Rocky Mount, VA Events

Events in Rocky Mount, VA

Check out what events are on the calendar in the Town of Rocky Mount in Virginia’s Blue Ridge!

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As you plan your next adventure in the Blue Ridge Mountains, spend some time exploring the Town of Rocky Mount in Franklin County.

The town hosts all kinds of festivals and special events, including many great concerts throughout the year that take place at the Harvester Performance Center. The Harvester has been voted one of the best live music venues in Virginia and regularly hosts many of your favorite bands.

In addition to live music at the Harvester, there are great community celebrations at the Rocky Mount Farmer's Market, which is also a perfect opportunity to support local farmers, artisans, and vendors.

For outdoor recreation, there group hikes, rides, and races multiple times a year held at Waid Park, which features a fantastic network of trails and access to the Pigg River.

Popular annual celebrations in the Town of Rocky Mount include the Independence Festival for the 4th of July, Court Days during the summer, Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas during the holiday season, the River Ramble Weekend during the spring, and the Scarecrow Trail during the fall.

You can also learn about other events taking place in the county by taking a look at our Franklin County Events page >

Header photo - concert at the Harvester Performance Center.

While we do our best to keep event information on our calendar as up-to-date as possible, we recommend checking the specific event website and social media pages for the most current information.

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