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Top Things To Do For Christmas In Northern Virginia

The holiday season is in full swing and my family cannot be more excited about all the fun local Christmas Events. Today I am sharing our list of Top Things To Do For Christmas in Northern Virginia. With so many events happening around us it’s hard to decide what to do first. 

Top Things To Do For Christmas In Northern Virginia. The holiday season is in full swing and my family cannot be more excited about all the fun local Christmas Events. Today I am sharing our list of Top Things To Do For Christmas in Northern Virginia. With so many events happening around us it's hard to decide what to do first. 
Gaylord Hotels Christmas On The Potomac. You and your family will marvel at more than 2 million holiday lights and acres of magnificent decorations, plus spectacular holiday activities and events that are sure to get you in the spirit of the season and create lasting family memories!

Gaylord National Resort’s ICE!

You and your family will marvel at more than 2 million holiday lights and acres of magnificent decorations, plus spectacular holiday activities and events that are sure to get you in the spirit of the season and create lasting family memories! Featuring fun activities, shows and more!

  • Cirque Dreams Unwrapped Stage Show
  • Ice Skating in Winter Square
  • Reindeer Rush Ice Tubing
  • Gingerbread Decorating Corner
  • Mrs. Claus’ Christmas Traditions
  • The Grinch’s Wonderful Awful Idea Scavenger Hunt
  • See Your Favorite Story Come to Life in 2 Million Pounds of ICE!
  • And more FREE Events!

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Santa_SantaHQ_Event. Known as one of the largest shopping center destinations in the country, the center houses over 300 shopping, dining and entertainment brands creating the perfect backdrop this holiday season to shop and gather with friends and loved ones during a wonderful time of the year.

Tysons Corner

Known as one of the largest shopping center destinations in the country, the center houses over 300 shopping, dining, and entertainment brands creating the perfect backdrop this holiday season to shop and gather with friends and loved ones during a wonderful time of the year.

Every year, the center continues the tradition of welcoming thousands of early shoppers who thrive on the mall’s unique shopping atmosphere and seasonal cheer while looking to score those gift-giving deals.

  • Photos with Santa – Through December 24
  • 12 Days of Giveaways – December 13 through December 24
  • Charity Nights – Tuesdays through December 17
  • Yappy Hour – December 9 & December 16
  • Nordstrom Breakfast With Santa – Now Through December 14
  • Xmas Fitness Event – Wednesday, December 19

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Christmas Village at Leesburg Animal Park. Celebrate the holidays with your animal friends at Leesburg Animal Park in Loudoun County. During three weekends in December, the park features an evening Christmas Village event.

Christmas Village at Leesburg Animal Park

Celebrate the holidays with your animal friends at Leesburg Animal Park in Loudoun County. During three weekends in December, the park features an evening Christmas Village event. Enjoy a nativity scene with live animals, pony rides, animal encounters, pictures with your furry friends, holiday crafts, a bonfire, holiday lights, and more. The admission to the park is $10.95 for children and adults, and free for those under two.

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Christmas at Mount Vernon. Christmas past meets Christmas present at George Washington's estate. Just as the Washingtons celebrated the holiday with family and friends, visitors can start a new tradition of visiting Mount Vernon this holiday season.

Christmas at Mount Vernon

Christmas past meets Christmas present at George Washington’s estate. Just as the Washingtons celebrated the holiday with family and friends, visitors can start a new tradition of visiting Mount Vernon this holiday season. Featuring fun holiday-themed events such as Holiday Dinners, fireworks and more!

Head to their Website for more information.

Winter Walk of Lights at Meadowlark Botanical Garden. Bring your family and friends to be dazzled by the magical Winter Walk of Lights at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna, Virginia. Every year from mid-November until just after New Year’s Day, the garden is transformed into a half-mile, walk of lights

Winter Walk of Lights at Meadowlark Botanical Garden

Bring your family and friends to be dazzled by the magical Winter Walk of Lights at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna, Virginia. Every year from mid-November until just after New Year’s Day, the garden is transformed into a half-mile, walk of lights. Revisit perennial favorites such as the animated Lakeside Lights, the Fountain of Lights, and the Holiday Nature Walk and look for new displays each year.

Put on your walking shoes and bring the family to experience a Northern Virginia festive tradition. Round out your visit by roasting marshmallows and sipping on hot beverages by the fire. (Available for purchase at S’more Snacks Shop).

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reston town center ice skating pavilion. Reston Town Center offers public skating at the Pavilion daily with extended hours for the Holidays. The skate shop is stocked with over 500 pairs of skates ranging from size 8 toddler through men’s size 13, in both Figure and Hockey styles.

Holiday Events & Skate The Pavilion

Reston Town Center offers public skating at the Pavilion daily with extended hours for the Holidays. The skate shop is stocked with over 500 pairs of skates ranging from size 8 toddler through men’s size 13, in both Figure and Hockey styles. Open to beginners and experienced skaters! Offering free holiday garage parking between select times, see the website for more details.

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Glide across the ice at Ice & Lights, The Winter Village at Cameron Run in Alexandria, Virginia. The waterpark will be transformed mid-November through February into a winter wonderland with an ice rink, beautifully lit photo ops, music and more!

Ice & Lights: The Winter Village at Cameron Run

Glide across the ice at Ice & Lights, The Winter Village at Cameron Run in Alexandria, Virginia. The waterpark will be transformed mid-November through February into a winter wonderland with an ice rink, beautifully lit photo ops, music and more! Grab a slice of pizza and donuts and enjoy the winter village.

Head to their Website for more information.

Bull Run Festival of Lights. Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow.

Bull Run Festival of Lights

Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow.

After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia.

Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait. Look for our special online coupon in the downloads section below!

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