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Leesburg is a happening place, and the arts and entertainment offerings in Town are increasing all the time.

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For over 250 years, the Town of Leesburg has been the original farm-to-market location and cultural hub of Loudoun County.  

Today, visitors to Leesburg can tour The Marshall House, the historic home of George C. Marshall, take in the beautiful architecture of the Historic Downtown, wander through galleries filled with the masterful creations of local artisans, bike along the W&OD Trail, relax on the Town Green while listening to live music performances, or dine in one of our award winning restaurants. 

Leesburg galleries, shops, restaurants, and cultural venues are working together in the Loudoun Artisan Trail. Creativity and inspiration are sure to be found in Leesburg.

Interested in making Leesburg the home of your arts-related business? Find out about the business incentives offered by the Town of Leesburg to arts-related businesses located in the Arts & Cultural District.

Go to the Visit Loudoun website for an interactive map of all that the Leesburg Arts & Cultural District has to offer (click on the map below).

Screen Capture of Arts and Cultural District Map


First Friday logoLeesburg’s First Friday is a monthly celebration of the arts and the art of shopping.  On the first Friday of each month (except January), the Leesburg's Historic Downtown comes alive in the evening. Events include wine tastings, musical performances, comedy shows, and special art exhibits in over 35 downtown locations.

The Loudoun Arts Council maintains a calendar of art, music, and theatre events, along with a directory of local arts organizations.

The Tally Ho Theater, a former movie theater built in 1932 in downtown Leesburg, hosts a variety of live national music artists and other events. 


Performing Arts Organizations

The following organizations offer performances on a regular basis in and around Leesburg:


Michael Sheppard performs at Acoustic on the GreenFree Outdoor Summer Entertainment

Acoustic on the Green - On Saturday evenings from mid-June through August, Acoustic on the Green brings the best local and regional artists to the Town Green. Free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Pets and alcohol not allowed. Visit the website (link above) for this season's line-up. The June & July 2020 concerts have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. We are hoping to start the season in August.

Movies Under the Stars - On the third Friday of June, July, and August, join us on the Loudoun County Courthouse lawn for a family-friendly movie. Bring your own chair or blanket and popcorn. Movies begin at dusk. The 2020 season of Music Under the Stars has been canceled, due to the coronavirus pandemic.


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