The Best Events to Celebrate the Holidays in Staunton VA

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The holidays are kicking off in Staunton, with spectacular events all season long for everyone to enjoy. Staunton is a truly magical place to visit and there's something for people of all ages to enjoy.

Stay at the festively decorated Blackburn Inn & Conference Center to visit and reconnect with friends and family as a central location to downtown Staunton and all it has to offer. This charming small town pulls out all the stops with celebrations, festive décor, local plays, exciting tours, and more. 

Catch a Performance of Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Visit The American Shakespeare Center to enjoy the beloved annual tradition of adaptation of the classic story, A Christmas Carol. Performances are put on all December long from December 1 through December 30, guaranteeing you'll be able to catch a showing. 

Visit the Celebration of Lights at Gypsy Hill Park

Get into the holiday spirit and drive the loop at Gypsy Hill Park to revel in the lights and holiday displays. The intricate designs and Christmas lights are put on by the businesses, nonprofits, and many community members of this iconic park in the heart of Staunton. Families have enjoyed this annual tradition for over 17 years of displaying Christmas lights. You can visit from November 21, 2022, through January 1, 2023.

Festive Downtown Shopping

Visit historic downtown Staunton during the holidays as shops, restaurants, and the streets are decorated with Christmas lights and displays as you explore. Support small businesses, try some local eateries, and enjoy pop-up events downtown that include vendors, musicians, performances, and more.

Staying at The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center is a great central location for these exciting holiday events. Whether you're looking for fun events for the family or enjoying the ambiance and energy of the historic downtown. The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center offers excellent holiday promotions in November and December so you can get in on the fun and festivities for Christmas in Staunton, VA.