Dog Parks Near Fredericksburg, VA

Dog Parks Fredericksburg
Your dog needs a place to run and be free. Otherwise, he ends up bouncing off the walls at home. Fortunately, there are lots of dog parks in the Fredericksburg area. Check out some of the best so you can take your pup out for some much-needed exercise. Fredericksburg Dog Park... [read more]

2nd Annual Fredericksburg Independent Book Festival

Have you ever read a great book and thought, “I sure wish I could talk to the author?” Now is your chance. You can discover some hidden treasures and talk to the men and women who created them at the 2nd Annual Fredericksburg Independent Book Festival. On September 23, this... [read more]

1st Annual Trikes for Tykes in Fredericksburg, VA

Trikes for Tykes Fredericksburg
The people of Fredericksburg were excited when the Children’s Museum of Richmond opened a satellite location in their city in 2014. Since it opened its doors, 164,000 people have walked through them, and many didn’t have to pay full price for the experience. That’s because the museum does such a... [read more]

10th Annual Yankees in Falmouth & 4-Mile Cannon Run

Yankees in Falmouth and Cannon Run Fredericksburg
Put a historical spin on this weekend, and travel back in time to Civil War-era Falmouth. The 10th Annual Yankees in Falmouth celebration revives Virginia's Civil War history in a way that's fun for the whole family. During this two-day event, Stafford Civil War Park invites guests to a free lesson... [read more]

Enjoy the Sounds of Summer in Market Square

Sounds of Summer Concerts
If you find yourself in the Fredericksburg area on Fridays this summer, you may notice droves of people heading toward downtown. If you know what’s good for you, you’ll join the pack and follow it out to the Sounds of the Summer concert series. The series takes place in Market... [read more]

There’s Wet and Wild Fun at Pirate’s Cove Water Park

Brother and sister at Pirate’s Cove Water Park
Northern Virginia summers can be notoriously hot. As the heat index rises, families all over the region are searching for a way to chill out. If you can’t get away to the coast for the weekend or don’t have access to a pool, a giant water park is a great... [read more]

Indulge in These Fredericksburg Area Bakeries!

Bakeries around Fredericksburg
The bakeries throughout Fredericksburg are all delicious. They offer everything from delicious cakes and cupcakes to flavorful sandwiches. Each one is unique, and is a perfect place to grab an afternoon snack. Here's a list of some of the top local bakeries in the area: Paul’s Bakery Since its beginning in 1973,... [read more]

Find Fresh Fare During Farmers Market Week

Fresh farmers market veggies during Farmers Market Week
August 6th through the 12th is National Farmers Market Week. If you’ve never been to your local farmers market, this celebration is the ideal time for your first visit! Head down to the Fredericksburg Farmers Market and pick up some fresh and healthy finds for your cupboard. Fredericksburg Farmers Market Shopping at... [read more]

Fun Things for Your Teens and Tweens to Do In Virginia This Summer!

Teens in Virginia
It’s almost back-to-school season! But before your kids have to get back to it, give them a fun weekend adventure! From safari adventures to waterparks, these are perfect fun places for your teens and tweens to spend the last couple days of their summer. Go Ape! This treetop adventure is an interactive... [read more]

Summer Vacation Ideas to Visit Near Fredericksburg

Little girl with daisy on her eyes, ready for a summer vacation
One of the best things about Virginia is that this state is full of many different family travel options. You can especially find exciting things to do during the warm months of the summer! There is just about something for everyone to get into. So, make sure you get the... [read more]