Concerts & Events

Plan Your Visit

We are excited that you will be joining us for a concert. Whether you’re a longtime subscriber or a first-timer, we want you to have the best experience possible. Here you will find directions, parking maps, dining options and hotel information—everything you need to make your visit to the Symphony memorable!

Carpenter Theatre

Home of the Altria Masterworks, Genworth Symphony Pops, and Union Bank and Trust Lollipops series.

600 East Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Parking: Pre-paid parking spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis to Richmond Symphony subscribers and to patrons with handicap plates. Please call 804.788.1212 for more information. Click here for a map of parking lots, restaurants and hotels in the area. These lots charge $7 to $12 and often require cash.  *Please note that a new deck has become available for weekend concerts.  It is located on 6th St. on the left side after crossing Franklin St. This deck is $7 and is only a 2 block walk to the theater!

There is a bike rack on Grace Street across from the building in the center of the block.

Dining

Vagabond
(within walking distance)
700 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 643-2632
vagabondrva.com
Mention the Richmond Symphony and Vagabond will donate 5% of sales to the Richmond Symphony education programs.

Bistro 27
27 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-0086
bistrotwentyseven.com
Symphony patrons receive 10% off their meal before any Symphony concert by showing their tickets to their server. Subscribers receive 10% off any time by showing their subscriber benefit card. Free parking is available behind the restaurant.

Pasture
(within walking distance)
416 East Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 780-0416
pasturerva.com
Symphony patrons receive 10% off their meal before any Symphony concert by mentioning the Richmond Symphony and showing their tickets to their server.

Heritage
1627 W. Main St.
Richmond VA 23220
(804) 353-4060
heritagerva.com
Subscribers receive a 15% discount by presenting their Subscriber Benefit Card.

Acacia Midtown
2601 West Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 562-0138
acaciarestaurant.com
Subscribers receive 10% off of their “Pre-Symphony Menu”, which includes three-course prix-fixe options available on Symphony series concert nights by presenting their subscriber benefit card.

Rappahannock
(within walking distance)
320 East Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 545-0565
rroysters.com

Capital Ale House
(within walking distance)
623 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 780-2537
capitalalehouse.com

Julep’s
(within walking distance)
420 East Grace Street
Richmond, VA 232219
(804) 648-3225
juleps.net

Chez Foushee
203 N. Foushee Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 648-3225
chezfoushee.com

Accommodations

Richmond Marriott
500 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 643-3400
marriott.com

Located in the heart of downtown, The Richmond Marriott is within walking distance of the Carpenter Theatre at CenterStage. It is Richmond’s largest hotel and is often chosen by visiting notables and musicians for its close proximity to the airport exit, the Richmond Coliseum, and other city staples.

Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
555 E. Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 788-0900
crowneplaza.com

The Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown is located in the heart of Richmond’s financial district, along the historic banks of the James River, steps from the shopping, dining and entertainment of Shockoe Slip and Shockoe Bottom, and just blocks from many of Virginia’s Fortune 500 Companies.

Quality Inn West End
8008 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23294
(804) 346-0000
qualityinn.com

The Quality Inn® West End is conveniently located less than eight miles from Virginia Union University, the University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University. This Richmond hotel is minutes from area attractions like The Diamond (home of the Richmond Braves minor league baseball team), the Children’s Museum of Richmond and the Science Museum of Virginia.

The Jefferson Hotel
101 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 788-8000
jeffersonhotel.com

The Jefferson is proud to be one of only twenty-seven hotels in North America to receive both the Mobil Five Star and AAA Five Diamond awards for 2007. The hotel is a charter member of Historic Hotels of America, a National Historic Landmark and a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts. Complimentary shuttle service to the Carpenter Theatre and Altria Theater is available through concierge services.

Hilton Garden Inn
501 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 344-4300
hiltongardeninn.com

Altria Theater

6 North Laurel Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Parking: VCU West Main Deck, 801 West Main Street, $8.00 Cash Only. Visit www.parking.vcu.edu or call 804-828-7275 for information about pre-paid parking for this deck.

Dining

Coda Urban Bistro
700 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 643-2632
codarva.com
Mention the Richmond Symphony and Coda will donate 5% of sales to the Richmond Symphony education programs.

Bistro 27
27 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-0086
bistrotwentyseven.com
Symphony patrons receive 10% off their meal before any Symphony concert by showing their tickets to their server. Subscribers receive 10% off any time by showing their subscriber benefit card.

Pasture
416 East Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 780-0416
pasturerva.com
Symphony patrons receive 10% off their meal before any Symphony concert by mentioning the Richmond Symphony and showing their tickets to their server.

Heritage
1627 W. Main St.
Richmond VA 23220
(804) 353-4060
heritagerva.com
Subscribers receive a 15% discount by presenting their Subscriber Benefit Card.

Acacia Midtown
2601 West Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 562-0138
acaciarestaurant.com
Subscribers receive 10% off of their “Pre-Symphony Menu”, which includes three-course prix-fixe options available on Symphony series concert nights by presenting their subscriber benefit card.

Black Sheep
(within walking distance)
901 W Marshall Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 648-1300
blacksheeprva.com

Edo’s Squid
(within walking distance)
411 N Harrison Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 864-5488

Ipanema Café
(within walking distance)
917 W Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 213-0190
ipanemaveg.com

Accomodations

Richmond Marriott
500 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 643-3400
marriott.com

Located in the heart of downtown, The Richmond Marriott is within walking distance of the Carpenter Theatre at CenterStage. It is Richmond’s largest hotel and is often chosen by visiting notables and musicians for its close proximity to the airport exit, the Richmond Coliseum, and other city staples.

Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
555 E. Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 788-0900
crowneplaza.com

The Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown is located in the heart of Richmond’s financial district, along the historic banks of the James River, steps from the shopping, dining and entertainment of Shockoe Slip and Shockoe Bottom, and just blocks from many of Virginia’s Fortune 500 Companies.

Quality Inn West End
8008 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23294
(804) 346-0000
qualityinn.com

The Quality Inn® West End is conveniently located less than eight miles from Virginia Union University, the University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University. This Richmond hotel is minutes from area attractions like The Diamond (home of the Richmond Braves minor league baseball team), the Children’s Museum of Richmond and the Science Museum of Virginia.

The Jefferson Hotel
101 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 788-8000
jeffersonhotel.com

The Jefferson is proud to be one of only twenty-seven hotels in North America to receive both the Mobil Five Star and AAA Five Diamond awards for 2007. The hotel is a charter member of Historic Hotels of America, a National Historic Landmark and a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts. Complimentary shuttle service to the Carpenter Theatre and Altria Theater is available through concierge services.

Hilton Garden Inn
501 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 344-4300
hiltongardeninn.com

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

Home of the Rush Hour series.

2408-2410 Ownby Lane
Richmond, VA, 23220
Get Directions

Parking: There is free parking in the Hardywood lot, at 1601 Overbrook Rd. (next door) and along the street surrounding the brewery.

Dining

Thursday is Food Truck night!  Enjoy local mobile food vendors and from 5:30 to 9pm.

Accomodations

Richmond Marriott
500 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 643-3400
marriott.com

Located in the heart of downtown, The Richmond Marriott is within walking distance of the Carpenter Theatre at CenterStage. It is Richmond’s largest hotel and is often chosen by visiting notables and musicians for its close proximity to the airport exit, the Richmond Coliseum, and other city staples.

Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
555 E. Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 788-0900
crowneplaza.com

The Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown is located in the heart of Richmond’s financial district, along the historic banks of the James River, steps from the shopping, dining and entertainment of Shockoe Slip and Shockoe Bottom, and just blocks from many of Virginia’s Fortune 500 Companies.

Quality Inn West End
8008 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23294
(804) 346-0000
qualityinn.com

The Quality Inn® West End is conveniently located less than eight miles from Virginia Union University, the University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University. This Richmond hotel is minutes from area attractions like The Diamond (home of the Richmond Braves minor league baseball team), the Children’s Museum of Richmond and the Science Museum of Virginia.

The Jefferson Hotel
101 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 788-8000
jeffersonhotel.com

The Jefferson is proud to be one of only twenty-seven hotels in North America to receive both the Mobil Five Star and AAA Five Diamond awards for 2007. The hotel is a charter member of Historic Hotels of America, a National Historic Landmark and a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts. Complimentary shuttle service to the Carpenter Theatre and Altria Theater is available through concierge services.

Hilton Garden Inn
501 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 344-4300
hiltongardeninn.com

Randolph-Macon College

Home of the Metro Collection Series.

Blackwell Auditorium
204 Henry Street
Ashland, Virginia 23005
Get Directions

Parking:
Free parking can be found directly behind Blackwell Auditorium and along Henry Street.

Dining

Iron Horse
100 S Railroad Ave
Ashland, VA 23005
Virginia BBQ
600 England Street
Ashland, VA 23005
(804) 752-4838
virginiabbq.com
Turner’s
504 England Street
Ashland, VA 23005
(804) 752-2244

Accomodations

Ashland Inn & Suites
810 England Street
Ashland, VA 23005
804.798.4231

Henry Clay Inn
114 N. Railroad Ave.
Ashland, VA 23005
804.798.3100

Days Inn
806 England Street
Ashland, VA 23005
804.798.4262

Holiday Inn Express
107 S. Carter Rd.
Ashland, VA 23005
804.752.7889

Hampton Inn
705 England Street
Ashland, VA 23005
804.752.8444