Richmond, the capital of Virginia, is among America’s oldest major cities. The former capital of the Confederacy, Richmond is steeped in history.
With an estimated population of 3 million people, Richmond is largest city of Virginia. Reach those consumers with outdoor advertising, also known as out-of-home advertising. American now spend an average of 70% of their time outside the home. This makes OOH advertising a perfect medium for advertisers. From billboards to transit advertising (which include bus ads, taxi ads, and vehicle wraps) outdoor advertising in a city like Richmond ensures your business will get noticed.
Today, Richmond is where southern charm meets urban edginess. It is a mid-size city that is home to some lovely suburbs, along with breweries, wineries, farmlands with berry picking, tomato festivals and antiquing. It also offers plenty of history, great restaurants, theatre & art galleries.
The Richmond region is not just the downtown area – it is a collaboration between Richmond, the city of Colonial Heights, the town of Ashland and four counties: Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico and New Kent. Each area offers its own unique personality.
Richmond’s Great Outdoors
Richmond’s James River is the 12th longest river in the U.S. It’s the only river running through a downtown area that also offers class IV rapids. You can go whitewater rafting right in the city!
Year-round in Richmond, you can find something to do in the great outdoors. From rafting to kayaking, swimming & tubing there is plenty to entertain outdoor enthusiasts.
The James River Park system offers everything from kayaking to mountain biking to areas for enjoying a picnic or reading. One of Virginia’s largest parks, Pocahontas State Park is home to over 7,950 acres. Here you can find 5.5 miles of hiking trails around Beaver Lake, and ample opportunity for biking, camping, and swimming.
Libby Hill Park – initially called Marshall Square – is one of three original parks in Richmond. Here, the view resembles the view of Richmond on the bank of England’s Thames River so much, the city was named for it. Besides a magnificent view, you’ll find an ornamental fountain, small park house, and 1894 monument erected for Confederate soldiers and sailors.
Take a Ride…and, Advertise!
Take a ride in a fun, open air, electric shuttle in Richmond, and you’ll discover all the city has to offer! Tours in these unique three-wheeled vehicles include stops at: Monument Avenue, the newly installed “Rumors of War” by Kehinde Wiley, the Virginia State Capital, and St. John’s Church, site of Patrick Henry’s famous “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech. You can also get a peek at Hollywood Cemetery, the final resting place of several famous people including President James Monroe. Cruise along fashionable Shockoe Slip, a downtown dining hub featuring Southern-style restaurants, BBQ joints, gastropubs, and taprooms tucked down narrow alleyways and in former warehouses. Shockhoe Slip is also home to the James River Park Pipeline Walkway, a pedestrian path suspended above the water. You’ll also get to explore the Carytown shopping district, and Scott’s Addition – home to breweries, cideries, wineries and restaurants.
In addition to offering unique tours across the city, these unique vehicles provide an excellent outdoor advertising opportunity. Shuttles can be wrapped with advertising showcasing your businesses or brand. This creates an eye-catching mobile billboard targeted directly to local area customers and tourists alike. Acting as mobile billboards, these open-air vehicles attract attention wherever they go.