Tree Lightings & Illumination Events

by Liz Jones | October 31, 2018 10:00 am


The Ultimate Guide to All-Things-Holiday![1] >> Tree Lightings & Illumination Events


From Christmas Trees and Menorah lightings to on-going opportunities to see thousands, and sometimes millions, of holiday lights — the DMV has an opportunity for all families to enjoy the twinkle of the season!

Choose Your Area:
Virginia | Maryland[2] | Washington, DC[3] | Regional[4]


Virginia

Choose Your County:
Arlington[5] | Fairfax[6] | Loudoun[7] | Prince William[8]


Arlington


Sorry! The Arlington County events below have passed:

Nov 29, 2018
Shirlie Lights Up the Village[9] | Arlington, VA

Dec 1, 2018
Winter Festival of Lights[10] | Arlington, VA


Fairfax


Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights[11] | Vienna, VA
Ongoing until Jan 6, 2019

Bull Run Festival of Lights[12] | Centreville, VA
Ongoing until Jan 6, 2019


Sorry! The Fairfax County events below have passed:

Dec 14-15, 2018
Christmas Illuminations[13] | Mt. Vernon, VA

Dec 2, 2018
Del Ray Tree & Menorah Lighting[14] | Alexandria, VA

Dec 2, 2018
Celebration of Lights[15] | Great Falls, VA

Dec 1, 2018
Town of Herndon’s Holiday Tree Lighting & Sing-Along[16] | Herndon, VA

Dec 1, 2018
Holiday Boat Parade of Lights[17] | Alexandria, VA

Dec 1, 2018
Haymarket Holiday Tree Lighting & Santa Visit[18] | Haymarket, VA

Dec 1, 2018
Festival of Lights & Carols[19] | Fairfax, VA

Nov 30, 2018
Mosaic District’s Holiday Tree Lighting[20] | Fairfax, VA

Nov 26, 2018
Church Street Holiday Stroll[21] | Vienna, VA

Nov 26, 2018
Downtown Tree Lighting[22] | Falls Church, VA

Nov 23, 2018
Reston Town Center’s Holiday Tree Lighting[23] | Reston, VA

Nov 23, 2018
Alexandria’s Tree Lighting Ceremony[24] | Alexandria, VA

Nov 16, 2018
Light Up Fairfax Corner[25] | Fairfax, VA

Nov 15, 2018
Tysons Corner Center’s Tree Lighting Ceremony[26] | McLean, VA


Loudoun


LightUp Fest[27] | Ashburn, VA
Ongoing until Jan 2, 2019

Spectacular Musical Tree Show[28] | Leesburg, VA
Ongoing until Jan 1, 2019

Wright Christmas Light Show[29] | Purcellville, VA
Ongoing until Jan 1, 2019

The Town of Leesburg’s Town Hall Holiday Light Display[30] | Leesburg, VA
Ongoing until Jan 1, 2019


Sorry! The Loudoun County events below have passed:

Dec 21-22, 2018
Christmas Village at Leesburg Animal Park[31] | Leesburg, VA

Dec 16, 2018
Holiday Lights Trolley Tours[32] | Purcellville, VA

Dec 14-15, 2018
Christmas Village at Leesburg Animal Park[31] | Leesburg, VA
Also Dec 21-22, 2018

Dec 14, 2018
Holiday Lights Trolley Tours[32] | Purcellville, VA
Also Dec 16, 2018

Dec 11, 2018
Family Christmas Tree Lighting Night[33] | Sterling, VA

Dec 8, 2018
Bogati Winery’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony[34] | Round Hill, VA

Dec 7-8, 2018
Christmas Village at Leesburg Animal Park[31] | Leesburg, VA
Also Dec 14-15 & 21-22, 2018

Dec 7, 2018
Town of Purcellville Tree Lighting[35] | Purcellville, VA

Dec 7, 2018
Lucketts Community Center’s Holiday Tree Lighting[36] | Leesburg, VA

Dec 7, 2018
Lovettsville Wintertainmentfest & Christmas Tree Lighting[37] | Lovettsville, VA

Dec 7, 2018
Historic Leesburg’s Christmas Tree Lighting[38] | Leesburg, VA

Dec 1, 2018
One Loudoun’s Annual Tree Lighting & Party[39] | Ashburn, VA

Nov 30, 2018
Tree Lighting at Dulles Town Center[40] | Sterling, VA

Nov 30, 2018
Tree Lighting Ceremony & Carols[41] | Middleburg, VA

Nov 29, 2018
Cascades Overlook Town Center’s Tree Lighting[42] | Sterling, VA

Nov 26, 2018
Tree Lighting Ceremony at Salamander Resort & Spa[43] | Middleburg, VA

Nov 24, 2018
Purcellville Gateway Tree Lighting[44] | Purcellville, VA

Nov 24, 2018
Christmas Tree Lighting at Winter WonderLansdowne[45] | Leesburg, VA

Nov 17, 2018
The Village at Leesburg Tree Lighting Ceremony[46] | Leesburg, VA


Prince William


Sorry! The Prince William County events below have passed:

Dec 8, 2018
Town of Dumfries Christmas Tree Lighting[47] | Dumfries, VA

Dec 1, 2018
Tree Lighting[48] | Manassas Park, VA

Nov 30, 2018
Santa Lights Manassas[49] | Manassas, VA

Nov 23, 2018
Holiday Tree Lighting[50] | Woodbridge, VA

Nov 17, 2018
Virginia Gateway’s Fireworks Spectacular[51] | Gainesville, VA

Nov 16, 2018
Annual Tree Lighting[52] | Occoquan, VA


Disclaimer/Terms[53]: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this DullesMoms.com post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.


The Ultimate Guide to All-Things-Holiday![1] >> Tree Lightings & Illumination Events


From Christmas Trees and Menorah lightings to on-going opportunities to see thousands, and sometimes millions, of holiday lights — the DMV has an opportunity for all families to enjoy the twinkle of the season!

Choose Your Area:
Virginia[54] | Maryland | Washington, DC[3] | Regional[4]


Maryland


Lights on the Bay[55] | Annapolis, MD
Ongoing until Jan 1, 2019

Symphony of Lights at Merriweather Post Pavilion[56] | Columbia, MD
Ongoing until Dec 30, 2018

Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park[57] | Gaithersburg, MD
Ongoing until Dec 31, 2018

Festival of Lights at Watkins Regional Park[58] | Upper Marlboro, MD
Ongoing until Jan 1, 2019


Sorry! The events below have passed:

Harbor Holidays Tree Light Show & Fireworks[59] | National Harbor, MD
Saturdays until Dec 22, 2018

Dec 15, 2018
Harbor Holidays Tree Light Show & Fireworks[59] | National Harbor, MD
Saturdays until Dec 22, 2018

Dec 8, 2018
Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade[60] | Annapolis, MD

Dec 8, 2018
Harbor Holidays Tree Light Show & Fireworks[59] | National Harbor, MD
Saturdays until Dec 22, 2018

Dec 6, 2018
Baltimore Monument Lighting[61] | Baltimore, MD

Dec 1, 2018
Tree Lighting Celebration[62] | Hagerstown, MD

Dec 1, 2018
Harbor Holidays Tree Light Show & Fireworks[59] | National Harbor, MD
Saturdays until Dec 22, 2018

Nov 30, 2018
Opening Day of the Annmarie Garden in Lights[63] | Solomons, MD
Ongoing until Jan 1, 2019

Nov 29, 2018
Opening Day of the Festival of Lights at the Mormon Temple[64] | Kensington, MD
Ongoing until Dec 31, 2018

Nov 25, 2018
Annapolis Grand Illumination[65] | Annapolis, VA

Nov 17, 2018
Harbor Holidays Tree Light Show & Fireworks[59] | National Harbor, MD
Saturdays until Dec 22, 2018

Nov 16, 2018
Rockville Town Square Tree Lighting Ceremony[66] | Rockville, MD

Nov 16, 2018
Tree Lighting Celebration & Fireworks[67] | Gaithersburg, MD

Nov 10, 2018
Tree Lighting Celebration & Street Party[68] | Silver Springs, MD

Nov 10, 2018
Harbor Holidays Tree Light Show & Fireworks[59] | National Harbor, MD
Saturdays until Dec 22, 2018


Disclaimer/Terms[53]: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this DullesMoms.com post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.


The Ultimate Guide to All-Things-Holiday![1] >> Tree Lightings & Illumination Events


From Christmas Trees and Menorah lightings to on-going opportunities to see thousands, and sometimes millions, of holiday lights — the DMV has an opportunity for all families to enjoy the twinkle of the season!

Choose Your Area:
Virginia[54] | Maryland[2] | Washington, DC | Regional[4]


Washington, DC


ZooLights at the National Zoo[69] | Washington, DC
Ongoing until Jan 1, 2019

Georgetown GLOW[70] | Washington, DC
Ongoing until Jan 6, 2019


Sorry! The events below have passed:

Dec 6, 2018
Garden Lights, Festive Night[71] | Washington, DC

Dec 4, 2018
Fairmont’s 15th Annual Tree Lighting[72] | Washington, DC

Dec 1, 2018
Holiday Boat Parade[73] | Washington, DC

Nov 28, 2018
The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony[74] | Washington, DC

Nov 24, 2018
Capitol Hill Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony[75] | Washington, DC

Nov 24, 2018
CityCenterDC Holiday Tree Lighting[76] | Washington, DC


Disclaimer/Terms[53]: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this DullesMoms.com post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.


The Ultimate Guide to All-Things-Holiday![1] >> Tree Lightings & Illumination Events


From Christmas Trees and Menorah lightings to on-going opportunities to see thousands, and sometimes millions, of holiday lights — the DMV has an opportunity for all families to enjoy the twinkle of the season!

Choose Your Area:
Virginia[54] | Maryland[2] | Washington, DC[3] | Regional


Regional


100 Miles of Lights[77] | Various, VA
Ongoing until Jan 1, 2019

Illuminate Light Show[78] | Doswell, VA
Ongoing until Dec 31, 2018

Busch Gardens Christmas Town[79] | Williamsburg, VA
Ongoing until Jan 5, 2019

GardenFest of Lights at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden[80] | Richmond, VA
Ongoing until Jan 7, 2019


Sorry! The events below have passed:

Dec 26-27, 2018
Holiday Glitter: Monument Avenue After Dark[81] | Richmond, VA

Dec 1, 2018
Veramar Vineyard’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony[82] | Berryville, VA

Nov 30, 2018
James Charles Winery & Vineyard’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony[83] | Winchester, VA


Disclaimer/Terms[53]: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this DullesMoms.com post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.

Endnotes:
  1. The Ultimate Guide to All-Things-Holiday!: https://dullesmoms.com/holiday-fun/
  2. Maryland: https://dullesmoms.com/holiday-lights/2/
  3. Washington, DC: https://dullesmoms.com/holiday-lights/3/
  4. Regional: https://dullesmoms.com/holiday-lights/4/
  5. Arlington: https://dullesmoms.com/holiday-lights/#Arlington
  6. Fairfax: https://dullesmoms.com/holiday-lights/#Fairfax
  7. Loudoun: https://dullesmoms.com/holiday-lights/#Loudoun
  8. Prince William: https://dullesmoms.com/holiday-lights/#PrinceWilliam
  9. Shirlie Lights Up the Village: http://villageatshirlington.com/events/upcoming-events/light-up-the-village1/
  10. Winter Festival of Lights: https://dullesmoms.com/winter-festival-of-lights/
  11. Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights: https://dullesmoms.com/meadowlarks-winter-walk-of-lights/
  12. Bull Run Festival of Lights: https://dullesmoms.com/bull-run-festival-of-lights/
  13. Christmas Illuminations: https://www.mountvernon.org/plan-your-visit/calendar/events/christmas-illuminations-at-mount-vernon/
  14. Del Ray Tree & Menorah Lighting: http://www.visitdelray.com/news/6940579
  15. Celebration of Lights: https://celebrategreatfalls.org/event/celebration-of-lights/
  16. Town of Herndon’s Holiday Tree Lighting & Sing-Along: https://www.herndon-va.gov/home/showdocument?id=9960
  17. Holiday Boat Parade of Lights: https://www.visitalexandriava.com/holidays/boat-parade/
  18. Haymarket Holiday Tree Lighting & Santa Visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/348706532356568/
  19. Festival of Lights & Carols: https://www.facebook.com/vaspleesylvania/photos/a.1713778188678340/2025003394222483/?type=3&permPage=1
  20. Mosaic District’s Holiday Tree Lighting: https://www.facebook.com/events/411127719423728/
  21. Church Street Holiday Stroll: https://www.viennava.gov/index.aspx?NID=985
  22. Downtown Tree Lighting: https://www.fallschurchva.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=7800&month=11&year=2018&day=26&calType=0
  23. Reston Town Center’s Holiday Tree Lighting: https://dullesmoms.com/reston-town-centers-holiday-parade/
  24. Alexandria’s Tree Lighting Ceremony: https://dullesmoms.com/alexandrias-tree-lighting-ceremony/
  25. Light Up Fairfax Corner: https://dullesmoms.com/light-up-fairfax-corner/
  26. Tysons Corner Center’s Tree Lighting Ceremony: http://www.tysonscornercenter.com/Events/Details/613523?startDate=11/17/2017&back=
  27. LightUp Fest: https://dullesmoms.com/one-million-light-festival-lightup-fest/
  28. Spectacular Musical Tree Show: https://villageatleesburg.com/events/
  29. Wright Christmas Light Show: https://www.facebook.com/wrightchristmas/
  30. The Town of Leesburg’s Town Hall Holiday Light Display: https://www.facebook.com/LeesburgVirginia/videos/2547040531976711/?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARCh0qIh9ZwSnRnT0q_Q5qPqcEwBwfow_ZBVVtJAqiGkk6LHvuTTVA9oRRiOB07hNQiwi3rH4V42G0Eu0P39Q8iibvnlZe1Ctt2ahQISmSnI83ZNYIOblUElggcnsqmMCcZRqwauo9NVqmXWlwp_ROuRMqKmLatBtx_TVybeCdKxxIRyTx0vWg294bNtBhrcKlLoktFuCfbspDr628I17l0e9Pm3CXQPMYwDInEIuHC0xJd-P9qPnQZ7dwHcXUhwcqJzwPamX5-nlXN0B1p0rc_L7IqPEFZcxA1XT5WCfd6WZu99J6ZSfaRfar8YF9EVj5tf8VkJRYFU0HsOXgO76DzfWeA&__tn__=H-R
  31. Christmas Village at Leesburg Animal Park: https://dullesmoms.com/xmas-village-at-lap/
  32. Holiday Lights Trolley Tours: https://purcellvilleva.gov/799/Holiday-and-Christmas-Activities
  33. Family Christmas Tree Lighting Night: https://www.facebook.com/events/903172906557053/
  34. Bogati Winery’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony: https://www.facebook.com/events/212275709330088/
  35. Town of Purcellville Tree Lighting: https://purcellvilleva.gov/799/Holiday-and-Christmas-Activities
  36. Lucketts Community Center’s Holiday Tree Lighting: https://www.facebook.com/events/336300970288116/
  37. Lovettsville Wintertainmentfest & Christmas Tree Lighting: http://www.lovettsvilleva.gov/visitors/our-events/
  38. Historic Leesburg’s Christmas Tree Lighting: https://www.leesburgva.gov/government/departments/parks-recreation/festivals-community-events/holidays-in-leesburg
  39. One Loudoun’s Annual Tree Lighting & Party: https://www.facebook.com/events/295827741210366/
  40. Tree Lighting at Dulles Town Center: https://dullesmoms.com/tree-lighting-at-dulles-town-center/
  41. Tree Lighting Ceremony & Carols: http://christmasinmiddleburg.org/#schedule
  42. Cascades Overlook Town Center’s Tree Lighting: https://www.facebook.com/events/2324875421132296/
  43. Tree Lighting Ceremony at Salamander Resort & Spa: https://www.facebook.com/events/283718325579913/
  44. Purcellville Gateway Tree Lighting: https://www.facebook.com/events/1115502978632237/
  45. Christmas Tree Lighting at Winter WonderLansdowne: https://www.facebook.com/events/299266524236871/
  46. The Village at Leesburg Tree Lighting Ceremony: https://dullesmoms.com/village-at-leesburg-annual-tree-lighting-festival/
  47. Town of Dumfries Christmas Tree Lighting: https://www.facebook.com/pg/dumfriesva/events/
  48. Tree Lighting: https://www.manassasparkcommunitycenter.com/Events/tree-lighting/
  49. Santa Lights Manassas: https://dullesmoms.com/santa-lights-manassas/
  50. Holiday Tree Lighting: https://dullesmoms.com/stonebridge-holiday-tree-lighting/
  51. Virginia Gateway’s Fireworks Spectacular: https://dullesmoms.com/va-gateway-holiday/
  52. Annual Tree Lighting: http://www.occoquanva.gov/events-and-announcements.html
  53. Terms: http://dullesmoms.com/terms-conditions/
  54. Virginia: https://dullesmoms.com/holiday-lights/
  55. Lights on the Bay: http://www.lightsonthebay.org/
  56. Symphony of Lights at Merriweather Post Pavilion: https://www.facebook.com/events/388858274983379/
  57. Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park: https://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/recreation/special-events/winter-lights-festival
  58. Festival of Lights at Watkins Regional Park: http://www.pgparks.com/742/Festival-of-Lights
  59. Harbor Holidays Tree Light Show & Fireworks: https://www.nationalharbor.com/holidays/
  60. Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade: https://www.eastportyc.org/lights-parade
  61. Baltimore Monument Lighting: https://baltimore.carpe-diem.events/calendar/8039674-47th-annual-downtown-baltimore-monument-lighting-at-mount-vernon-place/
  62. Tree Lighting Celebration: https://www.facebook.com/events/738135343202696/
  63. Opening Day of the Annmarie Garden in Lights: http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/garden-lights-magical-light-show
  64. Opening Day of the Festival of Lights at the Mormon Temple: http://dctemplelights.lds.org/
  65. Annapolis Grand Illumination: http://www.downtownannapolispartnership.org/grand-illumination
  66. Rockville Town Square Tree Lighting Ceremony: https://www.facebook.com/events/190312528546843/
  67. Tree Lighting Celebration & Fireworks: https://www.facebook.com/events/345004736273756/
  68. Tree Lighting Celebration & Street Party: https://www.downtownsilverspring.com/events/silverspring-save-the-date-tree-lighting-celebration
  69. ZooLights at the National Zoo: https://dullesmoms.com/zoolights/
  70. Georgetown GLOW: https://dullesmoms.com/georgetown-glow/
  71. Garden Lights, Festive Night: http://www.tudorplace.org/programs/127/tudor-lights/
  72. Fairmont’s 15th Annual Tree Lighting: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fairmonts-15th-annual-tree-lighting-tickets-50504714962?aff=erellivmlt
  73. Holiday Boat Parade: https://www.wharfdc.com/upcoming-events/2018-12-01-the-districts-holiday-boat-parade/
  74. The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony: https://www.recreation.gov/ticket/facility/250006
  75. Capitol Hill Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony: https://www.usrcdc.com/event/12th-annual-capitol-hill-holiday-tree-lighting/?instance_id=4275668
  76. CityCenterDC Holiday Tree Lighting: https://www.facebook.com/events/261835194473113/
  77. 100 Miles of Lights: http://www.100milesoflights.com/
  78. Illuminate Light Show: http://www.illuminatelightshow.com/
  79. Busch Gardens Christmas Town: http://seaworldparks.com/en/buschgardens-williamsburg/christmastown/event-info/about-christmas-town/
  80. GardenFest of Lights at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden: http://www.lewisginter.org/events/event_detail.php?event_id=75
  81. Holiday Glitter: Monument Avenue After Dark: https://thevalentine.org/event/holiday-glitter/all/
  82. Veramar Vineyard’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony: https://www.facebook.com/events/2002663306612873/
  83. James Charles Winery & Vineyard’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony: https://www.facebook.com/events/2093369577561199/

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