Holiday Happenings

Mark your calendar this holiday season for plenty of events to celebrate this special time of year! See details for each event below.

Yorktown Christmas Tree Lighting – November 30
Kick off the holiday season at Riverwalk Landing for the Yorktown Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Live music will be performed by the Fifes and Drums of Yorktown, and of course Santa will make an appearance! View more details at

Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade – December 1
This tradition has gone on for more than two decades in the Yorktown area. View these amazing boats lit up for the holidays, as well as caroling around a beach bonfire, live music, complimentary cider, and more! View more details online.

Christmas Market on Main – December 1
View art, crafts, wreaths, and more from over 50 vendors at the market. Stick around for live music and Santa’s entrance on York County’s first fire truck! View more details here.

Colonial Williamsburg Grand Illumination – December 2
Go back in time and celebrate 18th century style! Bring the family and enjoy a historic Christmas evening with fireworks, the firing of guns, and musical performances. Get more details here.