Summer Solstice Festival, Downtown Merchants of Blacksburg, Virginia

We had a FUNTASTIC time at the Summer Solstice Fest in 2015. See you next year Saturday June 18, 2016 for the 9th annual Summer Solstice Fest!

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Bath Fitter
Beliveau Estate Winery
Blacksburg Concierge
Café de Bangkok
Dr. Steve Jacobs
Foxridge & Hethwood Apartment Homes
Gay & Neel
INTotal Health
Main Street Inn
Mellow Mushroom
Nest Realty
Next Door Bake Shop
Origami Owl
Palm Beach Tan
Shelton Insurance & Financial Inc
Social House
Solar Connexion
Town of Blacksburg
US Cellular
Valley Distribution

Thanks to our Media Sponsors

NRV Macaroni Kid


Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. acknowledges the potential dangers to the environment which can be caused by helium filled balloons.
Therefore the use of helium balloons at festivals and events presented by Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. will not be permitted.

Balloons filled with helium are not allowed to be sold, given away, on display, or in the booth of any vendor. Balloons that are not filled with helium, such as water balloons and balloons used to create balloon animals are allowed but must be correctly disposed of in a trash can after use.
Policy Adopted October 2014

Summer Solstice Fest t-shirts! 

Available at Greenhouse Boardshop, Summer Solstice Fest and online at


Summer Solstice Fest is a Rain or Shine Event. In the event of heavy showers please go to: The Beer Garden- Beer & Wine will continue to be served and live music will continue on the stage at the discretion of the stage management (unless there is lightning)!

Kent Square Lobby
Kent Jewelers
Uncommonly Gifted
Tech Bookstore
Cabo Fish Taco
Social House
Mellow Mushroom
or go shopping downtown!

Don’t go home, the festival will continue after the showers!

Summer Solstice Fest is a DEQ Certified Virginia Green Event

Summer Solstice Fest on Virginia is for Lovers

For specific information on Downtown Blacksburg Events please contact:
Laureen Blakemore, Director
Tel: 540-951-0454

Downtown Blacksburg, Inc.  |  P.O. Box 233  |  Blacksburg, Virginia 24063  |  (540) 951-0454  |