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Annual Children & Pets Parade
July

Fourth of July at Great Meadow
July 4

Warrenton Pony Show
July

Fauquier County Fair
July

Hot Air Balloon Festival
August

Warrenton Horse Show
August/September

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July 3 | Friday
Warrenton Town Limits: A Hometown Celebration

Warrenton Aquatic & Recreational Facility..... 4pm to Dusk
800 Waterloo Road, Warrenton
A Hometown Celebration is a family-friendly celebration of everything Warrenton.
The event will showcase Town businesses, sports groups, and music, games,
swimming, vendors, a fireworks display, and much more!
Hosted by the Town of Warrenton Parks & Recreation Department.
For more information, visit: www.WarrentonTownLimits.com.

 

   

July 4 | Saturday
Fourth of July Celebration at Great Meadow

Great Meadow, The Plains..... Gates open at 4pm

The bombastic Great Meadow 4th of July celebration featuring the most impressive
firework production in the region includes shells 20% larger than the biggest shells
used at the display on the Mall in Washington, DC.  The fireworks are amazing as
light up the dark sky and the hills of the Virginia Piedmont.  The staff of the Great
Meadow Foundation plan and organize this fun-filled day of events with entertainment
tailored to the families of all ages.  There’s something for everyone with pony rides,
aerial displays, rock walls, petting farms, rural living demonstrations and much,
much more.  The gates open at 4:00 pm when the fun begins. $

For more information call (540) 253-5001 visit the website.

 

   

July 5 | Sunday
Flying Circus Airshows

The Flying Circus Airshow Grounds..... Gates open at 11am; Show starts at 2:30pm
5114 Ritchie Road (off Routes 17 & 644), Bealeton
Every Sunday, May thru October, watch daring expert pilots perform stunts in
vintage biplanes.  A parachute jumper opens the show, a wingwalker hangs upside
down from the biplane's wing, biplane and hot-air balloon rides are usually available,
and more.  Bring the family and a picnic and enjoy the show! $
For more information, call (540) 439-8661 or visit:  www.flyingcircusairshow.com.

 

   

July 11 | Saturday
Dinner Ride at Marriott Ranch

The Marriott Ranch…..
5305 Marriott Lane, Hume, VA 22639
Enjoy a ninety-minute scenic ride to our Western Town for a cowboy steak dinner with
all the fixin's and guitar entertainment. Rides leave barn at approximately 4pm,
guests are asked to arrive by 3:30pm.
For more information, call (540) 364-3741, e-mail: kmoss@marriottranch.com,
or visit www.marriottranch.com.

 

    July 11 | Saturday
Twilight Polo at Great Meadow

Great Meadow, The Plains..... Gates open at 6:30pm; First (of 2) matches begins 7pm
5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains, VA
Great Meadow, host to the Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase races, is a world class
international polo field that has been described as one of the best playing surfaces
between New York and Aiken. Great Meadow Polo Club has over 75 playing members,
making it one of the largest in the region.
During the summer more than 20,000 fans - young professionals as well as families --
gather at Great Meadow with tailgates and picnics to watch the Twilight Polo program.
Two matches are held every Saturday night beginning at 7:00 P.M. (gates open at 6:30
P.M) until mid-September. Stay after the polo matches for moonlight music and dancing.
Tickets at the gate: $30 per carload
For tickets or more information, call our event line at (540) 253-5001, or visit:
www.greatmeadow.org

 

   

July 11 | Saturday
Bluemont Outdoor Concert Series

Old Town Warrenton...... 7:30pm
On the lawn of the Warren Green Building, located at 10 Hotel Street in Old Town Warrenton.
On Saturday evenings throughout the summer, families, neighbors and visitors
gather for outdoor Bluemont concerts in Old Town Warrenton. Audiences enjoy
world-class jazz, bluegrass, Celtic music, rock, rhythm and blues, zydeco, African
dance, folk music and more.
Many people bring picnics to enjoy during the show. People of all ages are welcome.
All Bluemont concerts are smoke-free and alcohol is prohibited. Pets are not allowed
in the concert areas. Cost: $5 adults; $4 Bluemont Friends & Seniors; $2 kids under 12
For more information call (540) 341-0988 or (703) 777-6306 or visit www.bluemont.org.

 

   

July 13 - 16 | Monday - Thursday
Horse Vacation Package, at The Marriott Ranch

The Marriott Ranch…..
5305 Marriott Lane, Hume, VA 22639
Enjoy three days in the saddle while taking in some breathtaking scenery on J. W. Marriott's
working cattle ranch. Guests will learn basic horsemanship skills and ride through our cattle
herds.There will be some arena time as well as time on the trail. Guests will be entertained
one evening by local musicians. Bring a fishing pole as there three stocked farm ponds for
fishing. There is a half-day tubing trip on the Shenandoah River also included with this
package.Guests will have leisure time to explore Sheandoah Natural Park and local wineries. 
All horseback riding, meals and lodging are included.. For more information,
call (540) 364-3741, e-mail: kmoss@marriottranch.com, or visit www.marriottranch.com.

 

   

July 16 - 19 | Thursday - Sunday
Annual Fauquier County Fair

Fauquier County Fairgrounds, Warrenton..... see the website for hours & admission
6209 Old Auburn Road, Warrenton, VA
Great rides, games, music & entertainment, food and fun for the family!
Check out the website for a complete schedule of events. For cost of admission
and additional information, call (540) 270-1659 or 270-9409, or visit the www.fauquierfair.org.

 

    July 17 | Friday
Twilight Jumpers at Great Meadow

Great Meadow, The Plains..... Gates open at 6:30pm; First (of 2) matches begins 7pm
5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains, VA
Join us for an evening of summer fun. Enjoy fun and games for the kids and dancing
under the stars for the grown ups. What kids doesn't want to compete in a Giant Tug O War
with Polo Bear at Half time? Pack a picnic and come out to enjoy a night in the open
space and fresh air. Tailgating, VIP Boxes, Bonfire Pit, DJ & dancing until late!
Tickets at the gate: $30 per carload.
For tickets or more information, call our event line at (540) 253-5001,
or visit: www.greatmeadow.org

 

   

July 18 | Saturday
Bluemont Outdoor Concert Series

Old Town Warrenton...... 7:30pm
On the lawn of the Warren Green Building, located at 10 Hotel Street in Old Town Warrenton.
On Saturday evenings throughout the summer, families, neighbors and visitors
gather for outdoor Bluemont concerts in Old Town Warrenton. Audiences enjoy
world-class jazz, bluegrass, Celtic music, rock, rhythm and blues, zydeco, African
dance, folk music and more.
Many people bring picnics to enjoy during the show. People of all ages are welcome.
All Bluemont concerts are smoke-free and alcohol is prohibited. Pets are not allowed
in the concert areas. Cost: $5 adults; $4 Bluemont Friends & Seniors; $2 kids under 12
For more information call (540) 341-0988 or (703) 777-6306 or visit www.bluemont.org.

 

  July 18 | Saturday
Twilight Polo at Great Meadow

Great Meadow, The Plains..... Gates open at 6:30pm; First (of 2) matches begins 7pm
5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains, VA
Great Meadow, host to the Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase races, is a world class
international polo field that has been described as one of the best playing surfaces
between New York and Aiken. Great Meadow Polo Club has over 75 playing members,
making it one of the largest in the region.
During the summer more than 20,000 fans - young professionals as well as families --
gather at Great Meadow with tailgates and picnics to watch the Twilight Polo program.
Two matches are held every Saturday night beginning at 7:00 P.M. (gates open at 6:30
P.M) until mid-September. Stay after the polo matches for moonlight music and dancing.
Tickets at the gate: $30 per carload
For tickets or more information, call our event line at (540) 253-5001, or visit:
www.greatmeadow.org

 

July 19 | Sunday
Flying Circus Airshows

The Flying Circus Airshow Grounds..... Gates open at 11am; Show starts at 2:30pm
5114 Ritchie Road (off Routes 17 & 644), Bealeton
Every Sunday, May thru October, watch daring expert pilots perform stunts in
vintage biplanes.  A parachute jumper opens the show, a wingwalker hangs upside
down from the biplane's wing, biplane and hot-air balloon rides are usually available,
and more.  Bring the family and a picnic and enjoy the show! $
For more information, call (540) 439-8661 or visit:  www.flyingcircusairshow.com.

 

July 24 | Friday
Twilight Jumpers at Great Meadow

Great Meadow, The Plains..... Gates open at 6:30pm; First (of 2) matches begins 7pm
5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains, VA
Join us for an evening of summer fun. Enjoy fun and games for the kids and dancing
under the stars for the grown ups. What kids doesn't want to compete in a Giant Tug O War
with Polo Bear at Half time? Pack a picnic and come out to enjoy a night in the open
space and fresh air. Tailgating, VIP Boxes, Bonfire Pit, DJ & dancing until late!
Tickets at the gate: $30 per carload.
For tickets or more information, call our event line at (540) 253-5001,
or visit: www.greatmeadow.org

 

July 25 | Saturday
Twilight Polo at Great Meadow

Great Meadow, The Plains..... Gates open at 6:30pm; First (of 2) matches begins 7pm
5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains, VA
Great Meadow, host to the Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase races, is a world class
international polo field that has been described as one of the best playing surfaces
between New York and Aiken. Great Meadow Polo Club has over 75 playing members,
making it one of the largest in the region.
During the summer more than 20,000 fans - young professionals as well as families --
gather at Great Meadow with tailgates and picnics to watch the Twilight Polo program.
Two matches are held every Saturday night beginning at 7:00 P.M. (gates open at 6:30
P.M) until mid-September. Stay after the polo matches for moonlight music and dancing.
Tickets at the gate: $30 per carload
For tickets or more information, call our event line at (540) 253-5001, or visit:
www.greatmeadow.org

 

July 25 | Saturday
Bluemont Outdoor Concert Series

Old Town Warrenton...... 7:30pm
On the lawn of the Warren Green Building, located at 10 Hotel Street in Old Town Warrenton.
On Saturday evenings throughout the summer, families, neighbors and visitors
gather for outdoor Bluemont concerts in Old Town Warrenton. Audiences enjoy
world-class jazz, bluegrass, Celtic music, rock, rhythm and blues, zydeco, African
dance, folk music and more.
Many people bring picnics to enjoy during the show. People of all ages are welcome.
All Bluemont concerts are smoke-free and alcohol is prohibited. Pets are not allowed
in the concert areas. Cost: $5 adults; $4 Bluemont Friends & Seniors; $2 kids under 12
For more information call (540) 341-0988 or (703) 777-6306 or visit www.bluemont.org.

 

 
 
     

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