Mount Jackson / Quicksburg, Virginia
COOTER’S LIVE, Cooter’s Place, Luray, VA
Throughout the year, Cooter’s Place will be hosting live music Saturday’s from 1-3 and Sunday’s free Bluegrass from 2-4. This year concerts will be “Drive-In Style”. Visit www.cootersplace.com for more information.
10/14 thru. 10/16 – Hazard Run Car Show (10:30am to 7pm)
NEW MARKET OPEN MARKET, New Market, VA
May thru. December – 1st Saturday of Each Month; 9am to 2pm. The Open Market showcases different types of vendors from crafts, pottery, homemade treats, along with direct sales businesses. There are other attractions such as activities for kids, contests to win prizes. The Open Market is hosted by the New Market Chamber of Commerce and is located in the SunTrust parking lot on South Congress Street. If you would like to be a vendor, please call 540-740-3212 or email email@example.com
WOODSTOCK ROCS CONCERT SERIES, W.O. Riley Park, Woodstock, VA
Bring your lawn chair and blanket and enjoy dinner from local food vendors along with live entertainment from regional bands. W.O. Riley Park Event Lawn and Stage Area. Food for purchase beginning at 6:00 p.m., music 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. FREE ADMISSION!
CROSSROADS MUSIC FEST, Rebel Park, New Market, VA
The Town of New Market presents its fourth annual Summer Music Series. From 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy an evening of local music. A variety of food will be available (for purchase) and a beer and wine garden (for purchase).
June 25th - SHENANDOAH VALLEY ARTFEST & ANNUAL STREET CONCERT, Woodstock, VA
From 2 pm to 10 pm, Celebrate and support fine art from The Valley at the annual Shenandoah Valley ArtFest. Valley artists will fill Court Square with their pieces for sale. Whether you want to exhibit as an artist or want to attend, see more information here! Live Music – Bill Vaughan and Friends (2-5:30 pm) and The Jangling Reinharts (6-10 pm), Art vendors, Food trucks, Family friendly games, Beer, wine and cider garden.
July 3rd – SUMMER JAM, Massanutten Resort, McGaheysville, VA
This festival is the perfect summer festival for everyone. From 5:00pm to 10:00pm. Held at the base of the ski slopes, the Summer Jam features live music, a large dance area, local food trucks, beer & wine garden and along with your favorite festival foods, kids’ activities, one of the best fireworks shows in the region and even a few surprises here and there. Fireworks at 10pm. Plus ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE RH-SPCA! www.massresort.com
July 5th - INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION, New Market, VA
Starts at 5:00pm & Fireworks at 9:20 p.m. The New Market Fireworks Committee brings a fun community celebration to the New Market Community Park to celebrate Independence Day. The celebration activities start at 5:00 p.m. with a fireworks display showing around 9:20 p.m. Mark your calendars and come visit with your family, friends and neighbors. Bring chairs or blankets to enjoy the evening. (NO PETS ALLOWED)
July 4th – FIREWORKS DISPLAY, Shenandoah County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, VA
Gates Open @ 8:30pm. Fireworks start at 9:30pm. Rain date: July 5th. Free admission. For more information visit www.townofwoodstockva.com.
SHENANDOAH VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL, Orkney Springs, VA
The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival has been bringing great music to the Valley for more than 50 years. Presenting 8 to 10 concerts per season that offer music from wide variety of genres. The concert venue is the outdoor pavilion at Shrine Mont, a beautiful, historic retreat center in the quaint village of Orkney Springs, Va. Situated at the foot of Great North Mountain, Shrine Mont provides a stunning backdrop for concerts, and its modest size allows for great views of the stage from both the pavilion and lawn seating areas. We invite you to celebrate the summer season with us in 2022! Come relax and drink in the magic of beautiful music under the summer night sky in a very special place. For more information visit www.musicfest.org. PERFORMERS:
August 13th – SHENANDOAH VALLEY 16TH ANNUAL YARD CRAWL
Shop till you drop!!!!! Come out for over 43 miles of business sidewalk sales, yard sales, antiques, food, wine and much more along Route 11 in the historic towns. The Yard Crawl is extended from Harrisonburg through Stephens City. Starts 7am Rain or Shine. Come early, some sales start Friday.
August 15th thru. August 20th – ROCKINGHAM COUNTY FAIR, Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg, VA
The Rockingham County Fair has been recognized on numerous occasions as being the top agricultural fair in the nation. The 2022 fair theme is “ ”. More than 90,000 people are expected to attend the fair located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. From concerts and side shows, to tractor pulls and demo derby’s, this fair has it all. For more information and tickets to concerts visit www.rockinghamcountyfair.com. PERFORMERS: 8/15 Monday Night Bluegrass; 8/16 Zach Williams & Riley Clemmons; 8/17 Dustin Lynch & Drew Parker.
August 26TH thru. September 3RD - SHENANDOAH COUNTY FAIR, Fairgrounds, Woodstock, VA
The Shenandoah County Fair celebrating over 100 years. Cole Amusements will open with as many as 26 rides on Motorsports will be held over the first five days. Pick-Up Truck Drag Diesel Races return the first Friday night after a two-year hiatus. AMA Flat Track Motorcycle Racing. Sunday will feature the Annual Truck & Tractor Pull. Then Sarge and Sons Demolition Derbies round out Motorsports events on Monday and Tuesday. PERFORMERS: 9/1 Neal McCoy; 9/2 38 Special; 9/3 For King & Country.
September 10th – WoodsTACO, Woodstock. VA
If you love tacos, this is your event! WoodsTACO is our annual street taco competition that is unique to the Shenandoah Valley. From Noon to 4 pm. Purchase your ticket to taste and cast your vote for your favorite taco teams and enjoy music and folklore dancers as well as adult beverages in historic downtown Woodstock. Only 200 tasting tickets sold so purchase yours in advance today! General admission is free and tacos will be available for purchase.
September 16th thru. September 18th – EDINBURG OLE’ TIME FESTIVAL, Edinburg, VA
On the third Friday of each September, this sleepy little town, nestled along US-11 (Exit 279 on I-81), comes alive with the festival of music, arts, crafts, parade, entertainment and great food. The best part of the Festival, though, is our people. Our theme is that of another time. A time when things moved a little slower, a time when people took the time to visit with each other, but most of all, a time when everybody enjoyed the life they had and the friends they shared. For more information about the festival, call (540) 984-7272 www.edinburgoletimefestival.org
September 24th – NEW MARKET FALL FESTIVAL, New Market, VA
9am to 4pm. Come to New Market Chamber of Commerce’s Fall Festival located in historic Downtown New Market! Come enjoy pleasures crafted by local vendors, taste local food, and sing along and dance to local musicians! A fun day for all ages!
October 2nd - SHENANDOAH AUTUMNFEST - Fairgrounds, Woodstock, VA
11am to 5pm. Come for the BBQ, stay for the 25+ craft brews and wine. Kansas City Barbecue Society’s championship competition with more than 45 regional BBQ teams and a “Backyard” competition. This day will be full of fun. Cigars by B&B Tobacco, Music by Justified, Crafters and Artisans. At 1pm, Shenandoah Downs Harness Racing. General Admission $10 (no alcohol tasting), Tasting Tickets $25 (includes, admission, all beer, alcohol and BBQ tasting. Tickets on sale 07/05. www.shenandoahcountychamber.com/autumnfest.
October 8th – FALL FESTIVAL, Massanutten Resort, McGaheysville, VA
The Massanutten Fall Festival is the perfect reason to get outdoors and take in the foliage. From 11:30am to 5:30pm. This event will feature live music, arts & crafts vendors, food vendors, beer & wine, kids’ activities, scenic chairlift rides & more. This year’s festival is serving up tons of activities to keep the little ones busy. Bring the whole family and discover the Fall. www.massresort.com
*TBA - AMERICAN FRIGHT NIGHT, American Celebration (Shenandoah Caverns)
American Celebration on Parade at Shenandoah Caverns turns into a 40,000 square foot haunted attraction on American Fright Night during weekends in October. As if giant parade floats weren’t scary enough in the dark, be prepared for ghouls and goblins at every turn! It’s a real scream! Tickets available in advance or at the door. DATES: TBA
Open weekends in October; Hours: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM; $ adults, $ children 12 and under
*TBA – SHENANDOAH UNCORKED, American Celebration (Shenandoah Caverns)
Sample wines from 14 Virginia wineries while enjoying food and craft vendors at the 12th annual Shenandoah Uncorked wine festival. This popular event is held in American Celebration on Parade at Shenandoah Caverns. All wineries and craft vendors are located inside. Food trucks available outside with indoor and outdoor eating areas. 10 AM to 5 PM; $ per person advance ticket purchase; $ at the door. Includes a commemorative tasting glass.