Poplar Springs Inn & Spa is located in a quaint small town with incredible scenery. The Town of Warrenton is just 10 minutes away. Our beautiful location is an ideal place to relax in a small town,
friendly atmosphere. Our region is steeped in traditions that offer fun throughout the year for visitors to our county, especially in the spring and summer months. Here is a listing of what you may enjoy in and around the area during your stay with us.
Early spring offers the kick-off to the point to point races in the area. Horse events abound in this area and offer a thrill for all who watch. To find out more information on the various horse races that you may attend check out the following sites.
Warrenton Point to Point scheduled for March 19, 2016
Hunter’s Pace Event scheduled for March 20, 2016
Middleburg Spring Races scheduled for April 23, 2016
Virginia Gold Cup scheduled for May 7, 2016
Twilight Polo every Saturday starting in May and ending in September
Warrenton Horse & Pony Show the 2016 schedule has not been released at the time of this article.
For the music lovers that stay here with us, we offer live music in the Casanova Lounge or outside on the terrace. For those seeking a professional musical performance, Jiffy Lube Live is only about 20 minutes from our location. Why not create a memorable event that includes music entertainment, luxurious accommodations and cuisine that will delight your taste buds?
If you want to explore the other local talent, the warm season of the summer brings a wide array of options ranging from the Bluemont Concert Series to Old Town Warrenton to private performances by Allegro Community School of the Arts and Fauquier Community Theatre. Bluemont Concert Series is an outdoor venue held every Saturday through the summer and showcases local and regional musicians.
Warrenton Spring Festival
This outside venue is a delight! Located right on Main Street in Old Town Warrenton this festival offers unique wares such as various artisan pieces from jewelry to furniture, crafters, food trucks and a myriad of interesting items. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The Spring Festival is designed for all ages and attracts between 25,000 and 30,000 visitors each year. For more information on this event, contact the Fauquier County Chamber’s website.
Warrenton Farmers’ Market
Starting in April the Warrenton Farmers Market opens for the season. This outdoor market provides both locals and visitors a place to procure unique handmade items as well as fresh produce and meat. Open every Saturday from April through October from 7 am to 12 pm and this shopping venue is located at the corner of Lee Street & 5th. Sweet treats, fragrant flowers and amazing produce await all who shop here. There is also a Wednesday Market which is located on Hospital Hill, in The Bistro parking lot. Wednesday market runs from 7 am until 1 pm. For more information visit their website.
Other Events & Activities
For a listing of other special events and activities you may visit The Partnership For Warrenton and Visit Fauquier websites. Follow our blog to learn more about local winery tours and historical sites that our guests enjoy.
Poplar Springs Inn and Spa offers guests 170 acres of beautiful Virginia countryside to enjoy and our location affords guests so many avenues to enjoy their stay both on property and around the region. Learn more about our amenities and reserve your stay with us today by calling us 540-788-4600.