Virginia's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

From Bull Run Festival of Lights in Centreville, VA to WinterFest on the Wisconsin in Norfolk, VA, there's no shortage of festive events taking place in Virginia this December 6-24. Get out and explore the magic of the holiday season with creative light shows, Christmas markets, parades, and more!

Bull Run Festival of Lights, Centreville, VA

December 6, 2023 at 5:30pm
This holiday season, bask in the magical glow of the Bull Run Festival of Lights at Bull Run Regional Park! This 2.5-mile drive-by light show is sure to be the merriest event of the season. Afterwards, head to the Holiday Village to warm up by the fires and indulge in s'mores. Don't forget to bring your wallet to purchase tickets for the carnival rides.

Walking in a Winter Wonderland, Clear Brook, VA

December 7, 2023 at 5:30pm
Experience the holiday spirit at Clearbrook Park for Walking in a Winter Wonderland! Get ready to be delighted by hundreds of thousands of lights, nightly appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus, and a wonderful computer-controlled light show coordinated with music. Visit Clearbrook Park, 130 Poolside Drive, this December 7th at 5:30pm for this amazing event!

Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting, Buena Vista, VA

December 7, 2023 at 7:00pm
Residents of Buena Vista, VA are invited to join the community for a spectacular event at Downtown Buena Vista on December 7th! Starting at 7:00 PM, the 2023 Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting will feature dazzling floats, marching bands, and performers. Don't miss the opportunity to witness the grand tree lighting taking place at 6:30 PM in the town square.

Cocktails at Christmas, Middletown, VA

December 10, 2023 at 5:30pm
Come celebrate the festive season with Cocktails at Christmas at Belle Grove Plantation! Enjoy a signature cocktail and music in the Parlor, as well as the opportunity to tour the Manor House lit by candlelight. Enjoy a delicious menu of beef tenderloin, shrimp salad, brussel sprouts, pasta salad, brownies, fruit and yogurt parfaits, and more!

Riverside Christmas Spectacular, Fredericksburg, VA

December 14, 2023
This holiday season, embrace the joy and cheer of Christmas at the Riverside Center Dinner Theatre in Fredericksburg, VA. Enjoy a glittering extravaganza full of singing and dancing performances that will have you feeling the true spirit of the season. Come join the spectacle and make this Christmas one to remember!

Holiday Market, Alexandria, VA

December 17, 2023 at 11:00am
Have an amazing holiday shopping experience this December at the Del Ray Artisans Gallery. The 28th annual Holiday Market promises a range of handmade fine arts and fine crafts from local artists, including fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry and more. Different artists are featured each weekend - and don't forget to pick up your 2024 wall calendar! The Holiday Market is open three weekends in December and the 22nd and 23rd just for last minute shoppers.

Community Holiday Light Show, Danville,VA

December 18, 2023 at 6:00pm
Experience the joy of the holiday season at Ballou Park for the Community Holiday Light Show. Enjoy the incredible decorations set up by businesses, organizations, and families who are participating in the show, and even vote for your favorite in the Best in Show Vote. Admission for cars is only $10 with additional fees for larger vehicles. Come bask in the holiday cheer and bring your friends and family along for a night of fun.

WinterFest on the Wisconsin, Norfolk, VA

December 19, 2023 at 5:00pm
Visitors to Nauticus, One Waterside Drive, are in for a festive celebration at this year's WinterFest on the Wisconsin. Over one million lights will come to life as snowflakes fall in the marina every hour and live entertainment fills the Mistletoe Marina. Explore a new “Passport to the Holidays” walking trail and enjoy a variety of festivities, from a magical holiday show to a hilarious Hoobie-Whatty show.

Williamsburg Christmas Market, Williamsburg, VA

December 23, 2023 at 10:00am
Head to Bicentennial Park, 320 W Court St, this season for the 4th Annual Williamsburg Christmas Market. Explore the European style village with over 40 vendor chalets, live entertainment, train ride, and more. Sample gluhwein, craft beer, and local market food for your festive occasion.

Valley View Mall Craft and Vendor Show, Roanoke, VA

December 24, 2023 at 9:00am
Head to Valley View Mall on December 24 to discover delightful gifts from 11 brilliant Craft and Direct Sales vendors! A perfect opportunity to avoid the last-minute rush and find the perfect holiday gift at this one-of- a-kind event. Don't miss out!

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