SW Virginia Events

‘Tis the season to be jolly as the Friends of Southwest Virginia celebrate this holiday season with Christmas in SWVA at the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center!

Throughout December, the Cultural Center will host family-friendly events to help ring in the season. Highlights include a holiday brunch, shopping, and, of course, Santa will be here for the kids.

In addition to shopping at the Cultural Center, Friends of Southwest Virginia will also host several special events all season long.  One event that is coming back is Breakfast with Santa on December 4, 2021.  The event takes place from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Bring your kids and grandchildren and let them enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, fun activities, and photos with jolly old St. Nick himself.

A list of Christmas Events include:

Celebration of Lights
December 1 – 31, 2021
The Cultural Center will light up for the holiday season with lights and decorations.

Letters to Santa
December 1 – 31, 2021
Stop by the Cultural Center this holiday season to write a letter and drop in our mailbox to Santa.

The Crooked Road Christmas Jam
Thursday, December 2, 2021
The Crooked Road Christmas Jam, live at the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center! Come out and enjoy live music as we celebrate Christmas and the upcoming holiday season together. Dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Family Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 4, 2021
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Bring your children and grandchildren for a fun breakfast.
Food includes a breakfast buffet, kids activities, and photos with Santa.
Tickets Required.

Christmas Brunch
Sunday, December 5, 2021
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Celebrating the holiday season with an incredible brunch and live music.
Tickets Required.

Storytime with Santa
Friday, December 17, 2021
6:00 pm
Join Santa for a fun evening reading Christmas stories, roasting marshmallows, and fun kid activities.
Ticket Required.

For more information about Christmas in SWVA and to purchase tickets, please visit SWVAChristmas.com.

About the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation and Friends of Southwest Virginia:

The Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation is the coordinating body for cultural heritage tourism and economic development efforts fostering Southwest Virginia’s creative economy. Through a supporting nonprofit, the Friends of Southwest Virginia, the combined entities help localities, businesses, individuals, artists, nonprofits, and entrepreneurs mobilize and succeed. A multifaceted plan identifies the cultural and natural assets of the region; coordinates initiatives, organizations, and venues engaged in cultural and natural heritage toward more efficient operations for all partner organizations; and develops a comprehensive strategy and capital improvements plan to maximize the impact of state investments in this significant restructuring effort. For more information about the Friends of Southwest Virginia, visit FriendsofSWVA.org.