The Three Chopt Festival is an inclusive community celebration highlighting the diverse neighborhoods and unique quality of Richmond’s West End. Proceeds from the festival will be used to support and enhance music and art education in Richmond Public Schools. Performances by the Richmond Symphony and many more will take place during this neighborhood festival devoted to the arts. Other activities include a variety of performances by local artists and schools, kids zone, food trucks, beer garden and vendor booths.
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music! Festival admittance is FREE and open to the public.
LOCATION: Bandy Field Nature Park
6801 Three Chopt Rd., Richmond, VA 23226
Free bike valet is available!
Ride share is encouraged. The designated drop-off/pick-up zone for ride share is on Ripley Ave. at Stuart Ave. No ride-share exchanges are allowed on Three Chopt.
Free festival parking is available at 7250 Patterson Ave. (also accessible from Horsepen) at the new Ukrops Catering location. Parking is at your own risk. Shuttles are available or it is less than a 1/2 mile walk to the festival. No festival parking is allowed at The Village.
ADA/Handicapped parking is available on Everview Rd.
The 6800 block of Three Chopt will be closed from 9 am to 9 pm. View the traffic detour here.
FESTIVAL DATE & TIME: September 14th, 2019 ll 1:00-7:30 pm
1:00 Thomas Jefferson High School Marching Band
1:30 One Voice Chorus, Choral Music
1:30 *Make music with City Singers Youth Choir, Interactive Orff instrument music making for children
2:15 The Reflections, Big Band
3:15 Heavy Shtetl, Klezmer Band
4:30 Doctors of Jazz, Jazz Band
5:30 *Jonathan Austin, Juggler & Magician
6:00 Richmond Symphony
*Located in the Kids Zone
Gaucho Food Truck
King of Pops
Instrument Petting Zoo by the Richmond Symphony League:touch, feel, and play orchestra instruments!
Farm Animals by RVA Goatscaping including sheep, goats, and an attention seeking donkey!
Free face painting from RVA Paint Crazy
Hula-hoop dancing from RVA Hoop House
A Fair Trade World
Lovely to Look At
The Silk Road Trove
Vendor applications are now closed
We need event volunteers! Sign-up here
Contact Kristen Allegood, Community Partnerships Manager for the Richmond Symphony at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-788-4717 x141
**Rain Date: In the event of inclement weather, this concert will be held on Sunday, September 15 3:00 pm at Bandy Field Park featuring the Richmond Symphony only.
RICHMOND SYMPHONY PROGRAM:
Conductor: Chia-Hsuan Lin
Violin: Daisuke Yamamoto, Soloist
Smith, Stars and Spangled Banner
Dvorak, Carnival Overture
Beethoven Symphony No. 6
Smetana, The Moldau
Vivaldi, “Autumn” from the Four Seasons
Strauss, Thunder and Lightning Polka
Hailstork, 3 Spirituals for Orchestra
Duke Ellington, “Giggling Rapids” from The River Suite
John Williams, E.T.: Adventures On Earth