Holidays in Roanoke, VA

Holidays in Virginia's Blue Ridge

The holiday season in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge is a festive time full of celebrations, performances, and other special events.

After celebrating the beauty of fall, the region shifts toward holiday decorations and spreading holiday cheer with timeless traditions that include tree lightings, parades, fun runs, festivals and more.

With chestnuts roasting at Dickens of a Christmas in Downtown Roanoke, fairies dancing in the Southwest Virginia Ballet's annual production of The Nutcracker, the flicker of candlelight on historic home tours, and beautiful trees on display throughout the towns and communities of the region, the holiday spirit is irresistible in Virginia's Blue Ridge!

There's something magical about spending the holidays in the mountains!

The variety of lodging options, such as vacation rentals or cabins, can make for a perfect getaway for the entire family.

Whether you're looking for opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, or attractions and museums the kids will love, it's all part of the fun of a Blue Ridge Day.

There are also fantastic opportunities for shopping at local boutiques, antique stores, and markets, making it easy to check everything off the holiday gift wish list. Check out our holiday shopping guide for some great local gift ideas!

Don't forget to take advantage of holiday deals and packages to help you save during the holiday season.

When making your holiday list, check it twice to be sure "visiting Virginia's Blue Ridge" has a spot on the list!

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