Bluefield, Community Guide 2018 - Page 13

Bluefield, Virginia Surrounded by majestic mountains, Bluefield, Virginia is community minded, family-oriented, friendly and safe. From popular restaurant chains and shopping centers to locally owned businesses and boutiques, it truly offers something for everyone. In this four-season community, visitors can enjoy many events, including the Autumn Jamboree Festival and Annual Community Christmas Gathering, just to name a few. During the summer and early fall, the town hosts a local farmer’s market open each Friday morning. Friday evenings showcase local musical talent and entertainment at Evening Shade in the downtown area. On Saturday nights, folks come from near and far to watch outdoor movies during Sunset at the Square. Bluefield, Virginia’s wonderful recreation park is great for gathering with family and friends, reunions and parties. Graham Recreational Park offers picnic shelters and an amphitheater, a walking trail, playgrounds, tennis courts, a volleyball area, and baseball fields. When the weather turns warm, Harmony Acres swimming pool is the coolest place to be in town. If you are interested in history and exploring local sites, be sure to check out the historic Sanders House and Bailey Log House. These houses are part of our town’s heritage and are available for tours. Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce | 11