Spring has sprung, the flowers are out, farm fields have turned luminous green and Loudoun’s towns, parks, public gardens and horse racing tracks are set for a busy season. So, what’s on the calendar in Loudoun that can keep you and your family entertained in the pre-summer sun? Here we highlight some of the top upcoming spring events.


March: The Happiness of Color

Throughout the month of March, visit the Byrne Gallery in Middleburg for the Spring art exhibition, The Happiness of Color, featuring the vibrant colors of spring in Virginia through the eyes of local artists. The exhibit will include colorful paintings and sculptures to evoke all of the positive feelings spring has to bring.


April 20: Middleburg Spring Races, Glenwood Park, Middleburg

Glenwood Park in Middleburg hosts what some consider to be the social event of the calendar, as synonymous with the season as dogwoods and daffodils. Join race aficionados and designer clad fans from Loudoun, DC, Baltimore and beyond as they picnic around the famous Alfred Hunt Steeplechase track, tailgate and cheer on some of the fastest hurdle horses in the world.


April 20 and 21: 34th Annual Leesburg Flower & Garden Show

The 34th annual Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival features floral designers, landscapers, garden suppliers and vendors, the latter selling everything from bluebells and cherry blossoms to potted palms and geraniums. While you grab your wagon and stroll through the displays, there’s live music, food stands and fun entertainment for kids.


April 21: Loudoun Hunt Point to Point, Morven Park, Leesburg

Morven Park Equestrian Center will host the 57th Loudoun Hunt Point to Point. The event features eight flat and hurdle races including the wildly popular Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Side Saddle exhibition race. Riders from across the country come to take part, and fans in glamorous spring country attire set up tables and garden tents to enjoy picnics and local craft beverages while cheering on the horses.


April 21 and 22: Garden Club Of Virginia's Historic Garden Week, Hillsboro

As an adjunct to the Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival, the celebrated Garden Club of Virginia’s annual “Open House” – the largest Open House event in the country – comes to Hillsboro April 20 and 21 featuring a walk through preserved land dated back as far as 1752 including Hope's Garden, a community gathering spot.



April 27-28: Tatse of Rose Weekend

Celebrate the release of new rose's throughout Loudoun vineyards at this annual weekend where select wineries offer discounts and tastings of the latest wine. At Cana Vineyards, join the 8th Annual Budbreak festival happening that Saturday - enjoy a tasting of Cana’s 2022 Roses while learning the background of Roses across the world from award-winning winemaker, Melanie Natoli.


April 27th: Music and Arts Festival, Purcellville

Bask in the spring weather at Purcellville’s Music and Arts Festival. Head to Fireman’s Field and enjoy this family event with live entertainment and an art show. Walk your way through food vendors and shop artisan products all while soaking in the sun.