The Heart of Virginia Festival in Farmville, VA has been going strong since 1978. What started as an amazing art show has grown to include so much more. With 10 different attractions offered on Saturday, May 6th, you won’t want to miss your opportunity to spend the day exploring The Heart of Virginia Festival. 

Start the Day with Cardio 

If you like to begin your day with a workout, why not register for the 10k run or 5k walk in the morning. Whether you want to run your fastest race or take a relaxing stroll through downtown Farmville, the walk/run is a great way to kick off the morning and festivities to follow. If you’d like to participate in a walk or run, be sure to register ahead of time for a better deal.

Attend a Cultural Event 

Throughout the day, there will be cultural events held in four different locations in downtown Farmville. From Jazz and R&B to Bluegrass and Gospel, you’ll be able to hear all kind of music and catch a multitude of performances which celebrate different styles and cultures. You’ll be able to see performances at the following locations:

  • Colonnades Stage
  • Longwood University Gateway on High Street
  • Lancaster Stage
  • The Courthouse Steps

Fill Up on Delicious Food 

A festival would be incomplete without a number of different food options to try. From international dishes to barbecue, sweets, and more, you won’t go hungry at The Heart of Virginia Festival.

Look at the Art, of Course

If you attend the festival, you’ll have to make your way to the art show — this is how The Heart of Virginia Festival got started, after all! Since the festival has been built around the art show over the years, it’s something that’s sure to impress. Stroll through all of the art vendors and maybe even leave with a meaningful piece of work for a loved one or yourself. 

Attending The Heart of Virginia Festival 

Listed above are just a few of the attractions at The Heart of Virginia Festival. Make your way to Farmville on Saturday, May 6th between 10 am and 4 pm if you want to see all that this festival has to offer!