5203 Williamsburg Rd
Sandston, VA 23150
Phone: (804) 222-6450
Fax: (804) 226-4305
Located along Virginia Street, is Richmond's major concert venue, the Toad's Place. Opened in 2007, the venue is stretched over two floors comprising of a restaurant, a club and even rooms that play host to private events. Toad's, has an incredible lineup of live music and a dance party that just won't quit. Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, U-2, The Kinks and Bob Dylan have all played at this hot spot. All in all a perfect national level concert venue that Richmond much needed.
Elegance meets functionality at the Acropolis. This spacious and stylish setting provides best solutions for planning an event, be it corporate or private. Grand banquet rooms and state-of-art amenities, coupled with excellent service, adds a unique touch to every occasion. And plan your wedding here and you would surely leave with memories to cherish.
This lively Irish pub is located in downtown Richmond. McCormack's is great for a bite to eat, although the kitchen is open only for dinner and the menu offers typical bar foods. This pub is popular with the locals especially during when they sell hot dogs for USD1 Tuesdays nights, tacos for USD1 on Thursdays, and burgers for only USD1.50 every Wednesday night. Local bands will often play here.
Richmond CenterStage is quite like its name, the center of stage events. One of the most prominent event venues of Richmond, CenterStage is a collection of some fabulous theaters, halls and performance spaces. The elegant Carpenter Theatre, the classical Gottwald Playhouse and the contemporary Rhythm Hall are housed within Richmond CenterStage. Beautifully furnished and impeccably equipped, each space is a top venue in its own right. The Showcase Gallery is devoted to the display of visual arts and holds multiple art exhibits. Events held at Richmond CenterStage include plays, dances, comedies, music concerts and a plethora of other live gigs. Check in at the Genworth BrightLights Education Center in the third floor of the building, and find out more about digital state-of-art technology. For rental information call center.
Step into a restored Railway Express Agency car and explore the railroad history of Richmond. Photographs and artifacts await you inside. In addition to the museum, a former Southern Railway passenger station is right next door.
Art Works Studios and Galleries is the perfect place to plan a party, wedding, or to host a gallery showing for art. If you want to have your creations seen, then Art Works will collaborate with you to make sure that everything goes according to how you'd like it. Gallery spaces are aplenty on the two floors of the building. There are some galleries that are always available to peruse, so you can check out local artists' work - from paintings, photographs, jewelry and crafts - and perhaps make a purchase or two. On the 4th day of the month, the entire building is open to the public, including all of the rented spaces, and food as well as music is provided while you walk around and check out the talent. There are monthly youth art classes and group art projects that are offered to the public.
A music lover's passion for music would be incomplete without watching a show at the National. True to its name, this classic place is nationally renowned for the finest concerts held here. Wooden floors, brick walls, 1500-cushioned seats and seven full bars is what makes the patrons return for more. The stylish backdrops and the grand stage provides an unobstructed view of your favorite artists playing live. Add to it the ultra-modern V-DOSC sound system and you have a power-packed experience!
The Richmond Coliseum has outstanding facilities that can accommodate a wide variety of events, ranging from ice hockey to conferences to concerts. They have an estimated seating capacity of 11,008 for ice hockey, 11,666 for basketball, and 11,330 permanent seats. There is 50,000 total sq. feet of exhibition space available. Events in the past have included Disney on Ice and Incubus Concerts.
Kanawha Plaza located in the downtown business district of Richmond is an excellent venue for concerts and theatre performances alike. The plaza has a large cascading water fountain, a concert stage and an outdoor grass arena for summer concerts. A park in the venue is the perfect relaxation spot for stressed out downtown workers. 'Fridays at Sunset' is the longest running play at this venue and the gates open at 6p. It is a convenient location for office goers to unwind and catch a concert after a grueling day at work.
Carpenter Theatre which is a part of Centre Stage Richmond, is one of the most elite venues around town to catch a good show. The interiors are complete with exceptional sound and lighting systems, a decent backstage lay-out, comfortable seating and a capacity of 1760 guests. From some of the most noteworthy performing arts shows to opera, musicals, theater productions and a lot more of cultural events, this venue plays host to some of the most awaited shows of the season.
When you visit the bustling city of Richmond, don't forget to stop by the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Not only are several events held here, but you'll also get the low down on what's happening in the city. Whether you're looking for a particular restaurant, the most lively bar, the best shopping mall or the largest performing arts venue, this is your one-stop guide to everything you want to know about Greater Richmond. This state-of-the-art venue is also ideal for trade shows, conferences, workshops, meetings and other special events. The meeting rooms, the grand ballroom and the Exhibit Hall Pavilion are some of the prominent venues within this facility that are abuzz with activity the year round.
Hippodrome Theater is a big and spacious entertainment venue in Jackson Ward. The decor style of the 1930s and the palatial interiors make it a special place for events like weddings and receptions. This multi room theater also has a balcony that offers a better view of the event taking place. Heavyweights such as Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong have performed here in the past.