Cultural & Recreational Activities
Owing to our mild four seasons, our beckoning landscapes and lakes, and our many historical landmarks and celebrations, Orange County flourishes with activities, sights and attractions year-round for visitors and residents alike. Visit the Orange County Tourism and Visitors Bureau for a more extensive listing of local places to go and fun things to do.
Orange County Tourism and Visitors Bureau
Phone: (540) 672–1653
Toll-free: (877) 222-8072
Arts & Theatre
Orange County brims with talented artisans whose works are often by-products of what our beautiful land inspires and cultivates. Take in live performances by local actors and musicians and readings by poets and writers. Visit our galleries of fine art and hand-crafted items: jewelry, clothing, gift items, sculptures, and furniture pieces that are all pieces of art themselves.
Popular attractions, aside from our prestigious wineries, are Wilderness Battlefield National Historic Park, James Madison’s Montpelier, Meadows Farms Golf Course, and Lake Orange and Lake Anna that feature recreational facilities and parklands.
Fairs and Festivals
A variety of fairs and festivals include the Somerset Steam and Gas Association’s Pasture Party, Orange Street Festival, Gordonsville Street Festival, Orange County Fair, Montpelier Wine Festival, and the Montpelier Hunt Races, to name a few.
Parks & Recreation
The Orange County Department of Parks & Recreation and the Orange County Office on Youth offer year-round sports and activities for youth, adults and seniors alike. With numerous ball fields, tennis courts, golf courses, swimming pools, playgrounds, picnic areas, and community centers, there is never a shortage of something to do.
Orange County Department of Parks & Recreation
146 North Madison Road, Suite 205
Orange, VA 22960
Phone: (540) 672-5435
Fax: (540) 672-0093
Orange County Office on Youth
146 North Madison Road, Suite 258
Orange, VA 22960
Phone: (540) 672-5484
Fax: (540) 672-2311