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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 […]


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 […]


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 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.


Fredericksburg Christmas Parade


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


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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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

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

Stars and Light Holiday Concert

Trinity Episcopal Church 825 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA

The Chamber Chorale of Fredericksburg invites you to attend one of two live performance of the 2021 Holiday Concert, “Stars and Light.” Two concerts will be offered on Saturday, December 11, at 3 PM and 7 PM, at Trinity Episcopal Church (825 College Avenue, Fredericksburg). This year’s concert will feature works by Morten Lauridsen, Felix […]

$5 – $15

Nutcracker 2021

James Monroe High School 2300 Washington Ave, Fredericksburg, VA

The longest running Nutcracker performance in the area. The Fredericksburg Ballet Centre's Nutcracker is a full-length ballet with all of the acts, scenes, props, sets, costumes, and dances everyone loves. What a wonderful show to get you in the holiday spirit. Family friendly, fun for all. General Admission: $18 (Kids 2 & under free) At […]

Big Band Holiday Concert

Dorothy Hart Community Center 408 Canal Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia

Swing into the Holidays with the Fredericksburg Big Band. Join us for our first annual Holiday Concert. Enjoy holiday classics big band style. This is a free event.

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. […]

British Christmas High Tea

1015 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3813, United States VA

Join us for a special British high tea with Christmas treats and crackers! This is a shared group experience, every ticket reserves a seat, not a table.    

Latin Night w/Elle Jay

Curitiba Art Cafe 919 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA

FREE EVENT  Adults only  18 years of age and up Join Elle Jay from Spanglish Latin American Band for an evening of Latin Dancing and Music at Curitiba Art Cafe of Fredericksburg.  There will be a partner Bachata dance class from 6:00-6:45pm and then DJ Elle Jay will be spinning Latin hits from 6:45-9:00pm so […]


Santa’s Workshop

2300 Washington Ave, Fredericksburg VA VA

The Avery Elves have been busy in their studio getting ready for the big night! (Saturday December, 18th 7:00pm) Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get out of the cold and join us for Santa’s Workshop! The elves personally promise you a grand time. Keep your eyes open Downtown, Fredericksburg for the Avery elves, […]

Fredericksburg Holiday Walk

Italian Station 620 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA

Enjoy the lights and sights of Fredericksburg with the Fredericksburg Walking Club’s Holiday walk! Come join us for a 3-mile or 6-mile walk at your own pace through Fredericksburg (start between 3-5; finish by 8PM) or come to our optional Group Walk at 3:30! We will have a Cookie Checkpoint with hot drinks and homemade […]


Breakfast with Santa Claus at Billiken’s Smokehouse

Billiken's Smokehouse at the Chimneys 623 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA

Enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus before his big day around the world! Reserve your spot on Sunday, December 18th between 8:30 AM and 12:30 PM to snack with Santa, himself. Choose from the following:⁣ ⁣ Pancakes⁣ Eggs⁣ Bacon⁣ Sausage⁣ Mixed Fruit⁣ Muffins⁣ Toast⁣ Cornbread⁣ Potato Hash⁣ ⁣ Tickets are $14 for adults and $10 for […]

$10 – $14

Twelfth Night at Kenmore: A Dramatic Performance

Historic Kenmore 1201 Washington Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA

Experience the candlelight, music, and decorations of a colonial Christmas …and the uncertainty of Revolution. In Twelfth Night at Kenmore, it is early January 1776 and the first Christmas that Fielding and Betty Washington Lewis celebrate in their newly built home. In the 18th century, December 25 was just the start of Christmas, a twelve-day celebration […]

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