21 Ways to Participate in FXBG Fun in 2021!

Fredericksburg, VA

By Fredericksburg Economic Development & Tourism February 18, 2021

Join the Fun!  FXBG Fun that is! Here's how:

  1. Create a passport and share your passport page on social media using the tools on your passport page so others can see your progress.
  2. Enjoy breakfasts/brunch, lunches and dinners in local restaurants covering a wide array of cuisines – French, Italian, Spanish, Jamaican, Southern, German, Irish, and Scottish. Dine outdoors with views of the river or on roof-top decks overlooking the city. Restaurant Week in January is a great time to try new restaurants!
  3. Shop for clothing, gifts and gourmet goodies in local boutiques, antique stores and art galleries and on
  4. Root, Root, Root for the home team at a Fredericksburg Nationals baseball game!
  5. Complete a free Traipse tours using the Traipse App to learn about African American history and presidential history in Fredericksburg. Take the “Hidden Gems” tour to learn lesser known facts and tidbits about the people and places that truly make Fredericksburg unique. Take the “Storefront Stories” tour to learn more about the current and former uses of popular downtown storefronts.
  6. Visit local historic attractions, such as Mary Washington House, Historic Kenmore, The Rising Sun Tavern, Hugh Mercer Apothecary, the James Monroe Museum and the Fredericksburg Area Museum.
  7. Tour beautifully manicured gardens around Fredericksburg on Garden Day.
  8. Take a horse-drawn carriage tour through downtown with Fredericksburg Olde Town Carriage Tours 
  9. Enjoy craft beers at any of the 4 breweries in FXBG (Strangeways Brewing, Red Dragon Brewery, Spencer Devon Brewing, Adventure Brewing Eagle Village).
  10. Play mini-golf, ride the 3-level go-karts and enjoy other thrilling attractions at Fun Land of Fredericksburg
  11. Attend concerts, movie nights, etc. at FredNats stadium.
  12. Attend public events at the Fredericksburg Expo Center.
  13. Take a spin, yoga or Pilates class at a Fredericksburg gym or studio.
  14. Rent canoes, kayaks, paddle boards or inner tubes for a trip down the Rappahannock (#RappLife).
  15. Pick your own fruits and veggies, enjoy a personal fire pit and other fun activities at Braehead Farm.
  16. Don’t want to leave the house or spend any money? Complete free, virtual activities online.
  17. Did you know that 2021 will have 21 “palindrome days” where the numeric date is a palindrome (the same forwards and backwards)? Complete one of the Palindrome Day challenges we will be holding on the following days: 1/20/21 to 1/29/21, 12/1/21-12/9/21, 12/11/21, and 12/22/21. Visit the VisitFred Facebook page or edit your passport to see each day’s challenge.
  18. Stay in a Fredericksburg hotel.
  19. Conquer “hospital hill” by running the Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon (virtual in 2021).
  20. Post your pics on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #fxbgfun.
  21. If you are a local business, become an FXBG Fun Partner.