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Lakefest earns more accolades

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Clarksville’s 33rd annual Virginia Lake Festival (Lakefest) was recently awarded the “One of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast” certifications by the Southeast Tourism Society of Atlanta. Justin Eubank, president of the Clarksville Lake Country Chamber of Commerce and Linda Williams, executive director, display the award. This year’s festival is scheduled for July 15-17.
SoVaNow.com / May 13, 2010
The Virginia Lake Festival, held the third full weekend of each July in Clarksville, Virginia, was again chosen as “One of the Top 20 Events” by the Southeast Tourism Society. This year’s event marks the Town’s 33rd Annual Event and July 15-17, promises to be the event not to be missed.

Since 1985, the Southeast Tourism Society has published the Top 20 Events. Each month, hundreds of the best events across the Southeast compete to be named a Top 20 Event. Southeast Tourism Society publishes the list of winners quarterly and sends the list to over 800 newspapers, magazines, radio stations, TV stations, AAA publications and others. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution prints the Top 20 Events as a regular quarterly feature of its travel section, and the Top 20 Events has recently been featured on the New Orleans-based radio show “Travel Talk Radio,” just to name a few. The combined circulation runs into the millions. The Top 20 Events are also listed on the Southeast Tourism Society website http://www.southeasttourism.org and on the their consumer website http://www.escapetothesoutheast.com. The Top 20 Events pages are consistently among the mosted visited pages on the STS sites.

The Top 20 Events represents the best festivals the Southeast has to offer. Events that win this honor benefit from the widespread exposure and prestige that being named a Top 20 Events affords.

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