Events in Richmond This Week: August 13 – August 19, 2018

Family-Friendly Richmond EventsAs summer comes rapidly to a close, many of us are already in a scramble to get our back-to-school shopping finished, get the kids back into a routine, and get everyone back into a school year frame of mind. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t make the most of what’s left of the summer. To help you take advantage of Richmond’s many summer family events and activities, be sure to check out our Last Minute Summer Fun Guide for Richmond for some great ideas for summer fun!

But in the meantime, you’re not going to want to miss our events calendar this week. As expected, it’s packed full of exciting family events and activities. From festivals to theater to back-to-school celebrations, there’s something for everyone this week. Check out our highlighted favorites below, then be sure to visit our full event calendar for even more family events and fun.


Events on Monday, August 13

Front Yard Water Play at CMoR

Teen Scene

Updated: Floating Lantern Evening at Lewis Ginter

Pajama Story Time

Date Night with Gary Chapman and The 5 Love Languages

More Events on Monday


Events on Tuesday, August 14

Family Walk & Talk

Talk Like Pocahontas Tuesday

My First School Bus

Lunchtime Jam Session at Central

King of Pops Free Yoga!

More Events on Tuesday


Events on Wednesday, August 15

Free Summer Kids Series at Bowtie Cinemas

Kids’ Summer Nature Series

CFA Willow Lawn Story Time

Front Lawn Fun! Games from the Past

Ultimate Backpack Supply Drive

More Events on Wednesday


Events on Thursday, August 16

Kids Club at Regency Square Featuring SPARC!

Napoleon Date Night Special

Sail from England to the Virginia Colony

Music and Movement for Preschoolers

Flowers after 5 at Lewis Ginter

Third Thursday Open Air Marketplace

More Events on Thursday


Events on Friday, August 17

Fridays on the Farm

$1 Movies at Henrico Theatre: Despicable Me 3 (PG)

100 Days RVA Reads: Lord Of The Rings

Science After Dark: Espionage Night

Innsbrook After Hours Presents Jamey Johnson

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Youth Triathlon

More Events on Friday


Events on Saturday, August 18

Dorey Park Farmer’s Market

Little Soldier Saturday

InsideOut with Richmond Public School Superintendent Jason Kamras

End of Summer Family Celebration!

Comedy Sportz Sensory Friendly Night

2nd Annual Back-to-School Carnival

Innsbrook After Hours Presents Travis Tritt

Heather Land: “i ain’t doin’ it” Tour

More Events on Saturday


Events on Sunday, August 19

Carytown Farmers Market

Focus Weekend: Technological Innovations

Back to School Design Weekend

Sundays in the Shade

Murals of Jackson Ward Walking Tour

Community Block Party

More Events on Sunday