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DC, NoVA Weekend: Fireworks, Waterskiing Santa

Posted on Dec 21,2018
Filed Under Entertainment , Local Style,

Image via Nick Eckert-Visit Alexandria

By Emily Leayman

ALEXANDRIA, VA — If you're finished with Christmas shopping and baking cookies, reward yourself by going out. This weekend is the last chance to enjoy some Christmas-themed events before family gatherings and New Year's Eve celebrations become the focus.

We've rounded up numerous events going on in DC and Northern Virginia from Friday, Dec. 21 to Monday, Dec. 24. Some are free. Some have a fee.

Some of the larger events you'll find include: the last weekend of Downtown Holiday Market, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Waterskiing Santa in Alexandria.

Friday, Dec. 21

Downtown Holiday Market (through Dec. 23)
Cirque Dreams Holidaze at MGM National Harbor (through Dec. 23)
Christmas Village at Leesburg Animal Park (through Dec. 22)
Miracle on 7th Street pop-up bar (through Dec. 31)
ZooLights (through Jan. 1)
Light Up Fest at One Loudoun (through Jan. 2)
Light Yards at the Yards DC (through Jan. 4)
Bull Run Regional Park's Festival of Lights (through Jan. 6)
Georgetown GLOW DC (through Jan. 6)
Meadowlark Winter Walk of Lights (through Jan. 6)
Buffalo Sabres at Washington Capitals
Vola's Dockside Grill and Hi-Tide Lounge Ugly Sweater Party
Christmas at the Old Bull and Bush (various dates)
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker at GMU
Live Ice Sculpture at Lansdowne Resort & Spa
Monkey Joe's Dulles Holiday Celebration
DJ Dance Party and Silent Disco in Leesburg
Polar Express Pajama Party at AMC Loudoun Station 11
Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at National Harbor

Saturday, Dec. 22

Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon (rescheduled from previous date)
Events DC Holiday Hoops Fest
Phoenix Suns at Washington Wizards
Pop-Up Holiday Happenings on upper King Street
Brunch with Mrs. Claus at Le Diplomate
Holiday Ball at Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
Bad Santa Karaoke Party in Fairfax

Sunday, Dec. 23

Trans-Siberian Orchestra presented by Hallmark Channel
Ugly Sweater Pawrade at Doggy Style DC

Monday, Dec. 24

Waterskiing Santa in Alexandria
Children's Christmas Service at Washington National Cathedral
Christmas Eve Pageant & Holy Eucharist in Alexandria
Live Nativity with animals in Annandale
Holiday Movies at Mosaic District
Convergence Pop-Up Christmas Eve at Alexandria Market Square

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