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Summer Solstice Fest

  • Date: 06/17/2017 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Location: Downtown Blacksburg

The 10th Annual Summer Solstice Fest is scheduled to take place Saturday, June 17 and is a rain or shine event! As always the festival is free and open to all. Downtown Blacksburg businesses are planning a schedule of exciting activities leading up to the event starting June 8- details of 10 Days of Summer Solstice Fest will be released soon so be sure to watch this space!

Fun filled free family activities will include the ever popular Alberti’s Fleas Circus, Water Wars, moon bounces, doggie costume contest and new this year….Circus Stella- a traditional family circus which features performing rescued dogs and amazing human feats like trapeze, aerial silk, rope-walking, and acrobatics.

To mark the 10th anniversary of the event we are bringing back some of the favorite bands from past festivals in addition to a few new faces to our stage. The PanJammers will kick off the music on the stage leading a fun-filled line up including the J-Stout Trio, The Kind, Secondhand Jones performing a Beatles tribute, Badunkafunk, with HopeHop reuniting for this event to finish off the night! 

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