Festivals


Each year our community hosts an eclectic assortment of festivals great for all ages. Whether you’re a young professional or a family with kids, you’ll have plenty to choose from.

Blacksburg Brew Do (October) - This annual event, held at the First & Main shopping district, features beers from more than a dozen Mid Atlantic craft breweries, live music and food from area restaurants.

Blacksburg Fork & Cork (April) - This annual event, held at the First & Main shopping district,  features wines from more than a dozen regional wineries, culinary delights from local restaurants, cooking demonstrations, regional art, and live entertainment.

EastMont Tomato Festival (August) - Annual festival held in the eastern Montgomery community of Shallsville.  The event features contests, food and a wide range of events.

FloydFest (July) - Is a world music and arts festival held annually in nearby Floyd, Virginia. It takes place on an 80 acre venue directly off of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Gobblerfest (September) - Annual festival intended to engage students in campus activities and connect with the surrounding community while inspiring curiosity, civility and self-understanding.

International Street Fair (April) - Annual festival sponsored by the Virginia Tech Council of International Student Organizations. This event is a great opportunity for adults and children of all ages to learn about different cultures and sample exotic cuisine. Student organizations from all parts of the world sell items such as authentic cultural dishes and traditional arts and crafts.

Montgomery Heritage Day (August) - Annual festival celebrating the history of Montgomery County. The event is held at the Montgomery Museum in Christiansburg and features live music, food, antiques, historical re-enactments and vintage craft demonstrations.

Riner Heritage Day (September) - Annual festival celebrating the history of the Riner community. The event is held in Riner and features live music, food and a parade.

Sinkland Farms Pumpkin Festival (September/October) - Annual festival in held in Riner featuring live music, hay rides, pony rides, rocket launches, air launchers, face painting, art, fall decor, farm animals, corn maze, food, ice cream, and much, much more.

Steppin' Out (August) - Downtown Blacksburg's annual street festival featuring over 150 artists and crafts people from around the United States selling unique handcrafted items – jewelry, pottery, textiles, metal work, basketry, stained & fused glass, yard art, fine art, furniture, toys, artisan foods and so much more.

Summer Solstice Fest  (June) - Annual festival held in downtown Blacksburg and features live music, food, street performances and a 5K run/walk.

Wilderness Festival (September)- Downtown Christiansburg's annual street festival featuring live music and theater, food, exhibits and a car show. 

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