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Roanoke Times Dickens of a Christmas – City of Roanoke Christmas Tree Lighting

Downtown Roanoke Campbell Ave., Jefferson St., Market Square, Roanoke, VA

The Roanoke Valley’s largest holiday celebration, The Roanoke Times Dickens of a Christmas, returns taking place on the first three Friday nights in December. We're celebrating the 40th year of this community favorite event with loads of free activities. View the event details below with more information to follow. If you're interested in being a […]

2022 USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships – Criterium

Downtown Roanoke Campbell Ave., Jefferson St., Market Square, Roanoke, VA

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge, the County of Botetourt and the City of Roanoke are thrilled to be the host communities for this national cycling championship.
A criterium or “crit” is a lapped bicycle race on a closed circuit set in cities. Fans are encouraged to join us to catch the action live and cheer on the athletes all along the downtown Roanoke criterium race course.

Free