Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents: Chasing George Washington: A White House Adventure

Virginia Repertory Theatre presents its next Family Season show, Chasing George Washington: A White House Adventure from Feb 9 – March 3 in the Jessie Bogese Theatre at Virginia Rep Center for Arts and Education, 4202 Hermitage Road. Written by Karen Zacarías with the young playwrights of Young Playwright’s Theater, the show’s music is by […]

The Richmond Symphony’s Family Friendly Events

Enjoy a family friendly performance with the amazing music of the Richmond Symphony. Peter & The Wolf – March 2nd A family concert with the classic score. Prokofiev’s tale told by Really Inventive Stuff’s Michael Boudewyns. This event is at the Carpenter Theatre at the Dominion Energy Center. Seating is limited and tickets are $25 […]

Free Entrance Days for National Parks

Experience our National Parks! On five days in 2024, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. National parks are America’s Best Idea, and there are more than 400 parks available to everyone, every day. The fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new place […]

Fun Programs To Try With Your Toddler This Winter

Toddler Time at Maymont Mondays from 10-11am. Introduce your little explorer(s) to the joys and wonders of winter at Maymont. Classes are designed for 18 months-2 years & 3-4 years in age. Each session provides fun, engaging and active learning through story time, a craft and a guided exploration in a group setting. Maymont also […]

Outdoor Skating Rink Fun

There are several ice skating options in Central VA. Check out this list and give one a try! Ice Skating at Liberty Ice Pavilion in Colonial Williamsburg Enjoy a family-friendly activity this holiday season on historic Duke of Gloucester St! This ice rink is open November 17th through February 27th, including holidays. Parking is available at […]

Peppa Pig’s Sing-Along Party Comes to Richmond Dec 1st!

Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, and Daddy Pig will be singing along to some of their favorite songs, and they invite children and families alike to join in the fun. Dance, clap, and sing with Peppa and her family along with Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep, and Gerald Giraffe. Blow up those balloons and get the disco […]

Garden Glow at Maymont is Back! October 19th – Nov 12th

Thursday, October 19th – Sunday, November 12th Don’t miss this annual fall tradition at Maymont, Garden Glow presented by Kroger! Garden Glow at Maymont is back for a 6th season! Starting around sunset, dramatic lighting transforms the historic architecture and gardens into a magical experience for all ages. After sunset, the Carriage House Lawn transforms into […]

Richmond’s Eerie Canal Tours – October 27th-29th

Riverfront Canal Cruises hosts three special nights of hauntingly narrated canal boat tours complete with candy for the little ones! From Friday, October 27 through Sunday, October 29, special 20-minute tours leave every half hour (on the hour and half hour) from 5:00-9:00 p.m., with the last boat departing at 8:30 p.m. Boats depart from […]

Touch A Truck is October 21st

Touch A Truck provides the unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types, including public service, emergency, utility, construction, landscaping, transportation, delivery, and just plain cool – all in one place! Children are allowed to touch their favorite vehicles, get behind the wheel, and meet the people who help build, protect, and serve […]

Butterflies LIVE closes October 9th! Make sure you see them!

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE is open Through October 9th. Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. Visit daily 9am-4:15pm. Included with Garden admission. Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical and native beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory’s North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors…captivating sights…and extraordinary discoveries. Every butterfly is different, as is every visit!