Holidays in the Village of Leesburg

Head west of D.C. for a less-congested holiday celebration in the village of Leesburg, where you'll find a five-story tree with more than 15,000 lights.

Leesburg will also play host to live music and plenty of holiday-themed events. This year, the village is celebrating the coming holidays with free horse-drawn carriage rides and breakfast with Santa at participating restos. Kids can visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy breakfast or lunch and receive a photo and souvenir.

Full Holiday Event Schedule:

  • Horse-Drawn Carriage rides: Fridays & Saturdays 5-9 p.m. through Dec. 19 
  • Spectacular Musical Tree Shows: Daily music and light shows through Jan. 3, noon-9 p.m. every hour on the hour.
  • Visit with Santa: Wednesdays and Thursdays now through Dec. 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (bring your own camera). Wednesdays are pet-friendly.
  • International TUBACHRISTMAS Concert: A flashmob-esque group of tuba players will gather and playing Christmas music, Dec. 13 from 2-3 p.m.
  • Hanukkah Celebration: Dec. 13 at 4 p.m.
  • Annual Winter Ice Fest & Mega Block Ice Carving Competition: Jan. 16; more details to come.
  • Breakfast With Santa: reservations required, $15/seat. Kids 4 and under free. Locations:

    • King Pinz
      Saturday, Dec. 5
      9 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
      Call (703) 443-8001

    • Smokehouse Live
      Saturday, Dec. 12
      8:30 a.m. & 10 a.m.
      Call (571) 447-5483

    • Eggspectation
      Saturday, Dec. 19
      8:30 a.m. & 10 a.m.
      Call (703) 777-4127

You are also encouraged to bring a donation for Toys for Tots.

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The Village at Leesburg is centered around 1602 Village Market Blvd. SE, about an hour from downtown D.C.

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