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Dismal Swamp Art Festival

10/22/2016 - 10/23/2016
  • Day: Saturday
  • Times: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Dismal Swamp Canal Trail
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Address: 1200 Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, Chesapeake, VA 23322
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The Great Dismal Swamp Art Festival exists at the connection of art, nature and community.

The Dismal Swamp Art festival offers a magical experience on the Canal Trail of the National Wildlife Refuge. Fine artist come from near and far to sell and share their works, while interacting with visitors. The 2 days of journey include varieties of live music to ease the spirit, while your taste buds enjoy local famous Brunswick Stew and other scrumptious Fall fare. Fine wine ,Craft Brews, and Hot Apple Cider will keep everyone hydrated all weekend long. Harvest themed activities and artistic expression await children of all ages.

What better way to enjoy the cool fall weather and to see the beautiful fall foliage, than to join in the Dismal Swamp Art Festival Swampathon 5K and Mutt Run 1K. For more details, click here.