The 2018 holiday season has arrived in Virginia’s Blue Ridge! It’s a festive time throughout the Roanoke Valley with holiday concerts, parades, fun runs and rides, and special festivals.

We invite you to experience the holiday cheer during your next vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Here is a guide to this year’s holiday events in the region.

Holiday Parades

We’ll float through the season with holiday parades that are a great way to celebrate our vibrant local neighborhoods and communities.

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Light Shows | Tree Displays | Tree Lightings

There’s an extra twinkle during the holiday season in Virginia’s Blue Ridge with unique light shows, tree displays, and tree lighting events.

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Holiday Festivals

The entire family will love taking part in the popular annual holiday festivals in the region that feature popular seasonal flavors and activities.

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Concerts | Performances | Shows

Your favorite holiday tunes, movies, and performances are all on the calendar with upcoming concerts and shows.

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Holiday Open Houses | Markets | Home Tours

Open houses, markets and home tours are fun way get inspiration for your own holiday decorations & traditions, while also finding something special to share with family and friends.

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Historical Holiday Events

Learn what the holidays were like for previous generations with a historical perspective on the season.

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Fun Runs, Rides & Races

It’s all fun & games when you join others in celebrating the holiday season with a fun run or bicycle ride in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

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Other Holiday Activities

We just can’t contain our holiday excitement! There are Santa sightings, ice skating, and holiday feasts to enjoy!

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Visit our Holidays section for more ideas to help you plan your next getaway to Virginia’s Blue Ridge. For more information on what’s going on in the region, sign up to receive our monthly e-newsletter and give us a follow on social media.

Happy Holidays!