2022 Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremonies

2022 Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Celebrate the start of the season and gather outside with your friends, family and community to enjoy the glow of the neighborhood holiday tree!

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, November 18
6:00pm – 8:00pm

The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center
Tysons, VA

Tysons Corner Center will bring the community together to join Santa in kicking off our 2022 Holiday Season. Programming will include Santa lighting the Holiday tree, community performances, words from our Fairfax County Executives, complimentary s’mores and hot chocolate bar, giant snow globe, pop-up Holiday market featuring our Retailers, custom beverages by Barrel + Bushel, holiday music, giveaways, and more…

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Tree Lighting Festival

Saturday, November 19
4:00pm – 7:00pm

Village at Leesburg
Leesburg, VA

Kick-off the holidays at Village at Leesburg annual Tree Lighting Festival! Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus in front of the WISH Tree-The only interactive tree of it’s kind on the East Coast, for a day of family friendly entertainment from local performance groups, carolers, cookie decorating with The Conche, ice skating, and more.

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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Saturday, November 19
5:00pm – 9:00pm

McLean, VA

Join Shipgarten in kicking off the holiday season! Santa’s elves have been working hard at decorating for our Winter Wonderland. Grab one of our hot drinks and enjoy the holiday lights. At 6pm gather around for our ceremonial lighting of the Christmas Tree.

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Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting

Friday, November 25
Parade: 11:00 am
Tree Lighting: 6:00 pm

Reston Town Center
Reston, VA

Reston Town Center launches the season with the annual Reston Holiday Parade celebrating its 31st year! The one-of-a-kind, one-hour, half-mile parade along Market Street also welcomes the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus in a horse-drawn carriage. Since 1992, rain or shine, the parade has been an annual tradition on the day after ThanksgivingAfter the parade, the Clauses will return for the Tree Lighting at 6PM on Market Street.

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Holiday Tree Lighting + Santa Firetruck Parade

Friday, November 25
4:30pm – 8:30pm

Strawberry Park at Mosaic District
Fairfax, VA

Welcome the arrival of the holiday season with a merry and bright tree lighting. Bring your family and friends to experience the Jolly Man as he spreads holiday cheer and makes his way through Mosaic on a firetruck and greets onlookers. Visitors can also meet and greet Santa in the Target lobby after the tree lighting and catch a screening of ‘Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas’ in Strawberry Park at 7:30pm.

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Lighting Ceremony

Sunday, November 27
4:00pm – 7:00pmpm

Cascades Overlook Town Center
Sterling, VA

Join Cascades Overlook Town Center on the patio for holiday music, family entertainment and a visit from the man in red.

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Lighting of the Trees Celebration

Monday, November 28
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Modera Founders Row
110 Founders Avenue
Falls Church, VA 22046

Enjoy the annual lighting of the Broad Street trees at a new location: Modera Founder’s Row. Buy dinner from food trucks and kick off the holidays with City officials. Rock Star Realty Group will provide hot chocolate and cookies. The City of Falls Church Volunteer Fire Department will escort Santa as well.

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Church Street Holiday Stroll

Monday, November 28
6:00pm – 8:30pm

Historic Church Street
Vienna, VA

Enjoy live holiday music from local groups, a tree lighting led by Mayor Linda Colbert and great deals from local Church Street businesses!  Visit historic sites such as the Freeman Store and Museum, Little Library, Caboose, Train Station, Knights of Columbus (formerly First Baptist Church) and Vienna Presbyterian’s Old Chapel.

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Holiday Tree Lighting

Friday, December 2

Town Green
25 West Market Stree
Leesburg, VA  20176

The Town of Leesburg will hold this year’s holiday tree lighting ceremony on Town Green beginning at 6:00pm. Join us for lights, live music, holiday characters and community cheer!  

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Festival of Lights and Carols

Saturday, December 3
12:00pm – 6:00pm
Tree Lighting at 5:30pm

Old Town Square
Fairfax, VA

Come listen to live holiday music and caroling, enjoy s’mores and hot cider, and the lighting of the Christmas Tree at Old Town Square!

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Holiday Tree Lighting & Sing-Along

Saturday, December 3
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Herndon Old Town Hall
Herndon, VA

See and greet Santa as he rides in on his fire truck. Sing carols accompanied by the Herndon High School Band as Mayor Sheila Olem lights the tree!

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10th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

Saturday, December 3
5:00pm – 7:00pm

One Loudon
Ashburn, VA

The Holiday Tree Lighting at One Loudoun welcomes the community to celebrate the season. The event is designed to engage the broader community and to generate public awareness of One Loudoun and its merchants, restaurants, and partners! Attendance is free and open to the public.

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Celebration of Lights

Sunday, December 4
3:00pm – 6:00 pm

Great Falls Village Field
Great Falls, VA

Enjoy hot cocoa and cookies next to the fire as you listen to our local children’s choral groups sing seasonal music. Visit the petting zoo and pony rides before Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive by fire truck to light the tree at 5:00. Children are then welcome to share their holiday wishes with Santa.

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Community Menorah Lighting with JCC of Northern Virginia

Tuesday, December 20
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Strawberry Park at Mosaic District
Fairfax, VA

It’s Chanukah time – and Mosaic is bringing the celebration to you! Join them as they light the candles, sing songs, enjoy entertainment, spin the dreidel and more!

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