The 2015 Roanoke Times Dickens of a Christmas continues in downtown Roanoke starting at 6:00 PM on Friday, December 11th. The main event is Haley Toyota's City of Roanoke's Christmas Parade starting at 6:30 PM. The parade route begins at the corner of Elm Avenue and Jefferson Street (Elmwood Park) and continues north on Jefferson Street to Campbell Avenue, then east on Campbell to Market Street. The parade is sponsored by Haley Toyota, City of Roanoke and Downtown Roanoke, Inc.. The Q99 Cafe' will be set up from 5:30-10:00 PM on Wall Street with Q-Bear. Come by and register to win a Holiday Feast that includes a basket stuffed with food. The festivities will continue into the night until 10PM and include the Dickens Street Acting Project at 8:15 PM, Magician, Mark Fuller at 7:00 PM at Campbell Ave & Market Street, Travis The Balloon Dude 7:00 PM at Campbell Ave & Market Street, Face Painter, Sally Edelman at 7:00 PM at Campbell Ave & Market Street, Juggler, David Bear Stuart at 7:00 PM at Campbell Ave & Market Street, Sensoriel: Fire Performer, Kate Guntermann at 7:30 PM at Campbell Ave & Market Street, Sword Swallower, Tyler Fleet at 7:30 PM at Campbell Ave & Market Street, Floyd Ward School of Dance at 8:00 PM on OneMain Financial Stage, Mill Mountain Theatre at 6:00 PM on OneMain Financial Stage, Penn Forest Christian Church Worship Band at 9:00 PM on OneMain Financial Stage, Santa's workshop from 6-9:00 PM inside City Market Building, a Kid's Zone on Wall Street, carriage rides with carriage stop on Campbell Avenue until 9:30 PM, Winter Wonderland from 6-9:00 PM at 16 West Marketplace, strolling St. Nicholas, chestnut roasting, photos with Santa and more! The 2015 Roanoke Times Dickens of a Christmas is presented by The Roanoke Times, Downtown Roanoke, Inc, City of Roanoke, Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, Haley Toyota, Gentry, Locke, Rakes and Moore, Cox Communications, WSLS 10, McDonald's, Kroger, Coca Cola, OneMain Financial, Ethos Technologies and Q99! For more information on Dickens of a Christmas CLICK HERE!