Things to Do in Appomattox

Things to Do Appomattox Virginia

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
  • Naturalization Ceremony – May, Patrick Henry’s Red Hill
  • Appomattox Arts & Heritage Month – June
  • Evergreen Lavender & Music Festival – Mid-June, Evergreen
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Under the Oaks – Evergreen Lavender Farm