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MAIN OFFICE PHONE:  (540) 375-3057|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm
MAIN OFFICE LOCATION:  620 Florida Street, Salem, VA 24153




Movies at Longwood Summer Season Begins in June

The City of Salem Parks and Recreation Department will open its 2016 outdoor movie season at Longwood Park on Saturday, June 11. “Hotel Transylvania” – featuring the voice of Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James and Fran Drescher will begin at dusk, around 9 p.m., and admission is absolutely free.




Chance Crawford Softball Tournament Returns This Weekend

The 36th annual Chance Crawford Benefit Softball Tournament will be held this weekend, April 15-17, throughout the Roanoke Valley. The highly successful charitable tournament is a regional effort put on by the cities of Salem and Roanoke and the counties of Roanoke and Botetourt. For this year’s tournament, there are 140 teams representing Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Tennessee.




Salem After Five Performance Schedule Set for 2016

The popular “Salem After Five” concert series will begin a brand new season on Friday, April 29, with “The Kings” performing on the Salem Farmers Market stage. The event will get underway at 5:30 p.m. and all proceeds from the first event of the season will benefit The Salem Food Pantry.




Dates Are Set for 65th Annual Fishing Rodeo at Lake Spring

The City of Salem Parks & Recreation Department will be holding the 65th annual Ernest “Pig” Robertson Fishing Rodeo at Lake Spring Park on the following dates:




Annual Easter Egg Hunt Set for March 19

The City of Salem Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 19, at Longwood Park from 1-4 p.m.