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

Civil War Weekend Photographs 032Buchanan Civil War History Weekend – Friday, April 28 – Sunday, April 30, 2017 – History comes alive in downtown Buchanan this week during Buchanan’s 9th Civil War History Weekend.

Explore Living History Camps, stroll through Suttler’s Row, witness street skirmishes, take part in a Camp Dance and bon fire, and witness “The Battle of Buchanan.” For a printable schedule of events 2017 2017-Buchanan-Civil-War-SCHEDULE-FINAL


GARDEN FESTIVAL FBuchanan Garden Festival – Saturday, May 13, 2017 – Vendors wanted Register On Line

The Buchanan Garden Festival is an annual rite of spring for the Town of Buchanan. The festival boasts dozens of vendors including garden suppliers, plant sellers, outdoor living furniture, art, antiques and more. The day’s activities also feature live music, entertainment activities for the kids, delicious food and a wine garden.



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.




Virginia Statewide Burn Ban in effect February 15 – April 30

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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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