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Delta Dental Dickens of a Christmas - Night 2: featuring The City of Roanoke Christmas Parade

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Delta Dental Dickens of a Christmas December 1, 8, 15 - 2023

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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 2 - December 8, 6pm - 10pm: Featuring The City of Roanoke Christmas Parade

The parade begins on Jefferson Street at Elm Avenue, turns onto Campbell Avenue, goes past Market Square, and ends at Williamson Road. This year’s parade will start at 6:30pm.

The parade is rain or shine!

You can watch the parade on WZBJ24. 

Our parade is now FULL.

Dickens Highlights:

  • 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. 

Volunteer at Dickens

Thank you to these great sponsors: 
Delta Dental of VA
Radford University Carilion
The City of Roanoke
Gentry Locke Attorneys
Q99, K92, Star Country, WFIR, The Vibe, The Rock Channel, & Sports Radio
PARK Roanoke Northwest Ace Hardware
RJ Young