Heart of the Blue Ridge Parkway
There are lots of fun celebrations going on in Alleghany County
A celebration of art, craft, and heritage.
June through October
Out door music concerts throughout Sparta.
Backwoods Beat Festival of Music & Art
The 4th weekend in June
A juried art and craft show with concerts and songwriting workshops.
A weekend celebrating fiber arts with animals, classes, vendors, and more.
Alleghany County Fiddlers Convention
The 3rd weekend in July
Bluegrass & Oldtime fiddlers convention. Competition and Jam sessions – great time for all
A celebration of our agricultural heritage with demonstrations, competitions, and FUN!