CoronaVirus – Business & Event Updates


It's SPRING & we miss YOU! 

But 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 links below for updates)

 Forward Virginia Phase I - begins Friday, May 15  

This includes OPTION  for opening of Retail Businesses, Restaurants & Spirits Take-Out and Outdoor Seating, Camping

With mandated continued social distancing 6 feet, no gathering of more than 10.  Face coverings suggested in public


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

EVENTS - Major public events in Floyd County have been cancelled or postponed as mandated by the Governor's Executive Order 3/30/20 through June 10 (unless amended or receded)  We are making efforts to update our Calendar on VisitFloydVA with rescheduling of events, but given the rapid changes, we suggest that you look at general updates below AND

We do suggest 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/


RESTAURANTS & SPIRITS Who needs to cook?

For updated hours & offerings,we suggest check directly (For others not listed, check their websites/FB pages)

  Forward Virginia - Phase 1 - starts May 15 - Take-out, Delivery & NOW Outdoor Seating


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

         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 -  updated for May 22 - Check their Facebook pages directly for details.

  OPEN  - This is a sampling of Shops open (check their hours)

           Republic of Floyd, A Little Monkey Business, Hey Helen, Chic's Antiques, Wildwood Farm, Jeanie O'Neill Gallery, Maggie Gallery, Heather's of Floyd, Phoenix Hardwoods

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

      Troika Gallery, Bell Gallery Chateau Morrisette Winery, 



GET OUTSIDE - It's still OK to get outside for healthy exercise - as long as you follow mandate less than 10 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"!!



The Floyd Country Store - UPDATE  NOT  OPEN INSIDE yet....

     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
















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!


16 Hands Studio Tour

ONLINE Opened May 2 & continues!


Friday, May 15, 7-8pm - Jake Retting Streaming Live at Dogtown

    Saturday, May 16, 8-9pm Space Monkey live stream presented by Cyber Jam on the Sand

     Saturday, May 16, 8-9pm Virtual Road to FloydFest with The BIG FUN Duo (Canada)

    Friday, May 22, 7-8pm  LiveStream The Friday Night Jamboree: Home Edition!

     Sunday, May 24, 6-9pm (every Sunday night through May) Floyd County Open Mic Night

  Monday, May 25, 10am - 2pm  - Losing a Hive--Understanding and Troubleshooting  (webinar)

     Saturday, May 30, 1pm-9pm -  Cabin Fever 8 - Virtual

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

     Red Rooster Coffee - Check out their first Tutorial!  Red Rooster Brew Tutorials: Moka Pot

     Yoga Classes ON-LINE  - Thank you! Citizens Telephone Coop has made available: "Thanks to local yoga teachers, Courtney Pace (Studio 221), Leia Jones, Mary Brown, and Shirleyann Burgess (Living Light Studio), On CCTV Channel 20. Classes air at 5am & 2pm weekdays & 5 am weekends.  For those of you who don't have Citizens cable, Citizens created this YouTube playlist with all four classes, so you can join in, too."U-tube link

         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, Saturday April 18  @ 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!



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 & win Floyd gifts too!  virtual-visit-SHOP floyd-va/


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