About Richmond and Central Virginia

A National Destination

Named a Top Worldwide Destination for 2014 by Frommer’s, the Historic Richmond Region offers a myriad of opportunities to discover its history, natural beauty, premier museums, resorts and attractions, and celebrate its world-class food, craft beer (30+ breweries + brewpubs!) and outdoor activities. With the roaring, white-water James River cutting through downtown and Richmond’s cultural and culinary scenes achieving national recognition, the area has become a national destination for foodies, craft beer lovers, history buffs and adventure-seekers.

Your Guide to Richmond

For details on things to do, events, where to stay and more, you’ll find tons of useful information at VisitRichmondVa.com.

Craft Beer Destinations

If you’re in town for the 2017 Capital Ale House National Beer Expo or happen to be visiting for another reason, the craft beer scene is simply amazing. Below you’ll find a great selection of breweries, restaurants and pubs where you can enjoy world-class craft beer.

Brew American Gastropub

Capital Ale House (5 locations)

Center of the Universe Brewery

Commercial Taphouse Grill

On The Rox

Sedona Taphouse

Midnight Brewery

Licking Hole Creek Brewery

Triple Crossing Brewing

Extra Billy’s Smokehouse & Brewery

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

Isley Brewing Company

Legend Brewing Company


The Answer Brewpub

The Savory Grain Restaurant & Draft House

Strangeways Brewing

Ardent Craft Ales

Rusty Beaver Brewery

Starr Hill Brewery

Devils Backbone Brewing Company

Blue Mountain Brewery

Wild Wolf Brewing Company

The Veil Brewing

Castleburg Brewery

Champion Brewing Company

Three Notch’d Brewing Company

Vasen Brewing Company

Final Gravity Brewing Co.

Steam Bell Beer Works

Canon & Draw Brewing Company

Garden Grove Brewing Company

7 Hills Brewing Co.