🥁🥁🥁 The holidays are here, and PLAY Roanoke is ready to fill the season with fun memories! 🥁🥁🥁
Get ready for festivity, sparkling lights, Christmas trees and unforgettable experiences. Whether you’re craving creative expression, outdoor adventure, or a taste of holiday traditions, we’ve got something for everyone to enjoy. Here’s our guide for the holiday season:
Make a Beautiful Holiday Wreath!
Want to fill your home with notes of fresh evergreens while having a beautiful wreath on your front door for all to see?
Join a live wreath making class at the Fishburn Mansion and learn a beginner-friendly holiday DIY! Wreaths are full size and will last beautifully throughout the season. Multiple dates available, but space is limited!
Visit the Historic Fishburn Mansion for The Holiday Open House!
Journey back in time and immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of the Historic Fishburn Mansion. This grand 42-room Georgian-Revival mansion, built in 1907 by prominent philanthropist Junius B. Fishburn, will transport you to an era of festive celebrations and heartwarming traditions.
On Sunday, December 17, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, the mansion and grounds will be open to the public for a FREE Holiday Open House. Take a self-guided tour through the exquisitely decorated rooms, adorned with twinkling lights, festive garlands, and shimmering ornaments.
Step away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world and embrace the timeless charm of this mansion. Admission is absolutely free, so gather your loved ones, bundle up, and embark on a magical journey through the Historic Fishburn Mansion’s holiday wonderland.
Experience a Candelight Tour!
Enjoy an intimate tour by candlelight as you learn more about the history of this home and the family who lived here.
As you explore the ornately decorated halls by the the soft glow of candlelight, let the magic of the season transport you to back in time.
Kick off the season with the Christmas Tree Lighting in Downtown Roanoke!
As the holiday season approaches, PLAY Roanoke’s Urban Forestry team is gearing up to transform the heart of our city into a winter wonderland. Friday, December 1 is the official lighting of the City of Roanoke’s Christmas tree! The festivities commence at 5:30 PM, and the tree lighting ceremony takes center stage at 6:20 PM.
Bundle up, grab your loved ones, and let the holiday season begin!