Spring|Summer 2018 | WELCOME!

Float on! Summer On The Shenandoah
For an unforgettable day of floating fun, check out one of the many options to rent canoes, kayaks, rafts and tubes along the river.
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Music on Main Launches
Free Summer Concerts

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Bands mostly play rock oldies, beach music and soul from the ’50s through the ’80s—fun songs people love to dance to and that everyone knows. We’re bringing back many of the crowd’s favorite bands, along with some they haven’t seen in a few years.

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Cool Down in Pigeon Forge This Summer

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Before it gets too hot, visitors can cool down at one of the newest attractions, Pigeon Forge Snow. Fifteen snow tube lanes are lined with fresh snow 365 days a year.

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A New Festival is coming to Bedford, VA!
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Gross’ Orchard is a family owned and operated orchard located in Apple Valley at the base of the Peaks of Otter in beautiful Bedford, Virginia. The Orchard has been in business since before the turn of the century. Their specialties are mountain-grown peaches and apples.

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This annual event brings eight days of music, arts, and food to the beautiful Elizabeth Brown Memorial Park off 4th Street in Wytheville. Children’s activities and arts programming is held during the day with free concerts in the park each evening.

Six Summertime Festivals
in Virginia’s Blue Ridge

It’s easy to pair any festival with a trip to area attractions or with outdoor adventures like mountain biking, hiking or paddling. Find a full list of events, festivals and things to do at VisitVBR.com.


Hiking, Tubing, Fishing

Cool summer breezes, exciting recreation, and fun events await in Blowing Rock! The Blue Ridge Parkway is the heart of the Blowing Rock area, connecting the little mountain town with miles of beauty, cultural and historical sites, and a variety of outdoor adventure.