Harrisonburg boasts a fairly mild climate overall, but did you know that our Friendly City experiences 118 days of precipitation per year? This would account for both snow and rain, with averages of 21" and 36", respectively. That leaves parents and childcare providers with a conundrum for nearly 4 months out of the year. Splash around outside in the mud and get soaked and filthy, or stay indoors while trying to wrangle entertain the littles all day? Relax! With this Guide to Rainy Day Fun with Kids, you'll have just that... FUN on rainy (and snowy) days. Gone are the hours of whining and boredom. Harrisonburg offers plenty of indoor fun for kids of all ages -- with plenty of puddles to splash in, too.
You can feel it in the air - fall has arrived. In order to celebrate, we've compiled a list of Fall Festivals and Activities happening in and around Harrisonburg. Check it out and then go enjoy this gorgeous season!
In search of new books at bargain prices? Harrisonburg's very own Green Valley Book Fair offers a wide variety of books (and gifts!) in a huge book warehouse. Just inside the front door, a map stuffed full of pins from visitors across the globe proves that it is absolutely worth the visit!
Looking for a fun indoor getaway that will excite children of all ages? Harrisonburg's Explore More Discovery Museum invites you to a creative hands-on learning atmosphere that is filled with a multitude of exciting exhibits!
Harrisonburg and Rockingham County are home to a wealth of families with young children. Did you know that approximately 23% of our local population is made up of kids age 18 and younger? No wonder there are so many fabulous family-friendly activities, organizations, and events geared toward this crowd! Our posts listing things to do with kids in Harrisonburg have been wildly popular, so we decided the next guide in our series most definitely had to focus on all things kid- and kid-at-heart-friendly in the 'Burg.
One of the Shenandoah Valley's most popular festivals -- Valley Fest, held at Massanutten Resort -- celebrates good times with live music, regional wines, a multitude of craft and microbrews, delicious eats, and a wide variety of vendors. It's one of the best ways we can think of to kick start summer. This exciting event has captured audiences far and wide during Memorial Day weekend for 15 years.