Christmas in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Williamsburg and Hampton Roads

There are numerous and varied Christmas celebrations in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Williamsburg and Hampton Roads every year. Welcome to our guide to the finest events. Have a merry Christmas!

Christmas Events 2014

November 28 - December 31, 2014
Winter Wonderland: the Coleman Collection
Favorite animated figures from Coleman's famous Winter Wonderland collection. Portsmouth Arts and Cultural Center (formerly the Courthouse Galleries), Portsmouth, VA.

November 21, 2014- January 1. 2015
Holiday Lights at the Beach
Drive on the boardwalk to see over 250 animated nautical and holiday light displays. 2nd Street to 33rd Street, Virginia Beach, VA.

November 22, 2014
Norfolk Grand Illumination Parade
The skylines of Norfolk and Portsmouth light up, then the big parade begins. Norfolk, VA.

November 21 - 26, 2014
Million Bulb Walk - Norfolk Botanical Gardens
Enjoy a healthy walk through the light display.

November 27, 2014 - January 1, 2015
Newport News Celebration in Lights
Two-mile drive through animated scenes. 700,000 lights. Newport News Park, Newport News, VA.

November 27 - December 31, 2014
Dominion Garden of Lights - Norfolk Botanical Gardens
The gardens are transformed for the holidays

November 21 - December 31, 2014
Busch Gardens Christmas Town
Holiday lights, shows and shopping.

December 7, 2014
Williamsburg Grand Illumination
A holiday tradtion. Fireworks.

Christmas in Williamsburg
Events throughout the holiday season

December 13, 2014
Hampton Holly Days Parade
Bands, floats, balloons, Santa. Hampton, VA.

December 13, 2014
Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival
Music performances, children's activities, carolers, strolling characters. 7 blocks of High Street. Portsmouth, VA.

December 13, 2014
Yorktown Toyland Parade
The Fifes and Drums lead off this parade and then participants are free to join in the procession with decorated strollers, wagons, and pets. Riverwalk Landing.1:00 p.m.


Special Holiday Season Hotel Offers

Virginia Beach Hotels - Enjoy the boardwalk light display.

Williamsburg Hotels - Visit Colonial Williamsburg for the holidays.

Norfolk Hotels - Stay close to concerts, theater, dining, and shopping.



Virginia Beach & Norfolk

The region's two biggest cities are very different but both have so much to offer. The good news is they're only a short drive apart.