Roanoke County's Explore Park

56 Roanoke River Parkway, Roanoke, VA
Max Capacity: 150 people
Roanoke County’s Explore Park offers an expanse of rolling hills, deep ravines and pastoral meadows which lend themselves to a multitude of diverse and exciting events and activities which make this location a premier recreation venue and a backdrop for unique and memorable events. It can be tailored to meet individual, group and community needs. This 1100 acre park abounds with beautiful open fields and meadows, wooded areas, river views and access, biking and hiking trails and other scenic and accessible locations. We would be more than happy to discuss with you all that the park has to offer and to see how Roanoke County’s Explore Park can become your palette for adventure, opportunity and fun! Explore Park’s natural beauty also lends itself to a wide variety of outdoor wedding options. The lawn of the Brugh Tavern is ideal for a tented event, the butterfly bushes and decorative garden arch near the Arthur Taubman Center are ideal for that intimate outdoor ceremony. The rolling hills, pristine woodlands and historic buildings invite your imagination and offer the opportunity to plan the wedding or event of your dreams.
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Amenities
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Waterfront
  • Waterview
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Serving the Roanoke, VA Area
Capacity: 750  
$125-$1,000 /event
Blacksburg Country Club is a private club that will cater to all of your needs with elegance. With breath taking views of the New River Valley, BCC provides the ideal location for private functions, weddings, family gatherings, corporate affairs or club events. Club Membership is not required to book events.
Serving the Roanoke, VA Area
Capacity: 150  
$20-$140 /person
$150 /event
Celebrate life events: reunions, birthdays, retirements, & more. Have your meetings, social/group gatherings, workshops, youth/music retreats, and just quiet days here. Space for overnight, day, hostel, and short and long term sabbatical stays. We cannot accommodate wedding ceremonies or renewal of vows..
Serving the Roanoke, VA Area
Capacity: 300  
$4,940-$7,115 /event
SILVER HEARTH LODGE is the ONLY PRIVATE MOUNTAIN TOP WEDDING VENUE IN THE ENTIRE SOUTH EAST...you've never seen anything like this wedding venue! We overlook Roanoke, VA and we encompass the very top of a mountain. Views of the mountain tops go on for more than 50 miles. Our Big Red Barn reception facility can accommodate up to 300 for a wedding ceremony/ reception event and it has lots of chandeliers and twinkle lights throughout. Our indoor rain plan is flawless and overnight accommodations for you/your guests are provided by Holiday Inn Tanglewood [Roanoke, VA] at deeply discounted rates...they will even help with your transportation needs to and from the venue on their shuttle bus! At our REFINED RUSTIC venue, you can choose your own caterer (ranging from $10 - $150 per person) or DIY, if needed - you can choose vendors from our catalog of professionals and yes, alcohol is allowed (BYOB) at our facility with no restrictions. A few of our facilities include: a luxurious bridal suite, gorgeous groom cabin, Starbucks featured coffee bar, caterers kitchen, high tech dance floor & lighting, cantina bar w/claw foot tubs for iced beverages, wood burning fireplaces, our prized “sipping” porch with vintage wooden rocking chairs, a FLAMING PIANO, a native American fire circle and a lighted lawn games court to help with the fun. Other facilities include the: a 1890’s domed wrought iron wedding gazebo w/ mason jar chandelier, SKY SHELTER I-our new Ralph Lauren inspired “glamping” cabin, Sacred Heart Chapel - Virginia's Smallest Church (rates for very small elopement weddings start @ $995), beautiful guest bathrooms, a playground known as Woodridge for Kids, our Kennel Club for boarding your 4 legged family members and plenty of on-site parking for all of your guests. Check out our Facebook page for reviews!