Be a part of the memories for the Roanoke Valley's premiere holiday celebration, SunTrust Dickens of a Christmas! Celebrating its 32nd anniversary, Dickens occurs on the first three Fridays in December. This year will feature the City of Roanoke Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 4th from 5:30pm to 10pm, Haley Toyota's City of Roanoke Christmas Parade on Friday, December 11th from 6pm to 10pm, and the RVSPCA Pet Costume Contest on Friday, December 18th, from 6pm to 10pm. This free, family-friendly event happens annually in Downtown Roanoke and includes favorites like roasted chestnuts, carriage rides, street performers, and more!
Dickens occurs on the first three Fridays in December.