Experience the Best Bars and Nightlife Around Natural Bridge, VA

Looking for a great place to have some fun and let loose? Check out the Bars and Nightlife Near Natural Bridge, Virginia! There is something for everyone on this list, so you’re sure to find something that strikes your fancy. We’ve got a galore of dive bars, pool halls, live music venues, and late-night food options! If you’re looking for a good time, look no further than the Bars and Nightlife Near Natural Bridge, Virginia.

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Top Spots for Drinks, Entertainment, and Nighttime Fun 

Red Fox Tavern

Red Fox Tavern is located right here at Natural Bridge Hotel and Conference Center.  You don’t have to go anywhere! At the Tavern, guests can savor American classics like hamburgers, wraps, gourmet sandwiches, hand-cut steaks, and more. Pair your meal with a refreshing cocktail or cold beer as you admire the surrounding scenery. Whether it’s a casual bite with friends or drinks before your dinner at the Colonial Dining Room, The Red Fox Tavern has something for everyone. Don’t forget to check out our events page for the latest happenings at Natural Bridge!

Brew Ridge Taps

Brew Ridge Taps in Lexington, VA, is one of our favorite places on the list. This place has a great selection of local and regional craft beers, and the staff is always happy to help you find the perfect brew for your taste. Home to live music, events, and the wafflewich (sandwich with a waffle as buns) you will be remiss to find a more fun place to kick back and relax.

The Palms

If you are in downtown Lexington, VA, The Palms is a convenient bar and grill in a snazzy location. We really enjoy their seasonal cocktail menu, with the Grapefruit Gimlet being a comfortable choice.

Clubhouse Sports Bar & Grill

The Clubhouse Sports Bar & Grill is a great place to see a live show, get a good margarita, and watch your fantasy football players on Sunday afternoons while you are in Lynchburg, VA. The Clubhouse offers pool, poker, trivia, and cornhole if you like to have fun while you eat/drink.

The Fillin’ Station Sports Bar & Grill

The Fillin’ Station Sports Bar & Grill is one of the most popular bars and grills in Roanoke, Virginia. Complete with daily karaoke and pool tournaments every night, The Fillin’ Station is where you want to end up on a Friday night or a Saturday morning if you are feeling for a classic Northeastern diner breakfast.

The World Famous Stadium Inn

The World Famous Stadium Inn is an iconic restaurant and bar in downtown Lynchburg, VA. Established in 1927, the downtown establishment has earned praise for its laidback atmosphere, good food, and local ownership. It underwent renovations in 2018 to bring it more into the modern era with an outdoor patio, all new kitchen equipment, and a new paint job so that you can eat like a local at The World Famous.

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Salerno’s in Lexington, VA, is another favorite place on the list. This place has a great selection of local and regional craft beers, on tap. You can get a card and pour away! Salerno’s is also home to the wood fire pizza with an incredible selection to choose from. While you chomp down on tasty pizza and beer, try your hand at ax throwing! Salerno’s has a whole set up in the downstairs for you to test your skills and your friends’ skills at throwing an ax.

R/C State Cinema 3

R/C State Cinema 3 in Lexington, VA is your adorable small town local movie theater. Come in after a long day of adventures… You can kick back with some buttery popcorn in all new luxury recliner seating with huge wall to wall screens and Dolby surround sound to get the best movie experience.

Natural Bridge State Park Dark Sky Nights

Natural Bridge State Park Dark Sky Nights on Tuesday nights from dusk to 11 p.m. (beginning April 5th and ending on October 25th), you can grab yourself a blanket and gaze upon the stars! It is truly an incredible experience to see the night gleam with light. Also watch out for other times in which a Ranger will lead you to the top and you will be able to star gaze with a real telescope! Feel free to bring yours too!