Date and Time for this Past Event
Friday, Dec 1, 2023 5:30pm - 10pm
Delta Dental Dickens of a Christmas December 1, 8, 15 - 2023
The Roanoke Valley’s largest holiday celebration, Delta Dental Dickens of a Christmas, returns taking place on the first three Friday nights in December.
Night 1 - December 1, 6pm - 10pm: Featuring The City of Roanoke Christmas Tree Lighting
The Christmas Tree Lighting takes place on Salem Avenue in the Plaza behind the Market Building. The ceremony begins at 5:30 pm with the tree lighting at 6:20pm and will include live stage performances.
You can watch the tree lighting live on WDBJ7, too.
- Holiday Vendors
- Live performances
- Kids Zone
- Santa's Workshop
Learn about the other nights of Dickens
Please review the street closures for all three nights of Delta Dental Dickens of a Christmas.
Sign up to Volunteer at dickens
Thank you to these great sponsors:
Delta Dental of VA
Radford University Carilion
The City of Roanoke
Gentry Locke Attorneys
WDBJ7 & WZBJ24
Q99, K92, Star Country, WFIR, The Vibe, The Rock Channel, & Sports Radio
PARK Roanoke Northwest Ace Hardware