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 and dining suggestions  – everything you need to make your visit to the Symphony memorable!  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Richmond Symphony Patron Services at 804-788-1212 or at patronservices@richmondsymphony.com.

Hotel accommodations near our venues can be found here.

CARPENTER THEATRE

Located at the Dominion Arts Center
600 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Click here for directions.
Click here and scroll down to view a seating chart. 

  • Altria Masterworks Concerts
  • Symphony Pops Concerts
  • Union Bank & Trust LolliPops Concerts
  • Dominion Casual Fridays Concerts

PARKING NEAR THE CARPENTER THEATRE

There are several private parking lots and decks in the area. The cost to park ranges from $7 to $12 cash.  View a map of parking and restaurant options here.  We highly recommend the Commonwealth of Virginia parking deck located on 6th street after crossing Franklin. 

RESTAURANTS NEAR THE CARPENTER THEATRE

View a map of parking and restaurant options here.

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

Acacia Midtown
2601 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 562-0138
Website
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.

Bistro 27
27 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-0086
Website
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.

Heritage
1627 West Main Street, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 353-4060
Website
Subscribers receive a 15% discount by presenting their Subscriber Benefit Card.

Belle and James
(within walking distance)
700 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 643-0366
Website

Julep’s
(within walking distance)
420 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 377-3968
Website

La Grotta Ristorante
(within walking distance)
529 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 644-2466
Website

Maya Mexican Grill and Tequila Lounge
(within walking distance)
525 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 360-0942
Website

Pasture
(within walking distance)
416 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 780-0416
Website

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

Pop’s Market
(within walking distance)
415 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 644-7677
Website

Wong Gonzalez 
(within walking distance)
412 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 788-9000
Website

Secret Sandwich Society
(within walking distance)
501 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 644 4777
Website

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

Penny Lane Pub & Restaurant
(within walking distance)
421 East Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 780-1682
Website

 

LIBBY S. GOTTWALD PLAYHOUSE

Located at the Dominion Arts Center
600 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Click here for directions. 

This venue is General Admission.  The entrance is located on Grace St. in the middle of the building.

  • Summer Recital Series

PARKING AND RESTAURANTS

Please view the parking and restaurants information for the Carpenter Theater listed above.

ALTRIA THEATER

Altria Theater
6 North Laurel Street, Richmond, VA 
Click here to view a seating chart.

  • Windborne’s Music of David Bowie Performance Venue
  • Windborne’s Music of Whitney Houston Performance Venue

PARKING NEAR THE ALTRIA THEATER

VCU West Main Deck
801 West Main Street, Richmond, VA
$10.00 CASH ONLY
Handicapped parking is available at this location.
Click here to purchase prepaid parking for a concert or call 804-828-7275.  Please note that this deck is owned by VCU and is not affiliated with the Richmond Symphony.

RESTAURANTS NEAR THE ALTRIA THEATER

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

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

Chez Foushee
203 North Foushee Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 648-3225
Website

Heritage
1627 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 353-4060
Website
Subscribers receive a 15% discount by presenting their Subscriber Benefit Card.

Acacia Midtown
2601 West Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 562-0138
Website
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.

Strawberry Street Cafe
421 Strawberry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 353-6860
Website

RANDOLPH-MACON COLLEGE

Blackwell Auditorium
Randolph-Macon College
204 Henry Street, Ashland, VA, 23005
Click here for directions.

  • Metro Collection Performances

PARKING NEAR THE BLACKWELL AUDITORIUM

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

Click here to view a map of the Randolph-Macon campus. Blackwell Auditorium is building #16 and Brock Commons is building #34.

Restaurants Near Randolph-Macon College

Iron Horse
100 South Railroad Avenue
Ashland, VA 23005
(804) 752-6410
Website

Jake’s Place Restaurant & Market
511 Thompson Street
Ashland, VA 23005
(804) 798-3287
Website

Trackside Grill
301 Railroad Ave
Ashland, VA 23005
(804) 752-4688
Website

Virginia BBQ
600 England Street
Ashland, VA 23005
(804) 752-4838
Website

HARDYWOOD PARK CRAFT BREWERY

2408-2410 Ownby Lane, Richmond, VA 23220
Click here for directions. 

This venue is General Admission.

  • Rush Hour at Hardywood Performances 

PARKING NEAR HARDYWOOD

Free on-street parking is located near the venue.

FOOD TRUCKS AT HARDYWOOD

Rush Hour at Hardywood concerts area held on Thursday nights, which is also Food Truck Night!  Food trucks serve from 5:30-9:00pm.