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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

VT vs. Pitt Tailgate

Saturday, November 18 | 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Join us in our Continental Divide Lounge for our Tailgate Party before the Virginia Tech Hokies face the Pittsburgh Panthers in Lane Stadium! The party will feature:

  • Complimentary hot dogs, popcorn and lemonade
  • Tailgate games on the Great Lawn
  • Live music
  • Cash bar

Sold Out - Grand Thanksgiving Buffet

Thursday, November 23 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Join us for a traditional Thanksgiving buffet in our Latham Ballroom featuring live music. Leave the meal planning and clean-up to us while you relax and enjoy this special time. Be sure to make your reservations early since seating fills up quickly at this popular event.

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Adults $35.95* | Seniors 65+ $30.95* | Children 6-12 $18.50* | Children 5 & Under Complimentary

We are no longer taking reservations for this event since it is currenlty full.

Fashions for Evergreens

Trees on Display November 23-December 16

Our foyer's 18 professionally designed trees present awe-inspiring decorating ideas in an extraordinary display of holiday cheer. After you take in all of the dazzling trees, be sure to cast a vote for your favorite.

Plan to visit early this year since displays will come down sooner than usual due to renovations.

Holiday Carolers

Friday, December 1, 8 & 15 | 6-8 p.m.

Cozy up with a complimentary mug of hot cocoa for live entertainment by Blacksburg Master Chorale's own Ad Hoctet on December 1 and 8 and the Blacksburg High School Madrigal Singers on December 15. These strolling carolers will ring in the season with Christmas carols and holiday favorites.

Preston's Grand Gingerbread Display

Debuts Friday, November 24

Stop by Preston’s for breakfast, lunch or Sunday brunch and see this sweet holiday creation by Christiansburg High School Culinary Arts students.

Featured Event

Holiday Cooking with Chef Yun

Saturday, December 2 | 10:30~11:30 a.m.

Join us for a holiday cooking demonstration by our executive chef, Chang-Lei Yun. Learn new techniques and recipes to impress at your next holiday meal.

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Price per person $8

Reservations required. Please call Preston's Restaurant at 540.231.0120 for reservations.

Family Night at Preston's

Friday, December 1, 8 & 15 | 5-7 p.m.

On Fridays this holiday season, enjoy a casual family dinner in Preston's with a three-course holiday menu that will delight the whole family from Santa's Little Helpers to Mrs. Claus herself.

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Price per person $14.95*

Reservations recommended. Please call Preston's Restaurant at 540.231.0120 for reservations.

Featured Event

Christmas Eve Dinner at Preston's

Sunday, December 24 | 5-9 p.m.

’Tis the season for entertaining! Celebrate this festive night with a special holiday plated dinner.

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Price per person $39*

Reservations required. Please call Preston's Restaurant at 540.231.0120 for reservations.

Visit from Santa

Friday, December 8 | Performance starts at 5 p.m.

Experience the magic of Santa Claus at The Inn! Listen to Santa’s stories, sing songs and share a magical experience. Children sit on the floor or move about the room comfortably, getting to know Santa at their own pace. This is not a traditional photo session with Santa, but photographs are allowed, so be sure to bring your camera!

Space is limited, reservations required. Please contact Hannah Vogel at 540.231.0113 or hvogel@vt.edu for reservations.

*Prices do not include tax. Gratuity added to parties of six or more.

**Prices do not include tax and gratuity.

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