Blacksburg is located in the northern Blue Ridge Highlands and is home to Virginia's 2nd largest public university, Virginia Tech. Residents of our beautiful town can walk the campus, visit the popular Moss Arts Center, visit galleries and performances or take a leisurely stroll through Downtown Blacksburg to window shop. You can also tour Smithfield Plantation, built in 1773. Enjoy beautiful vistas and the artisanal touch of this cultural crossroad and go to town!
Here are some events in and around town that those who live in apartments in Blacksburg, VA will enjoy.
Bristol - Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion is a three day music festival held annually in downtown Bristol. The festival showcases the past, present, and future of everything Appalachia, all held in the city that is known as the Birthplace of Country Music.
Richmond -The Richmond Folk Festival features more than 30 performing groups on seven live stages with continuous music and dance performances, along with a Virginia Folk life demonstration area, children's activities, a folk arts marketplace, regional and ethnic foods, and much more. Admission is free!
Norfolk - The Annual Town Point Virginia Wine Festival presented by AT&T, Hampton Roads' most anticipated Wine Festival of the fall season in Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. This fall festival favorite will showcase over 200 of Virginia's finest wine varieties and encapsulate the elegant flavor and flair of the region.
Weekends in October in Syria -Graves' Mountain Apple Harvest Festival - Come and see nature's way of blanketing the mountains with beautiful fall colors as you enjoy local food, bluegrass music, a hay maze, hayrides, and plenty of other fun-filled activities for the entire family.
Ferrum - Experience what life in the Blue Ridge is like, both now and in the past, at Ferrum College's Blue Ridge Folklife Festival, which celebrates western Virginia's folkways. The festival includes four music and storytelling stages, two dozen Blue Ridge foods, 50+ old-time crafts, and much more.
Urbanna - This is the 60th Anniversary of "The Official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth!" - the Urbanna Oyster Festival. Come by BOAT or come by LAND because we have got everything oyster and more! The charming Town of Urbanna closes it's streets for this big celebration of oysters. This is where the Oyster Trail Began...
Charlottesville - The Virginia Film Festival has been celebrating the magic of the movies and inspiring audiences for over 28 years. Every autumn, the Festival showcases celebrated new features and documentaries, fresh perspectives on timeless classics, and local filmmakers from right here in Virginia.
Williamsburg – Don’t miss out on the 2017 Williamsburg Taste Festival. We invite you to eat, drink and learn in Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown, with 35+ culinary inspired events highlighting Virginia's Finest.
Richmond - Fire, Flour & Fork is a four-day culinary event, organized by Real Richmond Food Tours, celebrating the best the Richmond region has to offer: its complex history, its rich artistic community and its established and rising culinary stars.