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Things to Do in Jackson Ward

Jackson Ward is an integral part of Richmond that is known for its deep roots in African American heritage. It celebrates this with a long tradition of African American-owned businesses throughout its streets. To capitalize on the importance of education about our nation’s history, Jackson Ward is home to the Black History Museum, the Cultural Center of Virginia, and the Maggie L. Walker Historical Site, which is located at Walker’s Victorian mansion.


  • Big Herms Kitchen
  • Fighting Fish 
  • GWAR Bar
  • Jackson’s Beer Garden & Smokehouse
  • J Kogi
  • Lucy’s
  • Mama J’s
  • Rogue  
  • Saison/Saison Market
  • Stoplight Gelato Café
  • Yaki


  • 2nd Street Festival
  • Bill “Bojangles” Robinson Statue
  • John Marshall House 
  • Maggie Walker’s Home
  • Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia 
  • ​The Hippodrome 
  • The Valentine

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