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sidewalk You can great deals in Carytown during the Sidewalk Sale. In June, There's a Saturday that Carytown is transformed into a huge sidewalk sale with deep discounts.
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This race is a Carytown tradition. It is again being held in front of the Cary Court Shopping Center. The course is relatively flat and features scenic Cary Street and Grove Avenue. This is one of RRRC’s largest races and is a signature event for the club.

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The Granddaddy of all street festivals. The Watermelon Festival is a Ricmond tradition. With over 110,000 visitors and 100 vendors, this has become the largest one day festival in Virginia. There is something for the whole family. more here


Ah, the finer things in life. This festival spotlights the amazing food and culinary lifestyle of Carytown. As Carytown is filled with locally owned restaurants and shops, we feature local vineyards from around the state. This is a day of fun, eating and sampling of the finest area wines. more here

restaurant week

During "Taste of Carytown" Restaurant Week, the neighborhood's fine dining establishments will feature a one-time-only, two-course lunch and three-course prix fixe dinner, while its more casual restaurants will offer special bargain menus of their own.. Each participating restaurant will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation. Get an award winning meal while supporting our community and its education efforts. more here


The Carytown Merchant Association proudly presents: Carytown Fashion Feeds the Byrd (CFFB), a fashion show event set to celebrate the glamorous history of the Byrd Theatre Foundation.

In homage to the theatre’s establishment in 1928, guests dressed in Gatsby-Era garb will gather in this historic theatre to see an evolution of fashion on the historic stage. Carytown boutiques will showcase looks, vintage and modern, to a unique beat by DJ DSD. In September (Date TBD), fashion enthusiasts can expect a roaring atmosphere dolled up in a time when flappers, speakeasies, and bootleggin' were the bees knee’s. 

This will be the first annual Carytown Fashion Feeds the Byrd, presented by the Carytown Merchants Association.
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Ooh, very scary. Safe trick or treating for the kids and great deals for you. This Halloween, spend the day the right Carytown. Grab some candy, a new dress and a great lunch. You might even run into some zombies... more here
Black Saturday As the holiday shopping season begins, Carytown is ready with our very own day! Black Saturday! Shop locally in Carytown on this day for deep discounts, sales and the official start of the holiday shopping season. more here


It wouldn't be the holidays in Carytown without free Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides. These are free and fun for everyone. Check back soon for dates.