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Ukrop’s- Richmond Christmas Parade

Saturday December 5, 2009

10:00 a.m.Mark your calendars to share in the fun and excitement of the annual Christmas parade on Broad Street!

Science Museum of Virginia to 7th Street


James River Parade of Lights
Saturday, December 12, 2009

Summer may be over, but there’s still plenty of boating fun to be had by participating in the 2009 James River Parade of Lights. Each year, boaters decorate their vessels and converge on the James River for a boat parade marking the festive holiday season. Spectators will line the shorelines at several viewing sites along the parade route, which will run from Richmond to Henricus Historical Park in Chesterfield County. Call (804) 748-1567 for more information.


Yuletide Christmas Open House
Agecroft Hall - Richmond, VA

Sunday, Dec 13, 2008, 12:30 noon - 5:00 pm
The annual Christmas revel at Agecroft Hall will feature characters
and entertainment from 3 different time periods in Agecroft’s past.
You’ll meet people from England during the time of Dickens.
Inside the house, you’ll be introduced to the family and servants that
lived at Agecroft during Elizabethan England, as well as visit a
Christmas cocktail party like one that would have been held in Virginia
after World War II. Special holiday refreshments will be available for you to enjoy as you stroll the grounds and Craft tables are be provided for the children.
Free Admission.


Court End Christmas - Richmond, VA
Sunday, Dec 13, 2008 - Noon to 5 pm


Victorian Holidays at Maymont
Experience the Wonders of the Season

November 19, 2009 through January 6, 2010

For seven weeks, Maymont is decked out for the holidays! Kids and adults alike will enjoy the beautiful decorations and delightful events that attract visitors from all over the country and the world. It’s a wonderful way to celebrate the season!
Click here for full events schedule

GardenFest of Lights - Richmond, VA

Nov 27, 2008 -  Jan 11, 2009
Nightly 5 - 10 p.m
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave (804) 262-9887
closed the evenings of Dec. 24, 25 and Jan


Tuckahoe Plantation  c. 1733

Rare Candlelit Christmas Tours  Dec 10-13th,  4 to 8 pm

Tuckahoe, boyhood home of Thomas Jefferson, will have the buildings open and decorated for the Christmas season . . .  even the little school where Jefferson and his Randolph cousins studied their lessons.

12601 River Rd,  Richmond, VA 23238-6139  (804) 784-5736


Centuries of Christmas at Berkeley Plantation and

Colonial Christmas at Berkeley Plantation

The elegant 1726 mansion will be beautifully decorated with fresh holiday greenery. Costumed guides tell stories of Christmas through four centuries of history. 888-466-6018


Home for the Holidays at Shirley Plantation

Christmas Open House and Holiday Tours




Richmond, Virginia Christmas Events