Street Pub
Jul
14
2:00 PM14:00

Street Pub

Street Pub returns for its 3rd year in Roanoke!! Street Pub is our outdoor pub of epic proportions. In 2017 Deschutes Brewery passed the $1 million mark for total funding that Street Pub has raised for non-profits through their tours across the country. And we are excited to come back and celebrate the community, beer, and music all over again.

This year, proceeds will benefit these great non-profit organizations:

Join us for this free, family-friendly event…

What: Street Pub is a one-stop shop to try lots of Deschutes beers with over 50 taps – from their specialty Reserve Series beers and experimental brews, all the way to year-round favorites like Mirror Pond Pale Ale and Fresh Squeezed IPA, in an outdoor, family-friendly atmosphere! They’ll pair these beers up with culinary creations from our Executive Chef, Jeff Usinowicz and local Chefs from the Roanoke area.

Partners: This year, we’ve partnered with Blue Ridge Beverage, and Hydro Flask, and be sure to visit the ORVIS and Fork in the Alley VIP Lounge.

Bands:

Jefferson Street Stage

  • Appalachian Soul – 3:30-5:15
  • Los Chupacabras – 5:45-7:45
  • Low Low Chariot – 8:30-10pm

Elmwood Park Stage

  • Funky Dawgz Brass Band – 5:45-7:45p
  • The Big Payback – 8-10p

Admission: Free entry! $5 token = one 14 oz beer

Bike Valet: Provided by RIDE Solutions

Volunteers Needed: Want to help out? (Karma is still a thing, right?) – grab your friends and volunteer HERE for a great cause!

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May
4
to May 5

Strawberry Festival

Join us at Elmwood Park for The 38th Annual Community School Strawberry Festival! The festival will be held Friday, May 4th from 10am - 5:30pm and Saturday, May 5th from 10am - 4pm. On Saturday there will be kids games, face painting, arts & crafts, and live music and LOTS of STRAWBERRIES!! There will be strawberry shortcakes with homemade shortcake and several types of dipped strawberries. Delicious!! If you can't make it to the festival, you can also purchase shortcake-to-go kits. Visit www.strawberryfestivalroanoke.org for all of the details. 

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Mar
17
11:00 AM11:00

Freedom First St. Patrick's Day Parade and Shamrock Festival

Freedom First St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Begins at 11am on Jefferson St. at Elm Ave., continues to Campbell Ave. and ends at Williamson Rd.

Shamrock Festival

12:00pm - 5:00pm - Live music, adult beverages, and more! Admission is FREE and begins at noon in Wells Fargo Plaza behind the City Market Building. Band lineup:

  • Empty Bottles 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • The Dancing Chicken Band 1:30pm - 3:00pm
  • Gasoline Alley 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Freedom First Kids Zone

Admission is FREE! From 12pm to 5pm in two locations: In front of the Taubman Museum of Art on Salem Avenue and in Market Square along Market Street. GAMES, INFLATABLES, FACE PAINTING, & MORE!

Corned Beef & Co. Celtic Celebration - 10:00am - 5:00pm 

Celtic Stage will kick off at the conclusion of the parade and will go until 5:00pm.

Second Wynde headlines the show with guest musicians. Schedule is as follows (all times are approximate, depending on the conclusion of the parade):

  • 12:15  Roanoke Pipers' Club
  • 12:30  Celtic Celebration Welcome
  • 12:45  Second Wynde, Guest Performers and BRIMS Dance Troup
  • 2:00  Ceili King Recognition
  • 2:15  Roanoke Pipers' Club
  • 2:45  St. Brendan Trophy Presentation
  • 3:00  Second Wynde, Guest Performers and BRIMS Dance Troup
  • 4:00  Roanoke Pipers' Club
  • 4:15  Second Wynde, Guest Performers and BRIMS Dance Troup
  • 5:00  Celtic Stage Show Ends - Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Martin's St. Patty's Block Party - 11:00am - 1:00am

12 Bands!
Authentic Irish Ales
Traditional Irish Food
Huge Covered Outdoor Beer Garden
2 Stages of Entertainment featuring:
BIG Something, Empire Strikes Brass, C2 & Brothers Reed, South Hill Banks, Sol Searchers, Trae Pierce & The T-Stones, The Kind, A Place Called Home, Maradeen, Shorefire, Gote, Barefoot West
Special Kick Off Pre-Party Event Friday, March 16th w/ The Mantras

Shamrock Hill 5K & 1-Mile Race - 8:30am

Start your St. Patrick’s Day by running the Shamrock Hill 5K at Roanoke Catholic School!

With an 8:30am start, the race finishes in plenty of time to catch the Freedom First St. Patrick's Day Parade at 11:00am and Shamrock Festival at 12:00pm. Take advantage of the free and convenient parking at Roanoke Catholic.

For more information, including an event map visit: 

https://www.downtownroanoke.org/events/signature-events/st-patricks-day-parade-and-festival

 

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