Immerse yourself in the spirit of the season at Town Center of Virginia Beach. Experience the most beautiful lighting displays in Hampton Roads, festive street entertainment, catch a holiday show, enjoy extended shopping hours, Santa sightings, strolling carolers, restaurant specials and much more!

Holiday Events

Dancing Northern Lights Tree presented by the City of Virginia Beach

November 29 – December 31, Nightly | Fountain Plaza 

Admire the beautiful Dancing Northern Lights Tree as it’s lights dance to music nightly at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM and 9 PM. This display is managed by the CBDA. Contact (757) 490-7810 with questions.

Snow Globe Spectacular presented by the City of Virginia Beach

December 6 – 27 | All Around Town Center 

Visit the amazing life-size snow globes filled with artist Christmas Tree scenes and live entertainment. The magic of the holidays comes to life with dancing ballerinas, a playful elf, marching toy soldiers and frosty royal musicians throughout Town Center! Snow globes are displayed around Town Center all season long. The live snow globe entertainment takes place on the hour, immediately following the Holiday Tree Light Show, every weekend in December: Friday’s: 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, 9 PM, Saturday’s: 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, 9 PM, Sunday’s: 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, 9 PM. These displays are managed by the CBDA. Contact (757) 490-7810 with questions.

Santa’s Cottage presented by the City of Virginia Beach

December 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22| Fountain Plaza

Santa Claus is coming to Town(Center). Visit Santa’s Cottage for pictures with the one and only – Santa Claus! Don’t worry, Santa Selfies are pet friendly, so you can bring your furry family member along for the photo op too. Every weekend in December: Friday’s 6-9 pm, Saturday’s 3-5 pm and 6-9 pm, Sunday’s 3-5 pm and 6-9 pm. This display is managed by the CBDA. Contact (757) 490-7810 with questions.