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5 Questions with Ron Bell of Mountain Laurel Designs

Mountain Laurel Designs is a home-grown Roanoke Region company that makes tents, tarps, packs, and more to help you make the most of outdoor adventures. What makes MLD gear different is that it is super […]

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Bike Share Celebrates 1st Anniversary in Roanoke

Can you believe that bike share has been around for a year already? (And it’s so popular it’s expanded a few times.) Celebrate all the awesomeness that is bike sharing on Friday, May 25 from […]

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Race Impact Continues to Grow, Tops $4.5 Million Over 9 Years

More racers brought more money to the Roanoke Region’s economy during the ninth Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon, double marathon, half marathon, relay, Anthem Star 10K, and Carilion Family 1-Miler. More than 2,700 runners registered […]

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Two Reasons to Fondo in the Roanoke Region

Nine years ago the Roanoke Regional Partnership decided to focus on leveraging one of our greatest strengths – the beauty of where we live – to attract investment and talent.

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Who Wants to Go To Floyd Fandango? [Ticket Giveaway]

Floyd Fandango — June 22-24 at the FloydFest site — is packed with things we love: Outdoor adventure and tasty beverages.

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Pete’s Pick: Don’t Miss the Bicycle Stunt Show at Festival in the Park

We’re excited to be working with Roanoke Festival in the Park to incorporate a little outdoor recreation into the event. Professional bicycle stunt rider Chris Clark will be showing off his skills for a Bicycle […]

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So Much Weekend Fun

If you are trying to find something to do this coming weekend, there shouldn’t be any problem finding something fun to do outside. This weekend is packed with events throughout the entire Roanoke Region.

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Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon Makes Community Impact

The Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon is more than a race, it’s a community effort. When we started the marathon we knew it would benefit the community, and we’re pleased with not only how the […]

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Celebrate Mom with a Kayaking Trip

Get Mom a great memory this Mother’s Day with a no-experience-necessary kayaking adventure.

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Get Ready to Ramble!

Ramble Weekend is back for the 17th year. The three-day event in Franklin County features multiple events on land and water for a weekend of food, music, camping, and activities that people will keep talking […]

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