Culpeper, Virginia is the perfect place to celebrate the holidays, shop small, or get away for a relaxing weekend. Here are just a few reasons to start planning your getaway today. Below is a listing of upcoming events, festivals, and activities in Culpeper, Virginia this month. Events include concerts, festivals, and family-friendly activities for the community.
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12/3 Holiday Craft Market & Santa at Old Trade Brewery - Old Trade is hosting a Holiday Craft Market. Hang out and shop for gifts, and sip on hot cocoa, beer, wine, or cider. Have cookies and take pictures with a special guest, Santa!
12/4 Culpeper Christmas Parade on Main Street - This great hometown family event will include over 150 Christmas-themed entries from local businesses, organizations, civic groups, clubs, and more. In addition, there will be lots of lights, music, nativity scenes and floats, and one special guest from the North Pole.
12/4 Santa at Old House Vineyards – Attend a FREE Holiday Party on Sunday, December 4th in Culpeper VA! The REAL Santa will be there for family pics just in time for Xmas Cards!
12/9 & 12/16 Santa Visits in Downtown Culpeper - Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making time for a few visits to one of their favorite destinations, Culpeper!
12/10 Santa’s Workshop at Magnolia Way Farm - The magic of Christmas at Santa’s Workshop. Photos with Santa, (4 pm-6 pm) ornament decorating, Christmas movie, cookies, and hot chocolate all for donating one unwrapped toy to fill Santa’s Sled for Toys For Tots.
12/10 & 12/11 Verdun HolidayFest & Christmas Market - Join the Verdun team on December 10th and 11th for Light Show Hay Rides, Food, Drinks, Local Vendors, Free Zip line Rides (while supplies last), and more! Special guest Santa Clause will be here!
12/11 Sips with Santa at Death Ridge Brewery - Santa Claus is coming to town! Bring the kids for sippin' with Santa! Free cookies and hot chocolate for the children, bring those wish lists for Santa.
Cut-Your-Own Tree Farms:
Bees & Trees – Visit the farm store today to reserve your own Christmas tree to cut down this year. Half of their trees are already taken, so do not wait!
Oak Shade Tree Farm – Spend the day picking out and cutting down your very own tree. Don’t forget to check out their adorable farm store on the property to finish some of your last-minute holiday shopping.
More December Events:
12/2 & 12/11 Holiday Open House at Seek Lavender Farm - The Little House at Seek Lavender - holiday shopping, lavender tastes. Special gifts!
12/3, 12/10 & 12/17 Culpeper Downtown Winter Farmers Market - Join some of your favorite Market vendors during the Holiday Season and restock your pantry or freezer with the best quality and local agriculture and horticulture products, along with handcrafted artisan goods!
12/3 English Christmas Wreath Making Class - Join Chris and Steve to make your very own fresh wreath to adorn your door. We will be sharing a method to make a wreath that will last the entire season.
12/3 Mistletoe Market at Culpeper Recreation Club – Enjoy the 6th annual Mistletoe Market this year. You will find some seriously awesome vendors for all of your shopping needs.
12/3 Holiday Family Fun Day at Generations Central Adult Day Center - A free Family Fun Day for ages 0-100! Guests can enjoy: free family photos (edited and emailed directly to you), Hot Cocoa Bar, Desserts, Christmas Music, DIY Ornaments for kids and adults, and handmade crafts that will be for sale to benefit the Adult Day Center!
12/9 Living Nativity – A Walk Thru Bethlehem – Experience the true meaning of Christmas and stroll thru time in the City of Bethlehem at this live nativity event. There will also be animals, refreshments, and holiday carols to enjoy.
12/9 – 12/22 Light Show & Hay Rides at Verdun Adventure Bound - Enjoy a magical light show! Hop aboard the Polar Hay Wagon and travel through a winter wonderland with your favorite holiday characters all the way to the North Pole!
12/10 & 12/17 - Gingerbread House Construction Workshop - Make plans to spend some time relaxing and soaking up the Christmas Spirit in the beautifully decorated Gobbler Hill Farm Greenhouse while creating a delicious, homemade gingerbread house to proudly display in your home this Christmas Season.
12/11 Winter Wreath Workshop at Wollam Gardens - Join us at Wollam Gardens to get into the holiday spirit! Spruce up your home and learn how to make an evergreen wreath using freshly harvested pine, greens, berries, pods, and other beautiful accents.
12/15 Christmas Favorites Concert - Join Windmore's Piedmont Community Band for a FREE concert featuring your favorite Christmas tunes!
12/17 Wreaths Across America at Culpeper National Cemetery - On Saturday, December 17, 2022, at 12:00 pm (Noon) at Culpeper National Cemetery you can remember and honor our Veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes.
12/21 & 12/31 – Christmas & New Year’s Hikes at Gobbler Hill Farm - Come to Gobbler Hill Farm this Christmas to experience the season from a sojourner’s point of view. The brisk evening air will invigorate you and tire out the kids! Dogs on leashes are welcome as always.