Holiday lights on tree
Nov 09 2017

Giles Holiday Events & Festivities

Giles Holiday Events & Festivities


The following is a list of community activities happening throughout December, this holiday season:

December 1-3 | Christmas with the Johnstons at the Giles County Historical Society

December 1 – 5:30-8:30pm
-Enjoy the beauty of the Andrew Johnston House by candlelight
-Bonfire in front yard with hot apple cider served to visitors
-Enjoy fresh, homemade treats in Mrs. Johnston’s Kitchen
-Museum & Gift Shop will be open
December 2 – 2:00-5:00pm
-Andrew Johnston House, Museum & Gift Shop will be open
-Enjoy fresh, homemade treats in Mrs. Johnston’s Kitchen
-Performances by Greenwood Recorder Quartet
December 3 – 2:00-5:00pm
-Andrew Johnston House, Museum & Gift Shop will be open
-Enjoy fresh, homemade treats in Mrs. Johnston’s Kitchen
-Stop by to visit followed by Pearisburg Christmas Parade at 4:00pm

Historical Society Christmas event details

December 2 | Breakfast with Santa hosted by the Pearisburg Junior Woman’s Club

Please join the Pearisburg Junior Woman’s Club for our annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday December 2nd, 2017 at the Pearisburg First United Methodist Church. We will be serving a delicious breakfast from 8-10:30am, and children can visit with Santa and make their own bag of reindeer food! Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the door. Children 2 and under are free. You may purchase tickets from any PJWC member or at the Town Hall in Pearisburg. Call or text Nicole with any questions: 540-558-8774!


Breakfast w Santa details

December 2 | Pembroke Christmas Festival & Parade

Celebrating it’s 10th year- the Town of Pembroke invites you to a festival from 1-5pm with their annual parade at 4pm. For more information contact 540-626-7191

details on Pembroke VA holiday event


December 2 | Dancing Holiday Magic & Mini Nutcracker

All are invited to celebrate the holidays with Dance Motion at their holiday show. On Saturday evening beginning at 4:30pm. Tickets are available by contacting Dance Motion at 540-599-0952. The event will be held at Giles High School in Pearisburg.


Holiday dance performance

A holiday performance not to miss. Picture from their Facebook event.


December 3 | Pearisburg Parade & Tree Lighting

An annual holiday tradition- join them in Pearisburg for the Christmas Parade beginning at 4pm. Afterwards join them on the Courthouse lawn for the tree lighting. For more information contact 540-921-0340.


December 4 | Town of Narrows Christmas Parade

Join friends & neighbors on Monday, December 4th for the annual Narrows Christmas Parade, which begins at 7pm. Not to miss Christmas lights through town, on the bridge, and around the Duck Pond, make this a fun family outing. For more information contact 540-726-2423


December 7 | Rich Creek Christmas Parade

Always a great turnout & fun event- Join them in Rich Creek on Thursday evening for their parade. Parade begins at 7pm, with lineup at 6pm near the Rich Creek Town Hall. For more information please contact 540-726-3260. 4


December 13 | Adventure Tourism Workshop at Castle Rock

Do you want to turn your love for the outdoors into a business? You are invited to attend this free workshop that will outline the opportunities, best practices, and steps required to launch a successful adventure tourism business. Learn tips from existing business owners and professionals on what it takes to launch a successful business. Advanced registration is requested.


December 16 | A Kid’s Christmas Party with the Community Market & Library

The Pearisburg Community Market invites you to a Kids Christmas Party. Reading of ‘The True Gift’, Snacks, crafts, & more! This event is free but registration is appreciated! Call 540-921-0340 to register.


December 24 | The Bethlehem Traffic Jam

The 2017 Newport Christmas Eve Celebration beginning at 7pm. The offering for the evening will benefit the Newport Emergency Fund.


You are encouraged to view our events calendar for more information. You can click any link above to be directed to more information. This post will update as any new events come in. Please also follow along on Facebook [] and click our “Events” tab as we share events from friends and partners.




Share Post