Don’t Miss Out: Area Weekend Events

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By Prince William Living

There are lots of events coming up around the greater Prince William area. Here are just a few of them… Don’t Miss Out!

HolidayFest in Occoquan

With the town entirely decorated, the holidays are a special time in Occoquan and HolidayFest is fun for the whole family! The festivities kicked off Friday, Nov. 19 at 6:00 p.m. with the tree lighting. Click here for daily event and hours. Runs through Sunday, Dec. 11 | Historic Occoquan

Nokesville Community Christmas Tree Lighting

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus as they light the tree and welcome in the holiday season in Nokesville! Friday, Nov. 25, 6:00 p.m. | 12923 Fitzwater Drive, Nokesville

Stonebridge Tree Lighting

The Annual Tree Lighting. Free family friendly activities with a donation of canned goods for ACTS. Activities include live entertainment, train rides, games, selfies with Santa, and more! Friday, Nov. 25, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. | Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge

Old Town Manassas Christmas Fair and Holiday Craft Show

Over 60 artisans, crafters, independent consultants, and other local small businesses are looking forward to showcasing their products. From arts and crafts to jewelry and baked goods, to body and hair care, these vendors have everything you wish to surprise your loved ones. Saturday, Nov. 26, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Manassas Museum Lawn, 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas

Nights of Lights on the Fairgrounds

Nights of Lights on the Fairgrounds will feature activities for the whole family. Visitors can explore the magnificent light displays, join in holiday sing-alongs, play oversized games in the magically lit barns, shop local artisans, meet holiday characters, find the perfect holiday selfie stations, enjoy s’mores by the fire and more! Saturdays, Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10; Sundays, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11; Fridays, Dec. 2, Dec. 9, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Prince William County Fairgrounds, 10624 Dumfries Road, Manassas

Holiday Walk of Lights at Neabsco Regional Park

The Boardwalk at Neabsco Regional Park is lit up with a holiday light display. Fridays, Nov. 25, Dec. 2, Dec. 9; Saturdays, Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10; Sundays, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11 | Neabsco Regional Park, 15125 Blackburn Road, Woodbridge

December First Friday at Sinistral

Live music includes Chris Rail and Dave Thomas. Friday, Dec. 2, 4:00 to 11:00 p.m. | Sinistral Brewing Company. 9419 Main Street, Manassas

Santa Lights Manassas

The magic of the evening begins with holiday musical performances and then Santa arrives at the Manassas Railroad Depot on the VRE train shortly after 6:00 p.m. After Santa lights the tree, he greets all the children and listens to their holiday wishes at the Harris Pavilion gazebo. Friday, Dec. 2, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. | Historic Downtown Manassas

Manassas Park Community Center Tree Lighting

Free refreshments, activities, and entertainment. To conclude the event, the Manassas Park Community Center tree will be lit! Kickstart your holiday season with your loved ones. Friday, Dec. 2, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. | Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams Street, Manassas Park

The 76th Greater Manassas Christmas Parade

With the City’s 150th anniversary coming up in 2023, the parade theme this year is Hometown Christmas: Past, Present, and Future. Saturday, Dec. 3, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Historic Downtown Manassas

Light Parade

This amazing display of lights on wheels will be sure to get you in the Christmas spirit. The annual parade of lights is a highlight, and a crowd favorite, among residents in the Park. The parade begins at 5:45 p.m. at the intersection of Manassas Drive and Carondelet Drive and ends at the Community Center. Saturday, Dec. 3, 5:45 to 10:00 p.m. | Along Manassas Drive in Manassas Park

Manassas Chorale “Everywhere Christmas Tonight” Winter Concert

The Manassas Chorale presents “Everywhere, Christmas Tonight!” Winter Concert. All your favorite holiday tunes to get you in the spirit of the season. Tickets: Saturday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas

“Believe in the Magic of Christmas” with the New Dominion Choraliers

The New Dominion Choraliers celebrate the holiday season as they perform “Believe in the Magic of Christmas.” Saturday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 4, 3:30 p.m. | Hylton Memorial Chapel, 14640 Potomac Mills Road, Woodbridge

Manassas Holiday Market

Just two weeks before Christmas, this special Holiday Market is perfect to pick up last-minute unique gifts for family, friends, and don’t forget your co-workers. Plus, enjoy cookies with Santa! Please remember, no pets are allowed at the market. Saturday, Dec. 10, 10:00 a.m. | Manassas Railroad Depot, 9431 West Street, Manassas

Nokesville Community Christmas Parade

The Annual Nokesville Christmas Parade takes place on a Saturday in December to spread holiday cheer! Saturday, Dec. 10, 4:00 p.m. | Fitzwater Drive, Nokesville
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These events are current as of the time we receive the information. While we make every attempt to be accurate, please check with the event sponsor or hosting organization prior to attending any event. Prince William Living is not responsible for event schedule changes or group policies.

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