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About Us


Local Colors is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit unique to the Roanoke Valley that strives to bring people of different cultures together in peace through educational services.

Here are some other facts about Local Colors here in Roanoke, VA

  • Local Colors celebrates its 25th year in 2015.
  • Recognized as one of the largest events in Roanoke, the Local Colors Festival draws a crowd between 25,000 to 30,000 on a typical sunny day.
  • Covered by the media in many foreign countries.
  • Awarded an Outstanding Event in SWVA by the Library of Congress. Documented as a Local Legacy.