222 Jefferson Highway
Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: (540) 887-6500
Fax: (540) 885-8325
Augusta Expoland provides an excellent indoor and fairground facility comprising of 60,000 square feet, for major local events and festivals. The indoor facility covers 36,000 square feet which can be divided into 3 sections based on the event. The air-conditioned hall has a seating capacity for 3,200 people equipped with amenities like stage, tables and chairs and is an ideal setup for exhibitions and fairs. Besides, the open ground is used for truck shows, concerts and livestock exhibitions. Check their website for more information.
Located on the West Broad Street in Waynesboro, The Hot Spot is exactly what its name suggests when it comes to live music. Opened in the summer of 2012, this live music venue focuses on hosting live music events in an easygoing atmosphere where you can indulge in a game of pool or sip on some beer. Be ready to be faced with popular bands from funk jazz-fusion, alternative rock, pop and many more genres of music. A visit to one of the events at The Hot Spot in company of friends is a perfect idea to spend an evening while in the city of Waynesboro. Visit their website to know more.
Old Dominion Performance Arts Studio or ODPAS as its commonly known is a dance and performing arts studio that has offered classes to Waynesboro's people for over 10 years now. Only the finest instructors have been hired to ensure that every student enrolled gets their money's worth. Besides dance, martial arts training is also imparted to those interested. Check website for a list of fees, schedules and general information.
The historic Fairfax Hall was constructed in 1890, in Waynesboro, Virginia. Also referred to as the Brandon Hotel or the Fairfax Hall School, it promises to be a great location for special events and social functions. It is a picturesque beauty located on a hillside and overlooking the whole of the city. It caters perfectly to guests' entertainment requirements and is ideal for wedding receptions, banquets, civic events and parties. It is also a grand housing option with modern amenities and conveniences in the nearby vicinity.
Located at the Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub, The Concert Grounds is unlike your other festival grounds. Situated at the foot of the Wintergreen Mountain, it has an amazing view of the Rockfish Valley. Home of The Festy, an annual outdoor three day music fiesta and the Virginia Craft Brewers Fest, The Concert Grounds is equipped with everything that will make an outdoor event a success. The Festy is a family friendly event with kids zone and play area, concerts, fun activities, camping and more lined up for those who attend this much loved celebration.
An open event space administered by the Rockingham County Fair Association, the Rockingham County Fairground is the limelight of this region. Hosting the ever popular Rockingham County Fair, the ground is vast and the varied sections within the ground facilitate easy organization. Massive events and local festivals like horse races and circuses are frequently held here. It's the perfect place to grab some large scale entertainment.
Bridgeforth Stadium and Zane Showker Field is located on the campus of the famed James Madison University. Built in 1975, it was earlier called James Madison Stadium but later changed to the current name after the member of the board of visitors. The state-of-the-art facilities and equipments makes any event here an experience to remember. Check the website or call ahead for details regarding events and timings.
The Forbes Center for the Performing Arts is the main performing arts center at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. This venue is comprised the Dorothy Thomasson Estes Center for Theatre and Dance and the Shirley Hanson Roberts Center for Music Performance. The Dorothy Thomasson Estes Center for Theatre and Dance venue contains three stages, the Mainstage Theatre for large performances, the Studio Theatre for contemporary and experimental theatre, and the Earlynn J. Miller Dance Theatre where the dancers and choreographers are the main attraction. The Shirley Hanson Roberts Center for Music Performance has the large Concert Hall and more intimate Recital Hall available for performances.
Loud hardcore metal music and a crowd that never burns out head-banging to it: that's Crayola House for you. Having hosted many well-known bands like Natur, The Loiterers and The Misled, this vibrant venue rocks the night scene of the city, and attracts the hip and the trendy from nearby towns and suburbs from the valley. Its intimate space and dimly-lit interior sets the tone for a rocking night out.
Veteran Memorial Park, also known by some as the Veteran Memorial Stadium, is the home of the James Madison University men's baseball and women's softball teams. Formerly located at Long Field at Mauck Stadium, the teams moved to Eagle Field at the Veterans Memorial Stadium for a new location.
It is tough to stereotype Downtown Music34 into any category, before you can zero in on one aspect, it goes ahead and explores another avenue. This concert venue features locally and nationally acclaimed artists/bands, and in the past the likes of Tides, Bouncing Souls and Audiostrobelight have played here. That's not it, Downtown Music34 also hosts special music classes and other creative workshops. In its bid to support music and musicians, it also rents out musical instruments; experts can also repair instruments. This versatile venue also can be utilized for rehearsals and song recordings. For more details, call ahead.
Located in the busy suburbs of the city, the Court Square Theater is a prime stage for a variety of drama. The theater offers comfortable seating which is well complemented by its cozy set up. The lighting arrangement is in place and the sound system just perfect for any staged event. Court Square Theater witnesses the best of theater companies, including the touring ones and makes for a truly delightful experience. Further, the theater can also be rented for conferences and private events. Visit the website for event calender.