Whether you’re a merry music maniac, a ballet bumble, or a shopping Santa, there is a little something for everyone in the 757 for this special time of year.
12/3 Bundle up for the Holiday Parade at the Beach
12/3 The 5th Annual Chick-fil-A Christmas Parade will take place at Chesapeake Square.
12/3 The Chesapeake Rotary Christmas Parade will help you get into the holiday spirit.
12/9: Head to Hampton for the 28th Annual Lighted Boat Parade.
12/10: Head to Portsmouth for the Children’s Christmas Parade on High Street.
12/10: Enjoy the theme of Operation North Pole at the Hampton Parade.
12/10: Suffolk kicks off their Holiday Parade in Downtown.
11/24-1/1: Light up your evening at Celebration in Lights in the Newport News Park.
11/24-12/31: Drive through the Dominion Garden of Lights at the Norfolk Botanical Garden.
11/25-12/24: The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center is hosting a myriad of holiday events and activities through the season.
11/25-1/2: See Busch Gardens transform into Christmas Town.
11/26-12/24: The Children’s Museum is ready to occupy the kiddles with many holiday events including pony rides, puppet shows, and more.
11/18-1/1: Take a drive down the Boardwalk during the McDonald’s Holiday Lights at the Beach.
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11/19 until 12/31: Head back in time at Dickens’ Christmas Towne next to Nauticus.
11/25-1/1 See what’s in store at Santa’s Seaside Village.
12/2-12/4: Enjoy Christmas in Smithfield.
12/2-12/18: See A Southern Christmas Carol at the Peninsula Community Theatre.
12/7-12/24: Enjoy the timeless story of A Christmas Carol at the Well’s Theatre.
12/10-12/31: Lee Hall Mansion is decked out for Antebellum Holidays.
12/2: Jingle bell all the way to the Jingle Ball in Chesapeake.
12/2: Kick off your holiday rock style with The Brian Setzer Orchestra’s 13th Annual Christmas Rocks Tour with special guest Mark W. Winchester.
12/2-12/4: Visit Historic Smithfield during their fundraiser festival Christmas in Smithfield.
12/3: Hear the internationally acclaimed Raleigh Ringers at Willett Hall as a part of the Portsmouth Community Concert Series.
12/3: Head to the Plot for Comfort and Joy: A Festival of Lessons and Carols.
12/3: Don’t miss the Hollydazzle at City Center at Oyster Point.
12/3: Enjoy the Holiday Instrumental Recital at the Hermitage Museum and Gardens.
12/3: Make your way to Town Point Park for the Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Christmas Market.
12/3: Support CHKD at Moonlight & Mistletoe.
12/4: Join the American Theatre for Winter Classics.
12/4: Grab your tickets for the Home for the Holidays house tour to support the Felines of Poquoson Animal Welfare Sanctuary.
12/5: Enjoy going Home for the Holidays with the Sandler Center.
12/7: Hear Sleigh Bells Ring Out at the Sandler Center.
12/7: Make some noise at the Plot’s Unsilent Night.
12/8-12/10: There are many activities surrounding the 2016 Holly Days Parade.
12/9: Stroll through one of Norfolk’s great neighborhoods during Holiday Happenings in Chelsea.
12/9: See Holiday Pops at the Ferguson Center.
12/10: Let the Virginia Beach Chorale Wish You a Merry Christmas.
12/10: Catch Holiday Pops at Chrysler Hall.
12/10: Check out the list of entertainers for the 19th Annual Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival in Portsmouth.
12/10: Celebrate this special time of year with your special furry friend at the Lighted Dog Brigade.
12/10: Learn about 17th Century English Christmas traditions at Castle Christmas in Surry.
12/11: Join the Academy of Dance as they present The Christmas Extravaganza: A Delightful Holiday Musical!
12/11: Hear the Hampton Roads Philharmonic at Holly Days at Ft. Monroe.
12/14: Spend time with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra at the Holiday Brass Concert.
12/16: Grab tickets to one of two shows of A Christmas Carol at Willett Hall.
12/16: Bundle up for the Winter Wonderland Charity Bar Crawl in Hampton.
12/16-18: See Ballet Virginia in The Nutcracker.
12/16-18: Enjoy ELF The Broadway Musical.
12/17: Hear Handel’s Messiah at the Harrison Opera House.
12/22: Have a Dixieland Christmas with the Tomcats at Merchants Square.
12/23: Enjoy the Lovers & Friends Holiday Gala at the Harrison Opera House.
12/3: Purchase original art at the Giften Holiday Sale Reception at D’ART Center.
12/3-12/4: Grab some goods at the 2016 Fair Trade Festival at O’Connor’s.
12/4: Find the perfect, one-of-a-kind gift at the Holiday Craft Sale and Family Fest at the Virginia MOCA.
12/10: Shop the NEON Holiday Market.
12/11: Check out the Grand Market at La Promenade.
12/17: Gather your goods at the Christmas Wonderfest Holiday Festival Marketplace in Newport News.
12/18: Shop the Brew Bazaar at Coelacanth.
12/18: Find a treasure at this Holiday Bazaar in Chesapeake.
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12/4: Burn off those calories at the Christmas Cookie Challenge 2.5.
12/10: Enjoy the 2016 Jingle Bell Run in Virginia Beach.
12/10: Join Bold Mariner Brewing for the 1st Annual BMBC Santa Speedo Run & Christmas Party.
12/11: The fun, family-friendly 22nd Annual Santa Clause Shuffle will be at the Portsmouth Pavilion.
12/17: Run, run, Rudolph, Santa’s gotta make it to town. Lace up for the Surf-n-Santa 5-miler.
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