• Scenic Beauty

    A Paddler’s Haven

    From peaceful flatwater to rolling Class IV rapids, the James offers paddling opportunities for people of all abilities.

  • James River Park

    Scenic Beauty

    Whether you’re fishing, sunbathing or bird watching, you’ll enjoy the scenery on the James.

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23rd Annual James River Parade of Lights

In celebration of the holiday season, the James River will be aglow during the 23rd annual Parade of Lights on Saturday, Dec. 12, 6-9 p.m. Presented by the James River Advisory Council, this free event features boats festively decorated and other entertainment at viewing sites.

The Richmond Region sites include Libby Hill Park, Rockett’s Landing, Osborne Park and Boat Landing, Dutch Gap Boat Landing and Henricus Historical Park.

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2016 James River Days Submissions Due Jan. 11

Hosting a public event related to the James River? Be sure to submit it for the 2016 James River Days brochure!  This annual brochure is distributed throughout the James River community.  Online submissions accepted through Monday, Jan. 11