Three Chopt Festival

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.

7250 Patterson Ave. parking lot is circled in red. Red line denotes blocked off 6800 block of Three Chopt. Yellow line denotes detour.


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



Curry in a Hurry

Gaucho Food Truck

King of Pops

Souper Bowlz


Sweet Temptations by Teresa

The Neighborhood Scoop



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

Richmond Public Schools



A Fair Trade World


Friends of Bandy Field


KEBaubles Jewelry and Accessories

Lovely to Look At

Montessori Kids Universe Short Pump

Richmond Magazine

Richmond Symphony

River City Integrative Counseling

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 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.



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