Urban Shopping Festivals & More

city makret buildingThere’s always something happening in Downtown Roanoke. From monthly gallery openings, Art by Night, to festivals that celebrate the holidays, the strawberry, the peach and more, to parades that honor St. Patrick’s Day, our veterans and Christmas, the Valley comes here to play.

Downtown Roanoke’s Historic City Market, (which has been in existence as long as Roanoke City, itself), and its unique boutiques make the area a retail destination. Beyond the Market, the Valley offers a wide variety of retail opportunities, from large regional malls and neighborhood shopping centers to charming destinations like Grandin Village and downtown Salem.

Chico’s, Kohl’s Department Store and Chipotle are the latest national retail and restaurant firms to discover the Roanoke Valley. They join a list that includes most large national chains. Here’s a sample of other popular retailers and restaurants that call the Valley home:

  • Abercrombie
  • Aéropostale
  • Ann Taylor Loft
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Belk
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Eddie Bauer
  • Gap
  • Hollister
  • Jos. A. Banks
  • Macy’s
  • Old Navy
  • Orvis
  • Pier 1 Imports
  • Talbot’s
  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Abuelo’s
  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill
  • Cheddar’s
  • Coldstone Creamery
  • Panera Bread
  • TGI Friday’s

Beyond the national stores and restaurants, the region is fortunate to have a many locally owned restaurants and boutiques, which contribute to a rich and varied retail experience. Let us know how we can help you be a part of it.