For more events and details please check out our Calendar of events
FREE FAMILY FILM FEST
A great way to spend a Saturday with the family- enjoy a free movie on us and then stop in for lunch at one of our wonderful downtown restaurants or do some shopping in one of our fabulous downtown stores! Or stop by Blacksburg Farmers Market for some wonderful local fresh produce, meats, baked goods and more! Open 10am-2pm
FREE FAMILY FILM FEST dates:
December 20- "Polar Express"
January 10, 2015- TBA
February 7, 2015- TBA
March 7, 2015- TBA
Brought to you by:
Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. & The Lyric Theatre
SPECIAL HOLIDAY SHOPPING NIGHTS
Gents Late Night Holiday Shopping
Thursday Dec 18, 4-8pm
Including free gift wrap, personal shopping assistance, special discounts, refreshments and more.
Mad Dog- store wide SALE along with Hot Cider and refreshments.
Beliveau Estate Wineries Store-
"Buy Two Bottles, get 3rd Bottle at 50%
Uncommonly Gifted- Join us for a fun evening of holiday shopping! Wish Lists,Light refreshments, door prizes, Holiday Raffle!
The Gallery Store-Come shop with us and enjoy coffee and treats, free gift wrap and more!
polished by claire v- complimentary refreshments and an extra $10 for every $50 gift card.
Main Street Inn-
"Calling all Shoppers to enjoys fresh baked cookies and hot cider by with
fireplace"& Make a Night of It with 10% off your stay tonight!
P.Buckley Moss Gallery-a small black-and-white print valued at $40 with every purchase of $100 one per customer
Fringe Benefit- Special discounts and more
FREE PARKING DOWNTOWN!
Enjoy a gift from the Town of Blacksburg........
FREE PARKING beginning Saturday, December 20 and ending Sunday, January 4.
HOLIDAY TREES & GINGERBREAD HOUSES AT KENT SQUARE
Kent Square lobby has been transformed to a Winter Wonderland with decorated trees provided by downtown merchants and non profit groups.Nest Realty is hosting their 3rd annual Gingerbread House Contest to benefit Micah's Backpack at this location. Park in Kent Square Parking Garage and bring the family to enjoy this spectacular new addition to the holidays in Downtown Blacksburg.
Voting for your favorite tree and Gingerbread House takes place from December 5-20
To vote for your Favorite Tree
• Collect your FREE ballot from participating stores or Kent Jewelers, & Uncommonly Gifted.(Only 1 ballot per person)
• Visit the trees in Kent Square and choose your favorite
• Return your completed ballot to Kent Jewelers of Uncommonly Gifted & be entered to win PRIZES
• The winning tree will be announced Saturday Dec 20 at 2:30pm at a special reception with Santa and Mrs. Claus in Kent Square. "Cookies, Candy Canes & Cocoa" provided.
Prize Drawing will take place - random voters will win Downtown Gift Certificates!
To vote for your favorite Gingerbread House
Purchase a ticket from Kent Jewelers for $1 or a food donation (Chicken Noodle Soup or Pasta)
Put your ticket in the tin in front of your favorite house
All proceeds go to Micah's Backpack
Holiday Trees by:
The Lyric Theatre
First Bank of Virginia
Downtown Blacksburg, Inc.
Freedom First Bank
Beliveau Estate Winery
Pointe West Management
YMCA at Virginia Tech
Mount Tabor Ruritan Club
For specific information on Downtown Blacksburg Events please contact:
Laureen Blakemore, Director