Discover the rich, colorful events and activities that make Chesterfield County so easy to love. Tune into live music, poetry readings, harvest festivals, and other cultural happenings at one-of-a-kind attractions like Henricus Historical Park. Or feast on hearty fare and drink at the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce’s annual Celebration of the Vine.
From the struggles of the colonial era to crucial battles of the Civil War, Chesterfield County has witnessed many milestones during the past 400 years. Lose yourself in the area’s unique legacy, which lives on through spectacular year-round events, festivals and celebrations.
Winter is a delightful time to experience Chesterfield County! Here you’ll find suggestions for where to take the kids when it’s cold outside, for brisk outdoor hikes and for soaking up details about county history.
Virginia has a wealth of history and heritage, and Chesterfield County is proud to be part of that history! The county’s past reflects centuries and all major periods in our nation’s history. Travel back in time to 1611 to the second permanent English settlement of New World, step inside an 1892 jail cell, experience one of the many battlefields, or see the site of one of the country’s first industrialized coal mines.
Kids of all ages – and their parents – will find lots to do here in Chesterfield County. From feeding the giraffes at the region’s only zoo to riding mountain bikes on the trails of Pocahontas State Park, everyone will find something they love.
If your heart is in the outdoors, Chesterfield County is the right place for you. The county boasts more than 50 park and athletic facilities for the adventure-seeking kayaker, woodland hiker and dedicated athlete, alike.