Featured Events

There is always a fun event to discover in Suffolk, including festivals, markets, and more!


Suffolk Farmers’ Market

The Suffolk Farmers’ Market will kick off the 2023 season on Saturday, May 6, in the Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion. The market is a hometown favorite, and features fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meats and eggs, jams and jellies, honey, pickles, and handmade artisan crafts. Live music, food trucks, and more. Scheduled for every Saturday through November 18, 2023, from 9am to 1pm.


Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival

Join the Suffolk Division of Tourism as they present the Annual Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival, to be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024. Whether you are an avid or casual reader, aspiring writer or published author, you will find something entertaining and intriguing at the Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival. This one-day FREE festival showcases 40+ best-selling mystery, suspense, thriller, horror, paranormal, historical, romance, and women’s fiction authors. Highlights of the event include author meet & greets, book signings, and sales.


Suffolk Peanut Fest

Known for its fun family activities, Suffolk Peanut Fest offers concerts, amusement rides, contests and competitions, ​a demolition derby, peanut cup race, motorcycle rally, fireworks and much more. Combine all of these great activities with local and national entertainment and you have a weekend full of good times!

Suffolk Peanut Fest is scheduled for October 5-8, 2023. 


Taste of Suffolk

Taste of Suffolk attracts attendees from across the region. The event site stretches down Main Street from Finney Avenue to Washington Street, and along West Washington Street to Saratoga Street. Main Street is lined with Suffolk’s independent restaurants presenting their signature menu items. Eateries offer smaller portions at nominal prices, allowing event attendees to sample an assortment of culinary creations. Merchants sell a variety of goods and services, and Suffolk’s automotive dealerships present a New Vehicle Exhibition. Festival-goers enjoy all-day entertainment with live music and contests, a Children’s Fun Area, and a Beer Garden showcasing local craft brews.

Taste of Suffolk is scheduled for Saturday, September 9, 2023.

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