It’s Christmas Eve weekend! Many are heading out of town while others will be experiencing an influx of visitors, as family and friends journey to Richmond to spend the holidays.
If you find yourself with a full house this holiday weekend and you’re looking for a few great ways to pass the time, we’ve got you covered. Check out our latest Weekend Roundup for festive things to do this weekend that will make your Christmas truly merry:
New To Theaters
The Greatest Showman
Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle
New To Redbox
Friday, December 22
Miracle of Christmas – Live At the Zoo
December 21 – December 23, 6:15 PM to 8:30 PM
Metro Richmond Zoo
Don’t miss the 15th anniversary of Miracle of Christmas, a FREE live nativity pageant at the Metro Richmond Zoo. For more information Click Here or call (804) 739-5666.
Nov 17 – Dec 31
The Virginia Repertory Theatre brings this classic children’s tale to life at the Neil November Theatre. Click Here for more information.
Saturday, Dec 23
Christmas Classics at the Byrd Theater
Enjoy holiday classics like It’s A Wonderful Life and The Polar Express at the Byrd Theater. Click Here for more information.
Richmond Ballet’s The Nutcracker
Dec 15 – 17, Dec 20 – 23 2017
The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a production of the Nutcracker. Join the Richmond Ballet for their 2017 performance of this Christmas classic. Click Here for more information.
Christmas Town at Busch Gardens
Imagine your favorite theme park illuminated with 8 million Christmas lights! It’s Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg! Dubbed the largest Christmas light display in North America, with something for the entire family. Enjoy the ambiance, food and drink, holiday shopping, amazing shows, and more! Click Here for more information.
Dominion Energy Gardenfest of Lights
Nov. 24, 2017 – Jan. 8, 2018 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25)
Take time out for a holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, nightly family activities & more. Nightly 5 – 10 p.m. Click Here for more information.
Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China
November 18, 2017 – March 11, 2018
One of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century has come to Richmond’s VMFA. The legendary Terracotta Army, an underground army of nearly 8,000 life-size terracotta figures paint a vivid picture of china’s Quin Dynasty. This exhibition features ten majestic terracotta figures, including a cavalry horse, and 130 works that tell the story of China’s birth and one man’s lasting imprint on a nation. The exhibit runs from November 18, 2017 – March 11, 2018. Click Here for more information.
Sunday, Dec 24
It’s CHRISTMAS EVE! Spend time with your loved ones!
MERRY CHRISTMAS and the Weekend Roundup will see you in 2018!
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Weekend Roundup: Christmas Classics, The Zoo, & More! was originally published on kissrichmond.com