CoronaVirus – Business & Event Updates


Happy Summer!

We are full of LOVE and concern for our family and friends - and we are taking the coronavirus very seriously.  Floyd County, Town and businesses are following the CDC, VA Dept. of Health and the Governor’s mandates in relation to the coronavirus and business activities and public events.  These mandates and recommendations can change daily (see bottom of page for detailed updates & links)

  Forward Virginia Phase Three - begins Wednesday, July 1 - See below for more info

Please be patient and cooperative with our business folks as they navigate changes & mandates and safety for staff, community & you!


EVENTS - Most major large public events in Floyd County have been cancelled or postponed presently.  Smaller events ARE starting to happen!  Check out our calendar for updates our Calendar on VisitFloydVA with rescheduling of events,  AND given the rapid changes, we suggest that you look at general updates below AND

 If you have questions regarding a business’s activities, go to their Facebook pages, websites or call for most timely updates.

Meanwhile, check out some ways you can  Feel the Love from Floyd

Virtual Visit SHOP Floyd VA  SHOP on-line with Floyd businesses NOW & enter our Feel the LOVE from Floyd drawing of Floyd gifts through end of May!  virtual-visit-SHOP floyd-va/


PUBLIC RESTROOMS - Public restrooms are open at Warren G. Linebery Park (next to Floyd Country Store) Sun-Thur 10am-6pm; Fri/Sat 10am-9pm


RESTAURANTS & SPIRITS Who needs to cook?

  Take-out, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Indoor Seating options

(*Check with each business for details on their activities & schedules - many changes!)



FARM & FOOD OFFERINGS - Local produce and farm products are available.  

   Riverstone Organic Farm -  708 Thompson Rd. SE Floyd VA 24091
         Farm Store is open daily 9am - 7pm  AND CLOSED 7/23/20-7/29/20

         Now offering home delivery in Floyd to within 15 miles of Floyd OR Pick up of on-line orders

      Floyd Eco Village Farm - 188 Eco Village Trail, Floyd, VA 24091 

          Farm store open daily

     Floyd Community Market - Local and Southeast U.S. farm products

Open Wednesday- Saturday, 10am-4pm  - 300 Webbs Mill Rd (Rt. 8 S)  Located between Citizens Phone Coop and Brewery.  weekly offerings & more info on their FB page:


Floyd Farmer's Market is OPEN!  Saturdays,  9am-1pm

In accordance with VDACS recommendations and the requirement to adequately space vendor tables, the market will have limited number of vendors under the  pavilion offering locally grown vegetables, farm fresh eggs, farm raised meat, and fresh artisan bread with additional vendors starting May 23.

Two ways to shop at our market. In person on Saturday (9-1 under the pavilion).  And/or, shop online with pickup at the market.

Here’s how it works ON LINE:
Our online shop opens Sunday at noon through Thursday at noon. Pick up your order that Saturday at the Floyd Farmers Market between 9am and 1pm.

Get started:
Login and create your account, use promo code
Eat Floyd 2020 for free membership and select the Floyd Farmers Market as your pick up location. Start shopping and support our local farms.

Follow updates on Facebook Page:




RETAIL SHOPS & GALLERIES -Check their Facebook pages directly for details and schedules

  OPEN  - This is a sampling of Shops open

           Republic of Floyd, Hey Helen, Chic's Antiques, Wildwood Farm, Jeanie O'Neill Gallery, The Maggie Gallery, Heather's of Floyd, Phoenix Hardwoods, New Mountain Mercantile, A New Leaf Gallery (opening June 6), Troika Contemporary Craft Gallery opening June 12 Fri/Sat/Sun, Floyd Jewelry,  Bell Gallery opening 6/23 Frid/Sat 11am-5pm

 CLOSED   - These businesses may have on-line sales option and open by appointment. 

      Chateau Morrisette Winery, A Little Monkey Business closed through July 19.


Jeanie O'Neill Gallery


IF INTERESTED , PLEASE CALL OR TEXT Jeanie at  @ 540-230-7546





FLOYD ARTISAN MARKET is back!  starting June 12, Fridays, 5-8pm

Community Market Pavilion - across from the Floyd Country Store

First market - This will be a bit of a trial run as we navigate these unusual times. The Artisan Market will be practicing all current heath and safety policies regarding Covid-19. All vendors will be wearing face masks and hand sanitizer will be available for use.
Market customers are also asked to follow the current social distancing guidelines by staying at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people.

You may notice a few less vendors, as many of our regular vendors are not yet comfortable setting up. Many will be returning a little further into the season and we hope to have many new vendors setting up as well.
Many Artisans depend on market and festival season to sell their wares, so please come out to show your support and browse the beautiful artwork in a safe outside environment.


GET OUTSIDE -   Get outside for healthy exercise & FUN!  -  with mandate less than 50 folks and 6-feet distancing

      Chantilly Farm - 2697 Franklin Pike SE, Floyd VA 24091

           Chantilly Farm is still welcoming local folks to use trails, bike or play disc gold on their multi trail systems on 200 acres.  Maps available at the entrance campground office

         On the Water in Floyd    Little River adventure outfitting company is open now!  daily 10am- 9pm   Following COVID-19 guidelines

         Buffalo Mountain Zipline - Opening Friday, May 22!  Check out their SPECIALS /  following COVID-19 guidelines

      "Out There" Sculpture Trail   Artist Charlie Brouwer invites you:

 The trail with its 30 sculptures continues to be open for visitors – all you need to do is send Charlie an email - - "give me a date and time and I’ll email you all the necessary info: directions, where to park, and a guide and map of the trail you can download or print.  It’s quiet “Out There” and we’re keeping it to one family/group at a time – if we see you we may wave a greeting from the house or studio, but otherwise you will be on your own in the low stress outdoors where viruses do not do well. We enjoy seeing people enjoying "Out There"!!



LIVE MUSIC !!!  Yes!  


Every Saturday, 11:30am-1:30pm  Live Music hosted by David Cannady Music in front of Heathers of Floyd (at Village Green)  different musician guests each week!   (Saturdays through Sept. 5)  info:

              July 25 - Jeff Levy country & bluegrass



Every Friday starting July 3, 6:30pm-9pm

Friday Night Backyard Jamboree  OUTDOOR & Livestream

The event will take place on the cottage lawn behind the Floyd Country Store and will be accessible on a first come, first served basis. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $8 to support the musicians and venue during these difficult times. We ask that everyone practice safe social distancing during the show.

This week’s guests to be announced.



Thursday, July 23 6-8pm, Henry Hardt's Mudcats

Friday, July 24, 7-8:30pm - Tom & Wendy (The Kind) at Dogtown Roadhouse

Saturday, July 25, 1-4pm -Lew Woodall Jazz Trio at Villa Appalaccia Winery

Saturday, July 25, 6:30 - 830pm -The Wildmans CD Release Concert at The Floyd Country Store

Saturday, July 25, 630pm -BarbaraGrace and Henry Hardt @Buffalo Mountain Brewery

Saturday, July 25, 7:30pm- 9pm, Richie Marso & Friends at Dogtown Roadhouse



The Floyd Country Store - UPDATE Opened inside with retail and dining starting June 9! ....  Music outdoors starting July 3! 

     Five Ways that The Floyd Country Store,

Handmade Music School, and County Sales

Can Keep You Entertained at Home 

Handmade Music School offering on-line classes!

Online lessons through the Handmade Music School are currently available on the following instruments:

old time fiddle, old time banjo (clawhammer and two finger), old time mandolin,old time guitar, bluegrass fiddle,bluegrass banjo, bluegrass mandolin, bluegrass guitar, upright bass, ukulele, vocals (folk, bluegrass, harmony)

Interested? Sign up through the form on our lessons page ( or contact us at

Online Workshops & Lectures



EVENTS LIVESTREAM -   Floyd is renowned for our Creativity - And many businesses are working on offerings on-line & other cool ideas to stay connected! 

REMEMBER - Many folks were being supported by these activities & now are offering them for free or donations here.  PLEASE consider donations (as you can) so they will still be here when this is over!

  Performances on Tuesday nights at 8pm  Mike Mitchel & Floyd Music School-   on Facebook page:

  Friday, July 24, 6:30pm - 9pm - (every Friday!) Friday Night Backyard Jamboree  OUTDOOR & Livestream

   Tuesday, July 28, 4-5pm, Music of our Mountains: An Exploration of Fiddle and Banjo Music



         Living Light Studio - Yoga classes with ShirleyAnn

          From ShirleyAnn:  I've uploaded to my YouTube channel the following classes, available to you at anytime for free.

Hatha Flow Yoga I (start this video with the volume low, the singing bowl is loud),

Hatha Flow Yoga II, Gentle Restorative Yoga I, Gentle Restorative Yoga II ,

and an audio for de-stressing called Yoga Nidra, a guided meditation, or yogic sleep that creates deep relaxation.

The classes are 60 minutes each, and the Yoga Nidra is a 20 minute guided meditation.


Studio 221 Yoga -  all classes are now on-line! The details are on website and Facebook page.     /


Jivamukti Yoga with Mary Brown

Zoom class, Saturdays @ 10:00am

email Mary: to register.

Zoom link and password will be sent after registration.
Early registration appreciated.
This weeks class is free. Come! Practice!



Yoga for Beginners with Carly Burke - now online!  Purchase a class or a series. Link to a recorded class is sent out each Monday morning and can be viewed anytime during the week. Please contact Carly for more details and pricing. or call (540)745-3030 


Total Body Conditioning with Katie Wells   - Music & Movement & Joy!

Monday or Wednesday mornings 9am-10am  at







   Citizens Telephone Cooperative –at the lower end of parking lot in Floyd.  A banner with login information is displayed outside the office.

    Warren G. Lineberry Park - The network is WGL Park Public WIFI

    Jessie Peterman Memorial Library (Floyd) - Free WIFI in parking lot.  no password needed.


Virtual Visit SHOP Floyd VA    Want to Virtual SHOP with Floyd businesses NOW   virtual-visit-SHOP floyd-va/


COVID-19 Updates

Forward Virginia Phase Three - begins Wednesday, July 1

Summary below - Full description at HERE












Forward Virginia Phase Two - begins Friday, June 5 -  This includes Restaurants & Spirits option to OPEN indoor dining (at 50%) with continued outdoor dining and take out; Social Gatherings maximum number of people increases to #50 (from #10), continued Face covering mandated inside retail businesses, social distancing (6 feet), retail businesses open (50%) capacity.  Full info on Executive Order 65

New Face mask requirements as of Friday, May 29 through Executive Order #63

  • Everyone ages 10 and up
  •  Inside all brick and mortar retail establishments
  • Inside all personal care & grooming establishment
  • Inside places where people congregate
  • Inside food & beverage establishments, except when eating
  • On public transportation
  • When accessing state or local services

The following exceptions apply:

  • While eating or drinking
  • While exercising
  • If you have trouble breathing or are unable to remove the mask without help
  • If your health conditions prohibit wearing a face covering


IMPORTANT LINKS related to coronavirus updates and tourism


For questions regarding Floyd Tourism:  540-239-8509

Take care of yourself and one another,

Blessed Spring! 


**  Thank you Scott Smith for the uplifting Rainbow Floyd photo