Holiday Events in Town

Lauren Keesecker, Writer, Print Layout

The US Army puts together a float to walk with at the 2017 Christmas Parade

Christmas is here, and everyone is getting into the Christmas cheer. Once December 1st comes around, everyone starts to decorate their houses and celebrate christmas traditions. People in the United States leave out cookies and milk for Santa while other countries such as Sweden leave out coffee. There are many traditions all around the world, but here in Spotsy this is how we celebrate.

  • Annual Spotsylvania Parade: December 2nd
  • Santa’s Workshop at Bass Pro Shops: Now-December 24th
  • Jingle Bell Carriage Ride: November 25th-January 16th
  • Old Fashioned Christmas at Maymont: December 3rd
  • Cookies With Santa (Yorktown): December 3rd
  • Fredericksburg Holiday Craft Show: December 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Breakfast With Santa (Eileen’s Bakery): December 4th, 11th, 17th, 18th
  • Christmas Town at Busch Gardens: November 24th through January 1st
  • Christmas Dash at Busch Gardens: December 3rd
  • Santa Train (Ashland): December 3rd
  • Lights at the Lake (Bear Creek Lake State Park): December 8th through December 10th and December 15th through December 17th
  • Candy Cane Express (Roanoke): December 2nd and December 3rd
  • Winter Zoovies : The Polar Express (Virginia Zoo): December 10th
  • Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon: December 15th and December 6th
  • Bowling Green Christmas Night Parade: December 16th
  • “A Colonial Christmas” at Jamestown: December 23rd through December 31st
  • Christmas Movies at the Wayne:

December 20th: “Home Alone”

December 21st: “Polar Express”

December 22nd: “It’s a Wonderful Life”