Annual Candlelight Processional & Lighting of Community Christmas Tree

Venue
Main Street over to Hopkins Green
Address
Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery
South Main Street
Lexington, VA 24450
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Lexington City
Date(s)/Time:
Friday, November 28, 2014 (5:00 PM)
Main Street Lexington: (540) 319-4181
Visitor Info: (540) 463-3777
Visitor Info info@LexingtonVirginia.com
MSL's website www.mainstreetlexington.org
Rockbridge Area Tourism www.lexingtonvirginia.com

The festivities start when hundreds gather, all with lighted candles and song sheets in hand, and proceed down Main Street singing classic Christmas carols along the way. As they pass by, many of the downtown businesses will illuminate their holiday windows - some for the first time. This creates a wave of lights, and is one the most beautiful sights entire season.  At 5:30pm, Mr. and Mrs. Claus lead the procession, in a horse-drawn carriage, down to Hopkins Green where a choir leads everyone in  carols while the City Mayor lights the Community Christmas Tree, officially ushering in the holiday season. 

The Processional will form at 5:15pm at the Main Street entrance to the Stonewall Jackson Cemetery where candles and songbooks will be distributed. Participants are encouraged to join the group at that location.

At 5:30pm, Santa and Mrs. Claus will lead the processional down Main and Nelson Streets to Hopkins Green, caroling all the way!




Last Updated: 6/23/2014 3:36 PM
  • Get the Virginia Travel Guide

    2014 Virginia Travel Guide

    Order your Free Virginia Travel Guide.

     Order now button  

  • Travel Updates

    What's going on around Virginia? Subscribe to the Virginia eNews.

    Subscribe