Purcellville Welcomes Holiday Season with Array of Festive Activities

As the holiday season approaches, Purcellville, Virginia, is set to transform into a winter wonderland filled with festive cheer and community spirit. The town has lined up a series of enchanting events, starting with the traditional Town Tree Lighting and spanning various activities including a holiday parade, a market at the historical Bush Tabernacle, and opportunities for ornament decorating and photos with Santa. These events, perfect for families, friends, and visitors, are designed to bring together the community and visitors alike to celebrate the joy and warmth of the holiday season. Here is a detailed list of what you can expect in Purcellville this festive season:

Christmas Tree and Ornament Sales—Starting November 24, 2023
The Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company will sell Christmas trees and ornaments Wednesdays through Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. starting Friday, November 24 until sold out. Get more information at https://purcellvillefire.org/.

Town Tree Lighting—Friday, December 1, 2023
The Town Tree Lighting will be at Purcellville Town Hall (221 S. Nursery Ave) on Friday, December 1 at 6:30 p.m. with performances, a special visitor from the North Pole, treats, and the countdown to the lighting of the tree.

Purcellville Holiday Parade—Saturday, December 9, 2023
The annual Purcellville Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday, December 9 starting at noon. The route is about 2.5 miles long. The parade will start at Blue Ridge Middle School, then right onto A Street, right onto 20th Street, right onto Main Street, right onto Maple Avenue, right onto A Street, and returning to Blue Ridge Middle School. The parade theme is the Holiday Playlist. Get details about the parade route and road closures at purcellvilleva.gov/1030/Holidays-in-Purcellville.

Holiday Market with LEGO Train Display—Saturday, December 9, 2023
The holiday market will be at the Bush Tabernacle (250 S. Nursery Ave) on Saturday, December 9 from 1 to 6 p.m. There will be 30 vendors selling their wares including many handcrafted items such as jewelry, candles, soap, home décor, carved wooden items, glassware, pottery, and more! In addition to shopping, enjoy face painting and see the amazing LEGO train display set up by the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area LEGO Train Club.

Pictures with Santa—Saturday, December 9, 2023

Bring your wish list and your own camera to take pictures with Santa from 2 to 5 p.m. inside the Purcellville Train Station located at 200 N 21st Street.

Ornament Workshop—Saturday, December 9, 2023

The free ornament workshop will be held at Loudoun Valley Community Center this year from 1 to 6 p.m. led by staff from the center, and members of the Purcellville Arts Council and the Train Station Advisory Board, The Loudoun Valley Community Center is located at 320 West School Street.

Holiday Lights Tour Map—Available December 9, 2023
The Purcellville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is hosting the annual Holiday Lights Tour! This year’s map will be available on Saturday, December 9 on the Town website at purcellvilleva.gov/1030/Holidays-in-Purcellville and on the Facebook pages for the Town of Purcellville, Purcellville Parks and Recreation, and Christmas in Purcellville.

Santa Rides Through Town—December 15 and 16, 2023

The Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company will be giving Santa a ride through Purcellville on December 15 and 16 at 6:00 p.m. Watch for details at https://purcellvillefire.org/.

 

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