The April 2018 edition of the Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge E-Newsletter is packed full of information to help you plan your next mountain getaway..

Find out about upcoming events and take a look at the region’s official Calendar of Events, featuring popular annual celebrations like the Blue Ridge Kite Festival, Vinton Dogwood Festival, and Open Studios Tour of Roanoke

We’re gearing up for the 2018 Down by Downtown Music Festival on April 19-21 in Downtown Roanoke. This festival preview provides details about tickets, a performance schedule, Spotify playlist, and other info you need to know.

You also need to know about the awesome new tasting room in Boones Mill that’s operated by Franklin County Distilleries. Visitors can now enjoy locally-produced, legal moonshine in the Moonshine Capital of the World! 

Ready for an outdoor adventure? Check off each spot on our list of 7 Natural Wonders of Virginia’s Blue Ridge and spend some time in the region’s great public parks.

The outdoor amenities are part of why Roanoke in Virginia’s Blue Ridge was recently named one of the most beautiful destinations on the East Coast.

Want to experience it for yourself? Register for our Bikes, Beer & BBQ Sweepstakes and you’ll be entered to win a free trip for two!

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