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2019 Summer Events


Farmer Markets
Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.,
1122 E. Main St.
Tuesday, 4 – 7 p.m.,
20 S. Washington Ave.
Thursday, 5 – 7:30 p.m.,
1410 Wenonah Ave.
Friday, 8 – 5 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., 8 – 3 p.m.
Monroe Street
Thursday, 3 – 7 p.m.,
Hickok Street
April-October, Wed. noon – 6 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Corner Draper and Roanoke St.
May-November – Saturday 9x.m. – 1 p.m.
203 S. Locust Street


Starting in May – Each Saturday
Starlite Drive-in Flea Market
Lots of vendors and fun shopping
275 Starlight Drive, Christiansburg

May 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12
“Forever Plaid” – Tickets: $25
New River Valley Regional Theatre, Pulaski

May 11
16th Annual Kids Fishing Day
Fun for all ages
Narrows Town Park, Narrows

May 12
13th Annual Brewridge Music Festival
Mountain Lake Lodge, Pembroke

May 17, 18, 19
Chasing SS Cars & Vintage Steel Show
NRV Fairgrounds, Dublin

May 24 & 25
9th Annual Chantilly Farm Bluegrass & BBQ Festival
2697 Franklin Pike SE, Floyd

May 24 & 25 [also June 29, Aug. 31, Sept. 21] New River Valley Horse Show
All breeds show, free admission
NRV Fairgrounds, Dublin


June 1 & 2
Pulaski County Lions Club Flea Market
7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission & Parking FREE
NRV Fairgrounds, Dublin

June 7
3rd Annual Cheese Festival 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Farm to Table 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Historic Smithfield Plantation, Blacksburg

June 7
“Murder! at The Merc”
New River Valley Regional Theatre
Draper Mercantile, Draper

June 7
Robert Randolph and the Family Band
8:30 p.m.
Moss Arts Center, Blacksburg

June 7-15
Mountains of Music Homecoming

June 8
Claytor Lake Festival
Claytor Lake State Park
10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Live music, car show, art & craft vendors, food, fishing tournament, fireworks & more

June 8 & 9
17th Annual Henry Reed Memorial Fiddlers Convention
Competitions, shows, workshops, kids tent
Newport Rec Center, Newport

June 9
Remembering Doc: T. Michael Coleman, Jack Lawrence, Jeff Little, Wayne Henderson
7:30 p.m.
Moss Arts Center, Blacksburg

June 15
Annual Gospel Jubilee
Chantilly Farm, 2697 Franklin Pike SE, Floyd

June 15
Eastern Divide Ultra Race
7:30 a.m.
Mountain Lake Lodge, Pembroke

June 15
12th Annual Summer Solstice Festival
1 – 11p.m.
Music, midway games, children activities, food, beer garden, street performers & dog parade
Downtown Blacksburg

June 17 & 18
35th Annual Festival in the Park
Pearisburg Community Center
6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday
Concerts, car show, children rides, arts & crafts vendors, live entertainment / 540-921-1222

June 20 and 22
Summer Chamber Music Concerts
7:30 p.m.
Moss Arts Center, Blacksburg

June 21-23
“Dirty Dancing” Theme Weekend
Dance lessons, dance parties and more
(540) 626-7121 |

June 22
Giles County Relay for Life
11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Giles County High School, Pearisburg

June 22 & 23
Lavender Festival Noon – 6 p.m.
Enjoy music, wine, explore items made with lavender – foods, lemonade and more.
“Learn about Lavender” lectures throughout the day
Beliveau Farm Estate, 5415 Gallion Ridge Rd., Blacksburg

June 29
House & Garden Tour of Floyd County
$30 includes tours, lunch – rain or shine


July 6
New River Valley Garden Tour
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tickets $12 in advance at any Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library, $15 day of tour

July 13
3rd Annual Floyd Energy Fest
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Chantilly Farm, 2697 Franklin Pike SE, Floyd

July 14
Historic Flag Day Celebration with Gaolhouse Jams (music)
Wilderness Road Regional Museum

July 19
Floyd Auto Fair & Vintage Swap Meet
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Chantilly Farm, 2697 Franklin Pike SE, Floyd

July 22-26
History Summer Camp for Kids: American Civil War
Wilderness Road Regional Museum, Newbern

July 22-27
New River Valley Fair
Live entertainment, grandstand concerts, live stock shows, fair fun food and more
NRV Fairgrounds, Dublin
540-674-1548 or

July 24–28
Floyd Fest
Celebration of music and art, workshops, demonstrations, more than 100 artisans
894 Rock Gorge Road, Floyd

July 26-28
“Dirty Dancing” Theme Weekend
Dance lessons, dance parties and more
(540) 626-7121 |

July 27
Ingles Ferry to Newbern
Mary Draper Ingles Weekend Activities
Ricky Cox performing Traveling Songs, 1 p.m.
Wilderness Road Regional Museum,


August 2 & 3
39th Annual Steppin’ Out Festival
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
More than 150 crafters, downtown merchants sidewalk sales, food, 3 stages of live entertainment.
Downtown Blacksburg

August 9 & 10
Pulaski County Humane Society Yard Sale
NRV Fairgrounds, Rte 100, Dublin

August 9-11
Preston Family Reunion 2019
The Preston Women – Legacies of Leadership
Commemoration of 245th anniversary of Historic Smithfield and lasting legacy of Preston family.

August 10 & 11
Newport Agricultural Fair
Celebrating 83rd Birthday – the oldest agricultural fair in VA. Kid rides, food, games, horse show, horse pull, live music. Saturday night fireworks.

August 16
3rd Annual Cirque du Floyd
5 – 11:30 p.m.
Showcasing great names in regional circus arts, workshops
Chantilly Farm, 2697 Franklin Pike SE, Floyd

August 17 & 18
Civil War Living History Weekend, 24th VA and 83rd PA Infantry
Wilderness Road Regional Museum, Newbern

August 23-25
“Dirty Dancing” Theme Weekend
Dance lessons, dance parties and more
(540) 626-7121 |

August 25
Fall into the New 2019
Volunteers welcome
Giles County 540-921-2525
Radford 540-639-9313 (x205)


Sept. 13
Dance Theatre of Harlem
7:30 p.m.
Moss Arts Center, Blacksburg

Sept. 14
Floyd Livestock & County Fair
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Celebrate Floyd’s rich agricultural heritage
Chantilly Farm, 2697 Franklin Pike SE, Floyd

September 14 & 15
Pulaski County Lions Club Flea Market
7 a.m. – 5 .p.m.
Lots and lots of vendors, free admission and parking
NRV Fairgrounds, Rt. 100, Dublin

Sept. 14
46th Anniversary Wilderness Trail Festival
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Arts & crafts, antique autos, live music, kids activities, food and more
Kiwanis Club of Christiansburg
Downtown Christiansburg

Sept. 17
National Geographic Live
7:30 p.m.
Moss Arts Center, Blacksburg

Sept. 20
Wild Up
7:30 p.m.
Moss Arts Center

Sept. 21
4th Annual Muddy ACCE Race
5K obstacle course mud run along the New River Water Trail; provides scholarships and community service opportunities for Giles Access to Community Education program (ACCE)

Sept. 26-28
Biodynamic Principles & Practices in Farming
Spikenard Farm, 401 Hideaway Lane SE, Floyd

Sept. 27
7:30 p.m.
Moss Arts Center, Blacksburg

Sept. 27-29
StakeOut Events Blue Ridge Bike Rally
First East Coast motorcycle campout/ride out event
Chantilly Farm, 2697 Franklin Pike SE, Floyd


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