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Address: 710 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA 24016
Phone Number: 540-853-2241
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Western Virginia's premier full-service convention, exhibition and cultural...

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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Convention at its best

We have a convention every year July 4th weekend. New seating! Staff was pleasant as always. Made our weekend even better!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kelleylt
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Waynesboro, Virginia
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Waynesboro, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have a convention every year July 4th weekend. New seating! Staff was pleasant as always. Made our weekend even better!

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Thank Kelleylt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went there for a concert and it was real nice. Parking lot is large, but still needs more parking areas. Inside was nice.

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Thank Frank G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the basketball show with Harlem brothers great show full of fun me family I love it tricks and dunks and goofy off it was funny and fun

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Thank Randy B
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

We went to jurassic quest , what a joke. We tried to stay but after 30 mins, long line at every station we decided to leave. The other patrons made it hard to he in such a small space with so many people who obviously hadn't bathed in a while, very unpleasant experience as to many people were allowed to... More 

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Big Stone Gap, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Nice facility. Very clean and taken care of even though it is an older place. Parking is good and bathrooms are above average.

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Thank Ralph G
Roanoke, Virginia
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119 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We regularly attend Virginia Tech hockey games at the Bergland Center. They routinely schedule several events at the complex making parking difficult. The amplifying system is always so loud (and distorted) you have to scream at the person next to you to be heard. It's always like this. Bring earplugs especially if you have young children. The concessions are plain... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Not much to say...it is a typical event venue for a city of Roanoke's size. The center is conveniently located right next to 581 and near the downtown area. Traveling Broadway shows, sports events, and big name music groups play here.

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Thank Jeff S
Stanley, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

The venue is pretty nice, and there is a lot of parking around the venue. Most of the time you have to pay for parking on the property though. It was pretty easy to get to, and in a convenient location. However, the seats are very small, and the steps are pretty steep. It could use some updates.

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Thank 752feliciam
Roanoke, Virginia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Located at an excellent area where downtown Roanoke is close & plenty of parking area. Events are scheduled & are good. Recently have Ice skating to arena added for events.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

I found the seats to be rather narrow for someone with wide hips, the leg room was very limited (I am 5"6"), and the handicapped options were less than adequate. There was limited seating on the flat level. Numerous people, including one in my group who has difficulty with steps and uses a cane, had to ascend steep steps with... More 

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Thank Beth B

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