The Virignia Tourism Corporation has awarded more than $2.7 million in matching grant and reimbursable sponsorship funds to 259 tourism programs across the state, according to the governor’s office. Many of those are in Southwest and Southside.

The three biggest awards statewide were $45,000 to the city of Salem, $40,000 to the Smyth County Tourism Association and $39,100 to Damascus.

Here’s the full list for Southwest and Southside:

Academy Center of the Arts, Lynchburg, Blackwater Music Festival, $5,000

Across the Way Productions, Floyd, FloydFest 2022, $5,000

Appomattox for Equality, Appomattox, Juneteenth Celebration, $10,000

Balloons over Rockbridge, Lexington, Balloons over Rockbridge Hot Air Balloon and Music Festival, $10,000

Beaver Dam Farm Sunflowers, Buchanan, Beaver Dam Farm Sunflower Festival, $20,000

Bedford Tourism, Bedford, Destination Bedford Disc Golf, $19,590

Birthplace of Country Music, Bristol, Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion/Where Country Music Began, $25,000

Blue Ridge Crossroads Economic Development Authority, Galax, Blue Ridge Crossroads Regional Tourism Campaign, $5,000

Central Virginia Business Coalition, Forest, Building Bedford, $20,000

City of Galax, Galax, Galax DMO, $10,000

City of Salem Tourism, Salem, Bike Carvins Cove/Salem Fair/Summertime Fun in Salem, $45,000

County of Brunswick, Lawrenceville, Get a Taste of Brunswick County, $2,500

Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, Danville, Share What You Love: Weaving together Danville’s story, $10,000

Danville Office of Economic Development, Danville, Visitors Guide/City of Danville and Pittsylvania County, $20,000

Dickenson County, Clintwood, “Thrills from the Hollers to the Hills,” $20,000

Discover Bristol, Bristol, Discover Bristol’s Winter Wonderland/Bristol is for Entertainment Lovers, $30,000

Floyd County, Calling All Outdoor Enthusiasts, $15,000

Friends of Southwest Virginia, Abingdon, Southwest Virginia – Visit a Different Side of Virginia Marketing and Public Relations Campaign, $20,000

Galax Fire Department, Galax, HoustonFest, $10,000

Galax Moose Lodge #733, Galax, 86th Old Fiddlers Convention, $10,000

Glencoe Masion, Museum and Gallery, Radford, Mary Draper Ingles: The Journey Home, $5,000

Grayson County, The Old, the New, the Highest and You/Share the Music, Share the Adventure, Share What you Love, $29,945

Halifax County Chamber of Commerce, Halifax, Virginia Cantaloupe Festival, $5,000

Halifax County Department of Tourism, South Boston, Halifax County Field Trips/Taste of Halifax, $21,000

Highland County Chamber of Commerce, Monterey, Highland County Maple Festival, $20,000

Historical Society of Western Virginia, Roanoke, A New Look at Link, $2,650

Honaker Redbud Festival, Honaker, 40th Annual Honaker Redbud Festival, $5,500

JBR Vineyards, Radford, Stay, Play, Dine, Wine, $5,000

Lexington and Rockbridge Area Tourism, Lexington, Wanderlove: Rocking Rockbridge Summer Six, $10,000

Lime Kiln Arts, Lexington, Summer Concert Series, $10,000

Mount Rogers Regional Partnership, Wytheville, Quality of Life Campaign, $5,000

National D-Day Memorial Foundation, Bedford, National D-Day Memorial Web Redesign, $5,000

Pennington Gap, Pennington Gap Trip/Lee County/Outdoor Entertainment Events/Lee County Tobacco Festival, $30,000

Prince Edward County, A Wonderful Week(end): Wellness, Working Remotely, Working Out, $20,000

Pulaski County, Play Outside/Pulaski County’s Sounds of Summertime, $25,000

Ralph Stanley Museum, Clintwood, Ralph Stanley Museum, $10,000

Ride Gravista LLC, Lexington, Gravista 2023, $2,350

River Rock Entertainment, dba Dr Pepper Park at the Bridges, Roanoke, Dr Pepper Park Summer of Fun!, $5,000

Roanoke City Parks and Recreation, Roanoke, Go Outside Festival, $20,000

Roanoke Outside Foundation, Roanoke, Blue Ridge Marathon/Down by Downtown, $10,000

Roanoke Valley, Roanoke, Summer Adventures in Virginia’s Blue Ridge, $20,000

Rooster Walk, Axton, Rooster Walk 12 Music & Arts Festival, $10,000

Sandy River Outdoor Adventures, Rice, Adventure Virginia, $5,000

Scott County, Gate City, Stay a Week. A Month. A Lifetime, $20,000.

Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce, Moneta

SML Data Driven Targeted Digital/Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival/Now That You’ve Found Us, Come Back and Explore, $30,000

Smyth County Tourism, Marion, Find Your Fun This Weekend in Smyth County/Hungry Mother Festival/ Music and More in the Mount Rogers High Country, $40,000

South Hill Chamber of Commerce, South Hill, Virginia is for Lovers of Hometown Christmas 2022, $10,000

Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure, Grundy, Southern Gap Mountain Mayhem, $10,000

Southwest VA, Heart of Appalachia – St. Paul, Streams and Strings/Appalachian Backroads, $30,000

SRC Productions, Stuart, Stuart Beach Music Festival, $10,000

St. Paul Tomorrow, St. Paul, Clinch River Days Festival/Pack Your Bags and Leave Tonight, $30,000

The Barter Foundation, Abingdon, Stay and Play in Abingdon, $20,000

The IRONMAN Group, Roanoke, IRONMAN 70.3 Carilion Clinic Virginia’s Blue Ridge, $10,000

Town of Big Stone Gap, Blue Highway Fest/Heritage Music Week, $30,000

Town of Boydton, Historic Walking Tour, $5,000

Town of Christiansburg, Rockin’ Main Street, $1,250

Town of Clarksville, Town Website Modernization, $5,732

Town of Damascus, Eat, Play, Stay in Trail Town USA/Appalachian Trail Days Festival, $39,100

Town of Haysi, Hasyi’s Russell Fork Autumn Fest $5,000

Town of Lebanon, CedarFest, $5,000

Town of Rocky Mount, Discover Rocky Mount, $10,000

Twin Creeks Distillery, Rocky Mount, Virginia Spirits Shine Bright in Downtown Rocky Mount and Franklin County’s Moonshoone Capital, $10,000

Uptown Partnership, Martinsville, SEARCH(s) – Sharing the Excitement of Arts, Recreation, Culture, History and Sports in Martinsville Henry County, $5,000

Virginia Amateur Sports, Lynchburg, Virginia Commonwealth Games, $20,000

Virginia Highlands Festival, Abingdon, 73rd Annual Summer Virginia Highlands Festival/Connecting with Creativity and Craftsmanship, $30,000

William King Museum of Art, Abingdon, Misletoe Market/The Long Rifle in Virginia and The Open Road: The Art of the Motorcycle Exhibition, $20,000

Wytheville Convention & Visitors Bureau, Wytheville, Get Lost in the Moments, Not the Crowd/Catch Your Breath in Wytheville, $30,000