Including Atkins, Chilhowie, Marion, Saltville, and Whitetop

Smyth County



“Back of the Dragon Days” June 13, 14, and 15

“The Dragon Roars”

Come Celebrate The Riding Season of 2014!

Location: Tazewell High School, 167 Cosby Blvd. Tazewell VA.  24651


Schedule of events:

June 13: Friday- vendors / sponsors set up 9:00am to 5:00pm.  Live music / food vendors starting at 5:30pm to10:30pm


June 14: Saturday- Parade 10:00am to11:00am.  11:30am Opening Ceremony.  Bike Show conducted by Iron Titans motorcycle club.  Registration: $10.00 Starting at 11:00am to 1:00pm.  Trophy presentation: 3:00 pm.  There will be a sponsors / vendors arena, with motorcycles and sport cars companies on display.  Live music 5:30pm to 10:30pm


June 15: Sunday- Jimmy Ramey Jr. Memorial Run, conducted by the Tazewell ABAIT chapter. Please register at the ABAIT Tent, on June 13th and 14th.  Registration fee is $20.00. The run will start at the Tazewell High School, front parking lot at 1:00pm.


Admission Fee: $3.00 for one day or $5.00 for two days.  Children under 12yrs old free!  $1.00 per ticket sold goes to the Good Samaritan Food Pantry.


For additional information please go to or call 276-988-5726


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Back of the Dragon is dedicated to promoting the unmatched beauty and riding enjoyment provided by VA Route 16, the two lane ribbon over the three mountains between Tazewell and Marion, Virginia.

Regional Visitor Center • 408 Whitetop Road • Chilhowie, VA 24319 • I-81, Exit 35

(276) 646-3306 • Toll Free 877-255-9928 •