Star City Arts Festival is the first of its kind in Roanoke, providing the community an opportunity to participate and share the performing, visual, culinary, literary, and cultural arts together. Elmwood Park is going to light up with the Arts! Enjoy performances by Southwest Virginia Ballet and Roanoke Ballet Theatre, along with Mill Mountain Theater Conservatory, Roanoke Children’s Theater, The Grandin Theater, the Jefferson Center Music Lab, and with musical performances featuring an eclectic array of artists from Rhythm and Blues, Gospel, Latin and more, You will love the Roanoke Public Libraries book giveaway and The Taubman Museum of Art’s ArtVenture tent. We will be having an art show for all to enjoy and Chef Jim Zeisler from Virginia Western Community College's culinary program will give demonstrations! The Grandin Film Lab will also share their programs. The city’s top food, wine, and beer trucks will be there too!
Join us Under the Stars at Elmwood Park for the biggest summer bash in the city! David Stewart Wiley and the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra celebrate the start of the season with a FREE concert in Elmwood Park. Enjoy an evening Under The Stars as the RSO kicks off our 65th season.
The event pinnacle is the much-anticipated “Symphony Under the Stars”concert by the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at Elmwood Park Amphitheater beginning at 7:00 p.m.