Mayo Island was established in 1607 by merging two Island together, Tollhouse Island and Confluence Island. Mayo Island is a very unique event facility located in the heart of downtown Richmond, Virginia. We have lovely views of the James River and an awesome event space. 

Mayo Island can be your prime location for festivals, concerts, team building, weddings, fitness programs, cook offs, vendor fairs, tournaments, outdoor movies, corporate and private events. We also have plenty of on site parking. Mayo Island can fit up to 7,000 people on the Island at one time.  We have over 3 acres for our event space. There is a perfect drop off space in the front of the Island for shuttle drop offs. 

We have over 600 parking spots located on Mayo Island for event parking. There's is also an additional lot available for overflow parking. This lot can be opened for events by request only and there may be an additional fee required. 

Parking information

Some of the most successful events we have had on Mayo Island in the past are Jam Sandwich, Earth Day, Cinco De Mayo, Country on Mayo, RVA Beer Festival, Earth Day Kite Festival, Tour de Fall Line, and Massey on the River. Some of these festivals and events are still taking place on Mayo Island today. Check out our event calendar for our upcoming events. 

Mayo Island can be the coolest venue of your next event. We have great river views. Nice grass event space with fencing. Many different event areas that are great for creating different sections for larger events. We have plenty of onsite parking. 

Mayo Island in Richmond

Saturday // June 15, 2019
Jam Sandwich
Event: 12 noon
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Friday // TBD

Massey on the River 

Three Sheets to the Wind

Gates: 6 pm / Event: 6 pm




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