Steppin' Out® Parking

Blacksburg Transit is providing a free shuttle to the festival from the Chicken Hill Parking Lot on Virginia Tech's campus. There is no fee to park at the Chicken Hill Lot! The shuttle will drop off and pick up at the corner of Washington Street and Draper Road and will run every 15 minutes from 9am to 10:30pm.

To get to the Chicken Hill Parking Lot from Rt. 460 - Turn onto Southgate Drive. The Chicken Hill parking lot is at the intersection of Tech Center Drive and Southgate.

Bringing Your Dog?

If you must bring your dog, please leave him/her in the Canine Corral on the Henderson Lawn on College Ave. Service provided by New River Varmints,
540-961-1710.

The Corral will be open 10am- 10pm on Friday and Saturday.

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.

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).

Collegiate Square (corner of Main Street and Prices Fork Road) and Clay Court offer customer parking in lots adjacent to their stores.

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.

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.

Parking for Persons with Disabilities Wishing to Attend Steppin' Out

Disabled Parking spaces are available at:

We recommend all guests park at the Chicken Hill lot on campus/Southgate where an ADA area will be designated for this event.

We feel confident that the location where we will designate the passenger pickup will support/suffice those that attend in wheel chairs and/or any other mobility device.

Downtown Blacksburg Parking Map (Download it here)

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Laureen Blakemore

Tel: 540-951-0454

events@downtownblacksburg.com