Spring is the perfect time to visit Lexington, Buena Vista, and the Rockbridge area as redbuds and dogwoods begin to bloom. Explore our quaint communities and shop our artisans for a tangible reminder of your time.
Signature Spring Events
April 22 - Virginia's Historic Garden Week includes a day in Lexington, and this year's theme is "Porches and Patios." Six historic homes and gardens in downtown Lexington will be available for visitors to see on this day only.
April 28-29 - Some folks live for a good sale. If that's you, we found what you're looking for! The Downtown Lexington Spring Sidewalk Sale is two days of merchants rolling out their discounted merchandise for you to snatch up and love.
April 29 - A family favorite, Boxerwood's Fairy Forest Festival is a day-long extravaganza of pixies, fairies, crafts, games, and more!
May 6 - If you're up for a good challenge, sign up to participate in the Lexington Road & River Relay. It's a 16-mile, four-leg individual or relay competition you probably won't forget.
May 12 - Music in the Garden at Boxerwood resumes! This is a warm weather concert series that occurs every second and fourth Friday May through September. Shop local to create a picnc basket, bring it with you, and sit back to enjoy fantastic live music.
May 13-14 - The annual Lexington Rockbridge Studio Tour is a self-guided jaunt to seven artist studios to see 25 artists' finest pieces.
If you're visiting to enjoy one of our excellent spring events, you may want to take your time perusing some of our best routes. Have your camera ready, as the views are impressive!
Fresh Air Excursions
Enjoy our outdoors with an all-out hike or a tame trail walk. Want something more? Go ahead and pitch a tent and stay a while, then take a swing at our 18-hole Vista Links golf course in the shadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Warm Weather Attractions Reopen
You've waited all winter (okay, we've waited all winter) for these attractions to reopen and it's finally time!
March 10 - Hull's Drive-In is one of only a handful of authentic drive-ins left in Virginia. See your favorite new flick on our big screen Friday and Saturday nights.
March 11- Virginia Safari Park, voted a top 10 animal attraction in Family Fun magazine.
April 1 - Lexington Carriage Company's historic tours by horse-drawn carriage resume operations with their popular downtown tours. Climb aboard across the street from our Visitor Center!