Goochland Day Foundation Inc., (the Foundation) 

Goochland Day Parade and Festival on Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 11 am - 4 pm at the Goochland Sports Complex (GSC) located at 1898 Sandy Hook Road (football/baseball field).

This event is non-refundable, outside, and rain or shine.

Your request for the 10' x 10' booth(s) are being mapped - additional details will follow a week prior to the Festival Day. 

We are following all mask guidelines and will have handwashing stations throughout the festival. - I appreciate your patience as we confirm all details.

Planning purposes

  • Arrival and Unloading: Due to road closures during the parade, please arrive between 7-9am to unload your vehicle and get your vehicle off the track – you are welcome to finish setting up from 9-11am during the Courthouse Parade. We are recruiting volunteers, however please plan your human-power accordingly to get your items onto the field and set up.
  • Tables, Chairs, Tents: Please plan to bring your own tables, tents and chairs as the ones we rent from parks and rec will be for public seating. Remaining will be available upon a first come – first serve basis to vendors.
  • Vendor Parking: Please park at the Goochland Elementary School or its track. Do NOT park at the County Administration Building.
  • Departing: GSC Gates will be closed to vehicles from 11-4pm should you need to leave.
  • There will be ample ADA parking.
  • The Shed has some great options for rent: Chairs, Tents, Tables, Wheelchairs, etc. They will deliver them to your 10x10 space as requested for a minimum fee.
  • Parade Insight: You are not alone in your early morning set up: Promptly begins at 9:30 departing from the Goochland Holiness Church (3009 River Rd. W.). Parade participants will begin lining up at 7:30 a.m. Lineup will conclude at 9:15. Parade concludes at Earls Rd and units will disperse to Reynolds, YMCA, and GSC accordingly.  
  • Non-profit vendors:  Let us know your plans for your entertainment activity; we will use this for advertising purposes. We are especially interested in those ole fashioned Goochland Day games and crafts. Your efforts are appreciated! As you very well know, you will get increased interest in your organization if you have kid activities!