Upcoming Events

Events listed below are hosted or co-hosted by the City of Fredericksburg. For information on these events please feel free to contact our department. 

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Holiday Cards

November 22 - December 27
in Riverfront Park, 700 Sophia Street

FREE, bring your friends and family for selfies in the park! Oversized greeting card frames will be on display in Riverfront Park. Stop by to visit the cards and take a selfie, share with friends, come back and do it again. It’s FREE to visit the cards and take all the photos you’d like. Featuring five card designs: FXBG, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa and Happy Holidays. Share your pics: #LoveFXBG. For information please call 540-372-1086.

mistletoe-market-featureMistletoe Market

Saturday, December 4, 2021 
at 9:00am - 1:00pm
Hurkamp Park, 500 William Street

Similar to Art in the Park but with Holiday Flair. The Mistletoe Market provides an opportunity for the community to Shop Small and Local for the holiday season. Free admission. For information, please call 540-372-1086 or email marketmanager@fredericksburgva.gov.. 

2021 Christmas Parade newsflash

Fredericksburg Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 5:30pm

Held in downtown Fredericksburg along Caroline and Princess Anne Streets. Free admission, public invited. Dress for cold weather and wear walking shoes. Find out more parade information online at fredericksburgchristmasparade.com.

Drive In Holiday Movie SeriesFXBG Drive In Holiday Movie Series

Saturday, December 11
Friday, December 17
Old Mill Park (location subject to change- check our Facebook/website and sign up for Fred Alerts)
Gates open at 5:00pm / Movie starts at dark
Admission is FREE, All Ages

Come join us for a FREE family movie night in the park. The movie will be played through your car radio. We will have a food truck available for dinner. Movies will be holiday themed and announced closer to the dates on our Facebook page @FredParksRec.


First Day Hike

Saturday, January 1, 2022
9am – 12pm
Motts Run Reservoir, 6600 River Road
FREE, All Ages

Start the New Year off right by spending the first day out in Nature! Bring out the whole family to take a hike on one of the many trails at Motts Run Reservoir and enjoy a fun activity along the way. Come out to this event anytime between 9 am – 12 pm. The First Day Hike at Motts Run is completely free! Don’t miss out on this fun opportunity to kick off the year on the right foot. No need to register for this event, just come out between 9-12 to participate. For information please call 540-372-1086.

Fredericksburg Snowball Fight

Saturday, January 15, 2022
3:00pm - 5:00pm
FredNats Stadium, 42 Jackie Robinson Way

Held snow or shine! Come dressed for the weather, bring drinking water. Children must be supervised by an accompanying adult. Teen and adults, bring your group of friends and we’ll schedule you for an adults-only match too!

Admission $3 per person or $5 for 2 people. Matches are approximately every 10 minutes. Signed waivers are required to play. Call 540-372-1086 for more information.