Holiday events lead to downtown Roanoke road closures this weekend

Roanoke Valley News
Photo Courtesy of Downtown Roanoke, Inc.

(Photo: Photo Courtesy Downtown Roanoke, Inc.)

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Starting Friday afternoon, a number of downtown Roanoke streets will be closed for the weekend due to fun and festive events in the Star City.

  • Dickens of a Christmas Carnival from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 17:
    • Market Street closes at 3 p.m. between Norfolk Avenue and Church Avenue
    • Wall Street closes at 3 p.m. between Salem Avenue and Campbell Avenue
    • Kirk Avenue closes at 3 p.m. between Williamson Road and Jefferson Street, but Premier Lot access will be maintained
    • Church Avenue closes at 3 p.m. between Luck Avenue and Williamson Road
    • Luck Avenue closes at 4 p.m. between Jefferson Street and 1st Street SW
    • Campbell Avenue closes at 5:30 p.m. between Williamson Road and Jefferson Street
    • You can check out the full street closure map by clicking here.
  • LL Bean Pop Up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18 and Sunday, Dec. 19:
    • Market Street closes at 7 a.m. on Saturday between Norfolk Avenue and Salem Avenue
  • Christmas Celebration from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 19:
    • 2nd Street SW closes at 4 p.m. between Luck Avenue and Church Avenue

For a list of holiday celebrations taking place across southwest and central Virginia, click here.

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