Holiday events you can't miss!
The month of December is full of opportunities to experience holiday cheer! Seasonal events in Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. range from fantastic light shows to live concerts and performances. Don’t miss out on some of these magical events this holiday season.
Ice and Lights, November 18-January 1
Enjoy the crisp winter air as you experience Ice and Lights at Cameron Run in Alexandria, VA! The whole family can enjoy viewing the lights and skating around the rink throughout the month of December. Don’t forget to enjoy a cup of delicious hot cocoa afterward at the café, Slice and Ice, or bundle up by the Dippin’ Dots stand!
The Nutcracker Virginia National Ballet, December 22
Enjoy a night at the theatre with this professional production of The Nutcracker. Perfect for the whole family, this enchanting production stirs up the Christmas spirit as viewers watch the magic come alive onstage. See the show on December 22 at Capitol One Hall in Washington, D.C.!
Pentatonix: A Christmas Spectacular, December 19
Who doesn’t enjoy the delights of Christmas carols and songs during the holiday season? See Pentatonix perform classic Christmas music LIVE on December 19th at Tyson’s Corner. With the dazzling talent of the five Pentatonix members, this acapella show is bound to provide the quintessential holiday experience.
Handel’s Messiah, December 23
One of the most beloved oratorios ever composed, Handel’s Messiah is performed annually by the National Philharmonic in Washington, D.C. Hear the glorious Hallelujah chorus among other classic pieces performed by a top-of-the-line ensemble. Don’t miss this spectacular production on December 23rd at Capitol One Hall!
Enchant: Washington D.C., November 25-January 1
Experience the many delights of Hallmark’s Enchant in Washington D.C., a yearly event that continues through the month of December. Take a walk through the fantastic lights maze at Nationals Park, or visit the Village for gifts and refreshments. Skate around the rink and enjoy time with family and friends—it’s bound to be an enchanting evening!
Article written by Grace Egger