Join us for Altavista’s first chalk fest! All ages, abilities, and backgrounds are welcome to come display their creativity and talent. The chalk fest will take place at the Altavista Trade Lot (YMCA parking lot area) from 10 am- 2 pm on Saturday, June 15th. Awards will be given in three categories, beginner, intermediate, and expert level! So come on down and join us for some creativity, food trucks, and music on this fun summer day!
Shop small, shop local, shop Altavista for this holiday season! Join us on Saturday, November 24th from 9:00-5:00 P.M. to shop all of your favorite Altavista businesses… and best of all, get all of your holiday shopping done without fighting the lines, traffic, and crowds!
Join us as Altavista On Track hosts the 12th annual Thanksgiving Day, Giblet Jog 5K Run! Each year, we have hundreds of locals and visitors from all over the country come together in our beloved community for the Giblet Jog 5k Run! This fun run is family friendly and a flat course alternating between gravel and paved paths. All proceeds from this race go back into the community for downtown revitalization! The race takes place at English Park, Altavista at 8:30 A.M. on Thanksgiving Morning. If you have any questions, please refer to the race website https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Altavista/gibletjog or call Emelyn Gwynn at 434-369-5001 ext. 111 or email at EHGwynn@AltavistaVA.Gov You can sign up for the race online at https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Altavista/gibletjog
Join the Altavista business community as they open their doors to let the holiday season (and shopping) begin! Participating businesses will be holding sales, promotions, open houses, events, give-away's, freebies, and more, all to welcome in the holiday season. Grab your best friends and your family and come see what all Altavista has to offer, and while you're at it... cross Christmas shopping off your to-do list!
In partnership with the Altavista Journal we are happy to promote the Merchant Trick or Treat on Wednesday, October 31st from 3:00-5:00 P.M. Participating merchants will display orange signs in their storefronts. Wear your best costume and get ready to trick-or-treat!
Join us for a day of fall celebration in Altavista! Altavista on Track, the Altavista Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Altavista business community are partnering together to host a full day of fall activities in Altavista. Join us for fall seasonal sales, the annual scarecrow stroll, the fall 100 Mile Yard Sale, 1st Saturday at the Trade Lot, the Classic Car Show, McCormick's Tractor Pull, apple bobbing and plenty of more fall activities that the entire family will enjoy! For more event information check out our facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/2119433458326667/
Each year we host the Altavista Scarecrow Stroll. Businesses are invited to make their own scarecrows and post them up in front of their businesses or downtown for visitors and residents to vote on them. The event is a fun and family friendly way to celebrate fall in Altavista. The winner who earns the most votes wins $100!