While many of us are already in the holiday swing, we can’t officially start the holiday season without a tree lighting ceremony. And these aren’t your typical tree lighting ceremonies either.
Many of these free community events will feature carols, hot chocolate, holiday parades, special guests, and visits from Santa Claus. So bolster your holiday cheer and celebrate the season.
November 18, 4–5:30 p.m.
Hurkamp Park: Prince Edward St., Fredericksburg
November 18, 4–7 p.m.
1610 Village Market Blvd. SE, Leesburg
November 18, 6–8 p.m.
Market Square: 301 King St., Alexandria
November 18, 6 p.m.
314 Mill St., Occoquan
November 24, 11 a.m. for parade and 6 p.m. for the tree lighting
Reston Town Center: 11900 Market St., Reston
November 24, 6–9 p.m.
Strawberry Park at Mosaic District: 2910 District Ave., Fairfax
November 27, 6 p.m.
Church Street, Vienna
November 27, 6–8 p.m.
110 Founders Ave., Falls Church
November 30, 6–8:30 p.m.
The Village at Shirlington: Campbell Avenue, Arlington
November 30, 6–9 p.m.
500 N. Pendleton St., Middleburg
December 1, 5:15–7 p.m.
9201 Center St., Manassas
December 1, 6:30 p.m.
Town Hall: 221 S. Nursery Ave., Purcellville
December 1, 6:30–9:30 p.m.
15201 Potomac Town Pl., Woodbridge
December 2, noon–6 p.m., tree lighting at 5:30 p.m.
Old Town Square: 10415 North St., Fairfax
December 2, 1–9 p.m., tree lighting at 6 p.m.
7581 Colshire Dr., McLean
December 2, 4:30–7:30 p.m.
George C. Marshall’s Dodona Manor: 312 E. Market St., Ste. C, Leesburg
December 2, 5–6 p.m.
730 Elden St., Herndon
December 2, 5–7 p.m.
One Loudoun: 20365 Exchange St., Ashburn
Zoldos Square: 1 W. Broad Way, Lovettsville
December 3, 3:30–6 p.m.
Great Falls Village Field
December 3, 6 p.m.
Pat Miller Square: Mount Vernon and East Oxford avenues, Alexandria
Feature image by Misha Enriquez for Visit Alexandria
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