike Boat Landing, world class fishing along with bald eagle, osprey and waterfowl sightings   
  • Dutch Gap, 2.5 mile Lagoon Water Trail for outdoor recreation along with kayaking, bass and catfish fishing, and bird watching
  • Richmond Zoo, Sixteen zip lines carry you over 3000 feet through the forest and above the zoo
  • Pocahontas State Park, fish large mouth bass, bluegill and catfish in two lakes, kayak, canoe or swim in the aquatic center


That’s just the tip of the iceberg, believe me! There is so much to see and do in Richmond, that you could spend years here and not see it all. If you are looking for more great ideas for your Virginia vacation, check out these tips from our friends at Your RV-Lifestyle.

Have a Great Week!

Love and Blessings

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Kim is the CEO of Life in a House, proud mother to two great sons, and 2 beautiful granddaughters. She loves spur-of-the-moment road trips and weekend getaways to Norfolk and Virginia Beach. She has been blogging for over 17 years and focuses on family, home, and lifestyle topics. She loves hosting giveaways and putting together great gift guides for likeminded grands looking to spoil their grandkids. Her dream is to retire to a little cottage on the beach and spend her days collecting shells with her granddaughters.
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