Dominion GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Offers Lights, S’mores, Trains and More!

Dominion GardenFest of Lights is holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, firepit with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. This year’s display celebrates the 1984 opening of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and kicks off the celebration of the Lakeside Wheel Club founded by […]

Lewis Ginter’s Dominion GardenFest of Lights is Spectacular

The Dominion GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter opens November 29th and runs nightly through January 13th (except December 24th and 25th) from 5pm-10pm.  It is a unbelievably spectacular and unique site – a ‘must-see’ for family fun. What’s new? A Swallowtail Caterpillar tunnel of lights Larger-than-life lightning bugs, bees, and native flower illuminations Train landscape with woodland creatures […]

December 24th – 30th, 2012

“Raising Kids in the Richmond Area” This week is filled with fun and much of it starts at home on Christmas Eve. Children are anticipating the arrival of Santa Claus as Christmas Eve draws near an end – and many will set out the cookies and milk to celebrate his arrival and fuel him on […]

Lewis Ginter New Year’s Eve Frolic is ‘Must See’

You may have already visited the Lewis Ginter GardenFest of Lights with over a half-million lights – so you already know what a spectacular event they’ve created. Now, Lewis Ginter is planning their magical New Year’s Eve Frolic on December 31, 2012 too, with lots of family activities and live music. It takes place from […]

Richmond’s Tacky Lights Tour Will Brighten Your Holidays

Do you have 40,000+ holiday lights on your house? Then you could be in the Richmond Tacky Lights Tour! It’s a great way to have fun while raising kids in the Richmond area too. Kids and adults just love this annual tradition when dozens of houses in the Richmond area deck out their house in […]

Explore a Truly Victorian Christmas at Maymont Mansion

Maymont Mansion is beautiful any time of year – but during the Christmas season it is transformed into an elegant and decorative setting with reminders of years gone by. During November and December, Maymont offers plenty of family-friendly activities and events. From holiday tours and wreath-making, to horse drawn carriage rides and visits with Santa, […]