Map/Directions

From the North

Interstate 81 and 581 to the city of Roanoke.
Leave Roanoke via 221 (Brambleton Ave.) headed south. Wind up Bent Mountain and stay on 221 approximately 30 additional miles. 221 will intersect with Rt. 8 in the middle of the Town of Floyd (the only traffic light along 221 outside of Roanoke).
Turn left onto Rt. 8 south (South Locust St.).
Approximately one-half mile along Rt. 8 on your right is The Jacksonville Center for the Arts (just past a car dealership).

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From the South

Interstate 81 to the Christiansburg/Route 8 exit (#114).
South on Rt. 8 toward Floyd approximately 20 miles.
At the traffic signal in the middle of the Town of Floyd, continue straight.
Approximately one-half mile along Rt. 8 on your right is The Jacksonville Center for the Arts (just past a car dealership).

The Scenic Route

From north or south follow the Blue Ridge Parkway, headed toward the Rocky Knob Recreation Area. Between Mileposts 165 and 166 is Tuggle’s Gap, which marks the intersection of Rt. 8 with the Blue Ridge Parkway. Exit there, and bear right at the end of the access ramp, toward Floyd, turning North onto Rt. 8. Drive approximately 5 miles until the speed limit drops as you begin to enter the Town of Floyd limits. On your left as you round a curve is The Jacksonville Center for the Arts (car dealership is too far). A half-mile further along is downtown Floyd.