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Agri-tourism in Hanover County is Growing: USDA 2022 Census Data

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announced the results of the 2022 Census of Agriculture on February 13, 2024, spanning more than 6 million data points, down to the County level, concerning America’s farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Conducted every five years, ag census data provide valuable insights into demographics, economics, land use… View Article

Spring Happenings in Hanover County – 2024

With spring in full bloom, a visit from everyone’s favorite bunny around the corner and summer not too far away, be sure to mark your calendar with these springtime offerings in Hanover County. Bass Pro Shops, Ashland, VA is offering a FREE 4×6 picture with the Easter bunny! Multi-photo packages start at just $15!  Reservations open March 16th to schedule your visit with the Easter bunny! Get all… View Article

Hanover County Department of Economic Development Releases FY 2023 Annual Report

Annually, the Department of Economic Development compiles an extensive report featuring the Department’s work completed over the past fiscal year, achievements, and data pertaining to economic development and tourism in Hanover County.  This year’s report documents another strong year of performance by the Department and County, along with some highlights of key partnerships and collaborations which have enabled success. The Department of… View Article

Holiday Happenings in Hanover, VA

From small community events to historic holiday traditions, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday season in Hanover.  Refer to this blog frequently as new listings will be added as they are announced.  Here is a list of holiday events not to be missed. Hanover Shopping Season – Hanover County Economic Development November – December, 2023 The holiday season is a… View Article

Green Top Outdoor Expo | Oct. 7-8, 2023

What began as a 70th-anniversary celebration for Green Top staff and loyal customers, swiftly became a “must-attend” event for outdoor enthusiasts from across the region.  The Green Top Outdoor Expo is the largest outdoor retailer show in Virginia.  Over the past 76 years, Green Top has developed an extremely loyal following.  Before the start of every fishing and hunting season, outdoor sports… View Article

Fun-Filled Fall in Hanover County, VA: 2023

Fall Fun in Hanover County

Between pumpkin picking, hayrides and visiting corn mazes, there are plenty of ways for you and your family to stay busy this autumn in Hanover County. These activities for adults and kids alike make the most of autumn and all that comes with it—the crisp air, autumn atmosphere, and fall foods, for starters. For the chill and thrill seekers, Ashland Berry Farm,… View Article