DIRECTIONS TO THE BLUE RIDGE MUSIC CENTER

CONVENIENTLY LOCATED ON THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY

The Blue Ridge Music Center is located at 700 Foothills Road, Galax, VA 24333 or milepost 213 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, near the Virginia/North Carolina state line.

Estimated Driving Times (Approximate):

Virginia
Galax: 15 minutes
Meadows of Dan: 50 minutes
Blacksburg/Christiansburg: 1.5 hours
Abingdon: 1 hour 40 minutes
Roanoke: 2 hours

North Carolina
Mount Airy: 30 minutes
Sparta: 30 minutes
Winston-Salem: 1 hour
Hickory: 1 hour 30 minutes
Boone/Blowing Rock: 1 hour 45 minutes
Greensboro: 1 hour 30 minutes
Charlotte: 2 hours
Durham: 2 hours 30 minutes
Raleigh: 3 hours

Tennessee
Bristol: 2 hours

West Virginia
Princeton/Bluefield: 1.5 hours

Note: GPS is often not a reliable way to find the Blue Ridge Music Center. If you find yourself on a dirt road, and not on asphalt, then you are on the wrong road. If you become lost, call (276) 236-5309 for help with directions.

Detailed Driving Directions

From the North/West (Virginia)
Interstate 77 South
Exit 8
LEFT off exit onto Route 148
RIGHT onto Route 52
Follow signs to Blue Ridge Parkway
RIGHT onto Blue Ridge Parkway south
Blue Ridge Music Center is on the left near milepost 213

From the South/East (North Carolina)
Interstate 77 North
Exit 8 RIGHT off exit onto Route 148
RIGHT onto Route 52
Follow signs to Blue Ridge Parkway
RIGHT onto Blue Ridge Parkway south
Blue Ridge Music Center is on the left near milepost 213

Alternate Route from South/East North Carolina
Take U.S. 52 North to I-74/ near Mount Airy, N.C.
Take Exit 6 (N.C. 89) off I-74
Turn left at end of ramp and go west on Route 89 approximately 14 miles
Turn right onto the Blue Ridge Parkway entrance ramp and then left onto the Parkway itself.
In approximately 3 miles the Blue Ridge Music Center will be on your right, near milepost 213.

Blue Ridge Music Center entrance sign

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