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Party in Elmwood presented by BJ's Wholesale Club

The Best Beach Party in the Valley!

Our 2018 Season will feature 21 Thursday night parties. Check out the schedule below.

The Best Beach Party in the Valley is in Elmwood Park every Thursday night from May 10th through September 27th, 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Admission is $5 per person at the gate. Kids under 12 are free!

Join us for all of your favorite bands and jams! Enjoy music, friends, food, and drinks in the region’s most vibrant and exciting destination: Downtown Roanoke. Bring your lawn chair and relax in Elmwood Park. No coolers, please. 

Visit the Party in Elmwood Facebook page for event updates due to weather.

New this season, we’ll be featuring 5 special Tap the Keg Craft Beer Party Nights! On these nights in addition to all the tasty beverages you love, we’ll highlight awesome craft beers from featured breweries. And you may even have the chance to get your hands on some cool swag. 

  • May 17 - Starr Hill Brewery
  • June 21 - Old Salem Brewing
  • July 12 - SweetWater Brewing Company
  • August 9 - Wicked Weed Brewing
  • August 23 - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

2018 EVENT DATES:

  • May 10 - The Fantastic Shakers
    • Food provided by Lette's Eat
  • May 17 - Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Band 
    • Food provided by Street Eats
  • May 24 - The Entertainers - Tap the Keg Craft Beer Party with Starr Hill Brewery
    • Food provided by Lette's Eat
  • May 31 - The Holiday Band 
    • Food provided by Street Eats
  • June 7 - Band of Oz - Teacher Appreciation Night (Free Admission with School Badge)
    • Food provided by Lette's Eat
  • June 14 - Bill Deal's The Original Rhondels  - First Citizens Bank Night
    • Food provided by Street Eats
  • June 21 - The Embers featuring Craig Woolard - Radford University Alumni Association Night - Plus Tap the Keg Craft Beer Party with Old Salem Brewing
    • Food provided by Street Eats
  • June 28 - Jim Quick & Coastline
    • Food provided by Street Eats
  • July 5 - The Kings - Active Military/Veteran Appreciation Night (Free Admission with Military ID/Badge) - Proceeds from the 50/50 Raffle benefit Hope for the Warriors. Passionately Devoted Home Care Services Night!
    • Food provided by Lette's Eat
  • July 12 - Too Much Sylvia - Tap the Keg Craft Beer Party with SweetWater Brewing Company
    • Food provided by Lette's Eat
  • July 19 - Gary Lowder & Smokin' Hot
    • Food provided by Lette's Eat
  • July 26 - The Catalinas
    • Food provided by Lette's Eat
  • August 2 - Part-Time Party-Time Band
    • Food provided by Street Eats
  • August 9 - Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Band - Tap the Keg Craft Beer Party with Wicked Weed
    • Food provided by Lette's Eat
  • August 16 - Jim Quick & Coastline - Aquarius Pools Night
    • Food provided by Lette's Eat
  • August 23 - Band of Oz - Tap the Keg Craft Beer Party with Devils Backbone Brewing Company - Roanoke College Night!
    • Food provided by Street Eats
  • August 30 - The Embers featuring Craig Woolard - DRI Member Night - Jefferson College of Health Sciences Night! Roanoke Valley Shag Club will also be on-site.
    • Food provided by Lette's Eat
  • September 6 - The Entertainers - Passionately Devoted Home Care Services Night!
    • Food provided by Lette's Eat
  • September 13 - The Fantastic Shakers - First Responders Night (Free Admission with Badge/ID)
    • Food provided by Street Eats
  • September 20 - The Holiday Band
    • Food provided by Lette's Eat
  • September 27 - The Kings
    • Food provided by Street Eats

Each season we partner with local non-profits who help us by volunteering at our shows. In turn, DRI makes a donation to these wonderful organizations. This year's partner non-profits will be announced soon.

 

Special thanks to these great sponsors:

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