Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to start looking ahead to Christmas.
Child or adult, Christmas means Santa and Mrs. Claus, elves and reindeer.
So, where can you find Santa in the Williamsburg area this year?
Here’s our running list, thanks to Visit Williamsburg and Williamsburg Families:
Santa’s Workshop at Busch Gardens
Get photos with Santa and drop off your Christmas List at the North Pole in NewKastle.
Dates: Visit the Busch Gardens website to see available dates.
Price: Admission to Christmas Town (Starts at $30 per ticket without a membership).
Yorktown Market Days and Toyland Parade
Shop for locally-grown produce and holiday goods at the Yorktown Market Days. There will also be children’s activities such as colonial crafts, holiday music, and rides on the Polar Express. The public can also participate in the Toyland Parade through Riverwalk Landing led by the Fifes and Drums of Yorktown. Festivities begin at 1 p.m.
Date: Dec. 8
Price: Free, goods and services for purchase
Sparkleland on the Square
Santa will make an appearance in Merchants Square on weekends in December. Visitors can go see Santa, participate in holiday workshops, listen to live music, meet Liberty the dog and enjoy holiday treats.
Dates: Thursday through Sunday, each weekend throughout the month.
Price: Free, photos for purchase
Find Saint Nick at Yankee Candle daily throughout December.
Date: Every day. Check the Yankee Candle website for Santa’s hours.
Price: Goods and services for purchase
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