Small Town Charm & Big City Heart
Roanoke offers a unique quality of life and has friendly small town charm and the amenities of a big city in the heart of the Metroplex. Residents enjoy our heritage dating to the 1840s and the best amenities including our thriving, popular downtown gathering place. Roanoke was named the Unique Dining Capital of Texas and features over 60 delicious restaurants and unique shops.
We have an outstanding state-of-the-art recreation center offering:
- A large gymnasium
- Child care
- Cultural and recreational classes
- Fitness programs
The Roanoke Library offers:
- Creative programming for children, teens, and adults
- Story times
Events in Roanoke
Roanoke features many special events including Celebrate Roanoke in October and the Old-Fashioned Downtown Christmas Parade and Event in December. Live musical entertainment is frequently offered downtown on historic Oak Street, at restaurants and at Austin Street Plaza. Discover special programming, the collection of local and regional artifacts and interesting stories of Roanoke's colorful past at the Visitor Center and Museum.
Enjoy the high quality of life, low taxes, and friendly neighborhoods. Roanoke offers historic, original old town treasures to brand new luxury homes, upscale apartment living, and a variety of quality, reasonable housing options. Roanoke has:
- Low taxes
- One of the lowest crime rates in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
- The excellent, award-winning Northwest Independent School District