Frequently Asked Questions

General parking is available along Main Street, at the County buildings at Justice Drive, behind Suntrust Bank, at Botetourt Elementary School, and in the lower lots of Newington Baptist Church.

Yes! For those with a placard hanging in their car or DMV issued disabled license plate, you may park at the Church of the St. Therese as well as the upper lots at Newington Baptist Church. If you do not have either of these but have a parking hardship for someone in your party, please call our office and we’ll do our best to accommodate that member of your party.

Food will be available for sale by our local Boy Scout Troop 111 but you may bring a picnic on site. We heavily encourage those attending to enjoy dining at one of our local Main Street restaurants prior to attending the concert. Many offer a 10% discount if you mention you are attending the concert.

The road closure begins at 6:30PM and will not reopen until 10PM. The road is closed on Main Street between Newington Baptist Church and Belroi Road. This ensures safe arrival of our guests.
The concert is general seating and is on a grassy lot. You may arrive early and set up chairs or tables. However, we cannot guarantee any personal items left on the property or that no one would move or remove them. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets. We do allow tables for food set-up but respectfully ask that you take them down once the concert has begun if they are blocking anyone’s view of the stage.
We love dogs and as long as your dog plays well with others (humans and other dogs) we welcome your four legged family member on a leash.
rain is in the forecast, we make a decision the day before whether to move it inside or not. If the concert is moved inside, it will take place at Lighthouse Worship Center located at 4299 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes, VA 23072. Start time will remain the same and doors will open 1 hour prior to the concert (7PM). Food will not be allowed to be brought in but we will still have food on site for sale by Boy Scout Troop 111. We welcome you to dine on Main Street prior to the concert and receive 10% off at many participating downtown restaurants.
At the request of the Virginia Symphony, photography or video of the performance is not allowed but have fun and take pictures and video of you and your friends prior to the concert having a great time and #gloucestervaarts in all your social media.