Signature Events

17FEB

Chili Plunge

Brave the “Chili” waters of Urbanna Creek for the 10:00am polar plunge at the Urbanna Town Marina followed by the chili cook-off at Something Different Restaurant at 213 Virginia Street, Urbanna, VA . Tastings welcome! Call Middlesex Family YMCA 804-316-9191 to register for the polar plunge and Something Different 804-758-8000 to sign up for the chili contest

Location: Urbanna Town Marina
210 Oyster Road,
Urbanna, VA 23175
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Time:       10:00am

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05MAY

Deltaville Dealer Days

Have you ever wanted to buy a boat? Do you need an upgrade? Now’s the time! Tour participating Deltaville dealerships for the boat of your dreams and get out on the water now! Visit Annapolis Yacht Sales, Chesapeake Yacht Sales, Galahad Marine Sales, Norton Yachts, and S & J Yachts. Register to WIN prizes, $300, $200, and $100 are being given away

Location: Deltaville, VA
Onna Grim,
804-776-9898

Time:      10:00am-4:00pm


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12MAY

Deltaville Seafood Festival

Celebrating “Life on the water!” Mini-restaurants are serving up a variety of seafood and festival food,Read More a diverse group of arts and crafts vendors from the village to the Deltaville Maritime Museum, lots of fun kid’s activities from free swimming at the pool to crab racing, climbing wall and lip sync contests, boat show and musical concerts. Don’t miss the oyster shucking demos from our own National Shucking Champions: Debroah Pratt and her sister Clementine Macon. Free trolley rides from the Deltaville Community Center to Deltaville Maritime Museum. Living shoreline exhibits and boat tours of the F. D. Crocket buyboat at the Deltaville Maritime Museum. Free Festival; $5 parking fee.

Location:Deltaville Community Association
17147 General Puller Hwy.,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200
dvldca@gmail.com

Time:       9:00am – 5:00pm

Concert:   6:00pm-9:00pm




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12MAY

Groovin' in the Park

"Groovin' in the Park" is the Maritime Museum's casual, outdoor concert series running every 4th Saturday May-Sept.Read More The concert is held on the Waterfront Stage overlooking Mill Creek. In the event of rain, the concert is held in the Events Pavilion. This is a "bring your own lawn chair, cooler and picnic" event. Don't have time to put together a picnic? Visit our food concession next to the Tea House. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Children under 12 are free. Tickets may be purchased on this website, at the Museum office or Nauti-nell's in Deltaville. Ask about our "Members Package" and save $45!


Location: Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Rd,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200
Tickets may be purchased "on this website"

Time:       4:00pm-8:00pm

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12MAY

Urbanna Farmers Market

Every 2nd Saturday May-Sept Urbanna’s Taber Park becomes a wonderful selection of locally grown veggies and fruits, flowers, fresh baked breads, artisian cheeses, honey, art and hand crafted clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles and more! Bring your swimsuits and take a dip in the town pool afterwards.

Location: Urbanna Taber Park
425 Bonner Street,
Urbanna, VA 23175
804-758-2613

Time:       9:00am-1:00pm


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19MAY

Urbanna Cup

Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing, they're fast, they’re fun and intoxicating to watch! Each boat is named after a cocktail drink.Read More Watch from the pier at the Urbanna Town Marina while choosing who you think will win! Youth, Men & Women’s heats run throughout the day with an awards ceremony following. Festivities include food trucks, beer and wine, and crafters. Free event. $25 boat building manual

Location: Urbanna Town Marina
210 Oyster Road,
Urbanna, VA 23175
804-758-2613

Time:      10:00am-5:00pm



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19MAY

Music Under the Stars

Summertime is meant for music by the water! Enjoy music every 3rd Saturday from May – September for Urbanna’s waterfront concert series. Bring a blanket or chair and listen to the sultry sounds of a variety of bands while you dance under the stars with your favorite person. Coolers are welcome, no glass please.

Location:Urbanna Town Marina
210 Oyster Road
Urbanna, VA. 23175
804-758-2613

Time:        6:30pm  

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26MAY

Holly Point -Farmers Market

NOT your ordinary Farmer's Market. We have also have a Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park both on waterfront property!Read More Enjoy a leisurely day shopping and enjoying the water by foot or by boat! This farmers market touts over 30 vendors with fresh grown produce, local goat cheeses, hand-made soaps and farm fresh eggs, fine crafts and unique art, jewelry, hand painted glass, quilts, oyster floats, beads, breads and baked sweets! What makes us the most unique is a pier walk promenade with free creek cruises starting at 10am! Bilz Bistro is also open onsite to provide coffee, snacks and lunches.

Location:Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Road,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200

Time:        9:00 am-1:00 pm  




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 2JUN

Arts in the Middle at Hewick Plantation

Stroll the tree-lined driveway of this tranquil 17th century plantation,Read More during the two day Arts in the Middle’s fine arts show. Listen to live music, taste wine & champagne and enjoy culinary delights. Ride the trolley into the charming Town of Urbanna for shopping, restaurants and the town marina. Free/pet friendly.

Location: 5123 Old Virginia Street,
Urbanna, VA 23175
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Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm - Saturday
Awards Ceremony: 5:30pm - 6:30pm - Saturday

Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm - Sunday

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9JUN

Urbanna Farmers Market

Every 2nd Saturday May-Sept Urbanna’s Taber Park becomes a wonderful selection of locally grown veggies and fruits, flowers, fresh baked breads, artisian cheeses, honey, art and hand crafted clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles and more! Bring your swimsuits and take a dip in the town pool afterwards.

Location: Urbanna Taber Park
425 Bonner Street,
Urbanna, VA 23175
804-758-2613

Time:       9:00am-1:00pm

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16JUN

Movie Under the Stars

Get cozy in the outdoors! Bring a blanket or chair, popcorn and your favorite beverage and kick back for some relaxing summertime fun.

Location:Urbanna Town Green
231 Virginia Street
Urbanna, VA. 23175
804-758-2613

Time:        Dusk 


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23JUN

Groovin' in the Park

"Groovin' in the Park" is the Maritime Museum's casual, outdoor concert series running every 4th Saturday May-Sept.Read More The concert is held on the Waterfront Stage overlooking Mill Creek. In the event of rain, the concert is held in the Events Pavilion. This is a "bring your own lawn chair, cooler and picnic" event. Don't have time to put together a picnic? Visit our food concession next to the Tea House. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Children under 12 are free. Tickets may be purchased on this website, at the Museum office or Nauti-nell's in Deltaville. Ask about our "Members Package" and save $45!

Location: Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Rd,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200
Tickets may be purchased "on this website"

Time:       4:00pm-8:00pm



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23JUN

Holly Point -Farmers Market

NOT your ordinary Farmer's Market. We have also have a Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park both on waterfront property!Read More Enjoy a leisurely day shopping and enjoying the water by foot or by boat! This farmers market touts over 30 vendors with fresh grown produce, local goat cheeses, hand-made soaps and farm fresh eggs, fine crafts and unique art, jewelry, hand painted glass, quilts, oyster floats, beads, breads and baked sweets! What makes us the most unique is a pier walk promenade with free creek cruises starting at 10am! Bilz Bistro is also open onsite to provide coffee, snacks and lunches.

Location:Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Road,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200

Time:        9:00 am-1:00 pm  


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02JUL

Independence Day

Festivities begin at 6:00 pm at the Urbanna Town Marina with rocking live music and banging good eats.Read More Get your seat early and watch the boat parade for the patriotic decoration contest at 7:30 and at dark (approx. 9:00 pm) observe the most spectacular fireworks show over the Urbanna Creek from your boat or on the dock.

Location:Urbanna Town Marina
210 Oyster Road,
Urbanna, VA 23175
804-758-2613

Time:        6:00 pm-10:00 pm  

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 14JUL

Leukemia Cup Regatta

Help raise funds for blood cancer research by sailing through the waters of the Piankatank River. Read More Fishing Bay Yacht Club, Stingray Yacht Club and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society are hosting this great regatta for a great cause! Dinner, live music, and after dancing.

Time:Friday 7/13/18 change 5:30 to 6:00 pm
Saturday 7/14/18 Racing at Fishing Bay Yacht Club and 6:00 pm Dinner and Entertainment at Deltaville Maritime
Sunday 7/15/18 Racing at Fishing Bay Yacht Club and 4:00pm Awards Ceremony

Location:Fishing Bay Yacht Club
1525 Fishing Bay Road,
Deltaville, VA 23043


Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Road,
Deltaville, VA 23043
Kathleen Petroziello
804-774-2261

 

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14JUL

Urbanna Farmers Market

Every 2nd Saturday May-Sept Urbanna’s Taber Park becomes a wonderful selection of locally grown veggies and fruits, flowers, fresh baked breads, artisian cheeses, honey, art and hand crafted clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles and more! Bring your swimsuits and take a dip in the town pool afterwards.

Location: Urbanna Taber Park
425 Bonner Street,
Urbanna, VA 23175
804-758-2613

Time:       9:00am-1:00pm

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21JUL

Music Under the Stars

Summertime is meant for music by the water! Enjoy music every 3rd Saturday from May – September for Urbanna’s waterfront concert series. Bring a blanket or chair and listen to the sultry sounds of a variety of bands while you dance under the stars with your favorite person. Coolers are welcome, no glass please.

Location:Urbanna Town Marina
210 Oyster Road
Urbanna, VA. 23175
804-758-2613

Time:        6:30pm  



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22JUL

Family Boatbuilding Week at Deltaville Maritime Museum

Get unplugged for this week-long camp atmosphere for your boat building experience! Only 10 teams of family or friends create a 12 or 14 foot skiff to take home. Saturday is celebration time with the “Great Skiff Race” and a Fish Fry.

Location: Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Rd,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200

Time:      10:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday
                10:00am-1:00pm Saturday

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28JUL

Groovin' in the Park

"Groovin' in the Park" is the Maritime Museum's casual, outdoor concert series running every 4th Saturday May-Sept.Read More The concert is held on the Waterfront Stage overlooking Mill Creek. In the event of rain, the concert is held in the Events Pavilion. This is a "bring your own lawn chair, cooler and picnic" event. Don't have time to put together a picnic? Visit our food concession next to the Tea House. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Children under 12 are free. Tickets may be purchased on this website, at the Museum office or Nauti-nell's in Deltaville. Ask about our "Members Package" and save $45!


 

Location: Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Rd,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200
Tickets may be purchased "on this website"

Time:      4:00pm-8:00pm

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28JUL

Holly Point -Farmers Market

NOT your ordinary Farmer's Market. We have also have a Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park both on waterfront property!Read More Enjoy a leisurely day shopping and enjoying the water by foot or by boat! This farmers market touts over 30 vendors with fresh grown produce, local goat cheeses, hand-made soaps and farm fresh eggs, fine crafts and unique art, jewelry, hand painted glass, quilts, oyster floats, beads, breads and baked sweets! What makes us the most unique is a pier walk promenade with free creek cruises starting at 10am! Bilz Bistro is also open onsite to provide coffee, snacks and lunches.

Location:Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Road,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200

Time:        9:00 am-1:00 pm  


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4AUG

Founders Day

A celebration of the founding of Urbanna. Established in 1680, it's one of the oldest towns in America! Learn all about the beginning of this port town starting with the tobacco and oyster trade. A living history day of family fun day will include pirates, a theatrical outdoor play, revolutionary war soldiers, and colonial citizens strolling in Urbanna! Walk the streets to see demonstrators, colonial games, music, and trolley tours.

Location: Urbanna, VA
804-758-2613

Time:      10:00am-4:00pm

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11AUG

Urbanna Farmers Market

Every 2nd Saturday May-Sept Urbanna’s Taber Park becomes a wonderful selection of locally grown veggies and fruits, flowers, fresh baked breads, artisian cheeses, honey, art and hand crafted clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles and more! Bring your swimsuits and take a dip in the town pool afterwards.

Location: Urbanna Taber Park
425 Bonner Street,
Urbanna, VA 23175
804-758-2613

Time:       9:00am-1:00pm

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18AUG

Music Under the Stars

Summertime is meant for music by the water! Enjoy music every 3rd Saturday from May – September for Urbanna’s waterfront concert series. Bring a blanket or chair and listen to the sultry sounds of a variety of bands while you dance under the stars with your favorite person. Coolers are welcome, no glass please.

Location:Urbanna Town Marina
210 Oyster Road
Urbanna, VA. 23175
804-758-2613

Time:         6:30pm  


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18AUG

Unity World Festival

15 area churches have come together to offer a FREE multicultural day. The event kicks off with a prayer. Read MoreThe stage will feature various musical entertainment throughout the day from gospel choirs, church group entertainment and youth musicians. This event is a family affair with arts and craft vendors, health care programs, ethnic foods, educational programs, raffles, and children’s activities.

For more information contact: Mary Lou Hollingshead at 703-304-6609 or wakehouse@hotmail.com or Louis Belcher at 804-384-3811 or louisbelcher@gmail.com

Location: Middlesex Fire Dept.
335 Virginia Street,
Urbanna, VA 23175

Time:       8:30am-7:00pm

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25AUG

Holly Point -Farmers Market

NOT your ordinary Farmer's Market. We have also have a Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park both on waterfront property!Read More Enjoy a leisurely day shopping and enjoying the water by foot or by boat! This farmers market touts over 30 vendors with fresh grown produce, local goat cheeses, hand-made soaps and farm fresh eggs, fine crafts and unique art, jewelry, hand painted glass, quilts, oyster floats, beads, breads and baked sweets! What makes us the most unique is a pier walk promenade with free creek cruises starting at 10am! Bilz Bistro is also open onsite to provide coffee, snacks and lunches.

Location:Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Road,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200

Time:        9:00 am-1:00 pm  


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25AUG

Groovin' in the Park

"Groovin' in the Park" is the Maritime Museum's casual, outdoor concert series running every 4th Saturday May-Sept.Read More The concert is held on the Waterfront Stage overlooking Mill Creek. In the event of rain, the concert is held in the Events Pavilion. This is a "bring your own lawn chair, cooler and picnic" event. Don't have time to put together a picnic? Visit our food concession next to the Tea House. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Children under 12 are free. Tickets may be purchased on this website, at the Museum office or Nauti-nell's in Deltaville. Ask about our "Members Package" and save $45!


 

Location: Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Rd,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200
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Time:       4:00pm-8:00pm

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08SEP

Oyster Roast and Dance

The Deltaville Maritime Museum offers an indoor/outdoor venue for this local favorite! Oysters, steamed, on the half shell or Rockefeller along with clam chowder and BBQ. The Flat Tones band will be playing the oldies that will keep you out of your seat!

Location:Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Road,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200

Time:        6:00pm-9:00pm Dinner and Dancing

 

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08SEP

Urbanna Farmers Market

Every 2nd Saturday May-Sept Urbanna’s Taber Park becomes a wonderful selection of locally grown veggies and fruits, flowers, fresh baked breads, artisian cheeses, honey, art and hand crafted clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles and more! Bring your swimsuits and take a dip in the town pool afterwards.

Location: Urbanna Taber Park
425 Bonner Street,
Urbanna, VA 23175
804-758-2613

Time:       9:00am-1:00pm

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22SEP

Holly Point -Farmers Market

NOT your ordinary Farmer's Market. We have also have a Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park both on waterfront property!Read More Enjoy a leisurely day shopping and enjoying the water by foot or by boat! This farmers market touts over 30 vendors with fresh grown produce, local goat cheeses, hand-made soaps and farm fresh eggs, fine crafts and unique art, jewelry, hand painted glass, quilts, oyster floats, beads, breads and baked sweets! What makes us the most unique is a pier walk promenade with free creek cruises starting at 10am! Bilz Bistro is also open onsite to provide coffee, snacks and lunches.

Location:Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Road,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200

Time:        9:00 am-1:00 pm  


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29SEP

Wings, Wheels & Keels

If you like speed, this is what you need! Planes-boats-cars that are over the top. Kids carnival rides are free and plenty of festival food and arts and crafts all at the Hummel Airfield in Topping, VA

Location:Hummel Field
2541 Greys Point Road,
Topping, VA 23169
804-286-4049
               info@wingswheelskeels.com

Time:        8:00 am-4:00 pm  

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13OCT

Urbanna’s Wine and Oyster Stroll

Stroll the charming town of Urbanna visiting participating boutiques and restaurants for wine tastings. Experience a true oyster roast at the Town Green and live music. Don’t forget your photo op at the Town Marina in the Watermen’s Way boots!

Location:Town of Urbanna,
231 Virginia Street,
Urbanna, VA 23175
804-758-2613 or
gthrockmorton@yahoo.com

Time:       4:00pm - 7:00pm

 

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20OCT

Holly Point Art and Seafood Festival

Spend the day at Holly Point Nature Park checking out the wares of 60 vendors selling unique art creations and a car show for that special guy. What to eat? Local seafood favs and festival food too! Live music, walking trails, children’s garden and free creek cruises complete this great way to celebrate fall.

Location:Deltaville Maritime Museum
287 Jackson Creek Road,
Deltaville, VA 23043
804-776-7200

Time:       10:00am - 4:00pm


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27OCT

Urbanna’s
Crawl-o-ween

Celebrate with your ghoulish friends and dress up in your Halloween costumes and crawl your way through the shops and restaurants in downtown Urbanna. Local haunts providing eerie music, wickedly good food and spooktacular drink specials ! The crawl starts at Mi Jalisco at 7pm, at 8pm you'll crawl up to Something Different and then to The Half Shell Grill at 9pm. There will be a costume contest at The Half Shell Grill prizes for the Scariest, Funniest and Most Original costumes.

Location:Virginia Street
Urbanna VA 23175
804-758-8000

Time:        7:00pm-10:00pm


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31OCT

Scary Halloween

Free Halloween fun for kids of all ages! Come costumed, Little ones can play games and trick or treat in the well-lit pavilion and the older ones can get SCARED in the walking trail “Wailing Woods” & wagon hayrides through the “Field of Screams.” Concessions available. This is a FREE Event.

Location:Deltaville Maritime Musemum
287 Jackson Creek Road
Deltaville, VA 23043

office@deltavillemuseum.com o
804-776-7200

Time:        6:00pm-8:00pm



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02NOV

61st Urbanna Oyster Festival

Virginia’s proclaimed state oyster festival! 61 years of oysters, oysters and more oysters. Oysters on the half shell, Rockefeller, steamed, frittered, stewed, and in a shooter! See if you can do it all: Shucking contest, live music, kid’s fun, craft beer and wine gardens, waterfront activities, parades, arts and crafts. If you want the special festival treatment get your VIP Oyster Lover’s Experience Ticket!

Location:Virginia Street,
Urbanna Virginia 23175
Pam Simon 804-758-0368 or
oysterfestival@va.metrocast.net

Time:        Friday 10:00am-7:00pm
                 Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm


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01DEC

Deltaville Christmas Lights

Don't miss this magical holiday light display happening December 1st - January 1st from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm each night. It is FREE and you can drive by or get out and walk around! The display features more than 130,000 lights! A 36,000-bulb, computer-controlled light show dances to Christmas music throughout the night. As visitors walk through the display, they'll find numerous lighted scenes, a 20-foot tall walk-in interactive light tree, and a 1,600-square foot light maze.

More info and for inclement weather closings: Facebook.com/DeltavilleLights /

Location:Stephen Blue and Associates
16598 General Puller Hwy.
Deltaville, VA 23043

Time:        5:00pm-11:00pm


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07DEC

Urbanna Christmas Parade

Enjoy the nostalgia of small town celebrations, join us and feel like family! Forget the crowds, traffic and stress. Urbanna's hometown Christmas parade will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy and put you in the true Christmas spirit! Be sure to meet Santa Claus after the parade at the Fire Department. Hot Cocoa and other refreshments served, too! For more Holiday fun see Urbanna.com.

Location:Middlesex Fire Department
335 Virginia Street,
Urbanna, VA 23175
804-758-2613

Time:        7:00pm-8:00pm

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m.brown@co.middlesex.va.us