Christmas on Main

Each December, the Town holds its annual Christmas at the Market, Tree Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Parade.

2022 Market

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Christiansburg Farmers' Market vendors, local crafters and food vendors will be set up along Main Street. All other vendors not in these areas are not sanctioned by the Town as part of the event. Registration to become a vendor for the Christmas Market this year has closed. 

2022 Tree Lighting

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A ceremonial tree lighting ceremony with the Mayor will take place in Town Square, with a special guest appearance.

2022 Parade

Friday, December 9 from 7 - 9 p.m.


The winners of this last year's parade are:

Best Float:  Christiansburg Public Works

Best Non-Float:  NRV Jeep Club

Best Overall:  Life Changers Christian Center


Please see below for a complete list of streets and parking lots that will close at 5 p.m. in preparation for the parade:

  • The length of Main Street between Park Street and Phlegar Street.
  • Roanoke Street from Main Street to First Street.
  • Pepper Street from First Street to Hill Street.
  • The municipal parking lot in front of Town Hall.
  • The parking lot between Pepper Street and Roanoke Street behind the Courthouse.

Phlegar Street (from First Street to Main Street) and Radford Road (from Main Street to Depot Street) will close just prior to the parade beginning, at 6:30 p.m.

The parade will end at the intersection of Main Street and Phlegar Street. Floats may continue to the rear parking lot of the old Christiansburg Middle School, off Depot Street. At the end of the parade, spectators on the north (National Guard Armory) side of Main Street should exit via College Street. Spectators on the south (Dollar General) side of Main Street should exit via First Street.

Main Street will remain closed to through traffic up to two hours after the event.