Celebrate the holidays with these special events! Come one come all!
Busch Gardens Christmas Town – Open select days Nov 21st – Dec 31st. Tickets $27.
Downtown Hampton on Ice – Nov 26th – Feb 28th. Ice skating rink. For hours, visit www.vasc.org or call 727-0900.
Celebration in Lights – Nov 27th – Jan 1. 5:30-10 pm. Drive through miles of lights in Newport News Park. $10 per car.
11th Annual Hollydazzle – Dec. 5th. 6-9 pm. Located at the Oyster Point City Center in Newport News, see fireworks and special effects in a spectacular show.
Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting – Dec 5th. 5-9 pm. Head to Carousel Park in downtown Hampton for entertainment, arts and crafts, tree lighting (7 pm) and fireworks (9 pm).
Yorktown Christmas Tree Lighting – Dec 5th. 7-8:30 pm. Enjoy lights, music, and Santa on Riverwalk Landing.
An Olde Time Christmas Celebration and Open House – Dec 5th. 12-6 pm. Located on Mellon Street in Pheobus, Hampton, enjoy strolling musicians, holiday treats and more.
Downtown Hampton Lighted Boat Parade – Dec 5th. 7:15 pm. Boat parade featuring illuminated power boats and sailboats along the downtown Hampton waterfront, 710 Settlers Landing Road.
Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade – Dec 6th. 7-10 pm. Watch the boat parade and enjoy a complimentary bonfire with hot cider on the beach!
Colonial Williamsburg Grand Illumination – Dec 6th. Starts at 4:45 pm. Music in the historic area outdoor stages, Fifes and Drums (5:45 pm) and fireworks and candlelit buildings (6:15 pm).
First Light Celebration – Dec 7th. 5:30 pm. Help celebrate the “Kecoughtan Christmas” with caroling, children’s activities, lecture and more at the Hampton History Museum.
Holiday Marketplace – Dec 11th. Find those special holiday gifts at the Hampton University Museum while enjoying art and music.
Hampton Holly Days Parade – Dec 12th. 7 pm. Beginning at Eaton Street and Settlers Landing Road, watch marching bands, floats, balloons, Santa and more.
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony – Dec 24th. 5:30 pm. Head to Market Square in Colonial Williamsburg for a special tree lighting ceremony.
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