Arts & Entertainment

Goochland County has a variety of cultural, historical and entertainment venues that delight residents and visitors alike.


Drink in dazzling countryside while enjoying a glass of the vine at a local winery! Goochland County is home to three wineries: Byrd Cellars, Elk Island, and Grayhaven Winery. Each winery hosts wine tastings and other special events throughout the year.

Music & Theater

From classical to country and everything in between, music fans can hear it all! Attend a performance by the Richmond Symphony or Virginia Opera, or go to a concert at The National or Innsbrook After Hours. You can also check out live music and local bands at various venues in the region.

For the thrill of the theater, watch a show at Richmond Center Stage or Virginia Repertory Theatre.

Or, if you're feeling a bit nostalgic, head on over to the Goochland Drive-In Theater and catch a flick with friends or family.

Galleries & Museums

Immerse yourself in a variety of sights at various cultural sites around the Richmond region. Stroll through the galleries at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, which features over twenty-three thousand works from almost every corner of the globe. Discover a world of wonder at the Science Museum of Virginia. Relive Richmond's history by visiting the Valentine Museum. Whether you are a "right-brain," a "left-brain," or a mix of both, there's plenty to see!

Sporting Events

Nearby Richmond offers a variety of spectator sports throughout the year, ranging from NCAA basketball to NASCAR races. Richmond is also the home of the Flying Squirrels, a Minor League Baseball team, and the Kickers, a USL Professional Division soccer team.

Historical Landmarks

See life through Thomas Jefferson's eyes by visiting Tuckahoe Plantation, Jefferson's boyhood home, in Goochland. The colonial plantation is a Registered National Historic Landmark.