Independence Day is Just Around the Corner!
advantage of the long holiday weekend and getaway to Lexington,
Buena Vista and Rockbridge County for a host of patriotic events,
fireworks, outdoor activities and much more!
JULY 3-5 WEEKEND
Download July 4th Activities Flyer
THURSDAY FREE guided walking tour at 3 pm; starting point is the Lexington Visitor Center
Annual Hot Air Balloon Rally and July 4th Celebration—hot air balloon rides, craft vendors, activities for children, food, live music, antique car shows and fireworks at the VMI Parade Ground; check web site for hot air balloon reservations, hours, schedule and shuttles.
Saturday live music presented by the Lime Kiln Theater features The Danny Knicely Band with Gary Ruley.
Listen to Classic 96.7 radio interviews with Rotary members:
- Woody Sadler
- Bill Luton
Friday night, July 4,
Natural Bridge offers a Friday night seafood buffet and a Saturday wine tasting on July 5; this offering is in addition to the family overnight package.
Fused Glass Play Dates, Renegade Art Glass Saturday, 10:30 am-12 noon; 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Rockbridge Farmer's Market, Saturday from 8 am-12 noon, at the Virginia Horse Center
(Every Saturday, May 3-Oct. 25)
Rockbridge Baths Farmer's Market, Saturday 9 am-12 noon, at Rockbridge Baths Volunteer Fire Dept. (Every Saturday, May 25-Sept. 27)
Yogi Bear/Jelly Stone Campground offers a special July rate on three nights of camping, complete with a great water slide and family activities.
Your weekend would not be complete without a carriage ride
through downtown Lexington, a double-feature at Hull's Drive-In
Theater or a visit to the Virginia Safari Park or Natural Bridge
Additional July Events...
July 12: Summer Breeze Wine Festival at Rockbridge Vineyard
July 12: Annual BoxerWoodstock Music Festival at Nature Center and Woodland Gardens
July 16-19: Annual Rockbridge Regional Fair & Farm Show at Virginia Horse
July 26-27: Annual Beach Music Festival and Classic Car Show at
Glen Maury Park
Lexington is listed as one of the Friendliest Towns in the Shenandoah Valley
by Virginia Living magazine, Coolest Small Towns in America by Budget Travel and is also ranked as one of the Best Small Towns to Visit by Smithsonian. The small town has been named to several lists for great retirement, including a list by Forbes. In November 2013, Travel + Leisure named it one of America's Best College Towns. For more information on Lexington, visit www.lexingtonvirginia.com.
Summer is Just Around the Corner! Mark Your Calendar for Lexington & The Rockbridge Area Events Taking Place Now Through July 4
May 1, 2014
Acclaimed Dance Artists, Master Classes and Educational Events Coming to Lexington in May
April 16, 2014
Lexington Invites Visitors to Discover Hidden Gems of Historic Community
April 15, 2014
Second Annual Paxton House Revival Event Scheduled for May 9-11
April 8, 2014
Historic Natural Bridge Hotel to Re-open for 2014 Season
March 14, 2014
Travel + Leisure Names Lexington one of the
"Best College Towns"
December 13, 2013
Rockbridge County and Lexington Attractions Garner Recognition in Blue Ridge Country's "Best of the Mountains 2013" Poll
July 9, 2013
Lexington & The Rockbridge Area Tourism Nominates Natural Bridge For Virtual Tourist's 8th Wonder Of The World
June 4, 2013
Lexington Named to Smithsonian Magazine's List of "The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2013"
March 27, 2013
Rockbridge County To Welcome New Regional Artisan & Cultural Center
January 18, 2013