Festival Information!!!!

Festival is almost here!! Here is some information that might help you enjoy the 49th Roanoke Festival In The Park.


Festival Hours

Overall Hours:

Friday: 5-10PM $5

Saturday: 10AM-10PM – $5 after 5PM

Sunday: 11AM-9PM – $5 after 5PM


Arts & Crafts, Eclectic Market, & Children’s Activities: (All free admission)

Saturday: 10AM-5PM

Sunday: 11AM-5PM


Fireman’s Foam:

Saturday 2-4PM


Festival Stage, Fret Mill Gazebo, & Carol Williams Stage:

Saturday: Noon-5PM

Sunday: Noon-5PM


Stage Lineups

Main Stage:

Friday      5:30 – Ghost Eagle

6:30 – Erin & The Wildfire

7:30 – Rutledge

8:30 – Folk Soul Revival


Saturday  Noon – SW VA Ballet

1:00 – Salem High School Band

2:30 – Strong Water

3:30 – Huckleberry Clementine

4:30 – The Siesmix

5:30 – Groova Scape

6:30 – Tobacco Apache

7:30 – Gasoline Alley

8:30 – Blue Oster Cult


Sunday    1:00 – Matcus Morrow and Victory in Jesus Ministries

2:00 – Miss Mona’s School of Dance

3:00 – Downtown Diversion Trio

4:00 – Mickey Nelson

5:00 – Jerry Wilson Rock and Soul Band

6:00 – Cheer Extreme Allstars Roanoke

7:00 – The Sessions Band

                 8:15 – 1964 the Tribute






Saturday Performing Arts Stages

  Festival Stage Carol Williams Stage Fret Mill Gazebo Stage
Noon Last Train North Roanoke Children’s Theater Mel Parker
1:00 Virginia Electric Einstein’s Monkey Melissa McSherry
2:00 The Bureau Knuckleheadz Troy Batey
3:00 Fritz Schindler Chloe Hart Krista Linnea
4:00 The Thrillbillyz Fame Allstars Johnny Barnett

Sunday Performing Arts Stage

  Festival Stage Carol Williams Stage Fret Mill Gazebo
Noon Paradigm Eric Larson John Pence
1:00 Izzy Crawford Charleigh Roberts Adele Marie
2:00 Drifter Branan Thompson Magic Fret Mill Music Co.
3:00 Near November Girls Rock Roanoke Fret Mill Music Co.
4:00 Outer Realm Annie Lin Tai Chi Ryan Greer

Stage Locations

Festival Stage: On Franklin Rd. near the corner of Jefferson St.

Fret Mill Gazebo: In the Park near the corner of Elm and Jefferson St.

Carol Williams Stage: In front of the library near the corner of Bullit Ave. and Jefferson St.


Admission Buttons

  1. If you purchased your buttons online they will be available throughout the weekend at the Will Call tent starting Friday afternoon in Elmwood Park.
  2. Buttons are still available online and at the Berglund Center Box Office until Thursday May 25th @ 5PM.
  3. Buttons are available at the gates all three nights and at the Festival Store all weekend.


Children’s Activities

Children’s Area is located in the playground on top of the hill on the Elm St. side of the library.

Firemans Foam: 2-4PM SATURADAY ONLY is located on the Elm St. Side of the Park.

Bubble Park is located along the Elm St. side of the Park.

Petting Zoo & Pony rides are located on the corner of Elm Ave & Jefferson St.

Bouncy Houses are located all along Franklin Rd.

Touch-A-Truck on Sunday only is located all along Franklin Rd.


Eclectic Market: Open 10-5 on Saturday & 11-5 on Sunday

Our Eclectic Market on Jefferson Street will feature LulaRoe Lane! We have 7 different representatives who will help LulaRoe lovers find that unique piece you’ve been looking for or other pieces to add to your collection! Also in our Eclectic Market you will find a variety of other unique items for you and your home.

Arts & Crafts Vendors: Open 10-5 on Saturday & 11-5 on Sunday

Come visit our Artists and Crafters on Magnolia Alley where you will find a variety of items including photography, drawings, jewelry, candles and soaps and many others. We have many returning sellers and some new ones you will want to visit!

Visit all of the booths and support those who support Roanoke Festival in the Park!!

Food Vendors

Chan Concessions Chicken on stick, lomein, shrimp
Florida & veggie rice, egg roll, shaved ice
  soft drinks
Cob’s Kettle Corn Kettle corn
Miller Foods Ribbon fries, corn dogs, french fries,
West Virginia funnel cakes, ice cream
  Fresh squeezed lemonade
  Chicken, steak, veggie, shrimp pitas
  sausages, kielbasa, chicken fingers,
  philly, fries, sweet potato fries
Pina Colada Perumex Non-alcoholic pina colada smoothies,
Connecticut various flavors
Sherri’s Crab Cakes Crab cakes with various seafood &
Pennsylvania fries
  soft drinks
So Icy Italian ice – located on Franklin Rd
Sunset Slush Italian ice – located on Jefferson St

Cornhole Tournament: Saturday Only Noon-4PM

Soaring Ridge Craft Brewers is hosting a cornhole tournament to benefit the Roanoke Festival In The Park Scholarship Fund.

Entries are $10/ team or $5/individual. First prize is a $50 gift certificate to Soaring Ridge and a 50/50 split of entry fees. Second prize is a $20 Soaring Ridge gift certificate.
Teams can sign up via email (info@soaringridge.com) or the day of until 1pm. The games start at 1pm.

Car Show on Franklin Rd.: Saturday only starting at 9AM

Dog Policy

Dogs are welcome! We do ask that all dogs are to be leashed at all times. Kiddy pools of water will be kept filled with fresh drinking water for our thirsty K-9 friends!

Chair Policy

Bring your chairs!!!

Alcohol Serving Times & Last Calls:

Main Beer Truck inside the Park:

Friday              5-9:30PM: Last Call 9:15PM

Saturday           Noon-9:30PM: Last Call 9:15PM

Sunday             Noon-9:15PM: Last Call 9:00PM

Franklin Rd. Beer Truck:

Saturday           Noon-5:00PM

Sunday Noon-5:00PM

Cornhole Tournament Beer Tent:

Saturday           Noon-4PM


If you have any other questions please email us at rfip@cox.net.