Here are cool things that you can do with your friends and loved ones this Holiday Season:
- Christmas Classics at the Byrd
- Richmond Ballet’s Nutcracker
- Miracle on Cary St
- RVA on Ice
- Tacky Lights Tour!
- The Jefferson Hotel- Music at Midday
- The Shoemaker and The Christmas Elves
- Brunch at the Quirk Hotel
Starting December 12th, The Byrd Theater in Carytown in showing Christmas classics including:
-The Polar Express (12/15)
-Love Actually (12/16)
-Die Hard (12/17)
-A Christmas Story (12/19)
-It’s A Wonderful Life (12/24)
Visit The Byrd Theatre for any additional details!
Stoner Winslett’s, The Nutcracker, returns in December to enchant audiences with all of its splendor and beauty. As the beloved characters of this dazzling production come to life to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, children and adults alike will be swept away by the magic of the holidays. December 14th- 23rd at the Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Energy Center. Get tickets here.
Usually known as The Jasper in Carytown, Miracle on Cary St is a Christmas themed pop up bar in Carytown that serves holiday cocktails in a festive setting. With kitschy holiday decor, professionally developed cocktails and “the nostalgic energy of the best office party you’ve ever been to,” Miracle on Cary St is sure to get you into the holiday spirit!
The fifth season of Richmond’s temporary ice rink is open this year from November 28th- January 4th. After some time on the rink, skaters can defrost by the fire pit or warm up with a cup of hot chocolate and s’mores while listening to holiday music. Food trucks for this year include Boardwalk, Bodillaz, Opa and Carytown Burgers & Fries with Soul Ice. Located at the corner of Broad and 6th St. A great family outing or date night!
Tacky Lights season is here! You can plan a do-it-yourself tour with a guide that provides door to door directions, photos and a full list of houses. You can also get a group together and have someone do the driving for you, book a limo, bus or trolley and start a tradition with your friends and family! Click here for a suggested route in the Richmond area.
The lighting of the tree has already gone and passed, but throughout the season visitors can enjoy musical performances by some of Richmond’s most talented performance groups. Each concert begins promptly at noon in the Palm Court or the Rotunda. Enjoy lunch at TJ’s before or after one of these uplifting performances. Act fast because reservations fill up quickly and are required for the month of December!
Don’t miss this holiday musical that’s good for the whole family! VA Rep, one of the nation’s largest touring theatres for young audiences, presents The Shoemaker and the Christmas Elves, a heartwarming holiday musical! Join us as VA Rep takes a yuletide spin on the classic Brothers’ Grimm fairy tale. Saturday, Dec. 15th at 11am and 1pm. Click here to get tickets to the show!
Santa is coming to Maple & Pine this December and wants you to have brunch with him! There’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than food and bellinis. Plus, guests get a free picture with Santa with their brunch. Brunch 10:30 am – 2:00 pm Sat/Sun 12/15,16, 22,23. Make a reservation here!