Events in and near the Town of Damascus
Announcements for Damascus residents and groups
conducting fund-raisers and other civic activities.
To have your civic, non-profit event listed here contact
the webmaster or write to the Town Clerk at
PO Box 576, Damascus VA 24236.
(This page is for events taking place in the area between Alvarado and Whitetop,
or within a short distance of Damascus, Virginia.)
For local notices related to town business click on this line.
Damascus Events and Festivals
16th (Sunday) - 2pm, Veterans Day Service
(Town Park, at the Veterans Memorial of Damascus, Wheel of Freedom)
24th (Monday) - Damascus Library's 'Ugliest Christmas Sweater' contest (Nov. 24th thru Dec. 12th)
Contact the Library staff for more info: 276-475-3820
The Townwide Yard Sale takes place the Saturday before Mother's Day
Trails Days is in May, the Weekend after Mother's Day
July 4th Celebration takes place in the late afternoon and evening of July 3
The Iron Mountain 50-mile Trail Run: Website
Some events in neighboring communities
(This section is for events within a short drive of Damascus and which feature activities related to
Whitetop Mountain Maple Festival:
Last weekend in March
Whitetop Mountain Ramp Festival:
Third Sunday in May
Highlands Fall Festival: Last weekend in September
Whitetop Mountain Molasses Festival:
Second Sunday in October
Funds are currently being raised by the VFW, the American Legion,
and the local
volunteer group Discover Damascus
to establish a Veterans Memorial for the town.
The location is on property along Beaverdam Creek
next to the town park.
Contributions may be made at Town Hall, or at the Bank of Damascus.