Roanoke's Hometown Holiday

We are excited to announce our new and extended list of Christmas events taking place as part of Roanoke's 1st Annual Hometown Holiday! Festivities kick-off on November 16. There are lots of fun opportunities that will bring your friends and family some holiday cheer! Take a look at the event schedule below to see all we'll have to offer. 

Volunteers Needed

Make a difference in your community this holiday season! Roanoke's special events are a fun, easy way to get involved while assisting with different activities at the event, helping with event vendors and many other projects. Volunteers of all ages are encouraged to get involved! Click here for more information

Roanoke's Hometown Holiday Event Schedule

November 27 - December 17

 Trees of the Season

Christmas tree lot located at 208 Hwy 377
Questions: Yvonne & Glenn Stewart
Free Roanoke gift bag with every purchase! 1 per family, please. 
November 28

Sip, Snack, Shop Gift Tour

Tour stops include a variety of Roanoke businesses. 
A small gift awaits you at each stop! 
Start the tour at City Hall between 10AM - 6PM, then shop all day!
Tickets: $25
Event benefits VFW Roanoke
Questions: Mary Jo Tellin
November 16 - December 3

Ugly Sweater Contest

Stop by City Hall in your ugly sweater and have your photo taken 
by a Roanoke staff member! Or, just send a selfie! Prizes for the ugliest holiday attire! 
Monday - Friday, 9 - 4PM
Questions: Jerri Rainey
December 5

Roanoke's Hometown Holiday

Festival takes place on historic Oak Street!
Vendors, Food, Music, Kid's Zone, Ice Sculpting,
S'more Roasting, Snow Hill, Tree Lighting, Parade & Santa!
Noon - 9PM
Questions: Mary Jo Tellin

Vendors Booths - SOLD OUT

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December 5

Christmas Parade

Join in on the fun and represent your team, group or club!
Parade-goers line Oak Street to cheer you on!
Questions: Jacob Parker
December 5

Gingerbread House Building Contest

Gumdrops and icing and gingerbread, oh my!  Nothing says Happy Holidays like a gingerbread house. Relive one of your favorite childhood memories while at the same time creating new ones with your kids. Join us in our new holiday tradition and make those memories with us! All supplies provided. Prizes will be awarded!
Entry Fee: $10
Sign Up Deadline: November 30
Click Here For Entry Form
Questions: Maribel Lopez
December 10

VIP "Progressive" Dinner with Santa

21 Years & Up 
Travel down historic Oak Street with Santa as you enjoy 
appetizers, drinks, dinner & desserts at Roanoke's finest stops!
Tickets: $125
Event benefits Metroport Meals on Wheels
Questions: Amy Robinson
December 12

 First Responder's Breakfast with Santa

Santa and our First Responders are excited to see you!
A hearty breakfast, LIVE holiday music, gifts and games are sure to add to the fun! 
Children's Ticket: $5.00 (under 12 years)
Adult Ticket: $10.00
Tables seat up to 6 family members.
Click Here to Purchase Your Tickets
Event benefits Roanoke Food Pantry
Questions: Mary Jo Tellin