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. 


Grandparents Holiday Dance 

Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6:30pm–8:30pm 

Dorothy Hart Community Center

Ages 4 – 12 yrs. $6 per person. If space permits at the door: $8 per person.

Join us for our first Grandparents Holiday Dance! This is a fun way to appreciate the most special grandparents in our lives while celebrating the holiday. Girls and boys 4-12 years old are invited to take their grandmas and grandpas on a special holiday date night! We will have professional photographer taking optional portraits for those of you who would like a memento of this special night. Attire is everything from dress casual to fancy. Be ready for a fun evening out together! Pre-registration is required. Dorothy Hart Community Center 

Pre-registration: $6 per person *If space permits at the door: $8 per person  Register online here >

Sponsored by Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events. For information please visit FredParksRec. com or call 540-372-1086.


Fredericksburg Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 5:30pm

Downtown Fredericksburg

Free admission, public invited

Parade route is on Caroline Street and Princess Anne Street between Wolfe and Amelia Streets in downtown Fredericksburg.

Parade will be held rain, shine or snow. 

There is free admission and the public invited. Please dress for cold weather and wear walking shoes. See our parade map for more information. Come early and stay late!! Enjoy downtown shops and restaurants before and after!

For more information please visit www.fredericksburgchristmasparade.com or call 540-372-1086.


Mistletoe Market 

at the Fredericksburg Farmers Market, Hurkamp Park

Saturday, December 7 at 9:0am - 1:00pm

Free admission, public invited

Gift your friends local arts and crafts, indulge on holiday goodies like hot cocoa, kettle corn, pies and breads, feed your family seasonal staples. For more information visit www.TheFarmersMarket.co or call 540-372-1086. 


Cookies With Santa 

2 yrs-10 yrs 

Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 2:00pm-3:30pm 

$15 for City Residents and $20 for Non-City Residents

Held at the Dorothy Hart Community Center 

Christmas is near! It’s time to tell Santa about all the nice things you have done this year! Meet Santa and decorate a cookie, for the long nights ahead! Bring your camera or let our professional photographer capture the moment. (Pictures will be available for purchase.)  Register online > 

Sponsored by Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation & Events. For information please visit www.FredParksRec.com or 540-372-1086.


Snowball Fight

All Ages

Saturday, January 25 at 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Hurkamp Park

Admission $3 per person or $5 for 2 people

Held snow or shine! We provide the snowballs (no snow necessary). 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.

Sponsored by Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation & Events. For information please visit www.FredParksRec.com or 540-372-1086.

Fredericksburg Restaurant Week is January 17 - 26, 2020

Joining our snowball fight? Come early and stay late! Join us for a snowball fight and restaurant week!! Enjoy downtown restaurants as part of your afternoon snowball adventures and make a day of it. Many family-friendly options, too! More information: FredericksburgRestaurantWeek.com.