Destination Bedford offers big, bold and unforgettable experiences. You’ll see stunning beauty in the Blue Ridge Mountains and hear stories of bravery that will take your breath away at the National D-Day Memorial.
Destination Bedford is an up and coming foodie dream come true. Visitors will find all kinds of cuisine around Bedford County like hearty southern cooking, creative pub grub, fresh farm-to-table and a nice variety of international foods.
To experience all that Destination Bedford has to offer, you really need to stay a few days. Fortunately, there are plenty of choices for overnight stays. In addition to traditional hotels and motels, Bedford County is home to several unique Bed & Breakfast Inns.
A St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the new SML Pavilion in Downtown Moneta! There will be Irish food, drinks and live music by Albemarle Pipes and Drums along with Celtic duo Kinnfolk. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.
Come out and celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Beale's Brewery! BRIM’s will be providing traditional Celtic music with river dancing from 2-4 pm. Then there will be tunes from Rocky Bottom Grass 5-8 pm. Beale’s Irish Red will be on tap and smoked pastrami Rueben will be on special!
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
1542 Bateman Bridge Road, Forest, VA
Join Dr. Eric Proebsting, the director of archaeology and landscapes, for an afternoon trek through the woodlands and meadows of Poplar Forest. Admission is $10 per person. Reservations are suggested. Click here for tickets.
Bower Center for the Arts
309 North Bridge Street, Bedford, VA
The Bower Center for the Arts in downtown Bedford is hosting the 9th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition! This is a non-themed exhibition to honor the Bower Center’s primary benefactors, Edna Curry and John Bower. Gallery admission is free. Click here for more information.