The Town of Leesburg is proud to offer family-friendly events and festivals to residents and visitors alike. Take in the sights and sounds of Historic Downtown Leesburg while enjoying one of our many festive events, gather in Ida Lee Park to celebrate Independence Day, or search for the perfect gift during one of two annual fine arts and crafts shows held at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center. No matter your interests, the Town of Leesburg is home to an event for everyone. Community events that are held in Leesburg but not hosted by the Town may be found on the Town of Leesburg’s community calendar.
Celebrate July 4th this year by showing your patriotic spirit by decorating your home in our DECORATION OF INDEPENDENCE contest. Thank you to all the homes that submitted entries. Leesburg really came through and showed their patriotic spirit. The WINNERS are:
1st Place: 313 Oakcrest Manor Drive
2nd Place: 409 Lacey Court
3rd Place: 17 Cornwall Street
Honorable Mention: 750 Balls Bluff Road
Thank you to our 2020 Decoration of Independence contest sponsor: WEGMANS
If you have questions about an event held by the Town of Leesburg, please contact the Events Coordinator or call 703-777-1368. If you are interested in hosting an event in Leesburg, please contact the Events and Outreach Manager.
Leesburg Parks & Recreation Department 2020 EVENTS:
Spring Bling, a Hometown Fine Arts & Crafts Show: Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center. Shop for handcrafted, one-of-a-kind gifts. The event is free to the public and opens at 9:00 a.m and runs until 4:00 p.m.
Leesburg’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt: This event has been cancelled due to concerns about the Coronavirus.
30th Annual Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival: This event has been cancelled due to concerns about the Coronavirus.
Leesburg Kids to Parks Day: Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 8:00 a.m until 10:00 p.m. The Town of Leesburg will celebrate National Kids to Parks Day by hosting a photo contest to encourage families to get outside and visit the Town of Leesburg’s Parks.
Memorial Day Ceremony: This event has been cancelled due to concerns about the Coronavirus.
Acoustic on the Green: The concerts scheduled for the month of June and July have been canceled due to concerns about the Coronavirus. Saturdays, 7:00 p.m-8:30 p.m, August 1-August 22, 2020. No concert will be held on July 4th, or August 8th. This Town of Leesburg summer concert series is free to the public and is held on the Town Green in front of Leesburg’s Town Hall.
Movies Under the Stars: All Movies Under the Stars shows have been canceled for the summer due to concerns about the Coronavirus.
30th Annual Independence Day Celebration: This event has been canceled due to concerns about the Coronavirus.
TASTE Leesburg: This event has been canceled due to concerns about the Coronavirus.September 11th Observance: Friday, September 11, 2020 at 8:40 a.m. The Leesburg Town Council will hold a brief remembrance ceremony at the Town’s Freedom Memorial, located at Freedom Park.
Leesburg Airshow: Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 11:00 a.m until 4:00 p.m at the Leesburg Executive Airport. Enjoy a day of air acts, aviation displays, demonstrations, festival food, and inflatables for the kids. SATELLITE PARKING ONLY.
Freeze Your Gizzard Cross Country 5K and 1 mile Fun Run: Saturday, November 21, 2020. The 5K race will begin at 9:00 a.m and the 1 mile Fun Run will start at 9:45 a.m; both from Ida Lee Park in front of the gazebo. Gates will open at 7:00 a.m.
HOLIDAYS IN LEESBURG:
Christmas Tree Lighting: Friday, December 4, 2020 at 6:00 p.m, the ceremony will be held on Town Green in front of the Leesburg Town Hall.
30th Annual Holiday Fine Arts & Crafts Show: Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 9:00 a.m until 4:00 p.m and Sunday, December 6, 2020 from 10:00 a.m until 4:00 p.m. Shop for handcrafted, one-of-a-kind gifts and holiday décor at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center.
Leesburg Christmas and Holiday Parade: Saturday, December 12, 2020, the parade will begin at 6:00 p.m on King Street, from Ida Lee Park through Downtown Leesburg.
Jingle Jam Concerts: Three concerts will take place Saturday, December 12, 2020 and tickets will go on sale on Monday November 9th. The matinée performance begins at 2:30 p.m, the evening performance at 8:00 p.m, and the children’s concert, Junior Jam, begins at 11:30 a.m.