It's Fall Ya'll! Here's the scoop on Waynesboro's calendar of Fall Events

August 22, 2023
Arts & Culture

Step into a world of autumnal delight as we invite you to Waynesboro, Virginia – the ultimate fall destination that's as cool as the crisp breeze and as vibrant as the changing leaves! Tucked away in the embrace of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Waynesboro is gearing up for a season of fall festivities that are anything but ordinary. With leaves painting the town in hues that even the most skilled artists would envy, and a lineup of events that'll tickle your adventurous spirit, there's no shortage of fun to be had.

Chili, Blues, & Brews

The 13th Annual Virginia Chili, Blues & Brews Festival is BACK and happening Saturday, September 16th in Downtown Waynesboro. Get your tickets now for a day of chili tasting, live music, and craft brews!

Bingo in the Boro

The first Bingo in the Boro is a fun scavenger hunt Bingo game in Downtown Waynesboro! This is DORA event so grab a drink and explore Downtown on Friday, September 22 anytime from 12:00-7:00 pm. Get Bingo and have the chance to win some cool prizes! 

Coyner Springs Kite Fly

Make plans now to stop by the Coyner Springs Kite Fly on Saturday, September 23rd. There will be lots of fun kite activities such as Kite demos, Bol Kite races, and kite giveaways, and other free, family-oriented activities including hay rides, apple-slinging, pumpkin painting, and wind-chime and mini-airplane making. In addition, be sure to check out the Bioblitz booth to explore some of the animals, insects, and plants that live at the park!

Please note that all pets must be on a leash and under the control of their owner from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm.

Basic City Makers Market

It's Fall Y'all! Welcome to Basic City Makers Market in Waynesboro, VA, a curated market on Saturday, September 30th that's inspired by the success of Richmond Makers Market. Check them out inside The Foundry at Basic City Beer, Co. as they bring together emerging makers and beloved small businesses, showcasing the vibrant creativity and talent thriving in Waynesboro.

Apple Days Arts & Crafts Show

Head to Willow Oak Plaza Saturday and Sunday, October 7th & 8th for Waynesboro's annual Apple Days Arts & Crafts Show. Be sure to get famous apple turnovers and a bushel of apples from a local orchard while browsing homemade jewelry, local artisan items, crafts, and treats.

Shenandoah Valley British Car Club Annual Car Show

One of the oldest car shows on the East Coast, the SVBCC British Car Festival remains a favorite car gathering! Cars of all conditions are encouraged to be displayed.

Festivities begin with Crullers & Coffee at the Car Show on Saturday, October 7th staged among the massive trees and lovely views of Ridgeview Park in Waynesboro. British Classics, British Motorcycles as well as British DNA & Kit Cars are Welcome!

There will be an on-site food vendor, lots of door prizes, and special Electrifying car displays!

Fall Foliage 5k & 10K

Start your day with a run before the art show! Saturday, October 14th, take a brisk fall run through the charming neighborhoods of Waynesboro, Virginia and along the South River Greenway. Take in the beauty of fall along the South River with the smell of crisp, fall leaves under your feet. The Fall Foliage 5K & 10K includes a race day t-shirt, fully stocked aid stations, and a post-race party with food and drink.

Fall Foliage Art Show

Join Shenandoah Valley Art Center for the 52nd annual Waynesboro Fall Foliage Art Show! On Saturday and Sunday, October 14th & 15th, 150+ artists, craft beer, and local music will fill the streets of historic downtown Waynesboro. Spend a gorgeous fall weekend celebrating the arts in the Shenandoah Valley! Collaborate on the community art project, view vibrant and creative work from painters, potters, jewelers, sculptors, carvers, weavers, and so much more. No admission fee, and tons of free parking.

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