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Address: 710 Williamson Rd NE, Roanoke, VA 24016-2000
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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Getting better all the time

Since its transition to the Berglund Center, I do see improvements happening here gradually. Seating is updated, things seems cleaner than in the past. The Center is getting a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
TheGoodiesofRke
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Since its transition to the Berglund Center, I do see improvements happening here gradually. Seating is updated, things seems cleaner than in the past. The Center is getting a good variety of entertainment and crowd drawing events, from concerts to conventions and gun or craft shows. Our only complaint is the restrooms; they are so strangely positioned with men's on... More 

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Waynesboro, Virginia
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 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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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

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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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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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39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Thank Matthew B
Big Stone Gap, Virginia
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
24 attraction 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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Thank Ger2852
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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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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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
4 attraction reviews
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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