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Fredericksburg Area Museum Merry Trees

Fredericksburg Area Museum 907 Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg, Virginia

FAM’s sixth Merry Trees exhibit is now open for visitors! Come visit and see fifteen miniature trees decorated by the second-grade students at Hugh Mercer Elementary School and Lafayette Elementary School . Each tree is inspired by a children’s book the students have read in the classroom. This exhibit is will on display at the […]

Holly Jolly Golf

FunLand of Fredericksburg 1351 Central Park Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA

Our newly-renovated Mini Golf course has transformed into a Winter Wonderland featuring of 30,000 lights, 18 holiday scenes & a very merry soundtrack!

$10

Santa’s Mailbox

Downtown Fredericksburg Fredericksburg, VA

The Rappahannock Fredericksburg Rotary Club on November 27 will place a “Santa’s Mailbox” on the corner of Caroline and George streets downtown, and will offer return letters directly from the North Pole. The red mailbox will be near FORT To-Go through December 19. All letters will receive a note from Santa (be sure to include your return address!).

WHM Fall Speaker Series

Central Rappahannock Regional Library Fredericksburg 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, VA

Washington Heritage Museums Annual Meeting. Program: Building Materials as a Primary Source: Investigating the Rising Sun Tavern, Michael Spencer, Associate Professor, Historic Preservation Department at UMW, WHM Board Chair. Please join WHM for our annual Fall Speaker Series. We do request that all guests wear masks for these talks, and will have extra masks on […]

Robert Keelin

Fredericksburg Food Co-op 320 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Fredericksburg, VA

Robert Keelin performs the best in classic rock and country, folk, blues, Americana and pop, as well as original songs.

Free

Holiday Craft Show

Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA

The area's LARGEST Holiday Craft Show is set for December 3-4-5 at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center. Do you have a holiday shopping list you want to get done […]

Rising Sun Tavern Museum Holiday Open House

Rising Sun Tavern 1304 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, VA

Join us as we offer free admission to the Rising Sun Tavern as our holiday gift to the community! The Tavern will be decorated for the holidays, and we look forward to sharing its beauty with you.

Pictures with Santa!

Courtyard by Marriott 620 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA

Our 2nd annual Pictures with Santa! Reserve a time slot for pictures with Santa in front of a festive holiday Fredericksburg backdrop. Bring your own camera for your pictures! Volunteers will available to help you take family photos. Kids will have time to chat with Santa. Tickets are $5. One ticket is needed per family. […]

Merry Trees Open House

Fredericksburg Area Museum 907 Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg, Virginia

The Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM) is pleased to announce the sixth annual Merry Trees exhibit. FAM’s gallery spaces will be filled with fifteen miniature trees decorated by the second-grade students at Hugh Mercer and Lafayette Elementary Schools. Each tree is inspired by a children’s book the students have read in the classroom. FAM is excited […]

Free

Holiday Pops – “A Season of Giving”

1400 Central Park Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 VA

Kick off the holiday season in style with the FSO! Bring the entire family to Lifepoint Auditorium to experience an unforgettable selection of classic carols and new arrangements. “A Season of Giving” will warm your heart, and you can expect a visit from Santa. Featured numbers include A Charlie Brown Christmas, Sleigh Ride, and White […]

$20

Deck the Halls with Jan Williams

James Monroe Museum 908 Charles St, Fredericksburg, VA

Renowned Fredericksburg decorator Jan Williams crafts beautiful holiday arrangements from local evergreens flora in this treasured annual presentation. Please note that, due to COVID-19, this event will be presented virtually through Zoom. RSVP required. Your ticket price includes a chance to win one of Jan's beautiful decorations. Call 540-654-1043 or email lcrawfor@umw.edu to register today!

FXBG Winter Wine Fest

Fredericksburg Agricultural Fair, Inc. 2400 Airport Ave, Fredericksburg, VA

Wine, Hard Cider, Spirits and more!! Craft Vendors and Food Vendors on site. Event held inside/outside. All you care to sample event. Bottle sales will be available.

$25

Fredericksburg Christmas Parade

VA

Held in downtown Fredericksburg along Caroline and Princess Anne Streets. Free admission, public invited. Dress for cold weather and wear walking shoes. Find out more parade information online at fredericksburgchristmasparade.com.

FREE

Mary Washington Holiday Open House

Mary Washington House 1200 Charles St, Fredericksburg, VA

Tour the Mary Washington House by candlelight in the spirit of an 18th century Christmas. Shop for unique gifts in the museum store while sipping hot cider and sampling Mary Washington's famous gingerbread. The museum store will be hosting a sale with so many wonderful items to choose from you will be able to cross […]

A Wee Christmas Dollhouses & Miniatures Show

Historic Kenmore 1201 Washington Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA

Visit Kenmore this holiday season for an exhibit of highly detailed, replica dollhouses - including the mansion - and miniatures in the Crowninshield Museum Building. Share memories of your dollhouse with your family as you explore life in miniature! Put your mind and eye to the test with our “I Spy Miniatures” challenge – fun […]

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Gingerbread House Contest & Exhibit

George Washington's Ferry Farm 268 Kings Highway, Fredericksburg, VA

A long-standing holiday tradition, now in it's 35th year! Adults and children alike will enjoy the sights and smells of the festive creations displayed at George Washington’s Ferry Farm! This year's theme is "Winter Holidays Around the World." General admission to Ferry Farm and the exhibit: $12 adults, $6 students, under 6 free. Exhibit only: […]

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Christmas Shopping in the 1950s Walking Tour

Downtown Fredericksburg Fredericksburg, VA

Christmas Shopping in the 1950s Walking Tour Before the mall and big box stores, downtown was the only place to shop. Stroll along Caroline Street as we explore the shops […]

$10

Chats with the Curator: The Holiday Special

James Monroe Museum 908 Charles St, Fredericksburg, VA

Enjoy our museum from the comfort of your home! Join us for our series "Chats with the Curator". On this special edition, Jarod will be discussing holiday traditions during the life of James Monroe and answering any Monroe-related questions you may have!

Holiday History Trivia

James Monroe Museum 908 Charles St, Fredericksburg, VA

Join us virtually for kid-friendly Holiday History Trivia with our Celebrity Quizmaster...Santa Claus! This event will include a special Q&A session with Santa. Children of all ages welcome! Free, but Pre-registration required. Please email lcrawfor@umw.edu

51st Annual Candlelight Tour

Downtown Fredericksburg Fredericksburg, VA

Mark your calendars for small group guided tours and digital walking tour components.  This year’s tour takes place in the 1100 block of Charles Street and along Lewis Street.  We can’t wait to have you join us in this annual tradition! Timed Tour Ticketing — Registration Required Visit the Candlelight Tour page for more details