Handholding kids walk in the grass at Maymont

Annual Events

Our most popular events will keep you coming back year after year.

Spring!

March-May
Richmond families know there's no better time to visit Maymont than in the spring, and now the reasons to visit are multiplying as fast as our baby bunnies. Every weekend from March through May, new experiences await as Maymont presents a whirlwind of programs and events showcasing every facet of the park and Victorian estate. Fees vary; some activities are weather-dependent.

Spring Break Week

Monday-Friday of Public Schools' Spring Break
Enjoy a whole week of action-packed adventures for the family.

Dominion Family Easter

Saturday of Easter weekend, Maymont Grounds
A Richmond Easter tradition comes to life when Maymont is filled with holiday activities for children. Fees for activities.

Herbs Galore & More

Last Saturday in April, Carriage House Lawn
Put on your gardening shoes, grab your little red wagon and come out to the Marketplace on the Lawn for everyone's favorite gardening extravaganza! More than 50 plant and craft vendors from the mid-Atlantic region sell herbs, annuals, perennials, heirloom plants, vegetables, trees, herbal products, luncheon fare and more. Entertaining and educational classes offer great inspiration for growing and using herbs. Fees vary for classes; advance registration for classes is recommended.

Call of the Wild

Presented by the Dooley Noted Society
May, Nature Center
Go wild for Maymont's feathered, furry and finned friends during the Dooley Noted Society's annual "Call of the Wild" auction. Guests will celebrate the animals at Maymont while enjoying a lively evening with music, great food and extraordinary items up for bid during this auction to benefit Maymont. The event kicks off with an open bar reception and silent auction, followed by a live auction.

Wine & Beer Classic

Presented by the Dooley Noted Society
September, Children’s Farm Lawn
The Dooley Noted Society hosts their annual Wine & Beer Classic! Enjoy live music while sampling some of Virginia's finest beverages.

X-Country Festival

September, Maymont Grounds
The Maymont X-Country Festival is organized by the Sports Backers. Along with the 5k and 8 Miler divisions for participants of all ages and shorter distance events for Elementary and Middle School kids, the event will also feature high school teams. There will be thousands of competitors, a live announcer, food vendors and a professional event set up.

Vintage Maymont

October, The Jefferson Hotel
At this premier auction, participants can expect an exciting evening with a high spirited crowd and extraordinary items up for bid including unique vacation packages, fine wines, beautiful artwork and more. The auction sells out every year, so reserve your tickets early. Begins with a reception and silent auction followed by a dinner and live auction, all to benefit the Maymont Foundation.

Victorian Holidays

November-January
Visions of sugarplums will dance in your head as you experience the splendors of the holidays at Maymont. Join us for dazzling tours of the lavishly decorated Maymont Mansion, intimate holiday tours of Maymont by moonlight, and the annual old-fashioned Christmas festivities. Closed on Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Fees for activities.

For information on any of Maymont's events and programs, call 804-358-7166, ext. 310 or send us an email. If you would like to receive program and event updates by email, sign up for email alerts.