December 2013 Events in Hampton Roads, Virginia

Festivals, parades, exhibitions, sports and more in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Williamsburg and the rest of Hampton Roads. Come out and play! And don't miss our list of December 2013 concerts.


November 22 - December 31, 2013
Busch Gardens Christmas Town
Holiday lights, shows, and shopping.

December 7, 2013
Surf -n- Santa 10 Miler & Frosty's 5K
The 10 mile race runs through the oceanfront and neighborhoods and ends at the Convention Center.

December 7, 2013
Downtown Hampton Lighted Boat Parade
At the downtown Hampton waterfront.

December 7, 2013
Holiday Parade at the Beach
On Atlantic Avenue. Parade starts at 5:30pm.

December 8, 2013
Williamsburg Grand Illumination
Holiday displays, music, and fireworks.
Colonial Williamsburg.

December 14, 2013
Portsmouth Olde Towne
Holiday Music Festival

Performances, children's activities, and carolers and characters in period attire. Noon to 6:00pm, first seven blocks of High Street, Portsmouth.

December 14, 2013
First Light Celebration
Celebrate the first recorded English Christmas in American - which took place in Hampton. At the Hampton History Museum.

December 14, 2013
Hampton Holly Days Parade
Enjoy floats, bands, and marching units at this holiday tradition.

December 31, 2013
Portsmouth Lighted Boat Parade
Begins at 8:00pm along the waterfront, weather permitting.


Virginia Beach & Norfolk

The region's two biggest cities are very different but both have so much to offer. The good news is they're only a short drive apart.