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Address: 710 Williamson Rd NE, Roanoke, VA 24016-2000 (Formerly Civic Center)
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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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Don B
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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100 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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270 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 of 5 bubbles 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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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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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Thank Debby M
Roanoke, VA
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463 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Hokiechip
Milton WV
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164 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Finding out at the last minute about Bob Dylan playing at the Berglund Center while on a girls weekend near Charlottesville, we got tickets to go. When we got to the parking lot we were asked for a parking pass-it was news to us. We were directed to a free parking garage 7 traffic lights away, with a shuttle back.... More 

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Thank Lspdoll
Charleston, West Virginia
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69 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were in Roanoke for the Arts and Crafts Show and truly enjoyed the personality of this venue. We will return to Roanoke in the future to enjoy the Berglund Center again.

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Thank DWill48
Pulaski, Virginia
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44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Small venue for concerts which makes it fan friendly. Concessions are good and there are numerous places to purchase food and drinks. Wine and beer are served and prices are reasonable. Getting out of the parking lot takes time so if you are far from an exit expect 45 minutes to get out !!! Getting in is just as bad... More 

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