There is no better way to beat the heat than with ice cold watermelon! Now in its 27th year, the Carytown Watermelon festival attracts over 100,000 folks to the “Mile of Style” as the Carytown shopping and dining district of Richmond is known to residents and visitors alike. Between 10 Am and 6 PM, over 80 musicians will appear on 8 stages scattered through Carytown, along with over 100 exhibitors, and food vendors making the Carytown Watermelon Festival Virginia’s largest one day festival! MAP And you won’t be able to miss the thousands of watermelons! There will be lots of family fun, with a kids’ zone to keep the kids entertained. But seriously, when you come – be prepared for the heat and protected from the sun. Frequently asked questions.
Carytown’s Mile of Style is just a mile from our Fan District bed and breakfast, make sure you include Carytown in your Richmond visit! With its special events, shopping in unique boutiques, and dining options, Carytown just can’t be beat!