Roanoke's Old-Fashioned Christmas

We are gearing up for Roanoke's Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade & Event, scheduled for Saturday, December 2nd! Mark your calendars to join us for our annual Christmas tree lighting, parade down Oak Street, activities at the Recreation Center and much more! 

Event Schedule

5:00 PM: Festivities begin on Oak Street, Austin Street Plaza and at the Visitor's Center. Join us for carriage rides, carolers, and more!

6:00 PM: Oak Street parade and Christmas Tree Lighting!

6:30 PM: The fun continues at the Roanoke Recreation Center, located at 501 Roanoke Road. Join us for bounce houses, pictures with santa, crafts and more! (Please dress warm-activities will be inside and outside). 

Oak Street Parade Applications

We are currently accepting applications to participate in the parade! Please click "Christmas Parade Application" on the left side of this page for more information!