100 Wildwood Road
Salem, VA 24153
Phone: (540) 389-7171
Fax: (540) 389-7009
The Salem Civic Center, in accordance with its name, is the culture house of Salem. Open to public since 1967, this community center is a part of the James E. Taliaferro Sports and Entertainment Complex. An array of cultural events and local happenings take place at this grand venue. Athletic facilities for sporting events have also been provided here. Shared by the locals of Roanoke as well as Salem, this common entertainment hub is a perfect place to explore various facades of community and culture. Visit the website for further information.
The second largest fair in Virginia and widely recognized as one of the top fairs and expositions in the country, this fun-filled, exciting, eleven day event takes place each July and includes many wonderful shows, exciting rides, delicious food, game booths, and exhibits such as handicrafts, homemaking, horticulture, photography, and farm products.
A Class-A advanced affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, this professional baseball club plays fun, exciting, family oriented ball games from April to September.
First-run movies and critically acclaimed films are shown at this cinema that also features comfortable seating and a large concession stand.
Will Elegy's House is a concert venue frequented by Roanoke's metal fans. Although many local bands like Meatdown frequently perform here, you can also catch bands like Psycho Enhancer and Everything Went Black live in concert. You can always depend on Will Elegy's House to line up some high energy performances.
Located inside the Holiday Inn Valley View, this comedy club boasts a mostly R-rated lineup. Visitors must be 21 years or older, as it serves drinks with its shows. Feel free to make reservations for your table so you are sure there is enough room for your whole group.
This historic theater, which was built in 1932, features latest movies as well as film festivals and short-film competitions. The theater is a classic building maintaining its original splendor and grandeur. With time, the theater has upgraded to newer technologies to ensure a pleasant movie-going experience. Grandin is one of the few places where you can really experience the magic of cinema outdoors, and fittingly so, it is considered as the "Roanoke's only historic non-profit movie palace". Check website for schedule and more.
This delightful theatre company provides a schedule of year round theatrical performances which include a wide variety of musicals, comedies, and dramas.
First-run Hollywood movies and critically acclaimed films are shown at this cinema that also features comfortable seating and a large concession stand.
Located across the Rorer Avenue, the Coffin House Studios is a popular concert venue. This venue stages performances of local as well as touring bands/artists, thereby offering a perfect mix of regional as well as international talent. The modern sound and lighting equipment ensures that every member of the audience enjoys the shows and does not miss out on the action. Given the renowned performers invited here, every gig is well-attended and loved by one and all.
Founded in 1953, this symphony is the largest professional orchestra in western Virginia and they perform a subscription season of eleven-concerts, including five classics, three Virtuosi, and three Pops concerts. They also perform two Holiday Pops performances and special presentations during the year.
Jefferson Center presents a full season of culturally diverse national and international live performances from jazz to bluegrass, comedy to world music. Shaftman Performance Hall at Jefferson Center is a beautifully restored theater in the historic landmark building that was once home the Jefferson High School.