Q. Where do I get tickets for Festival events?
A. Most tickets are available at the gate with cash or check only. Some advance tickets are available in the event description. View each event’s description for ticketing info.
Q. Do I need to bring a chair to the concerts?
A. Chairs will be provided at the concert pavilion, but you are also welcome to bring your own.
Q. Can I bring a cooler?
A. No. We have food vendors, soft drinks, and a beer garden for your food and beverage needs.
Q. Are dogs allowed?
A. Yes, at Arts and Crafts (leashed). No, at the Antiques Market.
Q. Where can I park?
A. Limited street parking and some parking lots are available near Festival events. There is also ample free parking at Heartwood (exit 14) and at Roses (exit 19). A Festival shuttle runs from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. to transport you to various events around Abingdon.
Q. What if it rains?
A. Festival programs happen rain or shine. For outdoor concerts, in case of severe weather, the call will be made a noon the day of the concert whether or not to move the event to the shelter of the Market Pavilion. Information will be available on Festival social media, the website, and on local radio stations.
Q. Where can I find a printed schedule of Festival events?
A. You can find a printed program guide at numerous retail stores around Abingdon or call to request one be mailed to you (276) 623-5266.
Q. How can I stay connected with the Festival?
A. Like the Virginia Highlands Festival Facebook page and follow us on Instagram and Twitter for the latest updates. Be sure to tag your photos and posts with #VHF2019 so everyone be part of the larger online Festival experience!
Q. How can I be a vendor at Arts & Crafts or the Antiques Market or a food vendor?
A. Applications for all vendors can be found on the website. Deadlines are early in the calendar year, so check back in December for the new applications. Food vendors are by invitation only.
Q. How can I submit my band for consideration?
A. The Festival’s music committee is a volunteer committee of both industry professionals and interested members of the public. Festival consideration is by invitation only, and we do not take unsolicited submissions.