Roanoke Arts Events

Arts Events in Virginia's Blue Ridge

The calendar is full of exciting arts events in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.

With all the art shows, live performances, gallery receptions, concerts, sidewalk sales, festivals and more, it's never difficult for art lovers to find something to do during a Blue Ridge Day.

With an outstanding collection of performing arts organizations, including some fantastic venues for live music and performances, Virginia's Blue Ridge regularly hosts talented, local and world-renowned artists.

Southwest Virginia Ballet

From the big stages and bright lights of the Berglund Center and Salem Civic Center, to the more intimate atmospheres of the Harvester Performance Center, local bars and breweries in the Roanoke Valley, we have exceptional live music and first-class theater.

It's a big part of what gives Virginia's Blue Ridge such a great nightlife scene.

Learn more about our music scene by taking a look at our Music Calendar.

The museums and galleries in the region also regularly feature special exhibits that highlight the work of local artists as well as artists who have been known around the world for generations.

Even the wineries of Virginia's Blue Ridge occasionally get in on the fun by hosting events that combine the beauty of art with the exciting experience of wine tasting!

Many special events occur throughout the region at different points of the year and this helpful calendar keeps you informed about all the live performances, cultural festivals, and other types of arts & cultural events in the Roanoke Valley.

You can also check out our Exhibits Calendar for information about the local exhibits on display.

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