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4 THINGS TO DO IN VIRGINIA (DECEMBER 20 - DECEMBER 30)

Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

mid-November–early January • event

Shimmering lights on the water, in the parks, and in the tunnels

Luray Caverns

Luray Caverns

all year round • activity

The largest cave complex in the eastern United States

Devil's Bathtub

Devil's Bathtub

all year round • activity

The popular swimming hole is hidden in a scenic setting, but prepare to get wet

Whale Watching in Virginia Beach

Whale Watching in Virginia Beach

December–March • nature

The favourite winter entertainment for nature lovers

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Cicada Mania

Cicada Mania

May–mid-June • nature

A billionth population of American cicadas come out during final weeks in their lives to rejoice in a huge mating par

Bluemont Fair

Bluemont Fair

September 19–20, 2020 • event

A bucolic fair in the foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains

Suffolk Peanut Fest

Suffolk Peanut Fest

October 10–13, 2019 • event

Virginia's premier agricultural festival celebrating peanuts

Devil's Marbleyard

Devil's Marbleyard

March–November • activity

A unique geological formation that makes a big impression

Sharp Top Mountain

Sharp Top Mountain

March–November • activity

An impressive peak in a beautiful lake area

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

May 23–25, 2020 • event

Thousands of flags, salutes, and tributes to the U.S. Armed Forces servicemen and women

State Fair of Virginia

State Fair of Virginia

September 25–October 04, 2020 • event

Carnival, pig races, and other traditional entertainment

Virginia Film Festival

Virginia Film Festival

October 23–27, 2019 • event

A five-day festival at the University of Virginia

Virginia Beach Restaurant Week

Virginia Beach Restaurant Week

February 24–March 01, 2020 • event

A premiere annual dining event in Virginia

Virginia Renaissance Faire

Virginia Renaissance Faire

May 09–June 07, 2020 • event

The lovely village of Staffordshire offers Renaissance-themed entertainment

Virginia Highlands Festival

Virginia Highlands Festival

July 24–August 02, 2020 • event

Enjoy the Blue Ridge Mountains and plenty of entertainment

NAS Oceana Air Show

NAS Oceana Air Show

September 21–22, 2019 • event

One of the best air shows in the United States

Virginia Beach Tattoo Festival

Virginia Beach Tattoo Festival

August 09–11, 2019 • event

A good chance to get a tattoo from a well-known artist

Virginia Beach Patriotic Festival

Virginia Beach Patriotic Festival

May 29–30, 2020 • event

Virginia Beach kicks off the summer season and salutes the troops

Virginia Horse Festival

Virginia Horse Festival

May 03–05, 2019 • event

Celebration of all things about horses and riding

Neptune Festival Grand Parade

Neptune Festival Grand Parade

September 26, 2020 • event

One of the most popular events on the East Coast

Historic Garden Week

Historic Garden Week

April 18–25, 2020 • event

The biggest and oldest statewide garden tour

Neptune Spring Wine + Food Festival

Neptune Spring Wine + Food Festival

May 09, 2020 • event

A kick-off party for the beach season in Virginia

FunkFest Festival

FunkFest Festival

August 23–24, 2019 • event

The greatest party of the year at Virginia's oceanfront

Coastal Virginia Auto Show

Coastal Virginia Auto Show

November 16–17, 2019 • event

The largest car show in the Mid-Atlantic region

Chesapeake Crab, Wine & Beer Festival

Chesapeake Crab, Wine & Beer Festival

August 24, 2019 • event

Enjoy world-famous seafood and lots of entertainment

Balloons Over Rockbridge

Balloons Over Rockbridge

July 03–04, 2020 • event

A hot air balloon festival in a beautiful location

4th of July

4th of July

July 04 • event

Celebrate America in one of Virginia's plentiful historical sites

Dolphin Watching in Virginia Beach

Dolphin Watching in Virginia Beach

late May–early September • nature

A playful pair or the whole pod of dolphins—a happy encounter is guaranteed

Chincoteague Pony Swim

Chincoteague Pony Swim

July 29, 2020 • event

Dozens of wild ponies cross the Assateague Channel during a traditional summer festival

Halloween

Halloween

late September–early November  • event

Check out how scary colonial Virginian towns can become