Holiday Events in Rocky Mount, Roanoke and Forest, Virginia 2021

Holidays are magical in Virginia!

Here’s our roundup of the best holiday events happening in Rocky Mount, Roanoke and Forest in December 2021.

holiday events in rocky mount, roanoke and forest virginia 2021

Holiday Events in Forest

Holiday Candlelight Tours
Throughout December
Step into Christmas past and tour Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest hideaway beautifully decorated for the holidays. More information here.

Forest Farmer’s Market
Throughout December
Stop by this indoor farmer’s market and stock up on fresh ingredients for your holiday dishes! More information here. 

Holiday Events in Roanoke

Hermitage Festival of Lights
Throughout December
Warm up the car, gather the family and drive through thousands of twinkling lights displayed throughout Hermitage Roanoke.  More information here.

Breakfast with Santa
December 4th
Enjoy a continental breakfast with Santa at the Kids Square Childrens Museum. More information here.

Skate with Santa at Elmwood on Ice
December 5th, 12th & 19th
Enjoy ice skating and putt-putt with Santa, Mrs. Clause and a few more North Pole friends! More information here. 

The Nutcracker
December 11th-12th
Performed by the Southwest Virginia Ballet at the Berglund Center Stage. Learn more here.

Roanoke Symphony Orchestra Presents: “Handel’s Messiah”
December 14th
At the Jefferson Center. Learn more here.

Dickens of a Christmas Pet Costume Contest and Kids Carnival
December 17th
Located at Wells Fargo Plaza, the kids carnival will feature kids rides and a rock wall. You can register your pet starting at 5:30pm and the contest begins at 6:30. Learn more here. 

Holiday Events in Rocky Mount

Festive Fridays
December 3rd, 10th, and 17th
Stroll through Rocky Mount and enjoy the festive lights and decorations, shop small, and enjoy the sounds of the season!

Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas
December 3rd
One of our favorite nights of the year! Downtown Rocky Mount comes alive with food vendors, music and dancing. Enjoy Rocky Mount’s shops, restaurants and farmers market and don’t forget to stop by Holley Insurance!

Franklin County Christmas Parade
December 5th
Hosted by the Rotary Club of Rocky Mount, the parade kicks off at 3pm and winds through Rocky Mount. This year’s theme is “Rockin Around the Christmas Tree”. Learn more here!

Did we miss any holiday events happening in Rocky Mount, Roanoke or Forest? Comment below and we’ll add them!

A little more about Holley Insurance…

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