October 3, 2019
Science, history and myth collide during Dragon Festival 2019 on Saturday, October 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.! Explore the lore of dragons, the impact these creatures have had on societies across the globe, and the science behind the growth and dissemination of their myth! All of the sights and sounds that make the myth of dragons so alluring will be in full-force throughout the day!
Dragon Displays and Art
A Life-Size Dragon Sculpture
Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors
Beer/Meade Garden (11 a.m. to 6 p.m. | $5 per beer/meade ticket)
Ren Faire Marketplace
Games, Crafts and Activities
ADMISSION IS ONLY...
$10 for ages 19-59
FREE for children under 3
FREE for museum members
FREE for members of ASTC participating institutions
EBT card holders who present their EBT card and official photo ID can enter the festival at the following rates: $2/adult and $1/ages 3-18.
Groupons are accepted!
(Admission is available at the door.)
DRAGON FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE AT...
Virginia Museum of Natural History
21 Starling Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112
DRAGON FESTIVAL IS MADE POSSIBLE BY...
The Helen S. and Charles G. Patterson, Jr., Charitable Foundation Trust
Martinsville-Henry County Tourism
Charity League of Martinsville & Henry County
Special thanks to Roanoke College and the Dragon Research Collaborative for helping make this event possible!