About the Event

The Green Home Solutions Big Lick Downtown Countdown returns for our 5th year!
Bringing Times Square to Market Square!

We are returning to Market Square Plaza plus the historic City Market Building, Center In the Square and Penthouse Rooftop at Center!

Featuring music on the Budweiser Stage by FIVE BANDS including Regional-Dance favorites Uptown (featuring an amazing tribute to Prince!), Nashville recording artist Adam Rutledge, 80’s Tribute Superhold, country act The Low Low Chariot and funk & more by Hott Sauce!  And yes – WE HAVE OUTDOOR HEATERS ON THE PLAZA!

NEW VIP experience at The Penthouse at Center in the Square with an immaculate and inspired evening of food and fun with dinner by the award winning Center Stage Catering, Inc., BIG LICK DUELING PIANOS entertainment, atmosphere and decor by Caroline LaRocca Event Design,cocktails & craft brews with exclusive access to the rooftop floors of Center in the Square PLUS all features of general admission tickets.

Plus our Signature Roanoke Star Rise at Midnight will be projected up the Center in the Square Building bringing us into 2018!

Enjoy incredible food in nearby restaurants plus on site vendors, beverages including local craft brews, regional favorites and more.

General admission tickets on sale now, VIP on sale Friday Dec 1st. Get your tickets at Center in the Square’s box office, online at www.biglickentertainment.com or call 540.224.1200! This event has sold out for 4 years in a row – buy in advance!

General Admission and NEW & IMPROVED VIP Experience options available – more details soon!

This event is ALL AGES and family friendly! Ring in the new year and help a fantastic local non-profit LEAP for Local Food with Big Lick Entertainment!

Downtown Countdown 2017 Final



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Event Details

Market Square SE,


Starting December 31st till January 1st - 2018

Everyday from 7:30 pm till 12:00 am

Only with Tickets

Tickets Available

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