Visit this Tudor home built in Lancashire, England in the late 15th century. Set amid gardens, this country manor house is lovingly decorated for the holiday season and contains an extensive assortment of Tudor and early Stuart art and furniture pieces.
Here you get to make a gingerbread house with an afternoon tea service and house tour to follow.
Known for its variety of one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques and food stores, Carytown is the perfect place to find that gift you've been looking for.
Virginia State Capitol
Designed by Thomas Jefferson, stop by and see how the Commonwealth shows off its Capitol during the holidays.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
On display from late November to early January, GardenFest of Lights features more than a half-million holiday lights arranged in botanical themes.
Before the return to your hotel, enjoy a drive through downtown Richmond neighborhoods and take in all the ornate decorations. Stop for a stroll through the James Center with its thousands of white lights and hundreds of lighted reindeer.
Enjoy dazzling tours of the Maymont mansion, lavishly decorated with Victorian Christmas décor, and experience old-fashioned Christmas festivities.
The Jefferson's beautiful decorations, giant gingerbread house and magnificent tree will put anybody in a holiday spirit. If you have time, stay for holiday high tea.
Richmond Region Tacky Light Tours
For your evening entertainment, take the beloved Richmond Tacky Lights Tour. Mapped routes are available each year that feature the most outlandishly decorated houses in the Region. This is one ride that won't soon be forgotten!
Court End Christmas - The Valentine, American Civil War Museum & White House of the Confederacy, John Marshall House & Gardens and St. John's Church host musical performances, carriage rides and more.
Bizarre Bazarr's Christmas Collection - Richmond's largest gift show features gourmet foods, crafts and much more.
The Nutcracker Ballet - The Richmond Ballet invites families to join Clara on her journey through a holiday dream at The Carpenter Center at Richmond CenterStage.
Swift Creek Mill Theatre offers dinner and theatre in a restored 1630s gristmill. Enjoy dinner and a play in the historic 18th century Hanover Tavern. Other choices include Broadway shows and local church concerts and productions.
Choose a special event such as the Dominion Christmas Parade or James River Parade of Lights - where decorated boats cruise the James River.