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Holidays in Leesburg


Celebrate the holiday season in Leesburg

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The Town of Leesburg invites locals and visitors to enjoy "the most wonderful time of the year" and experience a little holiday magic in Historic Downtown Leesburg.

Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting
Friday, December 5th, 6:00pm

Join friends and neighbors and celebrate the start of the holiday season in Leesburg at the annual Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting Ceremony on the Town Green. The festive ceremony will feature performances from local schools, the Loudoun Chorale, and a holiday message from Mayor Kristen Umstattd. The crowd will be encouraged to join in on a holiday sing-a-long and view the lighting of the Christmas tree and menorah.

Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show at Ida Lee Recreation Center
December 6th,  9:00am-4:00pm and December 7th, 10:00am-4:00pm

No big-box shopping here! This show features over 90 local and regional artisans selling hand-made items including candles, stained glass, carved wood, jewelry, leather products, table linens, and much more. Find something for everyone on your shopping list and a little something to brighten your home this season. Admission and parking for this show are free.



Annual Christmas and Holiday Parade

Saturday, December 13 - 6:00pm


On the second Saturday of December, the holiday spirit will be in full swing as Leesburg hosts the annual holiday parade starting at 6pm. The parade will usher Santa and his friends down King Street, through Historic Leesburg. The parade will begin at Ida Lee Drive and end at Fairfax Street. Parade participation is open to the public, including businesses, civic groups, teams, organizations, and community groups- click here for the registration form. Be sure to mark your calendar and plan to celebrate the holiday season in Leesburg. 


Jingle Jam Concerts

Saturday, December 13th, 11:30am, 2:30pm, and 8:30pm


Leesburg’s holiday rock n’ roll concert features many local and regional artists playing traditional holiday tunes- with a little edge. Three featured shows- a Jr Jam for kids at 11:30 a.m. and two Jingle Jam sessions: 2:30pm and 8:30pm. Tickets are $5 for the Jr Jam and $20 for the Jingle Jam. Proceeds benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Tickets will go on sale Monday, November 17 at 5:00am at Ida Lee Park Rec Center. A maximum of 7 tickets per person is permitted and must be purchased in person. 



For more details about Holidays in Leesburg or any of the activities, please call 703-777-1368 or contact the Leesburg Downtown Business Association at Plan to catch your holiday spirit in downtown Leesburg and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year!

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