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Address: 710 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA 24016
Phone Number: 540-853-2241
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Western Virginia's premier full-service convention, exhibition and...
Western Virginia's premier full-service convention, exhibition and cultural complex, the center plays host to popular Broadway shows as well as big name music concerts.
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4 events in 4 weekends

Nice variety of 3 main spaces for a plethora of activities and functions. The Civic Center is seperated out in to 3 areas, an arena for things like the circus, monster truck... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Nice variety of 3 main spaces for a plethora of activities and functions. The Civic Center is seperated out in to 3 areas, an arena for things like the circus, monster truck shows, rodeo, etc, the flat concrete floored inside space for gun shows, flea markets, trade fairs, etc, and the stage hall for musicals, graduations, dance recitals, stand up... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I disliked that it was in Roanoke. I liked that it was. I try to attend every year. I see old friends, meet new ones and enjoy learning more and more about God, Jesus and the United Methodist Church.

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Gloucester, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Parking was tough, but the volunteers directing traffic were fantastic. It was easy to get back on the main highway and get back to Salem. Maybe 15 minutes away.

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North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Excellent!!!!!! Gaither always puts on an excellent program. Karen Peck and New River were top notch. David Phelps hits notes that give you goosebumps.

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is a nice venue. Lots of seats, not too many in the nose-bleed range. Plenty of bathrooms and concession stands. The staff was friendly and helpful. It was a great show.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

venue is awesome for live music. seats pretty comfortable and the sound is awesome. Prices for beverages is high, vendor's very helpful.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The kids had fun. I purchased VIP tickets to the Jurassic Quest for my kids so they could get the most out of the trip. The VIP package didn't include much but I suppose it was better than the alternative. We had a good time regardless and the civic center is a nice place to go for any conert, circus,... More 

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Cape charles
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My visit was to attend the VHSL wrestling championships. Let me first say that navigating the Salem/Roanoke area is much like navigating an ant hill. A GPS guide of 12 miles seems to result in at least 20 turns but I guess that's not really the fault of the Civic Center. Upon arrival you pull into one of the strangest... More 

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FISHERSVILLE
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My wife and I attended a Saturday conference at this center back in December. It was held in the basement area of the building. It was an OK venue, but there weren't enough bathrooms for the number of people (200+), so there was a long wait at break times. This venue was definitely showing its age and lack of updating.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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306 reviews 306 reviews
79 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We have enjoyed several events hosted here; high school graduation, Cirque du Soleil, Alison Krauss, Green Living and Energy Expo, and a recent pre-Christmas craft show. Each of these events were quite different from each other. The energy and craft shows seemed well suited for the design and layout of the space; as did the graduation. The circus and the... More 

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Additional Information about Civic Center

Address: Address: 710 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA 24016
Phone Number: 540-853-2241
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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