Parking at Steppin' Out, 2022

Take advantage of our shuttle bus!

The shuttle bus will pick up at the Chicken Hill Parking Lot and drop off at the intersection of Washington Street and Draper Road. The shuttle will run every 15 minutes from 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Last pick up from Downtown is at 10:00 p.m

Directions to the Chicken Hill Parking Lot - From 460, take exit 6 to Southgate Drive. Turn right on Sterrett Drive and park in the Chicken Hill Lot.

Blacksburg Parking Map

Our parking map shows on-street parking, bus stops and metered parking lots, along with the Kent Square Parking Garage. Please note that during Steppin' Out, no one can park on the parts of College Avenue, Draper Road, Jackson Street, Roanoke Street and Main Street where the festival is taking place.

Kent Square Parking Garage

Take advantage of the convenience of the Kent Square Parking Garage. Entrance is located at the corner of Draper Road and Roanoke Street; 380 public parking spaces with hourly and daily rates available; parking validated by many downtown businesses.

Metered Parking

FREE during Steppin' Out!

You will find metered parking on many streets surrounding and crossing the Main Street corridor of downtown Blacksburg: Draper Road, College Avenue, College Avenue Extension, Lee Street, Church Street and Roanoke Street.

Don't forget the metered parking lots off Church Street, Progress Street, and Draper Road (Farmers Market).

Thanks to the Town of Blacksburg Government for providing free metered parking during Steppin' Out

Virginia Tech Parking Lots

Parking reserved for Virginia Tech personnel (Squires Center and lots off Roanoke Street and Otey Street) is available for downtown visitors after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday.

  • Squires Lot - corner of College Avenue and Otey Street
  • Architecture Annex Lot - corner of Roanoke Street and Otey Street

Leave the Car

Blacksburg Transit provides service around Blacksburg, and even special Steppin' Out routes during the festival. Check their website for up to date schedules.