College Graduation Weekend

Congratulations Graduates, family, and friends! We hope you enjoyed your time in Harrisonburg and we are sorry to see you go and hope you will return many times. As you celebrate this important achievement in 2021 let us be your guide:

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Dining / Do Downtown / Lodging / Trip Planner / Outdoor Recreation

With over 250 restaurants, Harrisonburg has many choices for celebratory meals but we encourage you to make your reservations now! Enjoy alfresco dining at many Harrisonburg restaurants.

For things to do consider:

Downloading the Free Traipse App for self-guided tours in Downtown Harrisonburg.

Harrisonburg Farmers Market – Tues. and Sat. from 8 am – 1 pm. Locally made and grown food and gift items.

The Virginia Quilt Museum – Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm. One of only a few quilt museums in the world.

The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum – Grounds Open Daily dawn to dusk. A woodland sanctuary on the JMU campus. This 125-acre public urban garden and forested greenspace preserves native plant species.

Heritage Oaks Golf Course – open 8 am – 7 pm. daily A beautifully manicured course designed by William Love, par 70 layout including link style holes, tree-lined holes and more.

Explore More Discovery Museumcall ahead for reservations. Children’s museum engaging young minds through interactive, multi-sensory learning.

Ruby’s Arcade with bowling, billiards, and more as well as brick oven pizza.

Beards N Broads – Axe Throwing for ages 12 and up.

Horizons Edge – indoor clip and climb climbing walls.

Valley Lanes Bowling offering 32 lanes of fun in business since 1960.

Elevation Sports offering Bubble Soccer, Combat Archery and Nerf Wars.

Valley Jump – trampoline park with over 7,000 Square feet of fun. (4549 Spotswood Trail, Penn Laird)

Massanutten Resort offering tubing, zipline, cycling, chair lift rides and much more.

Mulligans Golf Center – Open 10 am – 7 pm daily. Offering 18-hole mini golf and driving range.

Enjoy relaxing at a local craft brewery, most offer outdoor seating options. They include one hard cidery: Sage Bird Ciderworks and five craft breweries; Brothers Craft Brewing, the Friendly FermenterPale Fire BrewingRestless Moons Brewing and Three Notch’d Valley Collab House.

Consider pampering yourself at one of our many spas, visiting an escape room, shopping at the Valley Mall or relaxing on a walk through one of our many parks.

Download our VisitHburg VA trip planner app to easily choose and navigate between locations as well as share your itinerary with others.