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2022 Steppin' Out ®
Venue: Downtown Blacksburg, Blacksburg
Directions: Google Map Link
Organizations: Blue Ridge Vocal Connection, Cocobolo, Crossties, Honest Debts, Johanna Vaughan, Jstop Latin Soul, K.T. Vandyke, LP Kelly, Lua Flora, Music Road Company, PanJammers, Virginia Hollow
Date: Saturday, August 6, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Event Types: Music, Food, Drink Specials, Sports, Miscellaneous, Family Friendly, Arts & Theatre
Cost: Free

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The 41st Annual Steppin' Out® festival will be held in downtown Blacksburg on Friday, August 5, 2022 and Saturday, August 6, 2022 from 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM on both days.

Saturday Performance Schedule:

Main Stage:
• 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Panjammers
• 1:30-2:30 PM: Jstop Latin Soul
• 3:15-4:15 PM: Lua Flora
• 5:00-6:00 PM: Honest Debts
• 7:00-8:00 PM: Music Road Co.
• 8:45-9:45 PM: Yam Yam

Acoustic Stage:
• 10:30-11:30 AM: Johanna Vaughan
• 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM: Cocobolo
• 1:15-2:15 PM: Virginia Hollow
• 2:45-3:45 PM: Crossties
• 4:15-5:15 PM: K.T. Vandyke
• 6:00-7:00 PM: LP Kelly & The Streetsweepers

Community Stage:
• 10:00-10:45 AM:
• 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM: Little Leapers
• 1:00-1:30 PM: Blue Ridge Dance
• 2:15-3:15 PM: Westover Ballet
• 4:00-5:00 PM: Blue Ridge Vocal Connection
• 5:30-6:30 PM: VA Techniques Gymnastics

Alexander Black House:
• 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Petting Zoo ($2.00 per person)

Steppin' Out features over 200 exhibitors from around the United States selling unique handcrafted items – jewelry, pottery, textiles, metal work, basketry, stained & fused glass, yard art, fine art, furniture, toys, artisan foods, continuous live music & entertainment, the Draper Mile & Fun Run and so much more!

Downtown Blacksburg merchants also hold their much-awaited final clearance sidewalk sales during Steppin' Out. The festival foods you love are provided by downtown restaurants.

Listen to and enjoy over 25 excellent musical acts all afternoon and well into the evening, both Friday and Saturday. Steppin' Out is Southwest Virginia's premier street celebration!

Three stages of live performances make Steppin' Out one of this region's premiere arts and music events. The Main Stage provides continuous live music on College Avenue and Main Street. The Acoustic Stage brings folk, contemporary, and utterly unique sounds to the festival area of Main and Lee Streets. The Community Stage showcases local and regional performers from cloggers to belly dancers. The Community Stage is located in the National Bank of Blacksburg Parking lot on Roanoke Street.

Admission is free. Town of Blacksburg metered parking is all free and Blacksburg Transit provides free shuttles to get you there without the hassles.

Bring your friends! Bring your family! But, please don't bring your pets.

Town of Blacksburg metered parking is all free for the two days of the festival and Blacksburg Transit will provide free shuttles.

Steppin' Out is a rain or shine event.

Volunteers are also needed to assist with the event. If you're interested, contact Downtown Blacksburg.

To view the event flyer, visit:

For more information, visit: or or or or call 540-951-0454 or email

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