Fall has arrived in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains!

Cooler temperatures are on their way and the leaves are starting to change colors, bring in the most beautiful time of year in the region.

Want to know when you can see peak fall color? Check out our schedule for 2017 Fall Foliage and get more information to help you plan your autumn getaway.

In addition to fall colors, there are tons of fun fall festivals and special events on the calendar for the entire family to enjoy. Learn more - 30 Fall Festivals & Special Events for 2017 in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

One of our favorite events of the season is Virginia Tech football games. We love cheering on the Hokies and Lane Stadium offers one of the best environments in college sports. You could be part of the fun by signing up for our Hokie Gameday Sweepstakes, where we’re giving away 4 VIP tickets to the UNC vs. Virginia Tech game on October 21.

For more excitement, take a look at our list of 10 Epic Outdoor Adventures in Virginia’s Blue Ridge and see which ones you think you can conquer.

To quench your thirst, head over to the new Starr Hill Pilot Brewery & Side Stage, which opened earlier this month.

You can also get more familiar with our music scene by visiting a few of the spots featured in our list of 20 Experiences for Music Lovers in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

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