What’s Happening Blacksburg – Spring Events


Easter Sunday is April 16, 2017


If winter kept you indoors, spring time in Blacksburg will have you hoppin’! There’s so much to do and the list grows daily. Here are some of the key events in Blacksburg you will want to know about:

April 2017


Farmers Market

What better way to kick off the month of April than with the opening day of the Farmers Market in downtown Blacksburg? Spring Market will be open from 8AM to 2PM.



Art Walk Downtown Blacksburg

There’s nothing nicer than an evening stroll in downtown Blacksburg! Add in art galleries along the way and you’re all set for a delightful evening. Gallery spaces will participate in the Art Walk which is FREE and open to all.


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Hokie Focus

Virginia Tech welcomes students offered freshman admission to explore Virginia Tech and discover if Tech is the right fit! See Hokie Focus for more info!


The Big Event

The Big Event at Virginia Tech is an annual student-run community service event. Every spring, thousands of students, faculty, and staff come together to complete nearly one thousand community service projects throughout Blacksburg, Christiansburg and the New River Valley. In 2016, 9,200 volunteers completed 1,102 jobs.


14 – 16

We Remember

2017 marks the 10 year anniversary of the shootings at Virginia Tech that took the lives of 32 students and faculty. Day of Remembrance events are scheduled beginning April 14 through the 16th. Please explore the link below for the complete schedule.




 Relay for Life

The annual Virginia Tech Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society begins at 5PM on April 21. Find a team, sign up or donate to support the fight against cancer. VTRelay.org


Hokies Spring Game 2017

The annual Maroon vs. Orange football game is a tradition at Virginia Tech. What a great way to kick off spring training than a friendly offense against defense competition. The event is free. Let’s Go Hokies!

21 – 23

Spring Family Weekend 2017

Welcome Parents! Enjoy a fun-packed weekend with your favorite Hokie! Don’t miss the Spring Family Tailgate — ticket information here.


findhotel_nearbyThese are just a few of the events going on in Blacksburg in April. There’s something for everyone here and throughout Montgomery County and the New River Valley. Explore these other event calendars to find something that fits your fun!


Downtown Blacksburg

Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

Moss Arts Center/Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar – Note Graduation runs May 11 – 13