Feeling festive? The events in the Roanoke Region in Virginia's Blue Ridge are just the thing for that.
The Roanoke Region hosts so many festivals you'll swear we celebrate almost everything. Beer. Sunflowers. Art. Music. Dogs. Outdoor recreation. Strawberries.
Downtown Roanoke is where you'll find many signature events like Festival in the Park and Festival of Local Colors - a celebration of the many cultures that shape our growing region.
Not to be outdone, Salem is home to the annual Salem Fair, Olde Salem Days, and many more fun events.
Smith Mountain Lake, area wineries, and charming small towns across the region also host unique festivals and events all year round.
For a party almost any day of the week, follow The Crooked Road to the heart of Bluegrass Country or participate in the abundance of arts and culture events.
The region has also become known for hosting some of the premier music festivals in the country. Check our Music Calendar to find out where you can enjoy live music during your visit.
Find out more about the annual events in Virginia's Blue Ridge.
Note - Because the Roanoke Region in Virginia's Blue Ridge has so many of them, the featured exhibits and galleries at the museums in the region are not featured in this section of the calendar. Those can be found on the featured exhibits calendar.
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