Picnic in the Park

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A local tradition since 1997!

It has since grown into one of the community’s most popular events. Each concert serves as a meeting place and opportunity for community groups, business people, friends, families, seniors, and preschoolers to gather together and enjoy music, downtown Fredericksburg, and each other. Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation & Events hosts this FREE concert series made possible by our wonderful sponsors! It’s a great opportunity for visitors and residents to savor a beautiful day outdoors in historic downtown while enjoying live, local entertainment. Bring a picnic lunch, a blanket, and come relax with the kiddos.

May and June 2022

Tuesdays, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Memorial Park, 1301 Kenmore Avenue

Join us for music and children’s activities. Bring a picnic lunch or buy one from our park vendors while you enjoy the sunshine with your children, friends and co-workers. Free admission, public is invited.

Tuesday, May 3 - Garden Day with Laurie Rose Griffith & Peter Mealy

Tuesday, May 10 - Bring Your Pet Day with Sunset Syndicate

Tuesday, May 17 - Wizard of Oz Day with Harry Wilson Jazz Quartet 

Tuesday, May 24 - Prince & Princess Day with Spanglish

Tuesday, June 7 - Ice Cream Day with Karen Jonas

Tuesday, June 14 - Flag Day with Colebrooke

Tuesday, June 21 - Selfie Day with Johnny D & The Lowriders

Tuesday, June 28 - Beach Day with Bill Carroll

Sponsored by Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events, B101.5, Fredericksburg Parent and Family Holy Cross Academy, Fredericksburg Christian School and United Healthcare Community Plan. Questions? Call 540-372-1086 or email us.

This year's event is sponsored by:

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Now Seeking Event Sponsors

Please complete our Picnic in the Park Sponsorship form here to be contacted for our 2021 Season of Picnic in the Park. 

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For more information call 540-372-1086 or email sjwalker@fredericksburgva.gov.