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 2015

November 27 - December 31, 2015
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 20, 2015- January 2. 2016
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 21, 2015
Norfolk Grand Illumination Parade
The skylines of Norfolk and Portsmouth light up, then the big parade begins. Norfolk, VA.

November 20 - 25, 2015
Million Bulb Walk - Norfolk Botanical Gardens
Enjoy a healthy walk through the light display.

November 26, 2015 - January 1, 2016
Newport News Celebration in Lights
Two-mile drive through animated scenes. 700,000 lights. Newport News Park, Newport News, VA.

November 26 - December 31, 2015
Dominion Garden of Lights - Norfolk Botanical Gardens
The gardens are transformed for the holidays

November 27, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Busch Gardens Christmas Town
Holiday lights, shows and shopping.

December 6, 2015
Williamsburg Grand Illumination
A holiday tradtion. Fireworks.

Christmas in Williamsburg
Events throughout the holiday season

December 12, 2015
Hampton Holly Days Parade
Bands, floats, balloons, Santa. Hampton, VA.

December 12, 2015
Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival
Music performances, children's activities, carolers, strolling characters. 7 blocks of High Street. Portsmouth, VA.


Special 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.