Rappahannock Station is today known as Remington and lies about halfway between Warrenton and Culpeper. This small town covers much of the battlefield making a visit difficult. Please respect the rights of property owners. To reach the battlefield from Fredericksburg, take Rt. 3 west to Culpeper, then take Rt. 15/29 north from Culpeper toward Warrenton. Approximately 7 miles north of Culpeper you will see a sign directing you to Remington via Business Rt. 15/29. Pull off the road at this point. Read the walking tour of the Battle of Remington.
Pedal through history on one of Remington’s bicycle trails and see why the small town is on the crossroads of history. Trails marked for three-, six- and 12-mile rides take visitors through the beautiful Virginia countryside surrounding Remington. Provided by Remington Community Partnership, the tours are also available in Town Hall. Download the Remington Civil War Bicycle Tour PDF
Complete with Ferris wheel, cotton candy, and beauty queens, Remington’s annual Fireman’s Carnival and Parade is what small-town living is all about. The Carnival dates for 2017 is May 31 through June 3 with the parade at 6:30 pm on Friday, June 2, the event is a treat for children and adults alike. For more information on this year’s parade, contact Randy McCuin at firstname.lastname@example.org. For Carnival information, contact the fire department at (540) 439-8010.
Situated amidst the historic Kelly’s Ford Battlefield, The Inn at Kelly’s Ford is a must-stop for anyone visiting Remington. Experience elegant dining prepared by Chef Jean Paul Pessaint in the inn’s intimate, 30-seat restaurant. Downstairs, discover Pelham’s Pub, serving your favorite beverages and live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night. The inn is also ideal for a weekend getaway, wedding, or family reunion. Visitors can enjoy hiking, canoeing, and biking, and the inn’s Equestrian Center offers horseback-riding lessons and hosts equestrian events. For more information or to book a reservation, call 540-399- 1779 or visit www.innatkellysford.com.
The Town comes alive in May every year with their Annual Spring Yard Sale. The 2016 Spring Yard Sale is May 14th. Drop by the Remington United Methodist Church or the Town lot at 105 East Main Street. Maps available of local home participants. It’s a fun time for all.
Each October, the streets of Remington fill with vendors, music, and food during the annual Fall Festival. This year the Remington Fall Festival is on Saturday, October 14, 2017. For vendor information, contact the fall festival committee at RemingtonFallFestival@gmail.com.
The Town of Remington shows a free movie on the lawn at the Community Gardens on West Bowen Street on the third Friday of the month from April-September. The movie will start at dusk. In case of rain, the movie will move indoors to the fellowship hall of the Remington United Methodist Church. Keep posted of the happenings and extra entertainment for movie night on the Town's facebook page at; www.facebook.com/Town of Remington VA.
The schedule for 2017 is as follows:
April 21 - Star Wars
May 19 - BFG (Big Friendly Giant)
June 16 - Avengers, Age of Ultron
July 21 - Captain America, Civil War
August 18 - Batman vs. Superman
September 15 - Star Wars, Rogue One