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Richmond, VA Local Events

There's always something new happening downtown.

Food festivals with world-famous chefs, holiday art installations that light up the night and First Friday Art Strolls every month are just a few of the events you'll be able to attend when you stay at Quirk Hotel. We're conveniently located near the Institute for Contemporary Art Richmond, The Greater Richmond Convention Center, The National, and more!


Quirk Hotel Events

When: Daily

See what's happening at Quirk Hotel. From Chef's Tastings, Boozy Brunch, Restaurant Week and more.  FEBRUARY EVENT CALENDAR

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Boozy Brunch at Maple & Pine

When: Saturdays and Sundays

Do you love brunch as much as we do? Every weekend Maple & Pine will be pouring drinks and serving up delicious takes on classic brunch staples. View our menu here and start planning your visit.     

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A Million Blooms

When: 04/1/20 – 06/01/20

Kickoff spring at A Million Blooms at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Check out the bloom calendar to catch your favorite flowers at their peak. Enjoy the springtime weather at The Rooftop Bar after checking out the show. 

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Fiddler on the Roof

4/7/2020 - 4/12/2020

Fiddler on the Roof visits Richmond's Altria Theater as part of Broadway In Richmond. Enjoy musical hits, lavish orchestra and stunning movement and dance. Our boutique hotel is just minutes away, grab dinner at Maple & Pine , our restaurant before the show.

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Garden Club of Virginia Historic Garden Week

When: 04/18/2020 – 04/25/2020

Each spring, visitors are welcomed to tour over 250 of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens in Richmond, VA during Virginia Historic Garden Week. This event provides visitors a unique opportunity to see gardens at the peak of springtime. Local Richmond tours will be held in Westover Hills, Windsor Farms, Monument Avenue, and The Executive Mansion.


NASCAR – Toyota Owners 400

When: 04/19/2020

Head out to Richmond International Raceway to catch the Toyota Owners 400, a NASCAR race taking place in Richmond, VA. Quirk Hotel in downtown Richmond offers comfortable accommodations to relax after the race.

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Richmond International Film Festival

April 21, 2020 - April 26, 2020

Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) brings over 120 international films to Richmond, VA along with industry panels, Q&A’s, live performances, and awards at The Byrd Theatre. This festival features a diverse range of films, music videos, and screenplays across all genres. Our boutique hotel rooms are just minutes away from The Byrd Theatre.


¿Qué Pasa? Festival

When: 05/02/2020

Celebrate Virginia’s Latin American communities at the annual ¿Qué Pasa? Festival in downtown Richmond. Festivities will include music, authentic food, and artisanal crafts from local vendors.  

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Arts in the Park

When: 05/02/2020 - 05/03/2020

A gathering of 450 artists from all over the US to show off their talent. It’s a nationally-rated, juried art show which includes all sorts of art from jewelry, painting, or photography, it’s all going to be there. They’re celebrating their 48th Annual Arts in the Park this year at the Carillon at Byrd Park, which is a sight to see and a historical landmark, itself. 

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University of Richmond Commencement

When: 05/08/2020 – 05/10/2020

University of Richmond’s Spring 2020 Commencement will be held May 8-10, 2020. Our family friendly hotel in downtown Richmond offers accommodations near University of Richmond that is convenient and relaxing for all members of the family.


VCU Commencement

When: 05/09/2020

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Spring 2020 Commencement will be held May 9, 2020. After you celebrate with your grad, treat them to brunch or dinner at Maple & Pine, our restaurant that is sure to please everyone on this unforgettable day!


Dominion Energy Riverrock

When: 05/15/2020 – 05/17/2020

The annual Dominion Energy Riverrock is a cherished Richmond tradition right up there with Sham Rock the Block. The festival is a celebration of river life, outdoor sports and eclectic music. This three day festival features races, rock climbing, 5k runs, musical performances, paddle board contests and more. The event celebrates local musicians and sports of all kind (you really...

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