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The New River

A True Recreation Destination for All Outdoor Lovers

New River

A Recreation Destination


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Arts & Culture

Radford University

Something for Everyone

Mary Draper Ingles

A Remarkable Pioneer

Welcome to Radford, Virginia

Surrounded on three sides by the New River, Radford is the New River City. Home to Radford University and a short drive to VA Tech and New River Community College, Radford is centrally located off I-81 between exits 109 and 105 and has easy access to the entire New River Valley.

Our charming City offers a hometown feel with plenty of things to do.  We invite you to ‘find it in Radford’!


  • Radford Fiddle and Banjo Jam

    River City Grill
    Monday, October 16
    7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    The Radford Fiddle and Banjo Jam is a bluegrass jam session held every Monday in the intimate environment of River City Grill. Bring an instrument or just listen to the...


Whitebarrel Winery

Unwind with distinctive wines and delicious culinary creations at the beautiful Whitebarrel Winery. Whitebarrel hosts live music on Friday evenings and an array of weekly events. Visit their website for more info.


2 weeks ago

Radford Visitors Center

Fall is in the air today and I'm thinking about Radford Highlanders Festival in just a few weeks! Save the date!

2017 Radford Highlanders FestivalOct 21, 9:00amRadford Highlanders FestivalThe Radford Highlanders Festival brings together highland games, Celtic music and family-friendly entertainment for festival-lovers of all ages.

Sheepherding, childrens activities and food and crafts are just a few of the events that will be taking place throughout the day.

2017 Radford Highlanders Festival Schedule:

On the Athletic Field:
- 9 a.m. Games begin
- 10 a.m. Grand Entry and Massed Band Performance

Braveheart 5K:
- 9 a.m. Registration
- 10 a.m. 5K Run/Walk begins

On the Gazebo:
- 9 a.m. Virginia Highlands Pipes and Drums
- 9:25 a.m. Radford University Highlanders Pipes and Drums
- 10:30 a.m. The Pipers Club
- 10:55 a.m. Braveheart Announcements
- 11 a.m. Syr
- 12:15 p.m. The Pipers Club
- 1 p.m. Syr
- 2:15 p.m. The Pipers Club
- 3 p.m. Syr

Community Stage, Shelter #1:
- 11 a.m. Radford University’s Yes & Improv Club
- 12 p.m. Central Fine Arts Academy
- 1:30 p.m. The West End
- 3 p.m. PanJammers Steel Drum Orchestra

Ongoing throughout the day:
- Highland Games directed by Chad Clark
- Scots-Irish Clans and Families
- Sheepherding
- The Sterling Swordplayers
- Music Therapy Drumming Circle
- Children’s Activities
- Craft and Food Vendors
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2017 Radford Highlanders Festival


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Dang it. It falls on LARP weekend again.

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