The 11th Annual Summer Solstice Fest is scheduled to take place Saturday June 16 and is a rain or shine event! As always the festival is free and open to all.
Fun filled free family activities will include the ever popular Alberti’s Fleas Circus, Water Wars, moon bounces, doggie costume contest and returning this year….Circus Stella- a traditional family circus which features performing rescued dogs and amazing human feats like trapeze, aerial silk, rope-walking, and acrobatics.
Please walk, bike, bus or ride share to our festival.
T-shirts may be purchased at Summer Solstice Fest, or online at
We still have space available for craft vendors. You must make all of the items you plan to sell.
We are excited to welcome back Circus Stella to the 11th annual Summer Solstice Fest!
Circus Stella is a traditional family circus featuring performing rescued dogs and amazing human feats like trapeze, aerial silk, rope-walking, and acrobatics. Circus Stella has been featured on both The Ellen Degeneres Show and America's Got Talent..
3 free shows will take place in Blacksburg First Church of God Parking Lot on Lee St behind Cabo Fish Taco.
Show times are: 2pm, 4pm and 6pm
The flea circus is an almost legendary part of fair and festival entertainment, with a history going back well over one hundred years. "See" these delightful performers, including Paddy O’Reilly Shaughnessy who waves an Irish Flag, Captain Spaulding who is shot from a cannon, and the daring diving bikini clad Dardenell who does the traditional flea circus high dive.
3 free shows will take place in front of the National Bank of Blacksburg on Main Street.
Show times are: 1:15pm, 3:15pm and 5:15pm
Blacksburg Early learning Center
Blacksburg First Church of God
Dr. Steve Jacobs O.D.
Freedom First Credit Union
Main Street Inn
National Bank of Blacksburg
Skip Slocum with Nest Realty
The Mountain 101.5/102.5 WVMP
The Roanoke Times
Town of Blacksburg
Summer Solstice Fest is once again proud to be a certified Virginia Green Event!
- Simply Stones
Shine your light Soy Candles
Fanciful Fun Face Paint
Diva Treva Soapworks
Pat & Sid Johnson
Morgan's Earth Treasures
M and M Sparkle
Cristal's Unique Collection
Goody Paws Bakery
Sweet & Simple Prints
With more to follow!
A group of traditional Irish dancers of all ages and experience levels from Blacksburg's own local Irish dance studio, New River Irish Dance.
Blacksburg Boxing & Fitness
Blacksburg Fit Body Boot Camp
Crimpers Climbing Gym
New River Irish Dance
Mary Kay Skincare including skin cancer prevention.