Holiday lights on tree
Nov 09 2017

Giles Holiday Events & Festivities

Giles Holiday Events & Festivities   The following is a list of community activities happening throughout December, this holiday season: December 1-3 | Christmas with the Johnstons at the Giles County Historical Society December 1 - 5:30-8:30pm -Enjoy the beauty of the Andrew Johnston House by candlelight -Bonfire in front yard with hot apple cider served to visitors -Enjoy fresh, homemade treats in Mrs. Johnston's Kitchen -Museum &...

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Fishing at The Narrows Town Park
Oct 24 2017

Bicycling, Mountain Biking, & More in Giles

Bicycling, Mountain Biking, & More in Giles   Tucked in Southwest Virginia with easy access from major cities and interstates, Giles County, Virginia bodes well for your cycling destination. The rural county with a population of just under 17,000 people, has 37 miles of the New River Water Trail, 62 miles of the Appalachian Trail, 92 square miles of Jefferson National Forest,...

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17 Picnic Locations for 2017

17 Picnic Locations to enjoy in Giles County in '17   Need something new to do with the family? As summer arrives, take a day to go out and enjoy a picnic together. A picnic would also be a great way to spend time with friends or to have a date. All your picnic necessities can be conveniently found locally at independently...

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Teacher Appreciation Deals, Discounts, & Drawings

Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month & National Teacher Appreciation Month   Teachers- hear us- THANK YOU! In May we celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Month and some of our local businesses are offering deals and specials just for you, just this month. It is also Business Appreciation Month and locally we are celebrating ‘Tourist in Your Own Backyard’. It’s all comes...

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Friday Fellowship Hikes Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month

Friday Fellowship Hikes Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month   The Giles Office of Tourism Marketing is coordinating efforts to encourage all friends and neighbors in Giles County to be a ‘Tourist in Your Own Backyard’ the entire month of May. Along with business spotlight blog posts on GilesCounty.org, pictures and videos on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and promoting community events,...

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Aug 01 2016

Sept 10th- Rich Creek Autumn Fest

September 10th- Rich Creek Autumn Fest Rich Creek Merchant Association is putting together another Autumn Fest this year! The days will be September 10th and 11th located in downtown Rich Creek. On Saturday the 10th the festival will start at 10am and end at 11pm and on Sunday the 11th the festival will be open at 12pm and end at 6pm....

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Jun 06 2016

June 6- National Outdoors Month Kickoff & Unveiling of New River Water Trail Signs

National Outdoors Month Kickoff & Unveiling of New River Water Trail Signs On June 6th at 1pm at the Rich Creek Boat Landing (Eastbound Route 460) Giles County will help kick off National Outdoors Month! All are invited to stop in for a brief gathering to see the new signage of the new River Water Trail. The New River Water Trail connects...

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1st Annual Resident Fundraising Carnival at Heritage Hall

May 21- 1st Annual Resident Fund Fundraising Carnival 1st Annual Resident Fund Fundraising Carnival being held on May 21st from 10am till 4pm at Heritage Hall Rich Creek.  Proceeds will go to the Residents Fund for outings and Christmas presents. They are planning to have vendors, music, food, a petting zoo, games.    ...

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