BEAVER DAM FARM SUNFLOWER FESTIVAL
Buchanan sunflower festival rooted in success expects record crowds this fall
The Roanoke Valley is known for its festivals and a fairly new one has rooted its place as a must-see in the area. The Beaver Dam Farm Sunflower Festival has grown from just a small idea to one that draws tens of thousands of people in.
Local sunflower festival presses on, but with socially-distanced changes
The 5th annual Beaver Dam Farm Sunflower Festival attracted thousands of people so far. Everyone that comes leaves here with a smile.”The event did make several socially-distanced changes for the year. We’re not going to cancel, so how do we make it happen?’”The sunflower festival also featured vendors such as Tamara Dennis who said it’s a vital event for her business. All of my summer events were either cancelled or modified.”Dennis said she’s grateful the sunflower festival could keep going this year. The sunflower festival continues on Saturday, Sept. 19.