Special Events

Salem After Five - Fri, Apr 25
Salem After Five Salem After Five - Friday, April 25th, 5:30 p.m., Salem Farmers Market, Featuring "Key West", Admission $5, children 12 and under are free, Children's Activities and Food Court, Sponsored by Salem Parks and Recreation, Q99-FM, Valley Bank and Pepsi. More...
63rd Annual Fishing Rodeo - Sat, Apr 26

Park & Rec 63rd Annual Earnest "Pig" Robertson Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, April 26th 9a.m.-12p.m.
Children Ages 3-8 Day

Children between the ages of 3-8 are encouraged to come fish some beautiful trout from the Lake Spring Pond.

The Fishing Rodeo is a safe place for kids to be able to fish.  Children are allowed to catch & keep up to 6 trout.  They must bring their own equipment and adults are not allowed to fish for them.

Prizes will be given out throught the day and trophys will be given for the best fisherman.

Other dates:
April 28th- Children with Disabilities Day
April 30th- Nursing Home Patient's Day
May 3rd- Children Ages 9-12

Sponsors:

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63rd Annual Fishing Rodeo - Mon, Apr 28

Park & Rec 63rd Annual  Earnest "Pig" Robertson Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, April 28th 10a.m.-12p.m.
Special Needs Children's Day

Children with disabilities are encouraged to come fish some beautiful trout from the Lake Spring Pond. 

The Fishing Rodeo is a safe place for kids to be able to fish. Children are allowed to catch & keep up to 6 trout. They must bring their own equipment and adults are not allowed to fish for them.

Prizes will be given out through the day and trophy's will be given for the best fisherman.

Other dates:
April 30th- Nursing Home Patient's Day
May 3rd- Children Ages 9-12

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63rd Annual Fishing Rodeo - Wed, Apr 30

Park & Rec 63rd Annual Earnest "Pig" Robertson Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, April 30th 10a.m.-12p.m.
Nursing Home Patient's Day

Patients from local nursing homes are encouraged to come fish some beautiful trout from the Lake Spring Pond.

The Fishing Rodeo is a safe place for people to be able to fish.  Participants are allowed to catch & keep up to 6 trout. They must bring their own equipment and adults are not allowed to fish for them.

Prizes will be given out throught the day.

Other dates:
May 3rd- Children Ages 9-12

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March of Dimes, March for Babies - Sat, May 03
Park & Rec "March of Dimes, March for Babies" - Saturday, May 3rd, Registration - 8 a.m. at the Salem Civc Center, 5K Walk More...
63rd Annual Fishing Rodeo - Sat, May 03

Park & Rec 63rd Annual Earnest "Pig" Robertson Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, May 3rd 9a.m.-12p.m.
Children Ages 9-12 Day

Children between the ages of 9-12 are encouraged to come fish some beautiful trout from the Lake Spring Pond.

The Fishing Rodeo is a safe place for kids to be able to fish. Children are allowed to catch & keep up to 6 trout. They must bring their own equipment and adults are not allowed to fish for them.

Prizes will be given out throught the day and trophys will be given for the best fisherman.

Sponsors:

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Movies at Longwood - Sun, May 25
Longwood Movies Movies at Longwood - Sunday, June 25th
Movie: Frozen

Admission is free!! Starts at dark, bring chairs and a blanket and join us for a movie under the stars!! Concessions will be available to purchase from Fun Times.  

Sponsored by Richfield Living Community.

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Salem After Five - Fri, May 30
Salem After Five Salem After Five - Friday, May 30th, 5:30 p.m., Salem Farmers Market, Featuring "Domino", Admission $5, children 12 and under are free. Children's Activities and Food Court, Sponsored by Salem Parks and Recreation, Q99-FM, Valley Bank and Pepsi. More...
Relay for Life - Fri, Jun 20

Park & Rec Friday, June 20th- Saturday, June 21st

Location: Salem High School Track

This event starts on Friday, June 20th and goes until closing ceremonies on Saturday, June 21st.

The Relay For Life of Salem is opportunity to honor cancer survivors & raise awareness about cancer prevention. The event helps raise money for the American Cancer Society fight the disease.

For more information, please contact the Parks & Recreation department at 540-375-3057.

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Salem After Five - Fri, Jun 27
Salem After Five Salem After Five - Friday, June 27th, 5:30, Salem Farmers Market, Featuring "Project 4" and "The Kings", Admission: $5, children 12 and under are free, Children's Activities and Food Court, Sponsored by Salem Parks and Recreation, Q99-FM, Valley Bank and Pepsi. More...
Movies at Longwood - Sat, Jun 28

Longwood Movies  Movies at Longwood -  Saturday, June 28th
Movie:  E.T.

Admission is free!! Starts at dark.  Bring chairs and a blanket and join us for a movie under the stars!! Concessions will be available to purchase from Fun Times.

Sponsored by Richfield Living Community

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Jazz In July - Sat, Jul 19
Jazz in July

 "Jazz in July" - Saturday, July 19, Longwood Park, 3-10 p.m. Bring your chairs, a blanket, and a picnic and join us for some of the area's best Jazz music!! Food will be available to purchase from several area vendors.

Bands to perform throughout the day:

      3-4               Christopher White & PANDEMUSICUM   (9 piece band out of Radford Univ.)
      4:20-5:20      Justin Craig & the Highland Jazz Quintet
      5:40-6:40      WVTF Radio's Charlie Perkinson and the Blue Ridge Jazz Ensemble
      7-8:10           Lenny Marcus Trio & Friends with Afro-cuban percussionist Vladimir Espinosa 
      8:30-10         Brian Mesko Quintet featuring vocalist Melissa Mesko

Sponsored by Richfield Living Community.

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Salem After Five - Fri, Jul 25
Salem After Five Salem After Five - Friday, July 25th, 5:30 p.m., Salem Farmers Market, Featuring "Superhold", Admission $5, children 12 and under are free, Children's Activities and Food Court, Sponsored by Salem Parks & Recreation, Q99-FM, Valley Bank and Pepsi. More...
Salem Distance Run - Sat, Aug 09
Park & Rec "Salem Distance Run" - Saturday, August 9th, Registration: 8 a.m. at Longwood Park, Run begins on Main Street More...
Salem After Five - Fri, Aug 15
Salem After Five Salem After Five - Friday, August 15th, 5:30 p.m., Salem Farmers Market, Featuring "The Tams", Admission $5, children 12 and under are free, Children's Activities and Food Court, Sponsored by Salem Parks & Recreation, Q99-FM, Valley Bank and Pepsi. More...
Movies at Longwood - Sat, Aug 23
Longwood Movies  Movies at Longwood - Saturday, August 23rd
 Movie: Rudy

Admission is free!! Begins at dark, bring chairs and a blanket and join us for a movie under the stars!! Concessions will be available to purchase from Fun Times.

Sponsored by Richfield Living Community

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Movies at Longwood - Sat, Sep 13

Longwood Movies  Movies at Longwood - Saturday, September 13th
Movie: The Lego Movie

Admission is free!! Begins at dark, bring chairs and a blanket and join us for a movie under the stars!! Concessions will be available to purchase from Fun Times.

Sponsored by Richfield Living Community

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Star-B-Q Bash - Sat, Oct 18

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Event is located Farmers Market and starts at 4 p.m. The music will begin at 5 p.m.

Tickets are $12 in advance & $15 at the gate. Children 10 and under are free. 

Call Parks & Rec for more information at 375-3057.

Sponsored by Salem Parks & Recreation, 94.9 Star Country, & Pepsi

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Pumpkinfest - Sat, Oct 25
"Pumpkinfest" - Saturday, October 25th, Salem Farmers Market 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Trick or Treating with the merchants from 10 - 11 a.m. Sponsored by Salem Parks & Recreation and Q99-FM. More...
Christmas Tree Lighting - Fri, Dec 05
Park & Rec Lighting of City of Salem Christmas Tree - 6 p.m., Salem Farmers Market, Salem Christmas Parade to follow. More...
Ye Olde Salem Christmas - Sat, Dec 06
Park & Rec "Ye Olde Salem Christmas" - Salem Farmers Market, Salem Library, and Downtown Salem,
11 a.m - 4 p.m.

Sponsored by Salem Parks & Recreation, MedExpress, & MemberOne Credit Union.

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MAIN PHONE NUMBER

(540) 375-3057

ADDRESS

620 Florida Street
Salem, VA  24153

OFFICE HOURS

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Kathy Murphy
Special Events Manager
(540) 375-3057
kmurphy@salemva.gov

Nathan Wooden
Program Supervisor
(540) 375-3057
nwooden@salemva.gov

Salem WiFi Virginia.gov
Roanoke Valley