Local Area Activities
The beautiful Shenandoah Valley has lots to offer. From Wineries, kids discovery museum, fishing, canoeing, zip lines, world class caverns, local farm markets (in season) craft fairs, county fairs, music and food festivals, historical sites and more! Make your plans now to explore our amazing part of Virginia.
Rockingham County Fair & Rockingham Fairgrounds
The Rockingham County fair is held two weeks before Labor Day where you will find lots of free events and fun for the entire family. Come out and have a good time! Fairgrounds are located 14 miles South of our campground, right on US RT11. The fair isn't the only thing to see at the Fairgrounds.
If you are into guns, cats, dogs, music, cattle, goats, horses, beauty pageants or gems you are sure to find a show scheduled at the fairgrounds!
Arts and Entertainment
Visit the James Madison University Forbes Center for the Performing Arts. The center consists of five venues that are unique and acoustically designed for perfection. See their website for show schedules.
Civil War Reenactment at the New Market Battlefield
Spend the day at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park and enjoy the museum, explore the historic farm, scenic Shenandoah River overlooks, picnic spots and walking trails. A National Historic Landmark, the Park is open 9-5 Daily, year round (closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas
Eve and Day, and New Year's Day).
[i]1150th Anniversery Reenactment!
May 16-18, 2014
Make your reservations soon![/i]
Come join in the music makers of the Shenandoah Valley.
The Shenandoah Music Trail is a series of driving loops designed to show-case Valley music, promote Valleys rich history and natural beauty. The Trail covers 14 counties and is divided into 3-sections. The upper, central and lower valley regions feature easy driving multiple-loop excursions from Winchester to Roanoke which highlight current musical venues, trail stops featuring mountain music, historical places and musicians that have had significant impact on American music. Wed love for you to join us. Dont forget to bring your instrument.
Taste of Downtown Harrisonburg
This event, held for one week in March and August every year, showcases the diverse culinary culture of downtown Harrisonburg's local restaurants - from Ethiopian to Greek to new Americana. Whether you're looking for a girls' or guys' night out, a great date, or family time, come check out the dishes and deals of Taste of Downtown!
The nearby Town of Elkton has fun planned for the summer
August 5, 2014
Annual Elkton Field's Day at Blue Ridge Park.
September 13, 2014
Highway 340 Yard Sale! Explore miles of yard sales and fun! Route 340 from just North of the town of Shenandoah to Luray will become one long yard sale. You have to see it to believe it!
October 18-19, 2014
Located at the Elkton Elementary School. The festival offers an abundance of quality crafts, local artists, great entertainment and delicious home cooked food.
WILD GUYde Adventures
Rock Climbing, Caving, and more outdoor adventures for you, within spittin range of Harrisonburg, Virginia and theShenandoah Valley!
Did you know that, within 1 ½ hours of town, you can go:
· Day-hiking to peaks and waterfalls in the George Washington National Forest!
· Rock climbing and rappelling in the North River or Lee Ranger Districts, along Virginias beautiful Blue Ridge, or at spectacular Seneca Rocks, West Virginia!
· Caving (underground of course)!
· Canoe paddling on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, or on the Potomac in West Virginia!
WILD GUYde Adventures provides guided beginner level outdoor adventures and competent instruction in activity fundamentals. We use various areas in the George Washington and Monongahela National Forests, and along Virginias Blue Ridge.