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2021 Fall Events and Activities Around the New River Valley

Find Your Family Fun!

By Shannon O'Donnell September 2, 2021


Check out all the fantastic fall events and activities going on around the NRV!! You can always go to our CALENDAR to find even MORE family fun! This document will be updated regularly, so check back often. 

COVID-19 NOTICE: NRV Macaroni Kid is not responsible for events that get canceled due to Covid. Please check with the business listed below or in our events calendar before attending to be sure there are no changes to the schedule. 


FALL FESTIVALS & Events 2021

VFW Labor Day Weekend Flea Market, September 3 - 6, 2021

Olde Salem Days, September 11, 2021

Fall Festival at West Salem, September 11, 2021

Beaver Dam Farm Sunflower Festival, September 10 - 19, 2021

Fall Twilight Zip Line at Explore Park, September 10 & 24; October 8 & 22; November 5, 2021 (NEW)

Narrows Fall Festival, September 25, 2021

Kiwanis 46th Annual Wilderness Trail Festival, September 18, 2021

Monticello Heritage Harvest Festival, Virtual

43rd Annual Boones Mill Apple Festival, September 18, 2021

Fall Festival at Community Christian Church, September 19, 2021

Grape Stomping at Beliveau Farm Winery, September 19, 2021    (NEW)

Sheep & Goat Festival at Draper Mercantile Farm, September 25, 2021   (NEW)

State Fair of Virginia, September 25 - October 3, 2021

Craftsmen's Fall Classic Art & Craft Festival, October 1 - 3, 2021

Outdoor Fall Storytime at Dublin Library, October 2, 2021

Floyd County Arts & Crafts Festival, October 2 & 3, 2021 (CANCELED)

Joe's Trees Farm Festival, October 2 & 3, 2021

Scarecrow Festival at Downtown Pearisburg, October 2, 2021

Halloween Movie & Activities at Blacksburg Aquatic Center, October 9, 2021  (NEW)

Fall Festival at Massanutten Resort, October 9, 2021

Newbern Fall Festival, October 9 & 10, 2021

Radford Highlanders Festival, October 9, 2021

Floating Pumpkin Patch at Blacksburg Aquatic Center, October 23, 2021   (NEW)

Smithfield Hallowe'en, October 24, 2021

YMCA Craft Fair, November 12 - 14, 2021


PUMPKIN PATCHES 2021

Jeter Farm Fall Festival, Saturday and Sundays beginning September 25 and ending October 31, 2021

Joe's Trees Pumpkin Festival, Tuesday - Sunday beginning September 18 and ending October 30, 2021

Layman Family Farms Fall Festival, Saturday and Sundays beginning September 11 and ending November 6, 2021

Sinkland Farms Pumpkin Festival, Thursday - Sunday beginning September 23 and ending October 31, 2021

Thornspring Pastures Farm Fest, Saturday and Sunday beginning September 25 and ending October 24, 2021


APPLE PICKING

Doe Creek Farm, Begins August 27, 2021


Halloween Events

Trick or Treats and Fun & Games Downtown Blacksburg, Saturday, October 30, 2021   (NEW)

Zoo Boo at Mill Mountain Zoo, Saturday, October 30, 2021         (NEW)


See an event we're missing? Click Submit Event on our Calendar page and let us know!

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