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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Roanoke County Facilities and Events Make Roanoker Magazine’s Best Of 2020 List

Roanoker Magazine's Best of 2020

(ROANOKE COUNTY, Va, - May 14, 2020)  A big THANK YOU to our community for voting some of Roanoke County facilities, events, and venues among The Roanoker Magazine’s Best of Roanoke for 2020!

Each year Roanoker Magazine asks readers to vote for their favorite local businesses, venues, events and people. The magazine’s Best of 2020 Awards are organized into platinum, gold, and silver winners for each category.

Here are this year’s Roanoke County facilities, events, and venues that earned recognition in the Roanoker Magazine’s Best of 2020 list:

Best Library Branch

  • Platinum - South County Main Branch
  • Gold - Vinton Public Library

Best Annual Holiday Event

  • Gold - Illuminights at Explore Park

Your Favorite Place to Take Fido for a Walk

  • Platinum - The Greenway
  • Gold - Green Hill Park

Favorite Local Attraction

  • Gold - Explore Park

Best Place for Water Sports

  • Gold - Green Ridge Recreation Center

Best Local Hiking Trail

  • Platinum - McAfee Knob
  • Gold - Dragon’s Tooth
  • Silver - Appalachian Trail

Best Thing To Happen In Roanoke, 2019

  • Platinum - Illuminights at Explore Park

Hidden Gem

  • Gold - Twin Creeks Brew Pub at Explore Park (TIE)


See Roanoker Magazine’s for more people, events and places voted by readers as the Best of Roanoke 2020.



Roanoker Magazine's Best of 2020.
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