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Music…Festivals…Theatre! Wytheville, Virginia… There’s Only One.


ith over thirty years of providing fun family-friendly events in Downtown Wytheville, the Chautauqua Festival will once again be held from the third to fourth Saturdays in June (17-24). This annual event brings eight days of music, arts, and food to the beautiful Elizabeth Brown

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Memorial Park off 4th Street in Wytheville. Children’s activities and arts programming is held during the day with free concerts in the park each evening. Located at the crossroads of Interstates 77 & 81, Wytheville is just thirty minutes away from the Blue Ridge Parkway. A variety of special events are held Explore Patrick County, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Tap your toes to traditional mountain music along the Crooked Road Music Trail, tour their unique wineries— Stanburn and Villa Appalaccia— or visit local artisan studios on the Hidden Treasures Artisan Trail. Enjoy a sun-filled day at the Gordon Trent Golf Course, Fairy Stone State Park, or one of our eight annual festivals.

throughout the year, including the annual July 4th Celebration on Main Street featuring the popular Skeeter’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Music concerts and jams fill the events calendar every month of the year. Every weekend, you can take another beautiful scenic drive to the top of Big Walker Mountain History buffs can browse our local museum, visit Jack’s Creek Covered Bridge, or step into the Victorian era at the Reynolds Homestead or at the Civil War Reenactment at Laurel Hill, the birthplace of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart. Race fans can also visit the Wood Brothers Racing Museum in Stuart. After a fun-filled day, relax in luxury at Primland Resort or settle in at one of our cabins or a locally owned bed and breakfast.

for the free musical and arts demonstrations each Saturday and Sunday (May-October) at Big Walker Lookout. This attraction is an affiliate location of the Crooked Road Heritage Music Trail and features regional performers and artists celebrating the heritage of Southwest Virginia. Don’t forget that it’s All Musicals, All the Time at the Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre. The spring/summer lineup includes: The Buddy Holly Story (March 9-April 30), Then Sings My Soul (May 4-July 2), Million Dollar Quartet (July 6-Sept. 3), and Ragtime the Musical (Sept. 7-Oct. 29). For more information about special events and everything that the area has to offer, contact the Wytheville Convention & Visitors Bureau, toll-free at 1-877-347-8307, or visit

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