Richmond Christmas light displays

Nothing beats the holiday season like seeing extravagant Christmas light displays with friends and family.

Here are a few Richmond Christmas light displays done by the pros to check out and make new holiday traditions!

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Lewis Ginter Garden Fest of Lights

A holiday tradition featuring one million twinkling lights, handcrafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s’mores and hot chocolate.

When: November 23 – January 7 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25), Nightly 5–10 p.m.

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Dominion Energy Illuminate Light Show

Drive through the park as you’re dazzled by nearly a million LED lights synchronized to music from your car radio.

When: November 16 – December 31, Nightly 5:30–10 p.m.

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Grand illumination
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James Center

The holiday lights presented in the Grand Illumination will be turned on through January 2, 2019. The grand illunimation was held on Friday, November 30.

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Light Up the Tracks Ashland

Downtown Ashland is set to turn back the clock once again and transform into a vintage Christmas village that individuals of all ages will not want to miss. A mile-long light display and a series of special events will welcome visitors to enjoy a unique vintage holiday experience.

When: Every Saturday in December: December 1, 8, 15 and 22.

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Kings Dominion WinterFest

Kings Dominion WinterFest

Holiday traditions come to life at Kings Dominion’s WinterFest. Friends and families are treated to an ultimate holiday celebration as we magically transform our park into a winter wonderland – full of enchantment, cheer and classic family fun.

When: Select nights November 23 through December 31.

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Busch Gardens Christmas Town

The world’s most beautiful theme park is one of the largest Christmas light displays in North America. Festive food and drink, holiday shopping and heart-warming shows make the spirit of the season come alive.

When: Select nights November 17 through January 5.

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