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Address: 710 Williamson Rd NE, Roanoke, VA 24016-2000 (Formerly Civic Center)
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+1 540-853-2241
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
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Western Virginia's premier full-service convention, exhibition and cultural...

Western Virginia's premier full-service convention, exhibition and cultural complex, the center plays host to popular Broadway shows as well as big name music concerts.

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Nice Venue for Gymnastics!!!

Nice venue for the girls to compete in for State Gymnastics. The Center was easy to get to, and nice and clean.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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118 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Parking was a breeze which is usually a nightmare at a civic center. It was nice inside, people were nice, and most importantly CLEAN.

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Thank paralegal4444
Fairfax, Virginia
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166 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice venue for the girls to compete in for State Gymnastics. The Center was easy to get to, and nice and clean.

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Thank Jim H
Roanoke, Virginia
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455 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

First let me say the concert itself was wonderful. We saw the Celtic woman show. We loved it! However, customer service at the box office was horrendous. The woman I spoke with was nasty and very rude to me over the phone. Second, you would think by paying $144 for 2 tickets($180 with taxes/fees/processing, etc...)would include parking, but no that's... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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105 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Quick visit to check in for a volleyball tournament. Stayed briefly to watch the showcase. Seemed like a great venue, but we had to play elsewhere. Was easy to find and easy to park.

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Thank Don B
Roanoke, Virginia
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294 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The MDA car show, number 37 was a great custom car show in the area. Also a great sign of spring time. More than a hundred car of all years on display. Also a parking lot swap meet, with many old and a new parts.

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Thank jhais28374
Virginia
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68 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The facility was nice and the acoustics were good. They follow the door open times to the minute and do not open them prior to the announced time.. even if it is cold outside. The staff who assist you to your seat were very nice. Only real complaint was the food and drink costs were outrageous. I paid more for... More 

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Raleigh
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Someone bought out the supplies from a couple of museums that had dinosaur exhibits and created a huckster's traveling medicine show with them. Yes there are some animatronic dinosaurs and some other non-moving ones. You're paying over $20 to go in and see what amounts to a very weak-sauce dinosaur museum with a couple of bounce houses. First, you spend... More 

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Thank Chris O
Roanoke, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went in 2016, spent around $100 for the hour, and felt it was a waste of money. There were not many dinosaurs and few events. We waited in a crowd for the "pet the baby dinosaur" event, which ended up being a guy with a puppet. A big portion of the event was selling dinosaur items. Actually, I felt... More 

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Thank Christopher B
Winchester, Virginia
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Spur of the moment trip to Roanoke. We had no idea that Roanoke had such a nice event center. They have a great hockey game and there was a charity ice hockey game between local police and firefighters, so we decided to check it out. Much to our surprise, there was also a great concert to see as well. The... More 

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Roanoke, VA
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505 reviews
187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Berglund Center now has new seats and a new scoreboard and looks great. Hard to believe the building is 45 years old. Great place to watch a hockey game. Sound system could be better and I believe that is on tap for next year. Overall, friendly staff.

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