Omni Richmond Hotel
100 South 12th Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219

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Wine tasting

Omni Signature Experience - Private Rare Whiskey Tasting

Experience the most exclusive Whiskey Tasting in Richmond. You’ll discover the nuances of five rare small-batch whiskeys, guided by an expert Westham Tavern mixologist. As you sip, enjoy savory bites developed by Omni Richmond Hotel chefs. It all takes place in our 19th-floor lounge overlooking the James River and the Richmond skyline.

Experience includes:

One-hour small-batch whiskey tasting guided by a Westham Tavern mixologist
Savory bite pairings prepared by Omni chefs
Exclusive 19th-floor lounge environment with views of the James River and Richmond skyline

Available dates: May 24, June 28, July 26, August 23, September 13


For pricing and to book this exclusive experience, call (804)-344-7242.

Must be a registered hotel guest to book this experience. Available for 2–8 participants. Attendees must be age 21+. Event subject to availability.

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Friday Cheers

Fridays from May - June | 6 PM - 6:30 PM

The Friday Cheers Concert Series in Richmond, VA, is a popular summertime tradition that brings live music and community together along the James River. Held on Friday evenings from May through June, the series features performances by local and national artists across various genres, from rock and indie to folk and blues. Attendees can enjoy the music, food vendors, and scenic riverfront views, creating a lively atmosphere perfect for kicking off the weekend.

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Music Festival

Dominion Energy Riverrockk

December 31 | HH Prime | 6 PM - 10 PM

The Dominion Energy Riverrock is an exhilarating outdoor festival held annually in Richmond, Virginia, celebrating adventure sports, music, and riverside culture. From kayaking and bouldering competitions to trail running and mountain biking, the festival offers a thrilling array of outdoor activities for participants of all skill levels. Alongside the adrenaline-pumping events, attendees can enjoy live music performances, delicious food, and a vibrant marketplace showcasing outdoor gear and local artisans. With its unique blend of athleticism and entertainment, the Dominion Energy Riverrock promises an unforgettable experience for outdoor enthusiasts and music lovers alike.

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Richmond Greek Festival

May 30 - June 2, 2024

The Richmond Greek Festival is an eagerly awaited annual event that celebrates Greek culture, cuisine, and traditions in Virginia. Held in the spring, the festival offers a delightful array of authentic Greek dishes such as souvlaki, moussaka, baklava, and spanakopita, prepared by local Greek chefs and volunteers. Visitors can also enjoy live music, traditional dance performances, and explore Greek crafts and culture, making it a festive and immersive experience for all.

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Juneteenth

June 10 - 11, 2024 | 7 PM - 10 PM

Join us in the Richmond Region to honor Juneteenth, a momentous occasion marking the liberation of enslaved African Americans. Throughout June, immerse yourself in a series of weekend festivities in RVA, featuring a curated selection of events dedicated to celebrating freedom and honoring legacies. From community gatherings to stirring musical performances, there's something for everyone to commemorate this important milestone in history.

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Hanover Tomato Festival

Friday, July 10 | 5 PM - 9 PM
Saturday, July 13 | 9 AM - 1 PM

The Hanover Tomato Festival is an annual event, celebrating the beloved Hanover tomato, known for its exceptional flavor. The festival features a wide range of activities centered around this iconic fruit, including tomato-themed contests, cooking demonstrations, and tastings of various tomato-based dishes. Visitors also enjoy live music, arts and crafts vendors, and family-friendly activities, making it a fun-filled day for tomato enthusiasts of all ages.

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Carytown Watermelon Festival

August 11 | 10 AM - 6 PM 

The Carytown Watermelon Festival in Richmond, VA, is a beloved summertime tradition that celebrates all things watermelon. Held annually in Carytown, the heart of Richmond, the festival features a wide variety of watermelon-themed activities, including seed-spitting contests, watermelon-eating competitions, and creative culinary offerings featuring the juicy fruit. With live music, vendors, and family-friendly entertainment, the Carytown Watermelon Festival is a refreshing and fun-filled event that draws locals and visitors alike.

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Richmond Jazz Festival

August 12 - 13, 2024

The Richmond Jazz Festival is an annual celebration of jazz music held in Richmond, Virginia, attracting music lovers from all over the world. With its vibrant atmosphere and stellar lineup of renowned jazz artists, the festival promises an unforgettable experience for attendees. From smooth melodies to energetic improvisations, the stages come alive with a diverse range of jazz styles, captivating audiences of all ages. Beyond the music, attendees can indulge in delicious food, explore local art vendors, and immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage of the region.

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Iron Blossom Music Festival

September 20 - 21, 2024

The Iron Blossom Festival in Richmond, VA, held annually in September, celebrates all types of music, drawing locals and visitors alike. The event features art, music, food, and community spirit, transforming the city into a vibrant kaleidoscope of colors and sounds. Artisans showcase their crafts, musicians perform diverse genres, and vendors offer a variety of culinary delights. The festival fosters a sense of community as families gather, friends reunite, and strangers bond over shared experiences, leaving attendees with lasting memories of the magic of creativity, culture, and community in Richmond.

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Richmond Folk Festival

September 27 - 29, 2024

The Richmond Folk Festival is a vibrant celebration of music, culture, and heritage that takes place annually along the scenic James River waterfront. Featuring performances by renowned folk artists from around the world, the festival offers a diverse lineup spanning genres like bluegrass, blues, gospel, Cajun, and more. With multiple stages, food vendors, craft artisans, and interactive experiences, the Richmond Folk Festival creates an immersive and unforgettable weekend for attendees of all ages.

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2nd Street Festival

October 5 - 6, 2024 

The 2nd Street Festival, marking its 36th anniversary, returns this fall to honor the vibrant culture of Jackson Ward in Downtown Richmond, VA. Organized by Venture Richmond Events, this free event draws thousands to experience the historic heart of Richmond's African American community, once dubbed "the Harlem of the South." With three stages hosting live music, a Kidz Zone, diverse food vendors, a bustling marketplace, Artists Row, and displays by the Richmond Metropolitan Antique Car Club, the festival celebrates the enduring spirit of Jackson Ward as a thriving neighborhood and community hub.

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