Festival Details - "67th Vinton Dogwood Festival"...
Start: Saturday, April 30, 2022 10:00AM
End: Saturday, April 30, 2022 4:00PM
Celebrate spring at the 67th Annual Vinton Dogwood Festival, April 28 through May 1. The festival features a four-day carnival, annual parade, over 90 vendors featuring handmade crafts and Business Showcase, Friday night concert, festival entertainment stages, antique car show, crowning of Miss Vinton Dogwood Festival, free Kid’s Zone and the brand-new free Teen Game Space, and festival foods.
Kick off for the celebration begins Thursday at 6 p.m. and concludes Sunday with carnival rides for children and adults, games, and food by Cole Shows.
The energetic, THE PIZAZZ BAND, performing soul, funk, beach country and rock will present a concert on Friday evening at the Vinton Farmers’ Market Stage, from 7 pm to 10 pm, gates and beverage garden open at 6 pm. Admission is $5.00.
Saturday, April 30, is a fun day of activities for all ages. Events include a full day and evening of carnival rides and games as well as a craft show, business showcase, antique car show and live entertainment on two stages that includes: Tim Martin and Brian Wheeling, The McFlys Ultimate 80’s and 90’s band, William Byrd Jazz Band, Defy Gravity Cheer Team, and bluegrass music.
The free Kids' Zone will feature large inflatables, a petting zoo, crafts and games. We are also announcing a brand new and free “Teen Game Space”.
In keeping with tradition, the crowning of the Dogwood Queen and presentation of the court will take place on the Vinton Municipal Building Stage at 12 noon. One deserving William Byrd High School student will receive the coveted crown and the honor of riding along with her court in the 67th Annual Dogwood Parade. The annual parade will step off at 2:30 pm following a route from the Vinton War Memorial on Washington Ave. through downtown Vinton to Gus Nicks Blvd. All ages will enjoy the William Byrd High School Band, Virginia Highlands Pipe and Drum Band, Miss Kitty’s Cosmonaut Stilt Walkers , a variety of floats, walking and novelty classic vehicles, costumed characters and much more during the parade.
For more information call (540)983-0645 or visit www.vintondogwoodfestival.org to download a Vinton Dogwood Festival Schedule of Events or check facebook.com/vintondogwoodfestival for current updates.
Vinton Dogwood Festival, April 28-May 1, Schedule of Events
Cole Shows Carnival, Free Admission, Thursday through Sunday, located on the Old WBHS Field, 100 Highland Ave. Thursday from 6-10 pm, Friday from 6-10 pm, Saturday from 12 noon to 10 pm, Sunday from 12 noon - 6 pm., limited on-site parking $2.00.
April 29th, Friday Festival Concert featuring The Pizzazz Band, 7-10 pm, gates open at 6 pm, beverage garden and food truck available, Vinton Farmers' Market.
April 30th -10 am to 4 pm., craft show with over 60 vendors; business showcase with over 30 vendors, AACA Antique Car Show, new “Teen Game Space”, free Kid's Zone, two entertainment stages.
Annual Parade - 2:30 pm
Vinton Farmers' Market Stage Entertainment
WBHS Jazz Band - 10:00
Tim Martin and Brian Wheeling 11:00 a.m.
The McFlys- 12:00 noon
Defy Gravity Cheer Team – 12:45
The McFlys – 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Vinton Baptist Church Parking Lot Stage:
Bluegrass Band - 11:00 - 1:30 pm
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