Diversity Events and Programs

Radford and its surrounding areas offer a variety of events and organizations dedicated to diverse and local culture and programs. The region offers community functions, festivals, local art and music and other events that represent different cultures and introduce local culture to those new to the area.

Diversity events and programs are organized by locality below.

On-Campus

  • Diversity Dialogue
    College of Education and Human Development
    Peters Hall  
    Events held in Heth Hall
    540-831-5439 
  • Women’s Studies Events
    College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences
    Russell Hall
    540-831-6143

New River Valley

Music

  • Fiddle and Banjo Jam   
    River City Grill
    103 Third Avenue
    Radford, VA 24141
    540-629-2130 
  • Hillbilly Opry    
    McGuire’s Family Campground
    4925 State Park Road
    Dublin, VA 24084
    540-674-5561 

Cultural Events and Education

Festivals and Other Events

  • Steppin’ Out      
    Annual festival in the streets of downtown Blacksburg
  • Local Museums   
    Local museums in the New River Valley   

Roanoke

Festivals

  • Local Colors Festival    
    541 Luck Avenue
    Suite 228
    Roanoke, VA 24016
    540-904-2234      
  • Dragon Boat Racing  
    Presbyterian Community Center
    1228 Jamison Avenue SW
    Roanoke, Virginia 24013
    540-982-2911 

Music and Spoken Word

  • Live Blues Music     
    Blue 5
    312 2nd Street
    Roanoke, VA 24011
    540-904-5338   

Floyd County

Festivals and Music

  • FloydFest     
    Annual summer music festival in Floyd, VA