Festival Fun in Virginia's Blue Ridge


Time to put on your party hats,

Festival Season has begun!



International Wine Festival

February 23, Taubman Museum of Art


McDonald's St. Patrick's Day Parade and Shamrock Festival

March 15, Downtown Roanoke

  The Crooked Road Festival

March 19-23, New River Valley


Blue Ridge Bike Fest

April 11-13, Roanoke Civic Center

  Sounds of the Mountains Festival

April 11-12, Camp Bethel

  16th Annual Blue Ridge Kite Festival

April 19, Green Hill Park

  59th Annual Dogwood Festival

April 23-27, Downtown Vinton

  Down by Downtown Music Festival

April 24-26, Downtown Roanoke

  Earth Day Roanoke

April 26, Grandin Village

Rockin' Brews & BBQ

April 26, Smith Mountain Lake


Community School's Strawberry Festival

May 2-3, Downtown Roanoke

Cinco de Mayo Festival

May 3, Downtown Roanoke 

Local Colors

May 17, Downtown Roanoke 

Vinton Wine & Food Festival

May 17, Downtown Vinton 

Festival in the Park

May 23-25, Downtown Roanoke 

Lebanese Festival

May 31-June 1, Roanoke 

Blue Ridge Music Festival

May 31, Salem Civic Center


Troutville Trail Days

June 6-8, Troutville 

"Classical Music in the Mountains" Virginia's Blue Ridge Music Festival

June 6-8, Floyd 

Botetourt County Annual Fishing Carnival & River Festival

June 7, Buchanan 


June 7, Roanoke 

Buchanan Carnival

June 26-July 5, Buchanan


Salem Fair

July 2-13, Salem 

The Black Dog Rhythm & Vine Festival

July 5, Chateau Morrisette, Meadows of Dan 

10th Annual "Horse & Hound" Wine Festival

July 12, Peak of Otter Winery, Bedford 


July 23-27, Floyd


Peach Festival

August 1-2, Roanoke 

Bacon Festival

August 2, Downtown Roanoke 


August 9, Roanoke

The Black Dog Summer Festival

August 9, Chateau Morrisette, Meadows of Dan 

Roanoke Wing Fest

August 23, Downtown Roanoke


Franklin County Agricultural Fair

September 10-13, Franklin County 

Olde Salem Days

September 14, Salem 

Roanoke Greek Festival

September 19-21, Roanoke 

Boones Mill Apple Festival

September 20, Boones Mill 

Henry Street Festival

September 20, Downtown Roanoke 

Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival

September 27-28, Smith Mountain Lake



October 4, Roanoke 

Oak Barrel Blues Festival

October 4, Downtown Roanoke 

Mountain Spirits Festival

October 4, Rocky Mount 

Virginia Science Festival

October 4-11, Blacksburg/Roanoke 

Vinton Fall Festival

October 11, Vinton

Go Outside Festival

October 17-19, Roanoke 

Blue Ridge Folklife Festival

October 25, Ferrum College


Smith Mountain Lake Chili Festival

November 1, Smith Mountain Lake 

6th Annual Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival

November 15, Poplar Forest


Dickens of a Christmas

1st Three Friday evenings in December, Downtown Roanoke