By: Williamsburg Military Insider
Hello December! No better way to start the month than viewing the 100 Miles of Lights. Share the glow of the season and experience millions of lights and hundreds of events from Virginia’s capital city Richmond to the Atlantic Ocean, Virginia Beach. The region will glitter and glow, sparkle and shine with lights, lights and more lights. 100 Miles of Lights features holiday events and activities in Richmond, Williamsburg, Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach.
Nov 25-Jan 9 –Dominion GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a spectacular not-to-be-missed tour featuring more than 700,000 lights.
Dec 26-27 – Holiday Glitter: Monument Avenue After Dark – Enjoy the lights and glitter of Monument Avenue while it’s decked out for the holidays. This early evening stroll combines history with a touch of glitz!
Nov 25-27, Dec 2-4, 9-11, 16-24, 26-31- Christmas Town: A Busch Gardens Celebration – More than two million lights bring Christmas to Busch Gardens! Join in the fun of holiday traditions, dazzling shows, signature peppermint fudge hot chocolate, and of course, the 50′ tall light-animated Christmas tree.!
Dec 4 – Colonial Williamsburg Grand Illumination – Don’t miss this awesome night of musical performances and three separate fireworks displays. No tickets or reservations required!
Dec 24 – Colonial Williamsburg: Colonial Christmas Tree Lighting – Gather ’round for the the annual Christmas tree illumination and retelling of the city’s first Christmas tree.
Nov 24-Jan 1 – Celebration in Lights is a 2-mile drive-through of spectacular holiday light displays in Newport News Regional Park. The park’s lakes become magical mirrors reflecting sailing ships and spring blooming trees. Other displays include animated arches, muliti-colored snowflakes and leaping reindeer!
Dec 2 –Hollydazzle – This unique holiday event combines fireworks, special effects and music in a spectacular show presented “in the round” on the five-acre Fountain Plaza. Free children’s activities and holiday performances throughout the City Center at Oyster Point area, plus great shopping all along Merchant’s Walk.
Dec 3 – 23rd Annual Lighted Boat Parade – It’s a beautiful parade on the water as 20 boats or more glide along the Hampton River, reflecting their shimmering lights.
Dec 11 – Hampton Holly Days Parade – It’s the only time you’re allowed to create a wake in Downtown Hampton! Come join the fun at the Peninsula’s largest illuminated parade as well-crafted floats drift by and marching bands swim past in a sea of color.
Nov 24-Jan 1 – Dominion Garden of Lights – Bring your family and friends to our 17th annual light show extravaganza for a magical holiday experience. During this event, our garden is transformed into a winter wonderland where you can enjoy a 2-mile drive through a million sparkling lights bringing the four seasons to life.
Nov 18, 25, 26-Dec 31 – Don’t miss Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Collection featuring animated figures. Musical performers, make-and-take crafts and strolling holiday characters make this a popular event!
Nov. 18-Jan 1 – Drive along the boardwalk in Virginia Beach to take in the spectacle of the McDonald’s Holiday Lights at the Beach. Festive fish, jumping dolphins, frolicking porpoises – all in bright, colored lights against the clear night-time sky at the Oceanfront! This is the only time cars are ever allowed on the boardwalk!
Dec 2 – Illumination and Christmas Tree Lighting – The holiday lights go on and the festive season begins at 7 pm with entertainment at the Victory Monument followed by the Procession of Lights through historic Yorktown to Riverwalk Landing. The tree lighting ceremony and visit from Santa, begins at 7:30 pm.
Dec 3 – Lighted Boat Parade – Decorated in holiday spirit, area boaters parade the York River in competition for “Best of Show.” Waterfront events begin at 6 pm. Enjoy hot cider and musical performances in the glow of a beach bonfire while awaiting the magnificent parade of lights. Sponsored by the Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade Committee and Wormley Creek Marina.
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