The Shenandoah Valley is the perfect place to enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas. Ready? Let’s go!
You can enjoy a parade, tour Victorian era homes, watch tree lightings, and cut your own Christmas tree. A lot of local nurseries even have pre-cut trees.
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In my family, Thanksgiving is the official start to the Christmas decorating season. In the Shenandoah Valley, it starts even earlier, so if you’re like me, you’re already behind!
When you’re ready to buy your tree, you have the option of going to a big-box store, but for about the same price, […]
We had a wonderful time picking and cutting our own Christmas tree at Mountain View Farm outside of Woodstock, Virginia. Just 15 minutes from our home here in the Shenandoah Valley, the friendly owners described the different trees, loaned us a saw, and thoroughly cleaned out the dead needles. They also provided a nice cart […]
What happens at the 2010 Woodstock, Virginia, Christmas parade? Light snow flurries, Santa, firetrucks, cadets, tractors, caroling, a tree, freezing temperatures, and hot chocolate…to name a few things! Here are a few pictures. I didn’t have a great deal of success with the camera. I unfortunately got some glare from a streetlamp in a significant […]
What are your Shenandoah Valley Christmas traditions? Parades, house tours, Christmas trees…there’s plenty to do this time of year! Here are a few ways to get in the holiday spirit!
Buy a Shenandoah Christmas Tree grown here in the valley.
Attend a Holiday or Christmas Parade. (We attended the Woodstock Christmas Parade and had a […]