Winter Lights Festival in Downtown Blacksburg

A Jolly December Gathering


The Winter Lights Festival with TubaChristmas and the Holiday Parade will take place on Friday, December 4, 2020.
Check back in October for details

Holiday Parade

2019 Blacksburg Holiday Parade Winners

General Float
1- NRV Master Naturalists
2- Gobbler Stop Convenience
3- North Star Church

Youth Float
1- Little Leapers
2- St. John Neumann
3- Community Christian Church

Non Float
1- BMS Save The Next Girl
2- New River Irish Dancers
3- NRV Jeep Club

Honorable Mentions
1- The Big Event
2- Blacksburg Children’s Choral
3- Breaking Bread

Friday, December 6 at 7:00 p.m.
(A rain date has been scheduled for Saturday, December 7, at 1:00 p.m.)
This year’s theme is "a Holly Jolly Holiday!!"
The parade will begin on Stanger St
It will turn right on Price's Fork Rd
It will turn right onto North Main St
The parade will proceed down Main Street, ending at Eheart St.

Entries needed for the Holiday Parade

The Town of Blacksburg would like to personally invite you or your organization to be a participant in the 2019 Holiday Parade to be held on Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. (a rain date has been scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1 p.m.). This year’s theme is Holly Jolly!

In conjunction with the parade the town will kick off the holiday season in downtown Blacksburg with shopping, a tree lighting ceremony, and pictures with Santa Claus.

To register to be in the parade, fill out the parade application form. (PDF)