The Elf on the Shelf Adventure

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Past Dates & Times

  • Wed, Nov 25, 2020 - Thu, Dec 17, 2020  

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The Elf on the Shelf® Adventure in Downtown Roanoke

November 25 - December 17

The Elf on the Shelf® is a Christmas tradition beloved by many. These magical Scout Elves help Santa manage his nice list by taking note of a family’s Christmas adventures and reporting back to Santa at the North Pole each night. By morning, the Scout Elf returns to its family and perches in a new spot, waiting for someone to find them. 

For the first time, Santa’s Scout Elves will be landing in Downtown Roanoke! Come on a fun scavenger hunt and find the 14 Scout Elves hiding in downtown stores. Find them all and be entered for a chance to win $1,000!

Pick up a Passport at any of the participating Scout Elf locations. Get a stamp from the business when you find a Scout Elf. Once your passport has all of its stamps (meaning you’ve found all the Scout Elves), return it in the drop box located in the official elf adoption center - Mast General Store (401 S Jefferson Street) and you’ll be entered to win $1,000. Winner will be notified on December 18th. *Scroll down for full contest rules.

Share your elf adventures with #RoanokeElves!

Pick up a Passport at any Scout Elf location and start your adventure. Map below.

COVID Guidelines:

  • Masks are required during all Dickens activities (children under 2 are excluded per CDC guidelines).
  • While inside, maintain social distancing of 6 feet or more between parties.
  • Stay home if you are experiencing a fever, symptoms of COVID-19, or if you have tested positive for COVID-19 or have a known exposure to someone who has COVID-19.