Welcome to Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Montgomery County, Virginia. Whether you are searching for outdoor recreational activities, arts, festivals, history, sporting events or shopping and dining, we have it all.
Located in the beautiful New River Valley - within 30 minutes of Roanoke, Va. - people come to visit Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Montgomery County for all sorts of reasons.
Come to kayak or float the Big Falls Class II-III rapids and to enjoy the spectacular, untamed mountain scenery of the New River - the oldest river in North American.
Come to attend the Summer Arts Festival (May-Aug.), to tour the Montgomery County Artisan Trail, and to experience the Arts at Virginia Tech through a broad spectrum of public opera and choral ensembles, musical and theater productions, and art exhibitions by students, faculty and area artists.
Come to experience our rich Appalachian heritage through a visit to the Montgomery Museum, a Smith Field Plantation tour, a stroll through Coal Mining Heritage Park and a visit to the Meadowbrook Museum.
Come to attend the annual Blacksburg Fork and Cork festival and to sample wine from Attimo Winery and Beliveau Estate Winery.
Come to experience Hokie Football at Lane Stadium - dubbed one of the loudest environments for opposing teams in all of college football - and to attend other topnotch Virginia Tech athletic events
Come to make a splash at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center - named one of thirteen world class aquatics facilities in 2011 by Aquatics International - in the 50 meter Olympic sized pool and kid friendly leisure pool with dumping buckets, spray features, a two-story and triple loop water slide.
Hikers and mountain bikers...
Come to navigate the 17-mile Poverty Creek Trail System that traverses Brush and Gap Mountains in Jefferson National Forest. Hikers also enjoy the trek up to Stiles falls - a 45-foot waterfall near the village of Shawsville.
Come to attend the annual Blacksburg Brew Do craft beer festival and to sample beer at Bull & Bones Brewhaus' state of the art 10 barrel brewery.
Lovers of Americana...
Come to visit the Cambria Depot - a restored 1868-1870 Tuscan Italianate Design railway station - and to watch a movie at Starlite Drive-In - one of only eight remaining outdoor drive-in theatres in Virginia - and to view cinematic performances at the Lyric Theatre - a restored 1930's theatre in downtown Blacksburg.
Cyclists and joggers...
Come to enjoy the Huckleberry Trail - a six mile greenway that runs between downtown Blacksburg and the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg.
Come to experience authentic cultural dishes and traditional arts and crafts from around the world at the International Street Fair (March/April).
Come to taste the exquisite dishes prepared at local eateries.
Come to attend the Lavender Festival at Maison Beliveau (June), EastMont Tomato Festival (Aug.), and Pumpkin Festival at Sinkland Farms (Sept./Oct). They also enjoy browsing through the Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Shawsville Farmers' Markets.
Come to fish the oldest river in North American - the New River - and the many creeks and streams in Montgomery County.
Arts and crafts lovers...
Come to go to the Steppin' Out Steet Festival (Aug.), Wilderness Trail Festival (Sept.).
Whatever your reason...
Come visit Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Montgomery County, Virginia so you can explore all that the New River Valley has to offer!
Montgomery County, Va.
Regional Tourism Office
755 Roanoke St. Ste. 2G
Christiansburg, VA. 24073
Phone: (540) 382-5700, x4225
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.