The Countdown to an EPIC Weekend in NOVA Begins now!

The Countdown to an EPIC Weekend in NOVA Begins now! 
If the drone of weekday life has left you feeling exhausted and ready for mindless relaxation, I have the perfect weekend cure: pack your bags because we’re heading to Northern Virginia for a sparkling three-day revival of pure fun! The past week seems to have dragged on endlessly with monotonous daily routines and obligations chaining us to our desks and appliances. But the calendar has finally flipped to the blissful Friday we’ve been craving, which means for the next few days we can throw off the weighted shackles of work and school in favor of shiny new adventures waiting for us in NOVA. Our epic weekend itinerary is planned down to the delicious deet and the stars have aligned for optimal good times. I literally cannot wait to break free of this place with you dreamers and hit the refresh button on life—who’s ready to ditch this boring town and jump on the road trip hype train to excitement? CHUGGA CHUGGA!
Annual Festival of Trees

 
November 12, 2023 - December 31, 2023
Natural Bridge State Park 6477 South Lee Highway
About the Event
It's hard not to get into the holiday spirit when visiting Natural Bridge State Park's Festival of Trees, now celebrating its 28th year. Step into a beautiful winter wonderland filled with decorated trees, mantels, and doorways, all created by volunteers from around the region. But this festive event isn't just about holiday cheer. You can help your local community by voting for your favorite tree with non-perishable foods and gently used books. Not only will you enjoy a lovely, enchanting atmosphere of community and holiday spirit, you can also give back to those in need. Don't miss out on this beloved holiday tradition - visit the festival during their regular museum hours Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm and Saturday-Sunday 1pm-5pm. Admission rates are affordable and group rates are also available. Join the park and make a difference this holiday season!
Best Lights of Christmas at Brewing Tree Beer Company
 
November 24, 2023 - January 7, 2024 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Brewing Tree Beer Company 9278 Rockfish valley Highway Afton, VA 22920
About the Event
Get ready to experience the magic of the holiday season like never before! We're bringing the Christmas spirit to life with some exciting twists that are fun for the whole family. Take a leisurely stroll through our enchanting displays, sip on some delicious hot chocolate, snack on scrumptious food, and warm up in our cozy area. Plus, there's plenty more to explore! You can easily purchase tickets online or at the door, so don't miss out on the festivities. For more information, head to our website or give us a call at 540-381-0990. We can't wait to spread the joy of the holidays with you!
37th Annual Gingerbread House Contest & Exhibit at Ferry Farm

 
December 7, 2023 - December 30, 2023
George Washington's Ferry Farm 268 Kings Highway Fredericksburg, VA 22405
About the Event
Step inside a world of enchantment at the 37th Annual Gingerbread House Contest and Exhibit, held this year at George Washington's Ferry Farm. This year's theme, "Critter Christmas," promises to be filled with whimsy and magic. You can take in the sights and smells of the delightful gingerbread creations for only $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for students aged 6-17. Children aged 5 and under get in free! If you want to make the most of your visit, opt for a guided tour of Ferry Farm that also includes admission to the exhibit for only $12.00 for adults and $6.00 for students. Located at 268 Kings Highway in Fredericksburg, VA, the exhibit is easily accessible. For more information, email [email protected] or call 540-370-0732 x11. Come experience the joy of "Critter Christmas" with us!
New Year's Eve Party at The Winery at Sunshine Ridge Farms

 
December 31 · 8pm - January 1, 2024 · 1am EST
The Winery at Sunshine Ridge Farm 15850 Sunshine Ridge Lane Gainesville, VA 20155 United States
About the Event
Ring in the New Year in style at The Winery at Sunshine Ridge Farms located in Gainesville, VA! Celebrate with a stunning view of Lake Manassas in our rustic wine tasting room and old-school pub-style brewery. Our New Year's Eve Party features a live DJ, catered buffet, sparkling wine toast when you arrive and at midnight, party favors, and a photo station for capturing all the festive moments! This locally owned and operated winery boasts over 20 acres of land and is the perfect spot for any special occasion. Whether you want to relax with a glass of wine while enjoying the sunset, host a private event, or dance the night away, we're here to make your New Year's Eve unforgettable!
9th Annual A Wee Christmas Dollhouses & Miniatures Show at Kenmore

 
December 7, 2023 - December 30, 2023 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Historic Kenmore 1201 Washington Avenue Fredericksburg, VA 22401
About the Event
It's the most wonderful time of the year and Historic Kenmore is celebrating it in miniature style! Don't miss out on the 8th Annual Wee Christmas Dollhouses & Miniatures Show, open from December 3rd to December 30th during museum hours. Take a close look at a series of stunning, highly-detailed replicas different dollhouses, including a miniature version of Kenmore itself, and explore the Crowninshield Museum filled with a variety of cute miniatures. This exhibition is an excellent opportunity to share memories of your own dollhouse with your family and truly appreciate the level of detail and care that goes into miniatures. Be sure to take part in the "I Spy Miniatures" challenge - it's an exciting challenge for both young and old. Bring $6.00 for adults, $3.00 for students aged between 6-17, and children aged 5 and under get in free for exhibition only. If you want a guided tour of the show and Historic Kenmore museum, Kenmore Guided Tour, will cost you $12.00 for adults and $6.00 for students aged 6-17. Children aged 5 and under can participate in the guided tour at no cost. You can purchase the admission fee onsite at 1201 Washington Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. Visit us now and celebrate miniature Christmas with your loved ones!
Ash & Elm Winter Intensive 2023

 
Saturday, December 30 · 10am - 3pm EST
All That & Jazz! 5119 Waterway Drive Dumfries, VA 22025 United States
About the Event
Are you looking to elevate your dance technique and repertoire this winter? Look no further than Ash & Elm's exciting Winter Intensive! On December 30th, join us for a day of contemporary and ballet technique, improv and composition, and company repertoire. This intensive is perfect for dancers ages 10 and up who are eager to improve and expand their skills. Plus, if you register before December 15th, you'll receive our early bird price of only $125! Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn and grow as a dancer. We can't wait to see you there!
Empowering Vision Board Workshop

 
Saturday, December 30 · 9:30 - 11:30am EST
Compton Village Clubhouse, Compton Village Drive, Centreville, VA, USA
14401 Compton Village Drive Centreville, VA 20121 United States
About the Event
Unlock the power of visioning and bring your dreams to life with our Vision Board Workshop! Taking place at the Compton Village Clubhouse in Centreville, VA, this in-person event is the perfect opportunity to unleash your creativity and manifest your aspirations. Creating a personalized vision board is a great way to help visualize your goals, whether you're looking to boost your career, improve relationships, or enhance your overall well-being. During the workshop, Janeen will be your guide, sharing inspiration, tips, and techniques to help you craft a vision board that truly reflects your vision. Join us and learn how to focus on bringing your dreams to life, consciously and subconsciously!
Holiday GNOME Painting for Kids!

 
Saturday, December 30 · 2 - 4pm EST
12642 Chapel Road Clifton, VA 20124 United States
About the Event
Get into the holiday spirit and join me for a festive two-hour painting event on Saturday, December 30th, at 2:00-4:00PM at THE PURPLE HAYES GALLERY art studio in Historic Clifton. This event is perfect for kids aged 7-12 who want to learn how to paint and customize their own holiday gnome. Professional artist Rebecca Hayes will be on hand to give small group painting instructions amidst the backdrop of holiday music. Plus, enjoy cookies and milk or juice while you learn! Parents are welcome to stay and observe, but if you prefer to explore nearby historic Clifton shops and restaurants, you can drop your child off and pick them up later. Just make sure to dress accordingly, as acrylic paint can stain. Don't miss out on this fun holiday painting event with an experienced professional!
"Discover You” Mini Retreat

 
December 30 · 8am - December 31 · 12:30pm EST
Brambleton clubhouse, 42255 Palladian Blue Terr Brambleton, VA 20148 United States
About the Event
Feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and disconnected can leave us feeling lost and unsure of how to move forward. But, friend, don't despair - there is hope! I want to personally invite you to join me at "Discover You," a life-altering transformational mini retreat designed to help you overcome stress, manage overwhelm, and discover your true potential. Through cutting-edge techniques, this 1.5-day immersive experience will help you architect your new reality and deeply connect to your gifts and talents. Imagine stepping into 2024 as the most powerful version of yourself, fueled by joy, love, and unwavering confidence. "Discover You" is the greatest love story you will ever write, and I cannot wait to see the incredible transformation that awaits you. Join me and register today - let's make 2024 your best year yet.
New Year's Eve Holiday Brew Bash at Mustang Sally Brewing!
Sun, 31 Dec 2023 20:30 - Mon, 1 Jan 2024 02:00 EST
Mustang Sally Brewing Company 14140 Parke Long Court #A-C Chantilly, VA 20151 United States
About the Event
Ready to kick off the New Year with a bang? Our annual New Year's Eve Holiday Brew Bash is the perfect event for craft beer enthusiasts and pinball lovers alike! With your ticket, enjoy all-you-can-drink access to over 15 beer options from 8:30pm-2am. Looking for something truly unique? You won't want to miss out on the barrel-aged bottle shares supplied by Mustang Sally Brewing, featuring 4oz pour bottles that are sure to impress. And don't worry about getting hungry - we've got you covered with free food from Willards BBQ catering. But the fun doesn't stop there - you'll also have access to unlimited pinball on select machines throughout the night. Best of all, this completely private and closed-off event means there will be no walk-in traffic, ensuring a safe and enjoyable evening for all. Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the big night - let's ring in the New Year together in style!
New Year's Eve Celebration at The Clubs at Quantico

 
December 31 · 8pm - January 1, 2024 · 1am EST
The Clubs at Quantico 3017 Russell Road Quantico, VA 22134 United States
About the Event
Are you looking for a fun way to bring in the New Year? Look no further than our public event! DJ BASS will be providing the perfect music to dance the night away and we'll have a selfie station to capture all your memories. We have two packages to choose from to fit your preferences. Package A offers a delicious buffet with a prime rib carving station at two different seating times. If you choose Package A, you'll also receive all the festivities from Package B plus a complimentary 187ml bottle of champagne. For those who just want to stand and dance, Package B includes cocktail style seating, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. To make your New Year's Eve even more special, Inns of the Corps is offering a special starting rate of $79. Call 703-784-4264 for more information. Let's ring in the New Year together!
Honor Brewing Kitchen

December 31 · 9pm - January 1, 2024 · 2am EST
Honor Brewing Kitchen - Fairfax, 11250 James Swart Circle Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
About the Event
Get ready to ring in the New Year with an unforgettable party vibe and top-notch amenities! The night will start off with a 5-hour Cash Bar featuring your favorite drinks to get you in the NYE spirit. And when it's time to hit the dance floor, a live DJ will be blasting a megawatt mix of Top 40, Hip-Hop, House, and mash-ups to keep the energy high all night long. As the final seconds of the year tick down, the DJ will lead an enthusiastic countdown that's sure to get everyone on their feet. And don't forget to grab a glass of champagne or your favorite mixed drink to toast the New Year when the clock strikes twelve! Want to make your NYE experience extra special? Elevate your night with VIP tickets and packages featuring reserved seating and nightlife bottle service at a private table. And if you need some fuel to keep the celebrations going, the flagship location of Honor Brewing Kitchen has you covered with a huge selection of beers, wine, cocktails, and even a specialized tiki menu for those feeling a little adventurous.
Comedy on New Year's Eve in LORTON VA!!!

Sunday, December 31 · 8 - 10pm EST
Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way Lorton, VA 22079 United States
About the Event
Are you ready to kick off the New Year with a laugh? Look no further than the Workhouse Arts Center's ONE SHOW ONLY New Year's Eve comedy event! With headliner Antoine Scott and a diverse group of comedians, you're guaranteed an abundance of joy as you bid farewell to 2023 and usher in 2024. The Workhouse, nestled in beautiful Lorton, VA, offers a cozy and intimate setting for an evening full of laughter. As an added bonus, light snacks and drinks will be available during the show. Don't miss out on the chance to start the New Year on a high note - get your General Admission tickets now!
Ned Devine's New Year Eve Extravaganza

December 31 · 7pm - January 1, 2024 · 2am EST
Ned Devine's Irish Gastro Pub and Restaurant 2465 Centreville Rd Herndon, VA 20171 United States
About the Event
Get ready for a night of traditional Irish New Year’s celebrations as we kick off the festivities at 7pm (Midnight in Ireland)! It’s an all-ticket event and we sell out fast, so make sure to get your hands on tickets before 9pm to stay for the celebrations. We’re excited to have "DJ Captain Seawalker of Yacht Rock Party Events" spinning tunes and the amazing band Legal In The District taking the stage at 9.30pm. For just $20 per person, you can join us for the countdown to midnight with a champagne toast and party favors! Consider upgrading your night with our dinner package, which includes a five-course meal, champagne toast, party favors, event ticket, and the perk of keeping your table all night. This option is only available by calling the restaurant, so make your reservation now by dialing 703-793-7376, and hurry as tables book up fast! We hope to see you there for a night of good company, good food, and good fun!
2023 NEW YEARS EVE BOWTIES & DIAMONDS EXPERIENCE

December 31 · 2pm - January 1, 2024 · 2am EST
Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles 14750 Conference Center Drive Chantilly, VA 20151 United States
About the Event
Ring in the New Year with extravagance at the Bowties & Diamonds Experience! We invite you to experience a spectacular event that promises to be a night like no other. This enchanting event kicks off on Sunday, December 31, 2023, at 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) at our gorgeous venue located at 14750 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151. Get ready to dress to impress with your finest attire, bowties, and diamonds to make this an unforgettable experience. Indulge in an evening of entertainment, live performances, and dancing that will keep your feet tapping all night long. You can also expect to relish gourmet culinary delights from our menu and raise a glass for a toast to the New Year. Whether you come with family, friends, or decide to make new connections, we guarantee an unforgettable celebration at the Bowties & Diamonds Experience.
New Year event for Azerbaijani Community in Virginia 2024

December 31 · 8pm - January 1, 2024 · 1am EST
Mazadar Restaurant 11725 Lee Highway #15 Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
About the Event
Get ready to ring in the New Year with joy and excitement at an exclusive celebration just for the Azerbaijani community in Virginia! We invite you to join us for a fabulous evening filled with cultural performances, traditional music, and dance, all taking place at Mazadar Restaurant, a perfect venue known for its warm ambiance and delicious cuisine. This event promises to be a spectacular celebration of our rich heritage and traditions, and we can't wait to celebrate another year with our community. So save the date, and join us for a night of joy, laughter, and wonderful moments at the New Year event for the Azerbaijani Community in Virginia in 2024!
NYE 2024 at Bar Louie Gainesville

December 31 · 5pm - January 1, 2024 · 2am EST
Bar Louie - Virginia Gateway 14081 Promenade Commons Street Gainesville, VA 20155 United States
About the Event
Looking to ring in the New Year with your favorite people? Why not head to Bar Louie for a night you won't forget! With a 4 course dinner for two at only $75, you'll get to choose from an array of delicious options like flash fried calamari, citrus grilled salmon, or steak frites. If you're just looking to snack and dance the night away, the DJ + Late Night Celebration Package for two at $100 is the perfect option. With appetizers, drink tickets, and a champagne toast at midnight, you'll be ready to dance all the way into 2024. While formal attire isn't required, why not dress up and make the night extra special? Just don't forget to let your smile shine, as upon entry you'll be giving Bar Louie permission to snap a photo for marketing purposes. Seating is first come, first serve, so gather your friends and make sure to get there early!
New Years Eve Masquerade Ball
December 31 · 8pm - January 1, 2024 · 1am EST
2965 Richmond Highway Stafford, VA 22554 United States
About the Event
Welcome to a night that you will never forget! The Kappa Foundation of Fredericksburg is excited to present you with the New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball for the grown and sexy. In this unforgettable evening, you will have the opportunity to enjoy live music from DJ Hurricane, fantastic cocktails, and even a line dancing lesson if you're up for it!  As the clock ticks towards midnight, we will all toast to new beginnings with champagne. It's worth noting that this event is open to people aged 21 and up, so be sure to bring your ID with you when you come. The best part is that you will be helping the KFF in their pursuit to impact the lives of young people in the Greater Fredericksburg area positively. So come and join us in making a difference and having an unforgettable night!
Brew Year's Eve @ The Republic

December 31 · 8pm - January 1, 2024 · 1am EST
Brew Republic Bierwerks 15201 Potomac Town Place #Suite 120 Woodbridge, VA 22191 United States
About the Event
Get ready to say goodbye to 2023 and hello to 2024 at our Woodbridge/Stonebridge taproom! The night promises to be filled with music, drinks, food, and excitement. A DJ will be playing dance tunes while Karaoke will also be available for those who want to showcase their singing skills. We are offering reserved seating with a table reservation that includes a champagne toast, shared appetizer, raffle ticket, and beer/wine ticket for $21 per chair. Or, feel free to try your luck with general admission and join in on the fun. Non-reserved seating will be available on a first-come-first-served basis but don't wait too long because space is limited! Our menu will also be available for anyone who needs some delicious bites in between dancing and celebrating. So whether you're excited for the new year or just glad to see the old one go away, bring your friends and enjoy a night filled with more fun than you should be allowed to have!
The Great Gatsby New Years Eve Gala

December 31 · 8:30pm - January 1, 2024 · 2:30am EST
17650 Possum Point Road Dumfries, VA 22026 United States
About the Event
Are you ready to ring in the new year in true Gatsby style? Then come join us for The Great Gatsby New Year's Eve Gala in Dumfries, Virginia! Immerse yourself in the opulence of the roaring 20s with music by DJ D-Lux and DJ Lady Dzyre, an open bar, and delicious passed hor'dourves. Our music-themed venue will transport you to the world of Jay Gatsby, with lavish decorations and a sparkling ambiance. And, if you're looking for a laugh, you won’t want to miss headliner Stacey Carver, who has been seen on HBO, VH1, and Comedy Central. Dress to impress in your finest flapper dresses and dapper suits for this semi-formal evening of revelry and elegance. Don't forget to capture timeless memories in our vintage-inspired photo booth. We can't wait to celebrate with you!


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