We look forward to welcoming you to Richmond, Virginia, USA
Welcome to Richmond! Between concerts and competition rounds, make sure to take some time to explore our beautiful city of Richmond, the capital of Virginia - and only the second American city to ever host the Menuhin Competition.
Richmond, VA combines big-city amenities with southern charm and ease. During your free-time, take your pick between world-class museums, exquisite art, fashion-forward boutiques, lush gardens, and family-fun activities. Named a “Best Destination to Visit for Food” by National Geographic Traveler, Richmond's restaurants will delight your tastebuds with farm-to-table cuisine prepared by James Beard-nominated chefs. Several upscale outdoor fashion parks and numerous unique shopping districts, such as Carytown’s “Mile of Style," make the region a shopper’s delight. Thrill seekers can take their pick from the James River’s whitewater rapids to high-speed roller coasters at Kings Dominion. Ooh and aah at over one-hundred murals that decorate the city’s walls. Catch a glimpse of a bald eagle or listen to the inspiring words of Patrick Henry—the choices are limitless.
Visit Richmond’s website will guide you through everything to see and do (as well as how to get here), and help you understand why locals love our city so much.