Events

  • Second Saturdays – Find your Crest!

    August 11, 11 am - 12 pm • Adults and children of all ages are welcome to learn about the history and significance about family crests, while exploring Fredericksburg’s very own. Participants will have a chance to create their own crest....

  • Second Saturdays – Carnival Extravaganza!

    September 8th, 11AM - 12PM • Adults and children of all ages are invited to learn about the history of Fredericksburg’s very own carnival, Southworth’s Pleasure Island.  Located underneath the Chatham Bridge, Southworth's Pleasure Island hosted free...

  • Food Fight Fredericksburg!

    September 13, 6:00 PM • It is back by popular demand! This a one-of-a-kind fundraiser is a unique culinary competition, combining the history and culture of the Fredericksburg area with four of the best downtown restaurants, each featuring a signature d...

  • FAMfaire KrisKringlMarkt

    December 8th • FAM hosts the inaugural KrisKringlmarkt, a traditional German-style holiday market, in historic Market Square. Vendor application is now open! ...

  • Bricks and Boards in the ‘Burg – Walking Tours

    Saturdays, April 14 – October 6, 10:00 am • FAM and Hallowed Ground Tours present Bricks and Boards in the ’Burg, highlighting four centuries of history and architecture, the historic influence of the Rappahannock River, the Spire and Steeples of Pri...

  • Sounds of Summer 2018

    LINEUP ANNOUNCED! The Fredericksburg Area Museum is pleased to announce the return of its highly anticipated Sounds of Summer concert series, featuring music in historic Market Square every Friday all season. ...

  • Fit with FAM – HIIT the Square

    Every Wednesday through August 28, 8-9 AM • Fit with FAM program includes HIIT the Square, a High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout led by Emily Webb and Anne Hardy Doherty. Bring a yoga mat, sturdy shoes, sunscreen, and plenty of water as you w...