The Berglund Center (previously Roanoke Civic Center) continues to be Western Virginia's premier full-service facility with a 10,500 seat Coliseum, 2,148 seat Performing Arts Theatre, 10,000 square feet Exhibit Hall, and a new 46,000 square feet Special Events Center. Major trade shows, convention and consumer shows, and meetings and banquets have all discovered that the Berglund Center can provide all the amenities needed to create a successful event. Live entertainment, including sporting events and cultural and concert performances by some of the biggest names in the world, continues to excite and amuse audiences all year long. Located within walking distance of downtown Roanoke, visitors to the Berglund Center will enjoy exploring the historic Roanoke City Market and the new Taubman Art Museum. There are numerous hotels and restaurants in the Roanoke Valley that cater to a variety of tastes and budgets. The Berglund Center is just five miles from the Roanoke Regional Airport and six miles from the breathtakingly beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. Let us show you some great Southern hospitality and create lasting memories for years to come.