Holiday Happenings in RoCo

Across Roanoke County you will find many holiday events that are fun for the whole family. 

Illuminights Winter Walk of Lights

Brighten your nights and explore your holiday spirit through a dazzling world of over 650,000 lights at Illuminights Winter Walk of Lights at Explore Park. Purchase tickets here.

While you’re there, shop for artisan crafts, roast marshmallows around the campfire, and enjoy additional family activities on select nights. #Illuminights #ExplorePark #CenterInTheSquare

Roanoke County's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting & Gingerbread Cottage

Kick off the holiday season with Roanoke County's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the South County Library. Enjoy a tree lighting ceremony followed by Santa coming to the library. Other activities include marshmallow roasting, a cake walk, crafts for children, teen activities, Cave Spring Jazz Band concert, light refreshments, and more.

Mark your calendars for Monday, December 5 from 6:30-8:30pm.

Visits with Santa

Santa will be coming to the library for fun events this holiday season. Register at one of the events here.

Santa at the Library
Soup Drive

Canned Food Drive

Explore Park and Center in the Square have partnered with Kroger to offer a canned food drive at Illuminights. All donations will benefit The Agape Center Vinton/Roanoke. The food drive will be available each night at Illuminights. The food drive donation box will be located at the Walk of Lights Trail Entrance and Explore Park Visitor Center.

The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation is on a mission to help create communities free of hunger and waste. Learn more about Kroger's Zero Hunger | Zero Waste foundation.