Be a part of the memories for the Roanoke Valley's premiere holiday celebration, The Roanoke Times Dickens of a Christmas! Celebrating its 36th anniversary, Dickens occurs on the first three Fridays in December. This free, family-friendly event happens annually in Downtown Roanoke and includes favorites like roasted chestnuts, carriage rides, street performers, Amtrak's Kids Zone and more!
We're looking for volunteers to help us out on the 3 nights of Dickens. Sign up here!
This year's schedule is:
If you're interested in applying to participate in this year's parade, download the parade application.
Interested in becoming a 2018 Dickens Vendor? Fill out our Vendor Application!