Local Attractions

The City is rich with tradition, shopping, recreation and scenic beauty. A visit to Galax offers everything from quaint downtown shops to hiking and Old Time Bluegrass Music festivals. It is also home to the largest Old Time Bluegrass Fiddler’s Convention as well as the New River Trail.

Old Time Bluegrass Fiddler’s Convention

Ever changing. Always amazing. Where culture, science, and nature collide, Balboa Park is home to more than 16 museums, multiple performing arts venues, lovely gardens, trails, and many other creative and recreational attractions, including the San Diego Zoo. With a variety of cultural institutions among its 1,200 beautiful and lushly planted acres, there is something for everyone.

Downtown Galax

Strolling through downtown Galax allows you to explore its unique shops, boutiques, and antique stores. You can also find local eateries, coffee shops, and restaurants offering a taste of the region’s cuisine.

Blue Ridge Music Center

Blue Ridge Music Center: Located on the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, the Blue Ridge Music Center celebrates the rich musical heritage of the region. Visitors can enjoy live music performances, explore exhibits on traditional Appalachian music, and take scenic hikes in the surrounding area.