Miracle of Christmas- Live at the Zoo

21st Annual Miracle of Christmas-Live at the Zoo is a reenactment of the Christmas story presented with zoo animals and set against a period appropriate backdrop with cast members recreating actual events that took place more than 2,000 years ago. Average annual attendance exceeds 10,000 people from the greater Richmond area. The twenty-minute pageant is […]

Holiday Music & Shows

Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical December 12th – 17th Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical features the hit songs “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas” (written by Albert Hague and Dr. Seuss) from the original animated series. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and […]

Tree Lightings, Grand Illuminations, Christmas Lights and More!

It’s a wonderful time of year – full of the magic of illuminations! Enjoy this list of where to see them. Dominion GardenFest of Lights.  November 20th – January 7th  (Closed Dec. 24 & 25).  Nightly 4pm-10pm.  Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.  A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, and […]

Looking For Santa? Check Out Our List Of Where To Find The Man In Red!

BASS PRO SHOPS & CABELA’S Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s is proud to invite families to the beloved tradition of visiting Santa Claus this holiday season during the annual Santa’s Wonderland experience. Visit your local store to be one of the more than two million kids and families to take a photo with Santa. Photo […]

Free Trick or Treat Fun in RVA

Tuesday, October 24th Trunk or Treat. 6pm-8:30pm. Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road. Wear your Halloween costume to this family-friendly event. Enjoy trick-or-treating from trunk to trunk, along with music, food vendors and more! Park at school lots across from the fairgrounds. No glass, alcohol or pets. Sponsored by Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation. Rain […]

Scary Halloween Fun for the Big Kids

Have older kids and need something scary to entertain them?  Check out these options, but beware before taking the little ones… Creepy Hollow Scream Park 14437 Stone Horse Creek Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059Gates open at 7pm with a 7:30pm start.  Creepy Hollow Scream Park is Richmond’s Ultimate Halloween destination, with more monsters, more frights and […]

Where to Pick Your Own Apples

Fall is here and apples are ready for picking!  For details on the different orchards in Central Virginia and what they have to offer look below. Helpful hints:  Wear layered clothing; the weather can change drastically from morning to afternoon and into evening.  And remember comfortable walking shoes for the hills. Carter Mountain Orchard1435 Carters Mountain […]

Pumpkin Patches in RVA

Check out this list of the local pumpkin patches. Have fun picking your pumpkins! Lloyd Family Farms12204 Pinhook Road, Rockville, VA   Phone:  804.387.0068Lloyd Family Farms is located just 15 miles west of Short Pump. They offer  a corn maze, pick your own pumpkins from one of the largest patches around, hay rides and pony […]


RICHMOND’S LONG-STANDING HOLIDAY TRADITION LEGENDARY SANTA CELEBRATES 80 YEARS Tickets for Teas, Sunrise and Sunset with Santa Go On Sale Nov. 1st Richmond, VA (October 24, 2016) – Generations of Richmonders have made visiting Legendary Santa a cherished Christmas tradition since 1936 when he first set up shop downtown at the grand flagship store of […]

Free “Eerie” Canal Boat Tours

Richmond’s “Eerie” Canal Boat Tours Saturday, October 29 from 6:00pm-9:00pm Canal Turning Basin – 14th and Dock Streets FREE Admission Thought your Halloween couldn’t get any spookier? Venture Richmond hosts a special night of FREE hauntingly-narrated canal boat tours on Saturday, October 29th. Special 30-minute tours leave every half hour (on the hour and the […]