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Best Group Foodie Activity Ideas in Richmond, VA

Get tasting or cooking - just add friends. Each one of these local businesses in Richmond, VA is offering a limited-time discount with OccasionGenius, so this is the perfect time to book a foodie group adventure. Bon Appetit!

 Cook Together at a Cooking School

"Great place, great chef, great people, great food." - Alexa P., Yelp

Cooking School

Public cooking classes are 100% hands-on at Mise en Place Cooking School. Everyone leaves with new recipes, cooking techniques and increased confidence in the kitchen. Get a group together to do the Iron Chef challenge: teams cook mystery ingredients and then are judged on originality, taste... Read more

OccasionGenius Discount: Send a message through OccasionGenius and receive a 10% discount off of the event that... Read more


Neighborhood Food Bike Tour

"This tour was very well done and the food was great! I highly recommend it for individuals, couples or groups" - Stacey, CHPN

Along The River Bike Tour

Don a headset, grab a bike and go for a tour around Church Hill with Richmond Rides. Trips stop at local businesses for wine, cider and/or food tasting. Riders can also visit any number of Church Hill's food gems along the route including Metzger Bar, Roosevelt, Sub Rosa, Dutch and Company... Read more

OccasionGenius Discount: Send a message through OccasionGenius to book a private group and receive a 10% discount off the... Read more


Unique Beer Tasting

"I'm a huge fan of this incredibly unique and totally awesome brewery. Strangeways has proven itself as a pretty darn cool place to grab a brew" -Jamie D.

Brewery Front Tasting Room

Strangeways Brewing lives up to its credo: Think Strange. Drink Strange. The brewery boasts an ever-changing tap list of at least 25 beers at any time - all made in house and currently only available in Richmond. The names and flavors of their beers are as unique as the space itself. Guests can tour... Read More

OccasionGenius Discount: Send a message through PartyRVA to receive 30 extra minutes in the back room... Read More


Private Wine Tastings with a Wine Expert

"No one can deliver a presentation of fine wines in the uniquely cheerful spirit, that Terricinia St Clair does! Her events are a must do, and you will definitely want to share the experience with your friends." - Charlotte H.

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The Tipsy Sommelier offers 3 wine tour itineraries and fun, accessible introduction to wine tasting classes for groups looking to get a little tipsy. What's the real difference between a $5 wine and a $20+ wine? An introduction to... Read more

OccasionGenius Discount: Send a message through OccasionGenius and receive 15% off the total cost of the.... Read more


Eat, Walk, Repeat - Neighborhood Walking Food Tour

"This was a great Saturday well spent!!! This tour included 5 stops... And they all were great!!" - Maria C., Yelp

Richmond Food Tour

With Real Richmond Food Tours, each tour takes guests on a two-and-a-half-hour walk through one of Richmond's colorful neighborhoods, stopping at several local eateries. Tours meet chefs or owners and get insider info about the restaurant scene. Private groups are available, and public tours leave... Read more

OccasionGenius Discount: Send a message through PartyRVA and one person is free for every... Read more


Want even more ideas? We've got them! CLICK HERE to check out trolley wine tours, tubing, bubble soccer and more on our activities page.

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