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Events Near Fredericksburg, Virginia

Events Near Fredericksburg, Virginia this month? Events. Family Fun. More!

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Fredericksburg, Va.
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Fredericksburg, Virginia – PO Box Addresses
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If you live in Fredericksburg, Virginia and if you are looking for fun things to do this summer, you are in luck! That is because there are a wide range of events and great things to do with your friends and family that are happening in or near Fredericksburg, VA this summer. Here is a closer look at some of these events. If you are looking for events in Fredericksburg, Va., click here




Whether you like rock and roll, hip hop, or country, there are many great acts that are coming to the Fredericksburg area this summer. Here are some concerts that will take place.


The Roots with special guests Michael Che and Rare Essence in Oxon Hill


This concert is great for people who like hip hop music. The roots are an excellent live act with top quality musicianship. In addition to being a world famous touring act, they also are the house band for the Jimmy Fallon Show. Don’t miss this excellent concert!


Where – The Theater, at MGM National Harbor


When – Sunday, August 13th, 2017 8:00 PM





Coldplay is currently one of the biggest bands in the world. Coldplay features Chris Martin on lead vocals, guitar, and piano, Johnny Buckland on lead guitar, Guy Berryman on bass guitar, and Will Champion on drums. They are sure to put on an amazing show and will be one of the biggest acts to visit the Fredericksburg areas this summer.


Where – FedExField


When – Sunday, August 6th, 2017 7:00 PM



Florida Georgia Line


Florida Georgia line is one of the hottest American country acts right now. The band is a duo that is made up of Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley. Florida Georgia Line’s hit song cruise is the best-selling digital country single of all time in America. It sold over 10 million copies.


Where – Jiffy Lube Live


When – Saturday, August 5th, 2017 1:00 PM






There are a number of excellent sports teams and sporting events in the Fredericksburg, VA area. Here is are some of the exciting sporting events that will take place in the rest of the summer.


Myrtle Beach Pelicans Vs. Potomac Nationals (Minor League Baseball)


The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are a great minor league baseball team, and their games provide a great sporting environment. They are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the MLB team, the Chicago Cubs. If you like baseball, then going to a Pelicans game is a great way to spend a nice summer night.


Where – G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium


When – Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 7:05 PM



16th Annual War On Wheels II in Mechanicsville


The Annual War on Wheels is a racing spectacle involving many different types and sizes of vehicles. If you like motors and fast vehicles, this is the event for you.


Where – Maryland International Raceway


When – Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 5:00 PM



Goalkeeping Clinic with Travis Worra – Opening Week in Potomac


This event is a training session with professional soccer goalie Travis Worra. Worra currently plays for the MLS team DC United. This event is perfect for anyone who loves soccer or who wants to become a better soccer goalie.


Where – Avenel Local Park # 3


When – Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017, 6:00 PM




Kids and Family


The summertime can be a lot of fun for kids. No homework, no school, and plenty of things to do! Here are some of the best things for your kids, or your entire family to do in the near future.


Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream in Fairfax


This event is a wonderful and entertaining performance that is done entirely on ice. It features many familiar Disney characters that your children already love. If you are looking for a nice cool way to spend a morning with your children while beating the heat, this is a great option.


Where – Eaglebank arena (Formerly Patriot Center)


When – Friday, September 29th, 2017 10:30 AM


Strategy Gaming Night in Arlington


This event features many strategy games such as Risk, Chess, Stratego and other similar events. If you love board games and are looking for a great place to play them, this is for you.


Where – Arlington Public Library – Shirlington branch


When – Sunday, August 6th, 2017 6:00 PM



BABY TIME in Alexandria


Need a nice cool place to bring your baby in the summer to get out of the heat? This event is a great place for babies to play and for parents to interact with one another.


Where – James M. Duncan Branch Library


When – Wednesday, August 7th, 2017 11:00 AM