Special Events

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Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism offers a variety of events throughout County parks, athletic fields and recreation facilities during the year. These offerings include community events, festivals, races and tournaments for residents and visitors to enjoy.  

The current event calendar will be updated monthly during the year, and a complete list of upcoming events can be found below.

Follow the links on this page to learn more about our events, tournaments and races which take place at facilities such as Explore Park, Green Hill Park, Green Ridge Recreation Center, Splash Valley Water Park, Brambleton Recreation Center and more!

Questions? Email prtonline@roanokecountyva.gov or call our main office at (540) 387-6078 ext. 0. 

April 2024 Events

Date(s)Event Location & Time
April 6Treetop Quest & Explore Park Opening WeekendExplore Park
April 8 Solar Eclipse ViewingExplore Park - 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
April 11Food Truck Thursdays
Green Hill Park - 11 AM - 2 PM
April 19-21Chance Crawford - Adult Softball TournamentArnold R. Burton Complex, Whispering Pines Park
April 20Kite Festival 
Green Hill Park - 10 AM - 3 PM
April 25Food Truck ThursdaysWalrond Park - 11 AM - 2 PM
April 27Adventure SaturdayExplore Park - 10 AM - 3 PM


May 2024 Events

Date(s)Event Location & Time
May 4Parkside Picks
Green Hill Park - 8 AM - 1 PM
May 9Food Truck Thursdays
Merriman Soccer Complex - 11 AM - 2 PM
May 10Tavern Stage Concert SeriesExplore Park - Doors open at 5 PM, Music from 6 - 8:30 PM
May 18National Kids to Parks DayExplore Park - 10 AM - 3 PM
May 23Food Truck Thursdays
Green Hill Park - 11 AM - 2 PM


June 2024 Events

Date(s)Event Location & Time
June 1Artisan SaturdayExplore Park
June 14 Tavern Stage Concert SeriesExplore Park - Doors Open at 5 PM, Music from 6 - 8:30 PM
June 19-23WBSC / ISF Senior World Cup - Adult Softball TournamentArnold R. Burton Complex, Whispering Pines Park
June 21Summer Solstice: Celebration of Fun & SunGreen Hill Park - 5 PM - 8:30 PM
June 22Great American CampoutExplore Park


July 2024 Events

Date(s)Event Location & Time
July 12Tavern Stage Concert SeriesExplore Park - Doors open at 5PM, Music from 6 - 8:30 PM
July 13Appalachian Open Disc GolfMayflower Hills Disc Golf Course - Explore Park
July 15 - 21USA Softball 14U & 18U NationalsArnold R. Burton Complex, Northside Softball Complex
July 20Smokin' StringsExplore Park
July 26Movies @ MerrimanMerriman Park


August 2024 Events

Date(s)Event Location & Time
August 9Tavern Stage Concert SeriesExplore Park - Doors open at 5PM, Music from 6 - 8:30 PM
August 10Back to School BashSplash Valley
August 24 - 25Adult Softball - Church of GodBurton, Whispering
August 29Food Truck ThursdaysWalrond Park - 11AM - 2PM
August 30 - September 1USA Softball Adult TournamentArnold R. Burton Complex


September 2024 Events

Date(s)Event Location & Time
Sept 7Pooches in the PoolSplash Valley
Sept 12Food Truck ThursdaysMerriman Park - 11AM - 2PM
Sept 13Tavern Stage Concert SeriesExplore Park - Doors open at 5PM, Music from 6 - 8:30 PM
Sept 21Touch-A-TruckGreen Hill Park - 10AM - 3PM
Sept 26Food Truck ThursdaysGreen Hill Park - 11AM - 2PM
Sept 28Bent Mountain OcktoberfestBent Mountain Center


October 2024 Events

Date(s)Event Location & Time
Oct 10Food Truck ThursdaysWalrond Park - 11AM - 2PM
Oct 24Food Truck ThursdaysMerriman Park - 11AM - 2PM
Oct 25Boos & BrewsExplore Park
Oct 26Spooktacular SaturdayExplore Park


November & December 2024 Events

Date(s)Event Location & Time
Nov 2Brambleton Craft ShowBrambleton Recreation Center - 8AM - 2PM
Dec 3Roanoke County Christmas Tree LightingSouth County Library