Christmas Activities

Get in the holiday spirit by taking part in the Town’s great festivities! As you participate in the activities, be sure to do your holiday shopping at all of our great shops, stores, and boutiques. See a list of the Town's Christmas activities below

Hand-painted holiday ornaments will be displayed throughout the Town. These ornaments are painted by local artists and represent various aspects of our community. They will hang on light poles in Downtown, be placed in front of businesses, and will line Main Street. Keep your eyes out for these great holiday decorations!

Friday, December 6, 2019 - Town Tree Lighting
Festivities kick off at 6:30 pm, with the annual lighting of the Christmas Tree at Town Hall. This low-key event is fun for the family to drink hot cocoa and watch the Norway Spruce tree light up the Town. Enjoy performances by local groups!

DSC_0085Saturday, December 14, 2019 – Christmas Parade and Holiday Festivities

  • Holiday Festivities at the Historical Bush Tabernacle 
  • Ornament Decorating at the Purcellville Train Station 
  • Christmas Parade (Click here for the application)
  • Pictures with Santa at the Purcellville Train Station 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 and Sunday, December 15, 2019 – Holiday Lights Tours
Take a free Lights Tour ride to view the holiday decorations and lights throughout Town. Approximately 45 minutes long, the Lights Tour is a great way to see the best holiday lights in Purcellville! While you wait, warm your hands by the fire pit and enjoy hot chocolate and s’mores. On Saturday, December 14, 2019, the tour will be at 6 p.m, 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. with tickets handed out an hour before the start of each tour. On Sunday, December 15, tours will be at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. with tickets handed out an hour before the start of each tour. Tickets cannot be reserved in advance. The Holiday Lights Tours are hosted by the Purcellville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, and the Holiday Lights contest is hosted by Discover Purcellville. 


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  1. Sat, Sep 21

    3rd Annual Parenting Conference
    Join us for a day-long educational seminar for expectant parents and parents of children ages three and under. We will have speakers and vendors who focus on the needs of families with young children. Complimentary coffee, continental breakfast and lunch will be provided by our sponsors. Children of all ages are welcome. We will have child-friendly activities presented by Discovery Toys and en.trance design. Please note that only infants are welcome to accompany parents in the theatre.
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  2. Sat, Sep 21

    3rd Annual Publishing Summit: A conference for writers
    Our 3rd Annual Publishing Summit is a fun event for aspiring writers to learn more about how to start or finish writing books they may have been working on for years. Various published authors in different genres will join us and show you how to publish and help you understand the differences between traditional (contract + advance) publishing or doing it yourself through the many self-publishing platforms. We will also talk about blogging, earning royalties and the different paths others have t...
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  3. Wed, Sep 25

    Dragon Hops Pour House Trivia
    Every Wednesday night Dragon Hops hosts Pour House Trivia with Dave from 7-9pm. Come in and wrack your brain for some answers, play solo, make a team or join one! Win some house prizes for the top three teams, maybe win a raffle. Come play!
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  1. Fri, Sep 27

    Live Comedy Show FREE
    Three stand up Comics on stage for a live performance. Have a night out with a show on us! Free to the public.
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  2. Sat, Sep 28

    Shenandoah Sluggers Charity Game - Ithan's Buddies Whiffle Ball Game
    Ithan has been working with the administration at Harmony Middle School and Woodgrove High School in order to get the word out so that he has enough Special Needs children to field two teams. Ithan is planning on having concession sales, donation jars, raffles (both for gift cards and 50/50). All money generated from this event will be donated directly to the special needs programs at Harmony Middle School (where Ithan is currently part of the buddy club for Special Needs children) and at Wood...
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  3. Tue, Oct 1

    Toastmasters Speechcraft Program
    Learn the basics of speaking and master preparation to be more effective. The course is $99 and includes all materials, instruction and personal mentor.
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