The Vinton Dogwood Festival, now in its 64th year is the pre-eminent annual event for Vinton. The festival provides a variety of family friendly entertainment including an annual parade, carnival, craft show, business showcase, free kid's zone, antique car show, festival food court, entertainment stages, concerts, and crowning of Miss Dogwood Festival and presentation of court. Free entertainment on April 27th includes the William Byrd Jazz Band, Floyd Ward Dance Ensemble, Marie Anderson, Fuzzy Logic Duo featuring Scott Joshway, World Tai Chi Celebration, and blue grass bands.
The festival concert stage at the Vinton Farmers' Market features:Uptown Band on Friday, April 26, 6-10 pm and U.B.U. The Band on April 27, 6-10 pm, $5.00 admission (12 and under free), beverage garden and food available for purchase. The Celebration Sunday Concert on April 28 features Humble Praise and Joe Overfelt, admission is free, food and beverage garden available. Bring a chair for seating."