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Welcome to the 3rd Annual First Bank Tinsel Trail! We invite you to experience the magic of beautifully decorated trees, specially designed by local businesses and organizations. Opening night is Friday, December 2nd at 5:30 pm in historic downtown Fincastle. Step back in time and walk the Tinsel Trail to… Read More
Welcome to the 3rd Annual First Bank Tinsel Trail! We invite you to experience the magic of beautifully decorated trees, specially designed by local businesses and organizations. Opening night is Friday, December 2nd at 5:30 pm in historic downtown Fincastle. Step back in time and walk the Tinsel Trail to… Read More
Spending the holidays in the Blue Ridge Mountains brings to mind cozy fireside nights under homespun quilts, a brisk family outing to find the perfect Christmas tree on a local farm, and the very the best slopes for skiing and sledding. We've rounded up all this and more in our guide to festive winter fun in the communities along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Read More
October marks the official start of Fall Color Season along the Blue Ridge Parkway. This month is one of the most popular for visits to the region. A chance to see the Appalachian views awash in reds, golds and lingering shades of green is an experience on many people's bucket lists. Learn what's in store for you in Fall 2019. Read More
United Way of Roanoke Valley and The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center are pleased to announce Fashions for Evergreen 2022, featuring more than 25 trees throughout the historic property. Come celebrate the season, assist neighbors in need and build a better community together. This event is free and open to… Read More
When will the Parkway's leaves change to their wardrobe of fall colors? Read on for travel tips to aid in planning your fall trip to the Blue Ridge region. Read More
When will the leaves be at peak color this Fall along the Blue Ridge Parkway? While it would be nice if we could forecast the moment Autumn foliage will dazzle us with peak vibrancy as reliably as we track the ocean's tides, just when and why the leaves change colors is a complex array of factors far less predictable. Read More
The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation will host a free 30-minute webinar at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, with photographer J. Scott Graham, who will discuss the best ways to enjoy fall color along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Graham will share tips for finding and photographing fall color and discuss his… Read More
Explore Park’s Winter Walk of Lights Brighten your nights and explore your holiday spirit through a dazzling world of over 650,000 lights at Illuminights Winter Walk of Lights. Travel down our half-mile wooded path while taking in the sights and sounds of the season. Visitors will experience 50,000 new lights,… Read More
Explore Park’s Winter Walk of Lights Brighten your nights and explore your holiday spirit through a dazzling world of over 650,000 lights at Illuminights Winter Walk of Lights. Travel down our half-mile wooded path while taking in the sights and sounds of the season. Visitors will experience 50,000 new lights,… Read More