Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival
The Town of Appomattox plans and coordinates of the annual Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival.¬† In it’s 41st year, this annual event brings the Appomattox community together for a weekend filled with music & entertainment, arts & crafts, and festival food.¬† Held the second full weekend in October, the highlight of the festival is Saturday’s parade where everyone has a chance to be a star for the day.¬† The firemen’s competition rounds out the weekend on Sunday when teams of local volunteer fire squads face off in the¬†ultimate water battle.
The Planning Committee for the festival is made up of Town staff as well as many volunteers from the community.¬† Volunteering for the festival can be very rewarding.¬† If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the festival committee at: (434)352-2338
If you are interested in participating as a craft vendor, musician or food concessioner, please visit the following website to obtain an application: www.appomattoxfestivals.com/railroad/applications
Sponsorship opportunities are also available for local businesses who want to gain exposure from this two-day festival with thousands of visitors.