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Fall is in the Air - Time to Check Out Blacksburg, VA!

By: Inn at Virginia Tech / 15 Sep 2022
Fall is in the Air - Time to Check Out Blacksburg, VA!
As the leaves start to change color and the air gets a little crisper, that can only mean one thing – fall is here! And there's no better place to enjoy all that fall has to offer than Blacksburg, Virginia.
Blacksburg has something for everyone this season, from football games and concerts to outdoor activities and Halloween fun. So whether you're a local looking for something to do or a visitor looking to experience all this charming town has to offer, check out these fall events in Blacksburg.

5 Not-to-Miss Activities this Fall in Blacksburg

1. Cheer on the Hokies at a Virginia Tech Football Game

There's nothing quite like autumn in Blacksburg, and Virginia Tech football is the perfect way to experience it.
Cheer on the Hokies as they take on their ACC rivals at Lane Stadium. Be sure to get there early so you can walk around The Drillfield and enjoy the sights and sounds of game day.
Tailgating is also a must-do at Virginia Tech football games. Grab some food and drinks and join us in the parking lot here at The Inn at Virginia Tech. Either way, you will have a blast cheering on the Hokies with fellow fans.

2. Enjoy Live Music

Enjoy some live music this fall in Blacksburg.
From bluegrass to metal, there is something for everyone at one of the many venues around town. Check out the calendar of events at Event Brite.

3. Explore Outdoors

Fall is the perfect time to get out and explore all that nature has to offer in Blacksburg.
Take a hike through one of the many scenic trails in Jefferson National Forest or hike up McAfee Knob for the most photographed spot on the Appalachian Trail.
You can also rent a tube and float down the New River. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, zip line through the trees at Adventureworks. No matter how you choose to spend your time outdoors, you're sure to create some lasting memories this fall in Blacksburg.
Sunset view of the Potomac River, from Weverton Cliffs, near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

4. Fun at Festivals & Events

Throughout the fall season, Blacksburg plays host to a variety of festivals and events.
We're looking forward to a few popular events this fall: the Blacksburg Brew Do Craft Beer Festival, the Sinkland Farms Pumpkin Festival, and the Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival.
There's also the Virginia Tech Homecoming Parade and football game, which is a must-see for any Hokie fan! Whatever you're interested in, there's sure to be a festival or event for you this fall in Blacksburg.

5. Halloween Happenings

Finally, what would fall be without Halloween? If you're visiting Blacksburg during Halloween weekend, be sure to check out some of the town's spooky attractions.
Tour the Historic Smithfield Plantation for a glimpse into life in colonial America. And if you're feeling really festive, head to Downtown Halloween Happenings for some games, treats, and a haunted house!
Whatever you do, you will surely have a hauntingly good time this Halloween in Blacksburg!
Fall is an amazing time to visit Blacksburg, Virginia! From football games and concerts to outdoor activities and Halloween fun, there's something for everyone in this charming town. Best of all, The Inn at Virginia Tech is the perfect launching spot for all your fall festivities.
So whether you're a local looking for something to do or a visitor looking for an authentic autumn experience, be sure to check out these fall events in Blacksburg!
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