Holidays in Leesburg

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Christmas Tree Lighting

Friday, December 4, 2020 at 6:00 p.m

Town Green, 25 West Market Street, Leesburg, VA  20176

Join friends and neighbors and celebrate the start of the holiday season in Leesburg at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Town Green. The festive ceremony will feature performances from local groups and a holiday message. The crowd will be encouraged to join in the festivities and view the lighting of the Christmas tree and Downtown Leesburg’s holiday display of lights.


Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show

Saturday, December 5, 2020, 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m

& Sunday, December 6, 2020, 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m

Ida Lee Park Recreation Center, 60 Ida Lee Drive NW, Leesburg, VA  20176

No big-box shopping here! This show features over 95 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. 

Vendors/Crafters: Are you interested in displaying your goods at either of our fine arts and craft shows?  You may apply to either the holiday show, spring show, or both on the same application. The application for both the holiday and spring shows is available here . The completed form and photos will need to be submitted to the Arts and Crafts Jury at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center before the deadline that is stated on the application. Please remember that all items at the show must be handcrafted by the artist selling at the show.  No wholesale or resale products will be allowed.  All applicants will be juried by a team of qualified professionals.  If you would like to see the floor layout of the show areas, please click one of the following links:  Gymnasium/Main HallwayFitness Room, and the Lower Level.  The lower level is available for the holiday show only.


Christmas and Holiday Parade

Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 6:00 p.m

Downtown Leesburg, on King Street from Ida Lee Drive to Fairfax Drive.

 On the second Saturday of December, the holiday spirit will be in full swing as Leesburg hosts the annual holiday parade starting at 6 pm. 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-  registration form will be available here soon. Be sure to mark your calendar and plan to celebrate the holiday season in Leesburg. 


Jingle Jam Concerts

Saturday, December 12, 2020

11:30 a.m Junior Jam, 2:30 p.m Matinee, and 8:00 p.m Evening Show

Tally Ho, 19 West Market Street, Leesburg, VA  20176

In partnership with a local event organizer, Leesburg’s holiday rock n’ roll concert features many local and regional artists playing traditional holiday tunes- with a little edge. Proceeds benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, November 9, 2020, at 5:00 a.m at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center, in-person sales only with a 5-ticket limit. Matinee and evening tickets are $30; Junior Jam tickets are $10.  

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


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