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Roanoke Street Closing Updates

Posted on: October 3, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Downtown – Weekend Street Closure Update

ROANOKE, VA – The following streets will be closed downtown due to events planned this weekend  Friday, October 5  through Saturday, October 6. 


"First & 3rd Fridays on Franklin" (Friday, 10/5/18) -  2:00 PM to 9:30 PM

  • Franklin Road between Williamson Road and Jefferson Street 

Contact: David Camper, 540-520-2608 -


"Social House Event" (Friday, 10/5/18) - 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM

  • Market Street between Campbell Avenue and Kirk Avenue (MARKET SQUARE)

Contact: Neal Kecsec, 540-529-1805


"Generic Magic Festival" (Saturday, 10/6/18) -  7:00am to 11:00pm

  • Salem Avenue between Jefferson Street and Williamson Road
  • Market Street between Salem Avenue and Campbell Avenue
  • Market Street between Salem Avenue and Norfolk Avenue
  • Wall Street between Salem Avenue and Campbell Avenue
  • *Williamson Road southbound right turn lane at Salem Avenue
  • *Williamson Road northbound left turn lane at Salem Avenue

Contact: Roanoke Ministry of Magic, 540-330-8688

Due to these events, on-street parking may be temporarily restricted.

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