The beloved Suntrust Dickens of a Christmas will return to Downtown Roanoke beginning Friday, December 7th at 5:30pm! The celebration kicks off with the lighting of the City of Roanoke Christmas Tree! The festivities will continue into the night until 10pm including live stage and street performances! Other activities taking place throughout the night in the Historic Market area include carriage rides, live carolers, a magician, a fire eater and sword swallower, photos with Santa, a living nativity scene, and more! Be sure to make it Downtown for this wonderful holiday tradition!