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Harrisonburg is located in Rockingham County in the Central Region of the state. Harrisonburg lies in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley noted for its deep agrarian roots, vistas, many caverns and prime fishing waters. The cave nearest town is Endless Caverns in New Market, 11 miles north on Hwy 11; the Shenandoah River, Lake Shenandoah and Silver Lake are known for their trout fishing. Developed recreational areas of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are nearby. Information on a walking tour of the historic area is available at th convention and visitors bureau. Harrisonburg is northwest of Charlottesville, on I81.

Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Pargos Restaurant |
Public Libraries Rockingham Public Library |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Shoney's Inn | Life Science Museum |
Shopping Rolltop Desk Works |
Sports and Sporting Events Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Club |
Wildlife Viewing Five K Llamas |

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12/09 Coming to The area
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival West Friendship MD May4-5 A fun-filled weekend of live animals, crafts and supplies, entertainment and more.
Bethesda Fine Arts Festival Bethesda MD May11-12 Delight in fine art created by 130 of nation's best artists, live entertainment and Bethesda restaurants.
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.
Mountainfest Morgantown WV July24-28