Upcoming Events

Events listed below are hosted or co-hosted by the City of Fredericksburg. For information on these events please feel free to contact our department. 


Night Catfishing at Motts Reservoir

Come hook your bait and cast your line to catch catfish in Motts Run Reservoir. Mark your calendar for these Fridays nights:

  • Friday, June 14
  • Friday, June 28
  • Friday, July 12
  • Friday, July 26
  • Friday, August 16
  • Friday, August 30
  • Friday, September 13

7:00pm – 1:00am each night at Motts Run Reservoir, 6600 River Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.

Advanced prices: $3 child, $5 Adults
Day of prices: $5 child, $8 Adults

Private boats will be allowed on the water only if they meet proper VDGIF standards for night fishing but all boats must be off the water by 12:30am. Grills and picnic tables available all over the park no need to bring your own. Please clean up after yourself and remember to NOT place flammable products in the trash.

Questions? Call Motts Reservoir (540) 786-8989

News-Family-LuauAdaptive Family Luau 

Friday, July 26 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Doris E. Buffett Swimming Pool

Join us for a family fun luau! We will have music, games and activities throughout the evening. Open to all ages and abilities but caters to the special needs community. $5 per person. 6:30pm-8:30pm. Admission includes snacks and drinks.

For more information visit our Buffett Pool call our front desk at 540-372-1086. 

News-Music-concert-2Fredericksburg Community Concert Band performs Take Me To the Show Concert

Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 7:00pm till 8:15pm in Hurkamp Park

Free admission, public invited.

Sponsored by the Fredericksburg Community Concert Band and Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation & Events.

For more information call 540-372-1086 or https://www.fredericksburgconcertband.org

News-farmers-market-weekFarmers Market Week Celebration

Saturday, August 3 from 7:00am – 2:00pm in Hurkamp Park

Kick off Farmers Market Week in Virginia by tasting locally grown fruits and veggies.

For more information email marketmanager@fredericksburgva.gov or visit www.thefarmersmarket.co

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Slide Fxbg 2019

Saturday, August 31, 2019 on William Street in downtown. 

Tickets will go on sale soon!

For more information visit slidefxbg.com

 or facebook.com/SlideFXBG 

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2019 Fredericksburg Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 5:30pm

Parade route is on Caroline Street and Princess Anne Street between Wolfe and Amelia Streets in downtown Fredericksburg.

We are now accepting entries. Entry Fees:

  • Free – James Monroe HS Marching Band, Spotsylvania County HS Combined Marching Band and Stafford County Combined HS Marching Band
  • $50 – School Sponsored Organizations/Clubs, all other Marching Bands, and Veterans Organizations
  • $175 – Non/Not for Profit Organizations
  • $250 – Commercial / For Profit Organizations

Deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019 at 8:00pm or when we reach 80 entries, whichever comes first.

For more information please visit www.fredericksburgchristmasparade.com or call 540-372-1086.