Altavista's Uncle Billy's Day Festival Draws Thousands

Altavista, VA - This weekend Altavista held the 64th annual Uncle Billy's Day Festival.

The two-day event kicked off Friday afternoon and continued all day Saturday.

Thousands of people endured the heat and came out to the event at English Park.

The town and the Altavista Chamber of commerce sponsored the event.

People got to enjoy rides, live music, a car show and local vendors.

The festival is always a huge hit among locals, many say they look forward to it every year.

There will be fireworks at the festival Saturday night at 9:30. The music will go on until the event ends at 11 p.m.