Things to Do

in Floyd, VA
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Music At The Floyd Country Store
Music At The Floyd Country Store


At the Floyd Country Store, you can enjoy performances from some of the finest musicians in the country. Friday nights feature gospel music and dance bands. Saturdays include an eclectic group of performers. And, Sundays feature bluegrass bands.
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Floyd Center for the Arts
Floyd Center for the Arts


Art Galleries, Classes, Concerts, and Events! The Floyd Center for the Arts mission is to facilitate and showcase artistic endeavors and creativity and to provide education in arts throughout the community and region! Hotel Floyd sponsors a Floyd Center for the Arts Gallery located across from the front desk. When checking in, out, or just exploring the hotel, feel free to take a peak at some of the displayed artwork created by our local artists.
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Mabry Mill
Mabry Mill


Explore the historic Mabry Mill, perhaps the most iconic structure on the entire Blue Ridge Parkway. Experience live milling demonstrations, as this gristmill still grinds flour more than a century since its original construction! See the nearby Matthews Cabin, blacksmith shop and interpretive area. Here, National Park Service staff conducts demonstrations on blacksmithing, carding, spinning, basket making and other traditional Appalachian crafts. On Sundays throughout the summer, local folk and mountain music performers appear live here as well!
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Exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains
Exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains


The Blue Ridge Mountains surrounding Floyd offer a variety of activities. Hike in the Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve, Fish along the Little River. Take a scenic drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway. You can choose from these, and many other, adventures when you stay at the Floyd Hotel.
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Floyd Artisan Market
Floyd Artisan Market


Friday nights 5pm-9pm, downtown Floyd, VA under the Community Market Pavilion. Features local and regional artisans, selling handmade arts and crafts!
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Chateau Morissette Winery
Chateau Morissette Winery


Chateau Morrisette creates over 20 wines, ranging from sweet fruit wines to semisweet and off-dry red and white blends to dry premium red and white varietal Virginia wines. A third generation winery on the crest of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Southwest Virginia, offers daily wine tastings and tours of our reclaimed timberframe winery, weekend music and special events, summer music festivals, and winter and spring open houses.
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Floyd Farmers Market
Floyd Farmers Market


Saturday mornings in downtown Floyd, VA underneath the pavilion, 10:00 am - 2:00pm, May through November. Fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, eggs, cheese, baked goods, flowers, preserved foods, coffee, and more! Visiting in the winter? The Winter market is located in the warehouse behind Farmers Supply two doors down from the pavilion. December 12th - February 2nd, 10:00am - 2:00pm.
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Buffalo Mountain Zipline
Buffalo Mountain Zipline


Calling all thrill seekers! Fly from treetop to treetop on Virginia's highest and longest biplane. Buffalo Mountain Ziplines offers 8 cables taking you as high as 150 feet above the forest floor. Ages 3 and up! Parkway milepost 171.5.
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Rocky Knob Recreation Area
Rocky Knob Recreation Area


Rocky Knob is located at Milepost 167 -174 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It consists of 4,800 acres and 15 miles of hiking trails. The Rock Castle Gorge is located within Rocky Knob. Hiking, camping, and picnics are all popular activities.
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On The Water in Floyd, VA
On The Water in Floyd, VA


The Little River is one of the best kept secrets in Floyd County. Take a trip along one of the best sections of the river with accommodations from start to finish. First time or experienced paddler, On The Water is an amazing experience!
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Area Golfing

Great Oaks Country Club
Route 221 N., Floyd, VA 24091 (540) 745-2189
Great Oaks is an exciting 18 hole regulation course located at the Great Oaks Country Club facility in Floyd, VA. From the longest tees it offers 6,437 yards of golf for a par of 72. The course was designed by Gene Hamm and opened in 1967. The course rating is 70.8 with a slope rating of 124. Great Oaks is a private non-equity golf course with a 'Accompanied By Member' guest policy. The course contact is Tommy R. Ziglar, Golf Professional.

Olde Mill Golf Resort
2258 Stone Mountain Road, Laurel Fork VA 24352 - 1.800.753.5005
There is a place where the breeze blows a little sweeter. The air is a little fresher. The sky is a little bluer. Folks are a little friendlier and at night, the stars shine a little brighter. That place is the resort community of Olde Mill. Located just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway in the pastoral hills of Southwest Virginia's Carroll County, Olde Mill is the place you want to be - for a weekend, a season and for generations.

The Arts

The Jacksonville Center for the Arts
Affectionately known as the Jax, is an art incubator located in a repurposed barn.

Bell Gallery & Garden, across from the county courthouse.

Floyd Artist Association, an organization of local artists, located in the Station.

Jeanie O'Neill Gallery, Main St, across from the courthouse.

New Mountain Mercantile, supporting local artisans for over 20 years.

Sarvisberry Gallery & Studio, the works of fiber artist/papermaker/photographer Gibby Waitzkin.

Troika Contemporary Arts Gallery, located in the Station.