Imbolc

Imbolic a Gaelic, Pagan, and Wiccan traditional festival that represents making way for spring and the rebirth of nature.

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, marks the beginning of the lunar calendar in many East Asian cultures. Celebrated with vibrant parades, traditional performances, and family gatherings, it symbolizes the renewal of life and the ushering in of good fortune.

Ash Wednesday/ Lent begins

Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent on the Christian calendar. Its name is derived from the symbolic use of ashes to signify penitence.

Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine’s Day, a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus. This holiday is typically associated with romantic love and celebrated by people expressing their love with gifts. 

Nirvana Day/ Parinirvana Day

Parinirvana Day (or Nirvana Day), the commemoration of Buddha’s death at the age of 80, when he reached the zenith of Nirvana; February 8 is an alternative date of observance

Presidents’ Day [CLOSED]

Presidents Day, a federally recognized celebration in the United States that honors the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln birthday, as well as those of every US president In observance of this holiday, all Henrico County Government offices and courts are closed.  

Ayyám-i-Há begins

Intercalary Days or Ayyám-i-Há, celebrated by people of the Bahá’í faith. At this time, days are added to the Bahá’í calendar to maintain their solar calendar. Intercalary days are observed with gift-giving, special acts of charity, and preparation for the fasting that precedes the New Year. 

Kite Day

Glover Park 11217 Greenwood Rd, Glen Allen, VA, United States

We’re transforming the fields into a kite-flying zone! Come join us for an afternoon of fun as we decorate and fly kites, which will be provided. Also, enjoy a DJ, inflatables, delicious food from our vendors, and more! For more information, email [email protected]

Solar Eclipse of the Parks

Dorey Park Dorey Park Dr., Henrico, VA, United States

Embark on an extraordinary journey with us at the Solar Eclipse of the Parks! Be part of a unique spectacle as we witness the final visible solar eclipse in the continental U.S. for the next two decades. Grab your complimentary eclipse glasses and immerse yourself in celestial wonder. Dive into crafts, enjoy great music, sip […]

Eid al-Fitr

A 3 day Islamic fast marking the close of Ramadan