Downtown Merchants annual Open Houses- 4-8pm, late night shopping, free gift wrap, snacks and beverages, holiday specials.
4-7pm Crafts, Holiday Market, free hot chocolate and hot cider, Holiday music by Sharon Stacy in Market Square Park
4:00pm-5:30pm Pictures with Santa & Mrs Claus at The Lyric (bring your own camera)
4:30pm Blacksburg Children’s Master Chorale singing at Market Square Park
5:00pm Blacksburg Children’s Master Chorale singing on Henderson Lawn Stage
5:40pm Tree lighting with Mayor Rordam, Santa & Mrs Claus, music from the Blacksburg Children’s Master Chorale. Live on WSLS 10
6:00pm TubaChristmas co-sponsored by the Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. and the Department of Music at Virginia Tech on Henderson Lawn Stage
7:00pm Holiday Parade co-sponsored by Blacksburg Parks and Recreation Department and Virginia Tech Chapter of Circle K
Holiday Trees in Kent Square
Kent Square lobby will be transformed to a Winter Wonderland with 16 decorated trees provided by downtown merchants and non profit groups. Park in Kent Square Parking Garage and bring the family to enjoy this spectacular new addition to the holidays in Downtown Blacksburg.
Voting for your favorite tree takes place from December 6-21
• Collect your ballot from Kent Jewelers, First Bank of Virginia or Uncommonly Gifted.
• Visit the trees in Kent Square and choose your favorite
• Return your completed ballot to any of the 3 locations & be entered to win PRIZES
• The winning tree will be announced Saturday Dec 21 at 1:30pm at a special reception in Kent Square.
Prize Drawing will take place!
Friday Dec 6- Kick off the Voting with “Cookies, Candy Canes and Cocoa” compliments of our participating tree “artistes”. 5-7pm in Kent Square lobby.
Special Holiday Shopping Night Events Downtown
Ladies Night- December 12, 4-8pm
Gents Night- December 19, 4-8pm
Featuring free gift wrapping, personal shopping assistance, special discounts, refreshments and more.
In addition to these special events most downtown stores will be open later most nights and will also open on Sundays to provide you with plenty of Holiday Shopping Opportunities.
FREE HOLIDAY MOVIE
Saturday 21 December at 3pm
Join us for a free showing of “Home Alone”
Santa and Mrs Claus will be making appearances at various downtown holiday events. Details and dates to follow soon!