Pending any additional writs from the governor, the 2021 festival will move forward! All regulations will be followed, including social distancing and face masks, if required by mandate.
Held the second full weekend in October, this festival commemorates the Norfolk & Western Railroad’s donation of the Appomattox Depot to the Town of Appomattox in 1973.
To provide a family-friendly and collaborative festival to enhance the heritage and history of Appomattox County and its citizens.
We will ensure the festival is a time for the community to come together, while giving back to the community through scholarships, community outreach and partnerships with local business owners and other non-profits.
Let’s be the ambassadors to continue the annual festival’s success because of our passion for this community and generations to come. It is a rewarding opportunity to be a member of an extended family, the Railroad Festival committee.
The only qualification required is your committed interest in Appomattox and desire to be a participate in the planning of the Historic Railroad Festival that is held annually during the second weekend in October.