10 Fall Festivals to Enjoy This Last Weekend of October

Another month is coming to an end, but the festivities still remain here in Virginia! If you’re searching for a day filled with delight and fun this last weekend of October, then here are 10 fall festivals that will offer you a new and exciting time! 

1. Hunt Club Farm Fall Fair – Virginia Beach, VA

Saturday, October 28 – Sunday, October 29

Still need a pumpkin for Halloween? At the Hunt Club Farm you can search through Virginia’s largest pumpkin patch for the perfect one! Experience an unforgettable time that offers you and your family hayrides, petting farms, inflatables, and food! 

2. Blue Ridge Folklife Festival– Ferrum, Virginia 

Saturday, October 28

If you’re wanting to engage in more traditional festivities, Blue Ridge Folklife is the one for you! For 44 years, the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival has been presenting Virginia residents and tourists with a variety of folk traditions such as handmade crafts, mule jumpers, and horse pullers. No matter the weather, folklife festival will be open to you! 

3. Boydton Day Celebration – Boydton, Virginia 

Friday, October 27 – Sunday, October 29

Boydton presents its 41st annual day celebration! With an antique tractor show, petting zoo, crafts for kids, and hauler filled with a variety of game consoles, this celebration is fun for everyone!

4. Fall Farm Days: History of Sky Medows – Delaplane, Virginia

Saturday, October 28 – Sunday, October 29

Take a trip to the past! Sky Meadows will showcase its history with authentic cooking, tours of the Mount Black house, and even a pumpkin patch!

5. Fall Festival and Halloween Golf Cart Parade – Colonial Beach, Virginia

Saturday, October 28

Instead of the traditional “trunk or treat”, view colorful decorated Halloween golf carts! This 4th annual fall festival will have you in the Halloween spirit. From building scarecrows to a costume contest, celebrate this Halloween the right way!

6. Pumpkins in the park – Haunted Trail Hayride – Ewing, Virginia 

Wednesday, October 26 – Saturday, October 28

Be entertained with an old-fashioned Halloween! A spooky and frightening hayride that will have the whole family screaming with enjoyment. But the fun doesn’t end there! Stroll though and participate in pumpkin painting, costume contest, and a trunk-or-treat at Karlan Mansion.

7. Sinkland Farms Pumpkin Festival – Christiansburg, Virginia

Saturday, October 28 – Sunday, October 29

Sinkland farms presents its 26th annual pumpkin fest! Activities for all ages–wine tasting, beer straight from Sinklands farms, a corn maze, farm animals, steaming hot chocolate, and face paintings for the kiddos! 

8. Oktoberfest at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden– Richmond, Virginia 

Satuday, October 28

View a flawless garden while celebrating fall! Adventure a day with live music that will have your body moving! Participate in lawn games and taste delicious German cuisine!

9. Hops and Homestead Festival – Madison, Virginia

Saturday, October 28

Bald Top Brewing Co and Rural Madison Inc. presents a one-day festival brimming with handmade crafts, fine arts, live entertainment, and seasonal produce!

10. Fall Harvest and Leaf Peep Festival – Etlan, Virginia

Saturday, October 28

On a budget? DuCard Vineyards is offering free entry to this year’s Fall Harvest and Leaf Peep Festival! Enjoy music from Scuffletown, while watching the leaves change color. Try a local Bavarian Chef food truck and take a tour around the charming vineyard! 

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