“Where Main Street meets the mountains,” Buchanan, Virginia!

What are those green banners on poles about?? Buchanan is part of The Gauntlet Business Competition now underway. New and existing businesses are competing for cash and prizes to help them start or grow their dream business in Town, in Botetourt or in Roanoke County. Winners will be announced in May.Banners on Main crop

Buchanan Civil War History Weekend – Friday, April 28 – Sunday, April 30, 2017 – 2017 Buchanan Civil War History Weekend APPLICATION

Buchanan Garden Festival – Saturday, May 13, 2017 – Vendors wanted Register On Line

Did you know?

CANOE RIVER FALLTravel & Leisure Magazine  just designated the Upper James River Trail as one of the best, easy outdoor adventures in the world.

Check out their mention of Buchanan, VA!  Buchanan is the most used entry and exit point of the Trail with tens of thousands of visitors each year.

144Nestled within the steep slopes of the Blue Ridge and Alleghany Mountains rests the Town of Buchanan, Virginia. Discover why Buchanan has been a stopping point for travelers since the 1700’s.

Whether you are planning an afternoon shopping spree, or a weekend get away, include Buchanan as part of your itinerary.  Surround yourself in the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains while you explore more than two hundred years of history.

Discover a vibrant downtown where shopping meets outdoor adventure. Be sure to check our Calendar of Events while planning your trip, you might discover more reasons to make Buchanan your favorite destination. D8FH3790

Whether you are antiquing along Main Street, looking for a place to eat, paddling down the James River, exploring Civil War history, hiking the Appalachian Trail or peddling the U.S. Bicentennial Bicycle Route, you will find yourself immersed in natural beauty and history.


BRUSH FIREVirginia Statewide Burn Ban goes into effect February 15 – April 30

For additional information  dof.virginia.gov/fire/4pm/faqs-statewide-burn-ban.htm



The Town of Buchanan thanks the following for their support; National Endowment Commission for the Arts and Virginia Commission for the Arts Local Government Challenge Grant, the Virginia Department of Forestry Trees for Clean Water Grant, the Botetourt County Capital Improvement Incentive Fund for their support of upgrades to the Buchanan Town Park and the Bank of Botetourt for their Corporate Sponsorship for the 2017 Buchanan Calendar of Events.


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