The dam at Fries
The dam at Fries

Welcome to the Fries Festivals and Events Website! 

The Town of Fries would like to welcome you to our festivals and events. Our festivals are located on the scenic New River at Riverside Park in downtown Fries.

If you would like to learn more about the Town of Fries click here.

If you are interested in the Fries Fiddlers' Convention please visit their website. That is an event hosted by the Fries Fire Department.

2015 Fries, VA Festival Dates


Fries Information Center/Gift Shop


A Journey to Fries, Virginia - Video

Thank you, Joe Wilson, for coming to Fries, sitting at a table in the Corner Cafe, Here the concept for the Crooked Road was conceived.

A Part of the National Endowment for the Arts, Historian, and a lover of Old Time and Bluegrass Music

In Honor and Remembrance 0f: 

Joe Wilson

Fries Community Center Renovating Committee



 Sending out a request for Special Quilts

Quilts that have a meaning to you as an individual citizen of Fries

  A Quilt placed in Memory of a Special Fries Person 

OR   a  Quilt with a story that you would like to share with everyone. 

Your Quilts would be framed and perserved;  with a plaque beneath each one,

to tell the Story or in Memory of Whomever,

placed on the walls of the  FRIES THEATER  for all that enters to enjoy.


Call:  Kit Marshall (276) 237-5430


                                                                                    Example of Local Craftsman workmanship        

Handmade by RAVIN (Bohemian Bliss)/Restless
Handmade by RAVIN (Bohemian Bliss)/Restless

Our festivals offer a terrific selection of food, craft and other vendors.  If you would like to serve as a vendor for any of our festivals click here to download the vendor packet