Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. PRESENTS

37th Annual Steppin' Out®

August 4-5, 2017. Steppin' Out is a "Rain or Shine" event!

Festival Hours

Friday August 4: 10am-11pm Community Connections closes at 8pm and other vendors close at 10pm. The Main Stage continues until 11pm.
Saturday August 5: 10am-10pm Community Connections closes at 8pm; all else at 10pm.

Steppin' Out, August 4-5, 2017

Steppin' Out features over 200 artists and crafts people from around the United States selling unique handcrafted items – jewelry, pottery, textiles, metal work, basketry, stained & fused glass, yard art, fine art, furniture, toys, artisan foods and so much more!

Downtown Blacksburg merchants also hold their much-awaited final clearance sidewalk sales during Steppin' Out. And those festival foods you love are provided by downtown restaurants.

Admission is free! Town of Blacksburg metered parking is all free and Blacksburg Transit provides free shuttles to get you there without the hassles. Bring your friends! Bring your family!

PETS are NOT Allowed

If you must bring your dog, please leave him/her in the Canine Corral on the Henderson Lawn on College Ave.

Service provided by Prestige Pet Sitting Agencies, 540-961-1710. The Corral will be open 10am - 10pm on Friday and Saturday.

We're Virginia Green!

Steppin' Out has achieved Virginia Green status, with our recycling, efforts to reduce packaging, encouraging mass-transit and more. Details here.

FREE Bike Valet Service

Take advantage of our FREE Bike Valet Service Friday & Saturday, located on Main Street behind the Acoustic Stage. Hours of Operation: Friday- 12pm-8pm and Saturday 10am-8pm.

More Blacksburg Fun

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Laureen Blakemore

Tel: 540-951-0454