Community Calendar

Each year we have many events that occur in our small town we would love for you to join us for one or more.

Shop Small, Win Big!

Sat, November 24 - Sat, December 22, 2018

Shop with us on Small Business Saturday and receive a Roanoke, Indiana Shop Local, Shop Small  *canvas tote from a participating merchant or restaurant and enter for a chance to win a $400 shopping spree! Every purchase that you make at a participating merchant or restaurant in Roanoke, through December 22, qualifies you to enter for the shopping spree! The drawing will be held on December 22. The winner has up to one month from this date to claim their 4 - $100 gift certificates from the participating merchants or restaurants of their choice. We hope to see you on Small Business Saturday as we celebrate and support the local businesses of Roanoke!
*Each participating business has a limited quantity of canvas totes.

Christmas in the Village

Fri, December 7 - Sat, December 8, 2018

Bring your family and friends and enjoy a weekend of festivities as we celebrate the Christmas season.

Watch for Santa as he arrives by fire truck at 6 pm on Main Street. Children can meet with Santa at the former Town Hall and visit with live reindeer from 6 – 8 pm. Sing along as carolers fill the streets with holiday cheer and enjoy hot cocoa, cookies and hot dogs provided by the Lions Club and Union Church. Shops will be open until 8:00 pm.

Enjoy breakfast with Santa at Cornerstone Alliance Church from 8:30 – 10:30 am (a goodwill donation appreciated). In the afternoon, families can donate new toys to the Lutheran Children’s Hospital on Main Street, visit with Santa from 1 – 3 pm on Main Street, enjoy free activities for kids sponsored by The Trove, Moose and Mollie's, Trends Hair Studio and United Methodist Women of Seminary United Methodist Church from 1 – 4 pm on Main Street, and listen to carols as carolers sing through town. United Methodist Women will be selling cookies and hot cocoa. Shops will be open from 10 am – 5 pm.

We look forward to celebrating the warmth of the season and spreading holiday cheer with you!

Festivities at a Glance:


6 pm: Santa arrives by fire truck on Main Street

6 − 8 pm: Meet with Santa and visit with live reindeer 

Sing carols and enjoy hot cocoa, cookies and hot dogs
provided by the local Lion's Club and Union Church

Shops open until 8 pm 


8:30 − 10:30 am: Breakfast with Santa at Cornerstone Alliance Church 

1− 3 pm: Meet with Santa on Main Street

1− 4 pm: Enjoy complimentary kids activities on Main Street

Shops open until 5 pm

Toy donations to Lutheran Children's Hospital are encouraged, but not mandatory. Toys must be new. 

Most of the holiday festivities will be held on Main Street, unless otherwise noted.