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Christmas in July – Local Events & Celebrations

Santa Claus is braving the summer heat and popping up all over Hampton Roads recently to celebrate Christmas in July! If you want to catch him while he is in town, or just celebrate a winter holiday in July – don’t miss these upcoming events (please note, not all Christmas in July events feature visits with Santa!)

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Jolly July – with Santa! (Virginia Beach)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Beach Art & Deco Market, 1800 Cypress Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451 United States
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Don’t miss the Christmas FUN at the 2023 Jolly July event this Saturday in Virginia Beach! Did you know that Santa Claus comes to Virginia Beach every year on vacation? He does! He also helps Virginia Art with Heart raise money […]

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Christmas Tree Stroll (Smithfield)

July 17, 2023 - July 30, 2023
Downtown Smithfield, 319 Main Street
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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Celebrate Christmas in July! Merchants will display themed Christmas trees. Visitors will vote for their favorite to be entered into a raffle for a great prize.

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Christmas in July Toy Drive (Chesapeake, Hampton, Virginia Beach)

July 17, 2023 - July 25, 2023

Bring a BRAND NEW, in-package toy donation from the following list to ANY Cinema Cafe location July 1-25, and get a FREE small popcorn coupon as thanks: Play-Doh & Kinetic Sand Baby dolls DC/Marvel Action Figures (non-violent, weaponless) Fisher Price Little People Playing Cards & […]

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Christmas in July (Norfolk)

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ocean View Fishing Pier, 400 W Ocean View Ave
Norfolk, VA United States
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Please join us tomorrow for our third annual Christmas in July event for OV Church at the Ocean View Pier Restaurant area. There will be a lot of (free) great things happening for the community. All we ask is that […]

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2nd Annual Christmas in July Night Market at Reaver NFK! (Norfolk)

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Reaver Beach Brewing Company, 1505 Taylor Farm Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23453 United States
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Christmas came early! We're back at it on Colley Avenue with our 2nd Annual Christmas in July Night Market! Join us at our Norfolk Taproom on July 22nd from 5-9pm as we take over our taproom and parking lot with […]

Free
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IKEA Kids Summer Passport: Christmas in July at Ikea (Norfolk)

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ikea Norfolk, 1500 Ikea Way
Norfolk, VA 23502 United States
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Is it too soon to get festive? We don’t think so! Enjoy a holiday craft and snack on ginger cookies. Wear red and/or green for a free giveaway! We'll be making photo ornaments. Please bring a photo of your child […]

Free
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JLHR Christmas in July at Bean’s Ice Cream (Poquoson)

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bean’s Ice Cream, 475 Wythe Creek Rd, Suite M
Poquoson, VA United States
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Come out to Bean's Ice Cream and celebrate Christmas in July with and ice cream and picture with Santa. *Have your picture taken with Santa while he is on vacation ($5 minimum donation) *We are also supporting LINK or Hampton […]

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Christmas in July at the Big Free Bookstore (Norfolk)

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Big Free Bookstore, 5802 E Virginia Beach Blvd Suite 158 Janaf
Norfolk, VA United States
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It might be hot summer outside, but do you hear jingle bells? Why it's Christmas in July at The Big Free Bookstore! Come visit us for winter-themed arts and crafts, photo ops, and storytime! We'll have lots of new and […]

Free
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Jolly July – with Santa! (Virginia Beach)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Beach Art & Deco Market, 1800 Cypress Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451 United States
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Don’t miss the Christmas FUN at the 2023 Jolly July event this Saturday in Virginia Beach! Did you know that Santa Claus comes to Virginia Beach every year on vacation? He does! He also helps Virginia Art with Heart raise money […]

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Christmas in July Block Party at Queen Street Baptist Church (Hampton)

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Queen Street Baptist Church, 190 W Queens Way
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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Live music, food trucks, bounce house - free hot dog and hamburger meals for the kids

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