The most wonderful time of the year is finally here! In Northern Virginia, that means parks and gardens will transform into glistening wonderlands, our favorite plays will fill the theaters, and the best shopping of the year will commence! This holiday season, let’s focus on all that is good by celebrating at these enchanting events throughout the Northern Virginia area!
2021 Christmas Events in Northern Virginia
Cox Farms Fall Festival | Through November 7, 2021
15621 Braddock Rd. | Centreville
It may not be October anymore, but you can still pick out the best pumpkins for your Thanksgiving table at the Cox Farms Fall Festival. Bring the kids to enjoy a world-famous hayride, giant slides, fun tunnels, live music, and corn maze. Then stop by the Festival Market for delicious cider and kettle corn, along with apples, pies, and of course… pumpkins!
Bull Run Festival of Lights and Holiday Village | November 11 – January 2, 2021
7700 Bull Run Dr. | Centreville
Enjoy a safe and socially-distanced holiday experience as you and your family drive through 2.5 miles of beautiful light displays. Be amazed by this journey filled with giant light sculptures and whimsical creations. Be sure to stop by the Holiday Village for bonfires, s’mores, and holiday merchandise.
Meadowlark Gardens Winter Walk of Lights | November 11 – January 2, 2021
9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court | Vienna
Come experience the transformation of Meadowlark Gardens into a dazzling winter wonderland! Stroll along the easy-to-navigate, half-mile route and be mesmerized by brightly lit fountains, sculptures, trees, arches, and gardens.
Northern Virginia Christmas Market | November 12-14, 2021
Dulles Expo Center – South Hall | 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center | Chantilly
This award-winning holiday show is in its 28th year, and with one visit, you’ll see why! Browse displays from 150 fine artisans from all over the country offering an incredible selection of fine arts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood, photography, fiber arts, vintage re-creations, and more.
The Elf On The Shelf – A Christmas Musical | November 28, 2021
Capital One Hall | 7750 Capital One Tower Road | Tysons
Take a glimpse into the magical lives of Santa’s elves! This original story and score, along with beautiful sets and costumes, will prepare all who see it for the joyous season ahead.
A Christmas Carol | December 3-18, 2021
Little Theatre of Alexandria | 600 Wolfe Street | Alexandria
No holiday season would be complete without the opportunity to see a live stage play of The Christmas Carol. Follow good ole’ Ebenezer Scrooge on his life-changing journey to discover the true meaning of Christmas.
Old Town Manassas Holiday Crafts, Desserts & Sweets | December 4, 2021
Manassas Museum Lawn | 9101 Prince William St | Manassas
This desserts and crafts fair is sure to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth. There will be homemade, holiday-themed desserts of all kinds, along with crafts for sale, food vendors and entertainment.
Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon | December 17-18, 2021
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway | Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon transforms into a brightly-lit delight with fireworks to kick off the season, illuminated historic sites, a tour to learn how George Washington celebrated the holidays, and an 18th-century Winter Market.
While you’re out and about this holiday season, you’re invited to stop by any of Dream Finders Homes’ new communities throughout Northern Virginia to see our beautifully decorated models, and maybe gain a little inspiration for your next move. Happy Holidays!