18 Ways to Enjoy the Holiday Season in Richmond, VA

  1. Enjoy holiday food and décor with a Victorian flair at the Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours starting on November 19.
  2. Start to feel the rocking holiday and winter beat via Trans Siberian Orchestra on November 19 at the Richmond Coliseum.
  3. Let the Rose and Crown Restaurant cook your turkey day dinner by making a reservation for their Thanksgiving Day Feast.
  4. The Legendary Santa returns to the Children’s Museum of Richmond. Bring the kids to come greet the Snow Queen and Elf too on November 26.
  5. Shop Black Friday in style at The Day After Thanksgiving Art Affair. A 12 hour festival with shopping, food, games, exhibits and more is sure to surprise and delight.
  6. Enjoy more than half a million lights arranged in botanical themes at the Garden Fest of Lights at Lewis Ginter starting on November 26.
  7. Finish some holiday shopping early at the Bizarre Bazaar 35th Christmas Collection. This holiday market place has more than 500 exhibitors for décor, food, gifts, jewelry, accessories, toys, crafts, art, books, etc. Your sure to find something you or someone else might be interested in beginning December 2.
  8. Set the stage for winter as the Henley Street Theatre and Richmond Shakespeare present “The Winter’s Tale” beginning December 2.
  9. Celebrate Illuminate in downtown Richmond. Meet Santa and the Sugar Plum Fairy. Take a carriage ride and see the streets decorated for the upcoming holidays on December 3.
  10. More than 50 harpists and choristers will converge for Harp! The Herald Angels Play on December 4 at Grace Baptist Church in Richmond.
  11. James River Cellars presents the Jingle Bell Wine Trail, where participants can sample wines from wineries like Cooper, Grayhaven and Lake Anna.
  12. Enjoy a little holiday music with the Richmond Symphony’s  “Let It Snow” on December 4-5 at Carpenter Theatre.
  13. No holiday season is complete without at least one interpretation of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale. Check out the Richmond Shakespeare’s “A Christas Carol for Two Actors” starting on December 6.
  14. See how Thomas Jefferson spent his holiday seasons as a boy at Tuckahoe Plantation’s Candlelight Christmas Tour. Enjoy hot cider and gingerbread while touring the 18th century mansion.
  15. Holiday classics like the Richmond Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” means the holidays are just around the corner.
  16. More than 60 original artists and designers will have their wares for sale on December 12 at the Handmade Holiday by Richmond Craft Mafia.
  17. With re-enactments, tours, food, carriage rides and more, check out the Court End Christmas for a little extra holiday fun.
  18. Bring a flashlight and warm clothes for the Holiday Glitter: Monument Avenue  After  Dark Walking Tour. The guided tour begins December 26.

Enjoy a little holiday fun after settling into your new home in Richmond, VA by Main Street Homes. Main Street Homes is the number one of the top locally owned home builders in the Richmond, VA area and Richmond’s Builder of the Year. Main Street Homes has built new  homes with quality and style since 1996 in Chesterfield, Henrico, Hanover, New Kent, Dinwiddie and Powhatan counties.

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