Booth Applications

Sell your wares at Steppin' Out!

Celebrating Our 39th Year in 2019!

Steppin' Out is not only the area's premier festival. It has become the Town of Blacksburg's very own family reunion. Crowds have been estimated at more than 45,000 for the weekend - always the first Friday and Saturday in August.

Craft vendor applications are available NOW!

Contact Us

For anything not explained in the application process, please contact Laureen Blakemore at 540-951-0454 or

Helium Balloon Policy

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.