New River Trail State Park’s Festival of Lights.
Make ornaments to keep or give as gifts from natural materials at Pocahontas on December 13.
Visit an 1860s Santa Claus at Sailors Creek Battlefield on December 5.
From November 27 to 29, experience a Country Christmas and Holiday Open House at Sky Meadows State Park.
Watch boats decorated for the holidays parade by and bring a toy or warm clothing at Smith Mountain Lake’s Flotilla for Toys on December 5.
Staunton River Battlefield State Park offers a 19th Century Plantation House Christmas at Mulberry Hill on December 5 and 6.
Wilderness Road State Park offers a Frontier Christmas on December 4 and 5 with an open house at Karlan Mansion on December 6.
Last but not least is our famous Festival of Trees at Southwest Virginia Museum from now through December 31. There are a number of special events happening throughout December including Breakfast with the Grinch, Photos with Santa, Sweet Treats and Tea with Mrs. Claus.