Salem Stadium

Salem Stadium

Salem Memorial Ballpark

Salem Memorial Ballpark

Salem Civic Center

Civic Center


Salem Gun & Knife Show Read more

Salem Gun & Knife Show

1/25/2020 - 1/26/2020

Saturday, January 25: 9:00 am- 5:00 pm

Sunday, January 26: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Admission: Adult $9.00, Children under 12 with paying Adult - FREE. Saturday admission good for both days.

NO LOADED FIREARMS - NO EXCEPTIONS. Concealed Carry Class each day from 11:00 am - 2:30 pm for a $45 fee. Register a half-hour early on the day of event. For more information, please visit

29th Annual Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Banquet Read more

29th Annual Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Banquet


The Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame was founded in 1991 and honors players and contributors from the counties of Alleghany, Bedford, Botetourt, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Montgomery, Roanoke, and the independent cities located within the boundaries of those counties. 

The Induction Ceremony & Banquet features fellowship, dinner, a silent auction, and the induction of this year's Class of 2020. 

Roanoke College baseball coach Matt McGuire is among four men who have been chosen for the new class of the Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame.McGuire steered Roanoke to the 2017 NCAA Division III World Series. As a player, he helped William Byrd win a state title and helped William and Mary reach the NCAA tournament.

The other members of the class are Pat Day, who earned Division III All-America honors at Ferrum; David Groseclose, an Alleghany High School graduate who earned All-Southern Conference honors at VMI before playing in the minors; and San Diego Padres scout Roger White, a former high school and college coach in the area.

Bill Rutledge, a former Andrew Lewis High School player who is a big supporter of baseball in the area, was named the winner of the Wayne LaPierre Sr. Award for his contributions to the game.

The hall of fame induction banquet will be held Jan. 30 at the Salem Civic Center. Tickets will be available at the civic center box office.

  • Social Hour 5:30 pm.
  • Dinner at 6:30 pm.

    Banquet Ticket: $35.00 per person.

    The Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame building is located on the grounds of the James E. Taliaferro Complex, next to the Salem Red Sox offices behind the third base seating area of Salem Memorial Ballpark. The Hall of Fame building is open to the public prior to Red Sox home games and upon request. 

Chris Herren "The First Day" FREE EVENT Read more

Chris Herren "The First Day" FREE EVENT

1/30/2020 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

January 30, 2020 @ 7PM

During this FREE community event, Chris will take the microphone and share experiences that have impacted his life as a teenager, athlete and speaker, empowering the audience to rethink how we look at the disease of addiction, from the last day to the first. He will touch on such topics as drinking, smoking marijuana and vaping, pill use, peer pressure, bullying and cutting. To conclude the event, he will field questions from the audience.

Chris Herren, a basketball legend from Fall River, Massachusetts, was an All-American, broke scoring records and was recruited by the nation’s top colleges. Herren realized his lifelong dream of playing in the NBA when he was drafted by the Denver Nuggets in 1999 and then traded to his hometown team, the Boston Celtics in 2000, before losing his career and almost his family to the disease of addiction.

Alcohol and drug-free since August 1, 2008, Chris has spoken to over one million students nationwide with the goal of sparking honest discussions and making a positive difference in their lives. Through inspiring presentations Herren empowers the audience and guides students to rethink how we look at the disease of addiction, from the last day to the first.

FREE EVENT- Teams and organizations can RSVP at Otherwise its first come first serve.

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Winterfest Beach Bash SOLD OUT Read more

Winterfest Beach Bash SOLD OUT

1/31/2020 7:00 PM


The City of Salem Parks and Recreation Department is all set to present the 13th annual Winterfest Beach Bash. The popular group “The Band of Oz” will be in town to help melt away the winter cold with a little summertime fun.

Date: Friday, January 31, 2020
Time: Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Salem Civic Center

Cost: $10/advance single ticket, $12/day of single ticket, $75/table of 8

Purchase tickets at the Salem Parks and Recreation Office at 620 Florida St. between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. Hurry! This event sells out fast each year!
Sponsored by: Q-99, Budweiser
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Penguin Club’s community service projects.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. No coolers or outside food or drinks are permitted inside the arena.  For additional ticket information, please contact the Salem Parks and Recreation Department at 375-3057

Brantley Gilbert's Fire't Up Tour Read more

Brantley Gilbert's Fire't Up Tour

2/1/2020 7:30 PM

Fire’t Up Tour, aptly named after track one on Brantley's upcoming 15-song album (all written/co-written by Gilbert), will kick off Jan. 23 in London, Ontario and hit 34 cities across the country and Canada, before concluding May 8 in Colorado with one of those stops being at the Salem Civic Center on February 1st.

This will be Gilbert’s fourth appearance in Salem. In 2014 he headlined the Blue Ridge Music Festival at Salem Stadium; in 2016 he sold-out the Salem Civic Center arena on his “Blackout” Tour stop; and in April of 2018 he brought his “The Ones That Like Me” Tour to his faithful fans.

Reserved Seat: $40.25 and $60.25

Pit (Standing Only): $70.25

Preferred Parking: $5.00

Tickets for this show are on sale at the Salem Civic Center Box Office (Monday – Friday: 10 am – 6 pm and Saturday: 10 am – 2 pm),  or at  All ticket sales are final, no refunds or exchanges.


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