Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival
October 13-14, 2018
Two days of non-stop fun with something for everyone!
Please note: Pets are no longer allowed on Festival grounds due to liability issues...
Once again this year! Expanded parking opportunities. The Thomasville parking lot will be open for Festival-goers. We will have a shuttle running from the lot to the Festival!
Come out and support the Appomattox Railroad Festival Scholarship Fund as well as participate in the 3rd race of the Appomattox Road Warriors Series. For more details - Joel Sweeney 5K
Register before September 21 to receive a race t-shirt!
We have a lot of exciting things going on this year.
New this year! Miss Appomattox Railroad Festival Pageant!
The pageant will be held at the Vera Church of God Worship Center at 2:00 pm on September 29, 2018.
Doors will open at 12:30.
Once again, after hours, the Street Dance offers late-night fun on Saturday night! Bring your best girl, or the whole family for our most popular fund-raiser of the season.
Admission is just $6 per person or $10 per couple, with children under 13 free!
We even have some NEW offerings over at the Good Ole Days!
The Ladies' Aide Society will be there, along with a Period Costume Photo Booth!
We have an amazing entertainment line-up this year!
Musical entertainment during festival hours is free!
The Embers featuring Craig Woolard,
and Sammy Kershaw performing on the Courtland Festival Park Stage!
Saturday at 3:00 pm Sammy Kershaw
Sunday at 2:00 pm The Embers featuring Craig Woolard
Did anyone say Magic?
We also have award-winning Magician & Illusionist, Joseph Young,
brought to you by WoodmenLife!
He will be performing on the Main Street Stage at 2:00 & 4:00 on Saturday
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival Scholarships!
One $2000 scholarship was awarded to graduating seniors from each of the Appomattox County schools. They were chosen to receive this year's scholarships based on outstanding community service.
This year's recipients are:
- Zachary Brady from Appomattox Christian Academy.
- Kayla Croner from Appomattox County High School
- also, Wade Spiggle from Cornerstone Christian Academy.
The Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival Board of Directors thanks all the committee chairmen and members for their year round dedication to the Festival planning. The Festival just doesn't happen overnight or by itself.
Thanks to all the sponsors and businesses that give so generously. Your continued support is appreciated.
Many thanks to the many volunteers that step up. They are always the lifeline of any event.
A super, special thank you to the dedicated and efficient Town crew for the fantastic job they always do.
Thanks to everyone !