Dickens of a Christmas

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Past Dates & Times

  • Friday, Dec 6, 2019 5:30pm - 10:00pm


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Be a part of the memories for the Roanoke Valley's premiere holiday celebration, The Roanoke Times Dickens of a Christmas! Celebrating its 37th anniversary, Dickens occurs on the first three Fridays in December. Full schedule and details available at www.DickensRoanoke.com

Join us December 6th from 5:30pm - 10:00pm as we celebrate the first night of Dickens of a Christmas with our City of Roanoke Christmas Tree Lighting. The tree lighting will take place in Wells Fargo Plaza and feature the following performances:

5:30pm – Salem Choral Society 
6:15pm – City of Roanoke Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
6:30pm – Divine Dance Center  
8:00pm – William Byrd High School Vocal Ensemble

Plus, enjoy favorites like roasted chestnuts, carriage rides, street performers, Cox Kids Zone, and more at this FREE, family-friendly festival!

Thank you to our sponsors: The Roanoke Times, City of Roanoke, Virginia - Government, WDBJ7, Q99 - WSLQ 99.1, K92 - WXLK 92.3FM, Coca Cola, Gentry Locke attorneys, ETHOS Technologies, Cox