Check Out Our List of Local Christmas Parades and Holiday Events!

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Here's a list of local Christmas parades and other Holiday Events in the Roanoke and Lynchburg areas for 2023! 🎅

Check back often as we add more events! 🎄

Click on the links for details! 🦌


Lynchburg Christmas Parade 4:00 pm *93.5/102.7 JJS & 107.9 YYD*

Danville Christmas Parade 5:00 pm


Buena Vista Christmas Parade 6:30 pm

Brookneal Christmas Parade 7:00 pm


Roanoke Christmas Parade 6:30 pm *104.9 STEVE FM & 96.3 ROV*

Christiansburg Christmas Parade 7:00 pm


Lovingston Christmas Parade 6:00 pm

Sunday, December 10:

Rustburg Christmas Parade 3:00 pm

Gretna Christmas Parade 4:30 pm



Roanoke Area:

The Elf on the Shelf® Adventure in Downtown Roanoke: Now through Dec. 15, go on a fun scavenger hunt and find the 16 Scout Elves hiding in downtown stores, Roanoke

Deck the Rails: Now through Dec. 31, Tuesdays - Saturdays 10am - 5pm; Sundays 1pm - 5pm, Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Ave, Roanoke

Salem Museum’s Christmas Train: Now through Jan. 2024 at Salem Museum & Historical Society, 801 East Main St, Salem

Buchanan Festival of Trees: Now through Jan. 1, 9:00 am until 5:00 pm, Buchanan's Main Street Library, 19795 Main St, Buchanan

Fashions for Evergreens: Now through Mon., Jan. 1 at The Hotel Roanoke, 110 Shenandoah Ave NE, Roanoke

Public Ice Skating: Sat., Dec. 9, 12:00 pm, Berglund Center Coliseum, 710 Williamson Rd., Roanoke

96.3 ROV Toys For Tots Toy Drive Event at Haley Toyota: Sat., Dec. 9, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm, Haley Toyota of Roanoke, 1530 Courtland Rd NE, off Williamson Rd, Roanoke

The Nutcracker: Sat., Dec. 9 at 2 pm & 7 pm, Sun., Dec. 10 at 3 pm, Southwest Virginia Ballet, Berglund Performing Arts Theatre, 710 Williamson Rd., Roanoke

A Charlie Brown Christmas: Thurs., Dec. 14, 7:00 pm, Berglund Performing Arts Theatre, 710 Williamson Rd., Roanoke

Songs of the Season RVCC Holiday Concert: Sat., Dec. 16 at 3 pm and 7 pm, Cave Spring Baptist Church, 4873 Brambleton Ave, Roanoke


Lynchburg Area:

Bedford Festival of Trees: Now through Fri., Jan. 5 at Bedford Area Welcome Center, 816 Burks Hill Rd, Bedford

Drive-Thru Nativity: Thurs., Dec. 7 through Sat., Dec. 9 from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm, Tree of Life Ministries, 2812 Greenview Dr., Lynchburg

Story Time With Mrs. Claus: Fri., Dec. 8, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, River Ridge Mall, 3405 Candlers Mountain Rd., Lynchburg

Sundaes With Santa: Fri., Dec. 8 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Chick-Fil-A, 21123 Timberlake Rd., Lynchburg

Virginia Christmas Spectacular: Fri., Dec. 8 through Sun., Dec. 10, Thomas Road Baptist Church, 1 Mountain View Rd., Lynchburg

Mistletoe Market: Sat., Dec. 9, 8:00 am until 2:00 pm, Lynchburg Community Market, 1219 Main St., Lynchburg

December Holiday Market: Sat., Dec. 9 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm at Forest Farmers Market, 15583 Forest Rd., Forest

Mistletoe Market: Sat., Dec. 16, 8:00 am until 2:00 pm, Lynchburg Community Market, 1219 Main St., Lynchburg

Holiday Market: Sat., Dec. 16, 9:00 am until 1:00 pm, Bedford Farmers Market, 220 W Washington St, Bedford

Wolfbane's A Christmas Carol: Wed., Dec. 20 through Fri., Dec. 22 at 7:30 pm and Sat., Dec. 23 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm, Academy Center of the Arts Historic Theatre, 600 Main St., Lynchburg

Mistletoe Market: Sat., Dec. 23, 8:00 am until 2:00 pm, Lynchburg Community Market, 1219 Main St., Lynchburg


New River Valley:

Christiansburg Christmas on Main: Fri., Dec. 8, Christmas at the Market 5-8pm, Tree Lighting at 6:50 pm in Town Square, Christmas Parade at 7:00 pm, Christiansburg

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