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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FXBG Fall Movie Series  

Friday, October 29 (Halloween Movie)
Saturday, November 6
Dixon 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. We will have a food truck available for dinner. Bring your chairs and blankets. Movies will be announced closer to the dates on our Facebook page @FredParksRec.

FXBG Drive In Holiday Movie Series 

Friday, November 19
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.

prhome veterans.jpgFredericksburg Veterans Day Procession

To honor the contributions of our United States Veterans

Thursday, November 11 starting at 10:00am

Procession Route: Along Washington Ave. From Mary Ball St. to George St.

Veterans and Veteran Groups are invited to register here online to be in the procession. No commercial, for-profits nor political campaigns will be permitted in the procession.

Public (family members and non-veterans) are invited to view the procession along Washington Avenue and then join the Veteran’s Day Commemoration at the Fredericksburg Area War Memorial (George St.). Free admission to the procession and the commemoration. Held rain or shine.

For information please click here or call 540-372-1086.

Holiday Cards

November 15 - 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 Hurkamp 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.

Children's Christmas Tree Lighting

Saturday, November 20
at 4:00pm
Hurkamp Park, 500 William Street

Meet Santa and other holiday characters, make fun holiday crafts, experience live music and story-time and much more! The Fredericksburg Annual Children’s Tree Lighting program is FREE and open to the public.

Brought to you by Fredericksburg Economic Development and Tourism and Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events.

For more information on this event, please contact Fredericksburg Visitor Center at 540-373-1776 or www.visitfred.com.

mistletoe-market-featureMistletoe Market

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

Browse and shop local artists and creafters on display. 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

Registration is now open. 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.

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.