Labor Day Weekend in RVA

Looking to enjoy the Labor Day weekend before we kickstart the school year? Take a look at some of these Richmond attractions to enjoy before going back to school.


  • Flying Squirrels Baseball Game - 3001 N. Boulevard Richmond - Aug 30th & 31st

Attend a game at the ballpark and cheer on the Richmond Flying Squirrels

  • Spots on James River – Richmond – Aug 30 through Sept 2nd

Take a dip into the James River to cool off and enjoy a lunch/cookout on the shore

Check out Belle Isle, 42nd Street/Butter Milk Trail/Ready Creek Trail, Texas Beach/Northbank Trail, Pony Pasture Park, Robious Landing Park, etc.

  • Maymont Park – 1700 Hampton Street – Aug 30 through Sept 2nd

Visit and explore the beautiful located in the heart of Richmond

  • Children’s Museum of Richmond – Various Locations – Aug 30 through Sept 2nd

Explore and learn as a family to inspire growth

  • Crabs by the Lake 2019 - Hadad's Lake - Aug 31st

Enjoy all-you-can-eat crabs, plus dine on hot dogs, hamburgers, fried chicken, sides and more - Tickets start at $35!

  • Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens– Aug 30 through Sept 2nd

Walk through the gardens and even enjoy their Butterflies Live exhibit.                     

  • Science Museum of VA– Aug 30 through Sept 2nd

Take a tour through the many exhibitions and learn something new!

  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts– Aug 30 through Sept 2nd

View a variety of artwork and find you next favorite piece.



  • Woodlake’s Annual Labor Day Party –  14710 Village Square Place - Aug 31st

See the fireworks, live band, and numerous food trucks with friends & family

  • Chesterfield County Fair - 10300 Courthouse Road - Aug 23-31st

Attend a tradition that has lasted 106 years with the entire family. 

  • Local Swimming Pools - Various Areas - Aug 23-31st

Visit a local pool to enjoy a swim for the last time before pools begin to close for the year.



  • Labor Day Parade – Historic Powhatan Courthouse – Sept 2nd

Come out and see the annual Labor Day parade presented by the Powhatan Lions Club

  • 2019 Boombang Music Fest - Vista Del Lago Estate -  Aug. 31

Country Music Fest in Powhatan Virginia, hosted by K95 Country Radio


Surrounding Areas

  • Tight Slacks at Stony Point Fashion Park – 9200 Stony Point Pkwy - Aug 29th  

Enjoy some Eighties Rock and Motown with some Beer & Wine.

  • Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar - 9200 Stony Point Pkwy - Aug 30th

Taste a celebratory dinner to end the summer! 

  • Summer’s End Festival at Wintergreen - 11 Grassy Ridge Road- Aug 30-Sept 2nd

Relax and enjoy the last weekend before the working season begins.


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