This year, the festival will be held on June 10-11. Featuring 3 stages with over 30 Bluegrass, Oldtime & Youth Bands, with both regional and international artists to entertain you!

Enjoy camping, workshops, showcases, arts and crafts at Felts Park in Galax, Virginia. Houstonfest was voted “Best New Event of the Year, 2011” by the Blue Ridge Travel Association of Virginia.

Galax, Virginia is the gateway to the Blue Ridge Mountains. The City is rich with tradition, shopping, recreation and scenic beauty.

A visit to Galax, Virginia offers everything from quaint downtown shops to hiking and Old Time Bluegrass Music festivals.

Galax, Virginia is home to the largest Old Time Bluegrass Fiddler’s Convention as well as the New River Trail. Come, explore Galax!


If you tend to frequent Galax’s downtown much, you may have noticed that the name on one of the businesses changed last week. Main Street Bike Shop became Blue Ridge Bike Shop and with that name change, came new owners Corbitt & Fran Bourne.