Center in the Square’s landmark location, in the heart of Historic Downtown Roanoke, is an unforgettable event location. From low-key affairs to all-out extravaganzas, discover an array of possibilities at the facilities in Center in the Square.
Whether you are hosting a small family celebration or a regional corporate event, Center offers facilities of distinction ranging from small and intimate to grand and unique.
For more information please call 540.342.5719 or e-mail.
Advance Auto Parts Atrium
The six-story Atrium is at the heart of Center in the Square providing an impressive view as you look up to the glazed skydome. A magnificent 5,500 gallon living coral-reef aquarium housing over 250 colorful marine fish is located in the Atrium along with two separate large, cylindrical aquariums holding up to 36 Moon Jellyfish each and connected by a tidal estuary – home to a variety of Seahorses. A uniquely wonderful place for a wedding reception, banquet, bar/bat mitzvah celebration, or any gala event.
Standing Capacity • 500*
Seating Capacity • 200*
Square Feet • 8,070*
The elegance and grand appearance of the Boardroom creates the perfect setting for a corporate meeting, a presentation, a press briefing, or to host an intimate event. The room includes a high definition ceiling mounted projector with wired and wireless capabilities to display video. Wired and wireless Internet is also available. A well-equipped kitchenette adjoins with a refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher. This contemporary space is located on the second floor of Center overlooking the walkway of Kirk Avenue.
Available Monday – Saturday • 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Seating Capacity • 38*
Square Feet • 711*
Bridge Walk Community Room
A charmingly intimate and versatile space, the Bridge Walk Community Room is perfect for any small, private gathering such as a baby or wedding shower, cocktail reception, business luncheon, or workshop. Wired and wireless internet connection is available. A well-equipped kitchenette adjoins with a refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher.
Seating Capacity • 39*
Square Feet • 775*
The Rooftop Butterfly Deck, Center’s dramatic open-air green space designed to meet the highest standards for sustainability. You won’t find another strikingly unique space like this anywhere in the region. Perfect for wedding receptions, cocktail receptions, corporate entertaining, and celebrations of all kinds. Let your imagination guide you!
Standing Capacity • 290*
Seating Capacity • 135*
Square Feet • 3,296*
The Rooftop Deck and Gardens, Center’s dramatic open-air green space at the highest spot on the roof with an observation deck that overlooks the Atrium down to the ground floor. A unique green space for weddings, cocktail receptions, corporate entertaining, club gatherings, and much more.
Standing Capacity only • 220*
(may be setup with small bistro tables)
Square Feet • 3,296*
Roanoke Pinball Museum
The Roanoke Pinball Museum is available for corporate events, birthday parties, and private gatherings. The Roanoke Pinball Museum will honor rental requests on a first-come, first-serve basis with receipt of the completed agreement and a 30% deposit.
The Roanoke Pinball Museum does allow catering; however, we do not provide catering services. There is a concession area with prepackaged snacks and sodas. Please let us know if you would like
to have it open to purchase concessions. Alcohol is permitted in the space, but please check with the museum at least 30 days prior to your event to be sure you have all the necessary licenses.
- The Roanoke Pinball Museum can be reserved for parties for up to 30 attendees in 2-hour rental periods during open pinball hours. The cost for a party rental is $250 and includes unlimited play during the rental time. It also includes a private room for one hour for refreshments, presents, etc. Each additional hour is $100.
- The Roanoke Pinball Museum can exclusively be reserved for private parties, corporate events and team building activities. This rental includes unlimited play during the rental time and a Roanoke Pinball Museum staff member. The rental cost is $450. There is a maximum of 100 guests.
- The Roanoke Pinball Museum is available for rental for private parties during the following hours:
Monday: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am- 11:00 am & 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm*
Thursday: 9:00 am- 11:00 am
Friday and Saturday: 8:00 pm- 11:00 pm*