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Volunteer for Downtown Roanoke Events

Thanks for your interest in volunteering with us. Many of the events that we organize would not happen without the help of our volunteers! Below is a list of events where we seek volunteers to assist us. If you have questions about volunteering with us, email us.

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Want to be added to our general volunteer list? We will email opportunities to this list prior to posting public registration links. 

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Budweiser Summer Series

The Budweiser Summer Series brings live music to Elmwood Park, a beautiful outdoor amphitheater right in Downtown Roanoke. Volunteers are needed for Admission Gate, Beer Truck, ID Check, Beer Ticket Sales, Soda Sales, Customer Service, and Clean Up. 

We are currently coordinating with non-profit groups to assist with volunteers for Summer 2024. Once groups are finalized, we will post a public volunteer link for interested individuals.

Dickens of a Christmas

Dickens happens first three Fridays in December. This free, family-friendly event includes favorites like roasted chestnuts, carriage rides, street performers, Kids Zone and more. Volunteers are needed for Carriage Ticket Sales, Loading/Unloading Carriages, Vendor Check In, Parade Line Up, Santa's Workshop Helpers, and Pet Costume Contest Check In.

Sign up link for volunteering will be posted in October.

St. Patrick's Day Parade and Shamrock Festival

As one of the largest St. Patrick's Day celebrations on the East Coast, we have a large influx of people coming down to celebrate at our parade and Shamrock Festival. Volunteers are needed for Parade Line Up, Beer Ticket Sales, ID Check, Beer Truck, Clean Up, and Soda Sales. 

Sign up link for volunteering will be posted in January.