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Appomattox Events and Things to Do

There is always something of interest happening in and around Appomattox. Visit online calendars at and for more information.

Annual events
  • Civil War Surrender Anniversary – Early April at the ACHNHP Ranger-led programs, Reenactments:
    Stacking of Arms, “The Hannah Reynolds Story,” Annual Luminary
  • Appomattox Oyster & Seafood Festival, Second Saturday in April, Clover Hill Village (see ad on page 18)
  • Appomattox Vintage & Artisans Market – Spring,Courtland Festival Park
  • Spring Golf Tournament, R E Lee Invitational, May at Falling River CC (see ad on page 13)
  • Naturalization Ceremony – May, Patrick Henry’s Red Hill
  • Appomattox Arts & Heritage Month – June (see ad on page 18)
  • Evergreen Lavender & Music Festival – Mid-June, Evergreen (see ad on page 17)
  • Independence Day – July 4, Patrick Henry’s Red Hill
  • Civil War Base Ball – July, hosted by the 1865 Foundation at the ACHNHP
  • Biker Night – August, music and beverages at Abbitt Park
  • Clover Hill Village Wine Festival – Third Saturday in August (see ad on page 18)
  • Joel Sweeney Banjo Festival – Early September, hosted by the 1865 Foundation at the ACHNHP
  • Appomattox Vintage & Artisans Market – Courtland Festival Park, late fall
  • Railroad Festival – Second full weekend in October, downtown area
  • James River State Park Fall Festival – Third Saturday in October (see ad on back cover)
  • Bluegrass Barbecue & Brew Festival – First Saturday in November, Patrick Henry’s Red Hill
  • Christmas Open House – First Sunday in December, Patrick Henry’s Red Hill
  • Experience the Holidays – Early December, downtown area
periodic and miscellaneous events
  • Barrel Racing – Clayton Bryant Arena, Oakville Road (SR 26)
  • Bingo – Tuesday/Friday Nights, Spout Spring Ruritan Club, (see ad on page 18)
  • Joel Sweeney Concert Series – Monthly, May- August, hosted by the 1865 Foundation at the ACHNHP
  • Lantern Tours – Hosted by the 1865 Foundation at the ACHNHP Summer Camps (1865 Foundation & American Civil War Museum)
  • Theater – Appomattox Courthouse Theater, Courthouse Square, Court Street
  • Theater – Wolfbane Productions, warm weather months, (see ad on page 23)
  • Under the Oaks – Evergreen Lavender Farm (see ad on page 17)