Martinsville, Virginia


Dragon Festival is Saturday, October 20

Science, history and myth collide during the Dragon Festival on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.! Explore the lore of dragons, the impact these creatures have had on societies across the globe, and the science behind the growth and dissemination of their myth! All of the sights and sounds that make the myth of dragons so alluring will be in full-force throughout the day! We even have New York Times bestseller, Sharyn McCrumb, on hand for a book signing and presentations!

Experiences include... 
Dragon Exhibits
Fire Performances
Blacksmith Presentations
Medieval Combat Demonstrations
Stilt Walkers
Beer Garden (3 to 6 p.m.)
Author and speaker presentations
Ren Faire Marketplace
Henna Tattoos
Balloon Animals
Food Trucks
Dragon Art
Games, Crafts and Activities
Much, much more!

Admission is only...
$5/ages 3-18
FREE for children under 3
FREE for museum members
FREE for members of ASTC institutions
Groupons are accepted!

Dragon Festival takes place at...
Virginia Museum of Natural History 
21 Starling Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112

Festival made possible by...
Appalachian Power
SOVAH Health
The Lester Group
Hermes Family Foundation