From our family to yours . . . celebrate the holidays in Portsmouth. Holiday tree lighting, Olde Towne Music Festival, Children’s Christmas Parade, festival market place and more!

Winter Wonderland

Santa Sleeps at the Children’s Museum of Virginia.

Visit scenes from the Winter Wonderland: Coleman Collection at Virginia’s largest Children’s Museum. Enjoy the total experience, for only $5 from November 29–December 31.

All Winter Events

22octAll Day25novWould You Like to Participate in the Children's Christmas Parade?

11nov11:00 am12:00 pm5th Annual Veterans Day CeremonyVeterans Day Ceremony

22nov4:00 pm8:00 pmOlde Towne Holiday Open House & Crafters MarketHOLIDAY EVENT

22nov5:30 pm7:00 pmOlde Towne Holiday Tree LightingHOLIDAY EVENT

23nov7:00 pm9:00 pmGrand Illumination ParadeNORFOLK EVENT

29novAll Day31decWinter Wonderland at the Children’s Museum of VirginiaHoliday Event

29novAll Day31decSpecial Admission RateSpecial Holiday Pricing

29nov1:00 pm4:00 pmPony Rides during Winter WonderlandWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

29nov(nov 29)5:30 pm30(nov 30)7:15 pmSnow Wonders - Snow & Light ShowKIDS HOLIDAY EVENT

30novAll DayShop Small Saturday

30nov1:00 pm4:00 pmPony Rides during Winter WonderlandWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

30nov5:00 pm7:00 pmThe Doorway SingersKIDS HOLIDAY EVENT

06dec5:00 pm8:00 pmVisits with SantaWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

06dec(dec 6)5:30 pm07(dec 7)7:15 pmSnow Wonders - Snow & Light ShowKIDS HOLIDAY EVENT

06dec7:30 pm9:30 pmPortsmouth Community Concerts - The Eric Mintel Quartet Christmas Jazz ConcertLIVE HOLIDAY MUSIC

07dec11:00 am2:30 pmNew Bern Jonkonnu Band at 11 am & 2 pmWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

07dec1:00 pm3:00 pmThe Doorway SingersKIDS HOLIDAY EVENT

07dec3:00 pm8:00 pmVisits with SantaWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

07dec5:00 pm7:00 pmEvent CancelledChristmas in CradockHOLIDAY EVENT

08decAll DaySanta Claus ShuffleHOLIDAY RUN/WALK

08dec9:00 am11:00 amSpecial Day for Special NeedsWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

08dec1:00 pm5:00 pmVisits with SantaWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

12dec6:00 pm8:00 pmWinter Wonderland Adult Night Out at the Children's Museum of VirginiaWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

13dec(dec 13)5:30 pm14(dec 14)7:15 pmSnow Wonders - Snow & Light ShowKIDS HOLIDAY EVENT

14dec(dec 14)10:00 am15(dec 15)3:00 pm25th Annual Children's Christmas Shoppe at Trinity ChurchKIDS HOLIDAY EVENT

14dec10:00 amChildren’s Christmas ParadeKID-FRIENDLY EVENT

14dec11:00 amOlde Towne Holiday Music FestivalHOLIDAY EVENT

14dec3:00 pm8:00 pmVisits with SantaWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

15dec1:00 pm5:00 pmVisits with SantaWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

20dec(dec 20)5:30 pm21(dec 21)7:15 pmSnow Wonders - Snow & Light ShowKIDS HOLIDAY EVENT

21dec12:00 pm2:00 pmSwing Time Jazz TrioWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

21dec12:00 pm4:00 pmPony Rides during Winter WonderlandWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

21dec3:00 pm8:00 pmVisits with Santa - Last SaturdayWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

22dec1:00 pm5:00 pmVisits with Santa - Last ChanceWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

23dec11:30 am2:30 pmRainbow Puppets 11:30 am & 1:30 pmWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

26dec11:30 am2:30 pmRainbow Puppets 11:30 am & 1:30 pmWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

27dec(dec 27)5:30 pm28(dec 28)7:15 pmSnow Wonders - Snow & Light ShowKIDS HOLIDAY EVENT

28dec12:00 pm4:00 pmLast Chance Pony Rides during Winter WonderlandWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

31dec11:00 am2:00 pmNoon Year's Eve Bash: Countdown to NoonWinter Wonderland at the Children's Museum of Virginia

31dec4:00 pmOlde Towne Scottish WalkHOLIDAY MUSIC

22feb7:30 pm9:30 amPortsmouth Community Concerts - Orson Van Gay IILIVE MUSIC

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Venues of Interest

Portsmouth offers a variety of venues from outdoors parks and spaces, museums, and music venues that set the stage for a hub of activity with special events, festivals and happenings. Get your fill of activities full of culture, food, history, music and community. Enjoy year-round entertainment! 

Parking in Portsmouth

Public parking is available on streets and City of Portsmouth lots and garages throughout the Downtown Business District.

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Many of Portsmouth’s attractions are clustered within easy walking distance of each other, making it the perfect place to spend a day.

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