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Richmond’s longest running festival, the Armenian Food Festival, returns this weekend

Alongside the culinary offerings, traditional Armenian music and dance performances will be featured. Armenian beer and wine will also be available. Admission is free, and guests pay for their food and drinks as they go.

Trevor Dickerson

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The 63rd Annual Armenian Food Festival is scheduled to take place on September 8 and 9, showcasing Armenian cuisine and culture. The event is organized by St. James Armenian Church, marking Richmond’s longest-running food festival.

The festival will offer a menu prepared by St. James Armenian Church members, featuring items such as chicken shish kabobs, cheese boreg, Armenian meat pies, stuffed grape leaves, and pastries. A notable highlight is the Hye Burger, previously recognized as one of Richmond’s top burgers.

Alongside the culinary offerings, traditional Armenian music and dance performances will be featured. Armenian beer and wine will also be available. Admission is free, and guests pay for their food and drinks as they go.

The festival will run on Friday and Saturday, from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. The location is St. James Armenian Church at 834 Pepper Ave., Richmond, VA 23226. For inquiries, contact 804-282-3818.

Learn more here.

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Trevor Dickerson is the Editor and Co-Founder of RVAHub.