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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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Alan Jackson at the Berglund Center

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Debbie M
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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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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 NEW

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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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46 reviews 46 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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304 reviews 304 reviews
80 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 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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Princeton, West Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The program we went to see was great, however, the seating is not the best. They should have handrails to ensure the safety of those climbing the steps. A lady in our group fell and I saw 2 others fall when trying to get down from their seats.

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Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Loved the eWomen conference! This is my 4th or 5th year attending. The facility does everything in their power to accommodate such a large group.

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Knoxville, TN
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Roanoke may be a small town but has a big town appetite for the arts! The Civic Center plays host to many differing types of concerts, art shows, car shows, etc.

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