Richmond, VA's Largest Christmas Event, WinterFest

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Step Into A World Of Holiday Magic

Select nights Nov. 20 - Jan. 9

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Select Dates, Nov. 20 - Jan. 9

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Kings Dominion's ultimate holiday event, WinterFest! The park will transform into a winter wonderland with millions of shimmering lights, breathtaking décor, and lavish displays. The Eiffel Tower will become a 300-foot-tall Christmas tree and the iconic fountain on International Street will transform into the most beautiful and largest ice-skating rink around.

WinterFest will be the perfect place to create lasting memories with your family with so many exclusive holiday attractions. Sit back and enjoy one of our live shows while indulging in delicious holiday treats and drinks. Take part in a selection of fun Christmas activities to get you in the holiday spirit and be sure to check out our selection of festive shops and artisan locations to find the perfect holiday gift.

All New in 2021! Guests will be treated to a grandiose showcase of dazzling displays and extravagantly decorated floats with the WinterFest Wonderland Parade filled with classic holiday themes such as toy boxes, gingerbread houses, choo-choo trains, and more. Your favorite WinterFest merriment characters, singers, and dancers will take part in this magical parade and maybe, just maybe Santa Claus will join, too!

Create the most wonderful holiday memories at WinterFest, the best thing to do for Christmas in Richmond on select dates starting November 20 through January 9.

The WinterFest Wonderland Parade debuts on Nov. 26.

Making Spirits Bright

From stage shows and roving performances to unique character encounters, our live entertainment is sure to put you in the holiday spirit.

WinterFest Experiences & Activities

Fill your night with holiday fun like skating on Snow Flake Lake, decorating cookies with Mrs. Claus and getting a family photo with the big man in red himself!

Festive Food

Treat your taste buds to a delectable menu of holiday fare, including savory mains, delicious desserts and irresistible snacks. Our hot cider, gourmet hot chocolate and other delightful drinks will keep you warm all night long.

Oh, What Fun It Is To Ride

Enjoy some of your favorite family rides at WinterFest, including the Twisted Timbers, Dominator, Delirium, and all your favorite Planet Snoopy rides.