Holidays in Farmville

Holidays at Home in Farmville

With COVID-19 procedures and precautions changing every day, it can be hard to keep up with Holiday events in Farmville! Where can you find events and activities happening and stay up to date with what’s been canceled? We have done the hard work for you! Below we have collected information on holiday events happening in Farmville and virtual events to help fill your holiday season with plenty of cheer!

Local Events

Hanging With Santa
Welcome Santa to Farmville with the Hanging with Santa event on Saturday, December 12th at the Robert Russa Moton Museum! The event will feature pictures with Santa and take-home pre-packaged treats, as well as a toy drive to collect toys for charity!

Winter Solstice Hike
Head to High Bridge State Park on December 20th for the Winter Solstice Hike! Get out of the house and enjoy a wintertime hike, while learning about the history of winter celebrations and how they have evolved over time, on the eve of the Winter Solstice.

Lynchburg Christmas Parade
Unfortunately, the annual Farmville Christmas Parade has been canceled for 2020. The Annual Lynchburg Christmas Parade has become a Drive-Thru Christmas Parade that will allow for people to Drive-Thru and witness the Scenes, Floats, Music, Performances, Cars, and more that they are used to seeing but from the comfort and safety of their own vehicles. Bring the family out to help celebrate a “Starry Night in Toyland”, Sunday, December 6th.

Virtual Events:

Many of America’s favorite Holiday Events are still happening this year for everyone to enjoy from home!

Thanksgiving ParadeMacy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
The Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be converted to a made-for-TV spectacle, featuring the larger-than-life balloons, over-the-top floats, and big-name performers! You can watch the parade as always on NBC on Thursday, November 26th from 9am to noon. Or, watch the live stream!

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting
Enjoy the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting on December 2nd with a live national broadcast hosted by NBC to officially mark the start of the Christmas season!

National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Washington D.C’s 98th National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and holiday performances will take place on December 3rd on

New York Ball DropNew Year’s Eve Ball Drop in Time Square
The Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in Time Square will also occur virtually this year. You can still countdown the ball drop and pop some champagne in the comfort (and warmth!) of your own home! The event will feature the iconic ball drop countdown, as well as performances and a recap of the year’s events broadcast on television and live stream.

Whether you decide to celebrate your holidays virtually this year or find a way to visit family and friends, be sure to stay safe this Holiday season!