Richmonders are in for a month full of festivals, frights + fall fun this October. We’ve collected weekend activities coming up in the River City so you can plan ahead.
🎉 Festival fans
Richmond Folk Festival | Fri., Oct. 7-Sun., Oct. 9 | Times vary | Brown’s Island | Free | Celebrate culture through music from all over the world + right here in Richmond.
RESONATE Podcast Festival | Fri., Oct. 14-Sat., Oct. 15 | Institute for Contemporary Art | Times vary | Explore the art of podcasting for beginners, pros, or listeners through Q+A panels and live recordings.
Richmond Tattoo, Art, and Music Festival | Fri., Oct. 21-Sun., Oct. 23 | Times vary | Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, 1021 Koger Center Blvd. | $25+ | Tattoo artists from around the world come together to display their work, offer their services + give live demos.
🎃 Scare squad
Red Vein Haunt | Weekends through Halloween | Times vary | Hanover Vegetable Farm, 13580 Ashland Rd. | 7:30 p.m. | $21+ | Get access to four frightful haunted attractions by the Red Vein Army.
Creepy Hollow Scream Park | Weekends from Sat., Oct. 7 through Halloween | Times vary | 14437 Stone Horse Creek Rd. | $20+ | Find your way through the horrors of the Scream Forest + the Stone Horse Creek Sanitarium.
🍂 Autumn adorers
Pumpkin Patch Days | Sun., Oct. 9-Mon., Oct. 31 | Times vary | Ginter Park United Methodist Church, 1010 W. Laburnum Ave. | Free entry | Take home a few gourd pumpkins to get you feeling the fall vibes.
Fall Flair | Daily through Halloween | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily | Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden | $17, members free | Explore the seasonal displays throughout the gardens + enjoy live music and Maker’s Market as part of HarvestFest on Sat., Oct. 29.
Don’t miss dozens more events to add from our calendar to yours.