Grillin in the Gap First of Fall Festival! September 25th! All day event! 3 huge events in 1 glorious day! The Grizzly, Steak Cook Off, Live music from 2pm till 11pm with IF BIRDS COULD FLY headlining!                                                            The Big Stone Gap Farmers Market is in full swing! Every Thursday 4p – 7p, come out and visit!                                                                          THE SPLASH PAD AT BULLITT PARK IS NOW OPEN 9AM – 9PM ALL WEEK LONG!!!!                                                                                                                    Now Taking Reservations for picnic pavilions at Bullitt Park and Carnes Gym. Call (276) 523-2303 for more info.                                 A Town Permit is no longer required to access Big Cherry! Get out and visit today!

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BIG STONE GAP

A small town, with big stories.

In the heart of Appalachia lies Big Stone Gap. Founded in 1856, Big Stone Gap represents quintessential Southern charm. Considered a small town, with a population of roughly 5,700, Big Stone Gap allows residents and visitors the opportunity to step back into old Americana—when life was simpler and land was abundant.

When you visit Big Stone Gap, you’ll find yourself wedged between some of the most breathtaking scenery Virginia has to offer. Mountains spring up on all sides of the town and create the perfect backdrop for a relaxing getaway. Not to mention, the endless mountain and forested land provide ample opportunities for adventure, such as biking, hiking, and horseback riding.

As a Main Street America Affiliate™, Big Stone Gap is part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.

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