Information about shopping, recreation, events, restaurants, and lodging in the City of Salem in Virginia's Blue Ridge.
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You’ll have a great time taking part in the events in the City of Salem - Virginia’s Championship City!
This special community in Virginia’s Blue Ridge offers small town charm in its historic downtown area, various types of sporting events, and a civic center that hosts concerts and annual festivals.
You could spend a night at the ballpark taking in the beautiful views and cheering on the Salem Red Sox, rock out to a concert at the Salem Civic Center, shop for handmade arts & crafts at Olde Salem Days, chow down on funnel cake at the Salem Fair, and celebrate the holidays at the Salem Gingerbread Festival.
The events that take place throughout the year in the City of Salem are perfect to include in your getaway to Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.
Header photo - Salem Fair, held annually during the summer
While we do our best to keep event information on our calendar as up-to-date as possible, we recommend checking the specific event website and social media pages for the most current information.