A fun-loving festival with activities for all ages, Summer Solstice is held on the fourth Saturday of June to celebrate the beginning of summer.
Featuring a 5K run, the ever-popular Zombie Walk, a petting zoo, blow-up obstacle courses, and all sorts of fair games, Summer Solstice captures Blacksburg’s lighthearted spirit and sets the mood for the lazy, hazy days of summer ahead.
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