LYH Summer Events
College and University Graduations
Liberty University – 5/5 – 5/7
Central Virginia Community College – 5/12
Sweet Briar College– 5/14
University of Lynchburg – 5/19 – 5/21
Randolph College – 5/29
Virginia University of Lynchburg – 8/27
LCS High School Graduations
Lynchburg City Stadium
E.C. Glass High – 5/29, 8:30 A.M.
Heritage High – 5/29, 10:00 A.M.
Amateur pickleball state championships hosted at Liberty University
Amateur Pickleball Association Virginia State Championships
5/21 – 5/22, Liberty University
Family-friendly event showcasing Lynchburg’s diverse cultures through music, food, art and more
5/7, 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M., Riverfront Park
Lynchburg is hosting its annual International Festival on May 7, 2022. It is a family-friendly event that will be exciting for people of all ages! Please come join fellow community members in experiencing this year’s festival!
Relay for Life
Relay for Life walk event will be hosted at Riverfront park
5/21, 2:00 P.M., Riverfront Park
Storming of Thunder Ridge
The 13th annual storming of thunder Ridge will be held in Lynchburg, Virginia
5/22, 6:45 A.M. The starting point is Jamerson Family YMCA
The storming of thunder Ridge is happening again this year! Sign up to be part of the fun and experience some beautiful paths and scenery.
Memorial Day 10K
10K out and back run, starting at Depot Plaza and running along Blackwater Creek Trail
5/30, 8:00 A.M. The starting point is Depot Plaza
Virginia High School League State Outdoor Track & Field Championships
High School Outdoor Track and Field State Championships
6/3 – 6/4, Liberty University
Downtown Lynchburg Movies in The Park
Riverfront Park, 8 P.M. or sunset show time
6/10, 7/8, 7/22, 8/5, 8/12
Amazement Square Truck Tour
Free event bringing the wonder of large trucks, cranes and more to Lynchburg’s youth
Mosaic Lot , 6/11, 10:00 A.M.
The Juneteenth Coalition and The Academy Center of the Arts proudly present, Juneteenth: The Story Behind the Celebration. This free event to the public will be a celebration of Juneteenth history, featuring local performances of live music, spoken word, dance by Kuumba Dance Ensemble, and more.
6/18 – 5:00 P.M., Riverfront Park
Join the Academy afterward with the showing of Summertime
GLTC Car and Bike Show
Interactive car and bike show
6/25 – 12:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M., GLTC
Downtown Lynchburg Fireworks Display
Celebrate Independence Day with a 20-minute firework display
7/1 – 9:15 P.M. – 10:00 P.M., Riverfront Park
picture this…. a fun family night topped off with a firework display! Well now its real and happening in downtown Lynchburg
2022 Virginia State Little League Tournament
State Little League Baseball tournament hosted at Miller Park
7/7 – 7/11, Miller Park
Soul food and Funk Festival
Enjoy the second annual soul and funk festival hosted by Mix 88.9
7/16 – 2:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M, Riverfront Park
You can’t go wrong with Soul, Food, and Funk! This year’s festival is happening at riverfront park!
2022 Virginia Commonwealth Games
2022 Virginia Commonwealth Games hosted at Liberty University 7/22 – 7/24
The VA commonwealth games are back and better than ever! Liberty University will be hosting it, so sign up and be a part of the fun.
Miss Virginia Volunteer Pageant
2022 Miss Virginia Pageant hosted at The Academy Center of the Arts
8/8 – 8/13, The Academy Center of the Arts
2022 Virginia Senior Games
2022 Virginia Senior Games with over 15 sports
8/18 – 8/21
All you can eat shrimp fundraiser for Kiwanis
8/20 – 4:00 P.M. – Riverfront Park
Blackwater Music Festival
2-Day music festival in Riverfront Park headlining Hunter Hayes and Parmalee.
8/26 & 8/27 – Riverfront Park
Lynchburg Parks & Rec
6/11 – 6:00 P.M. Daddy Daughter Dance, Community Market
Join Lynchburg Parks & Rec for multiple different nights of art and celebration, for more information visit the website.