Take a break from checking things off your holiday shopping list by adding some of the best Richmond Christmas lights and events to your calendar.


From taking a holiday cruise to spending the night looking at brilliant lights that inspire holiday cheer, there’s plenty to do in the Richmond area this year! Check out some of the best Richmond Christmas lights and events as you celebrate the end of the year in style.

🍺 Holiday Wreath-Making at Hardywood

Enjoy a delicious craft beer while you’re crafting a holiday wreath at this event hosted by Paint ‘N Play RVA and Hardywood Westcreek Brewery on Friday, November 29 from 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery – 820 Sanctuary Trail Dr., Richmond, VA 23238.

Event Details

  • Bring your own gloves and clippers.
  • Purchase tickets in advance.
  • Tickets $48
  • Ticket price includes all materials + 1 beer ticket.

Visit the event page on Facebook for ticket purchases and RSVP.

Holiday Wreath Making

✨ RVA Illuminates

8News is hosting RVA Illuminates on Friday, December 6 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM near James Center at RVA’s Kanawha Plaza Park. 8News will broadcast the event live beginning at 5:00 PM!

Kanawha Plaza – 701 E. Canal St., Richmond, VA 23219.

Event Details

  • Juan Conde & Mayor Stoney to participate in the countdown.
  • No BS Brass Band to perform.
  • Food Trucks will be on site.
  • The event is previously known as the “Grand Illumination”

RSVP via the event page on the ABC 8News Facebook page.


πŸ§šβ€β™‚οΈ 36th Dominion Energy Christmas Parade

The countdown has begun for the annual Dominion Energy Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 7 beginning at 10:00 AM. Join over 100,000 of your friends and neighbors for the parade that kicks off the holiday season!

The parade route begins at the Science Museum on W. Broad Street and proceeds east to 7th Street in Richmond.

Event Details

  • Special Grand Marshal
  • Holiday Floats
  • Marching Bands
  • Helium Balloons
  • Floats
  • Free Event
  • Santa!

Visit the official parade website for more info and RSVP.

πŸ’œ Christmas Parade Memories [VIDEO]


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❄️ Let it Snow!

The annual Let it Snow event is happening at the Carpenter Theatre on Saturday, December 7 at 8:00 PM. Come ready to join in for the audience sing-a-longs to songs like Silver Bells and Frosty the Snowman.

Richmond Symphony – 612 E. Grace St., Ste. 401, Richmond, VA 23219.

Event Details

  • Conductor – Chia-Hsuan Lin
  • Guest Artist – Richmond Symphony Chorus
  • Guest Soloist – Natalie Prass
  • Tickets $10 – $82
  • Call 804-788-1212
  • Purchase online www.richmondsymphony.com

🎻 Experience the Richmond Symphony [VIDEO]


🌟 Christmas Fantasyland

With more than 70,000 lights and a 20-year history of lighting up Mechanicsville, Chuck and Sherry Hudgins are hosting a Christmas Fantasyland that will be featured on ABC’s Great Christmas Light Fight this year.

6444 Little Sorrel Dr., Mechanicsville, VA 23111. See other homes in the neighborhood!

Event Details

  • Saturday, November 30 – New Year’s Eve Night
  • Sunday – Thursday 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Friday – Saturday 5:30 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve
  • Collects for Make a Wish Foundation

🎁 Live Grinch & Lights

Celebrate the Grinch this year when you visit Brett Aliotti’s house in Glen Allen. He dresses up as the Grinch each year and decorates his property with more than 40,000 lights and plenty of Grinches! Get your photo taken with the Grinch while you’re there.

1411 Pennsylvania Ave., Glen Allen, VA 23060.

Event Details

  • 30th Year Anniversary
  • Live Grinch: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Live Grinch: December 6 & 7, 13 & 14, 20 & 21
  • Thanksgiving – New Year’s Eve
  • Sunday – Thursday 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Friday – Saturday 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Christmas Lights

β˜ƒοΈ Hadley’s Winterland

This interactive Christmas light display features a Naughty or Nice game, a foot-activated keyboard, a scavenger hunt, and more! The Satterwhite family invites you to walk around and join the fun.

7396 Kelshire Trce., Mechanicsville, VA 23111.

Event Details

  • Supports National Fallen Firefighter Foundation
  • Thanksgiving Day – New Year’s Eve
  • Sunday – Thursday 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Friday – Saturday 5:30 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Visit their Facebook page

πŸ›· GardenFest of Lights

One million twinkling lights await you at the GardenFest of Lights! Sponsored by Dominion Energy, this event features live music, crafts, and other fun activities.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden – 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA 23228.

Event Details

  • Open November 22 – January 6
  • Closed Thanksgiving, December 24 & 25
  • Nightly 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Buy Tickets Here
  • Theme: Magic in the Air

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