Take Your Pup Out on the Town for National Dog Day

Photo of Dachshund Miniature Purebred pups for National Dog Day
As a proud owner of a dog, one of the ways you show him love is by spending quality time together. August 26 is National Dog Day, a time when many Fredericksburg restaurants will extend their hospitality to you and your pet. In honor and appreciation of your furry friend,... [read more]

Volvo and CNN Join Forces for the Solar Eclipse

Live Stream Volvo Car USA and CNN will join forces to deliver the solar eclipse via 360° video in 4K resolution and virtual reality on August 21, 2017 through a unique editorial and branded content campaign. The live-streamed event will be available around the world on CNN.com/eclipse and offer an immersive experience to... [read more]

Grab a Scoop of Ice Cream at These Local Shops

Ice cream scoops in cones
What better way to stay cool during one of the hottest summers on record than with a delicious scoop of your favorite ice cream? You will have no problem finding great ice cream in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Take a look at some of the tasty options below. Carl’s Frozen Custard Carl’s offers delicious,... [read more]

Celebrate National S’mores Day Near Fredericksburg

Gooey S'mores for National S'mores Day
S’mores: The rich dessert that millions of people crave. Consisting of melted gooey chocolate and marshmallow sandwiched between two graham crackers, s’mores are so delicious that you'll want to eat it while it's still hot! You might have great memories of eating s’mores while camping. However, you can enjoy an... [read more]

Relax and Enjoy the Sounds of Summer Music

Audience with hands in the air at a music festival
Although Fredericksburg is known for hosting lots of great events, it is hard to beat the city’s amazing concerts. Along with more formal indoor shows are numerous outdoor concerts, many of them free and family-friendly. For something relaxing, take a friend or your family to one of these great concerts. Sounds... [read more]

Get to the Farmer’s Market in Fredericksburg this Summer

Fredericksburg Farmer's Market
The original Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market is located at Hurkamp Park in historic downtown. It's part of a long-standing tradition of local merchants getting together to sell their wares on the street, and local consumers coming to browse the arts and home-grown foods. This open-air commerce dates back earlier than the... [read more]

Do You Love the Outdoors? Attend FloydFest this June!

FloydFest in Fredericksburg
FloydFest is a 5-day celebration of music and art nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia. The music festival will bridge the gap between genres and cultures with over 50 performers over 10 stages. It will last from July 26th until July 30th and will bring together... [read more]

Trendy Bands and Singers Coming to Fredericksburg this July

Trendy bands in Fredericksburg this summer
This summer, lots of incredible music is coming to Fredericksburg. Zac Brown Band, Justin Moore, OneRepublic, and Fitz and the Tantrums are all spending a night here in Virginia! Spend your summer nights having fun at these awesome, trendy concerts! Zac Brown Band Zac Brown Band is an American Country Music band based... [read more]

Don’t Miss Out to See these American Classic Singers in July

Audience with hands raised at performance from classic singers
Rod Stewart, Cindie Luper, Diana Ross, and Aretha Franklin are all coming to Fredericksburg in one month! This July, you can see all three of these American classic singers perform legendary concerts. Don’t miss out on these upcoming performances from these classic singers. Rod Stewart with Cyndi Lauper Rod Stewart and Cyndi... [read more]

Amazing Places for Rock Climbing in Fredericksburg

rock climbing
If you have a sense of adventure, you have probably at least thought about rock climbing. There’s something about hanging off a rock that makes your blood rush and your adrenaline pump. Check out some outdoor and indoor options around Fredericksburg. These will satisfy your sense of adventure. Old Rag Mountain... [read more]