For more events and details please check out our Calendar of events

For Information about Sustainable Activities & Events

 visit our GREEN LIVING page


Next Cash Mob: Wednesday April 23 at 5:58pm
Meet on the Henderson Lawn Stage, College Avenue.

CASH MOB Rescue!
This month we are partnering with Blacksburg Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad. Please bring monetary donations to support the essential work of this amazing group of volunteers.

We meet, the secret locally owned businesses to target are announced and off we go!
1) Spend up to $20
2) Meet 3 new people

2014 Cash Mob Dates

May 27- 6:02pm- Meeting location to be announced soon.
This month our non profit partner is Mental Health America of New River Valley.
Donations of healthy snacks that are individually wrapped/boxed (for ex: baked chips, pretzels, raisins, granola bars – no nuts please!) would be greatly appreciated for the participants in our Parenting Through Separation and Divorce classes. These are 4-hour long classes so the attendees enjoy having snacks available.

June 17- 5:48pm
July 15- 6:12pm
August 18- 6:06pm
September 23- 5:44pm
October 8- 5:38pm

buy. eat. live. LOCAL


The International Street Fair

International Street Fair is organized by the Council of International Student Organizations (CISO) and Cranwell International Center. The event is held in downtown Blacksburg where College Avenue is transformed into a multicultural marketplace where vendors sell international foods, handicrafts, and more. The fair also features live performances of traditional music and dance from around the world.

The 55th Annual International Street Fair is planned for Sunday, April 27, 2014.
If you are interested in participating as a volunteer or student organization in these events, email the CISO advisor at international@vt.edu.

Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. is a proud sponsor of the International Street Fair!


Blacksburg Chocolate Festival

The Rotary Club of Blacksburg is presenting an exciting event happening Saturday, May 10, 2014 in downtown Blacksburg, VA on the College Avenue Promenade.

The Event will take place from 11:00 AM Until 4:00 PM and will feature a wide variety of Chocolate Tastings, Entertainment and Fun!  Bring the whole family to Downtown Blacksburg for an afternoon of Chocolate!

More details will be announced soon so check back with us.
For inquiries email info@blacksburgchocolatefestival.com.


Blacksburg Farmers Market hours

Market Hours:
Wednesdays 2pm-7pm
Saturdays 8am-2pm

For more information and upcoming activities visit: http://www.blacksburgfarmersmarket.com/

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Discovery Learning for Everyone
Founded in 1995

Come Visit!!
107 Wharton St. SE
PO Box 824
Blacksburg VA 24063-0824


YMCA Thrift Store

Sundays-The Thrift Shop will be open 12-5pm for shopping as well as dropping off items at the dock.
The YMCA at Virginia Tech hours for reception of Thrift Store donations are as follows:
Monday through Saturday…..9 AM until 6 PM.
Sunday………………… ….12 PM until 4 PM.

For specific information on Downtown Blacksburg Events please contact:

Laureen Blakemore, Director


Downtown Blacksburg, Inc.  |  P.O. Box 233  |  Blacksburg, Virginia 24063  |  (540) 951-0454  |  dbi@downtownblacksburg.com