Fredericksburg Families

Amy Umble writes about family issues and kid-friendly events.

RSS feed of this blog

Meet Santa this weekend

MORE: Read more news from Fredericksburg

Want to see the jolly man in red? Santa will be at the parades, but you can have several chances to see him a little more up close and personal on Saturday:

  • The 17th annual “Santaland,” 9441 Kings Highway in  King George. Visit Santa and Mrs. Santa and hear a story from the Snow Queen, 9 a.m. to noon. $1.
  • Outdoor Pictures with Santa, Village Farm Feed & Garden Center, 28284 Constitution Highway, Rhoadesville. Children and animals of all kinds welcome. Photos $5 or free with a donation to Rikki’s Refuge Angel Tree. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 540/854-8888 or click here.
  •   Christmas Tree Lighting beside the “Lake is Great” store, 2991 New Bridge Road, Lake Anna, 5:30-8:30 p.m.   Crafts and activities for all ages, performing groups, food and more. Santa arrives at 6 p.m. 540/872-0684 or click here.

And you can catch him on Sunday too:

  • Santa Strolls Downtown, noon to 2 p.m.; pictures taken at the Richard Johnston Inn, 711 Caroline St., Fredericksburg 2:30–4:30 p.m.  540/899-7606. 


  • Children’s Christmas Party, 1204 American Legion Road, Fredericksburg. 2 to 4 p.m. with puppet show at 3 p.m. Santa Claus, refreshments, games. Bring your camera. Sponsored by Stafford American Legion Post 290. Free. 540/659-4461.