If you’re looking for some fun, family-friendly holiday events in Northern Virginia this week or next, be sure to check out the Bull Run Festival of Lights and Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights! Keep reading for a fun, flash giveaway! Check out two of the biggest and brightest holiday light shows in Northern Virginia. The Bull Run Festival of Lights is back for its 14th year at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, VA and the Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights is back in Vienna, VA!
The Bull Run Festival of Lights features two and a half miles of beautiful holiday light displays that you can enjoy from the comfort of your car! It is located just off of I-66 in Centreville, on Rt. 29 (Lee Highway), just 3 miles from historic Manassas Battlefield Park. The event sees more than 30,000 cars each season, and over 130,000 people, and if you’ve glimpsed it while driving on I-66, then you know it’s quite a spectacle. You can also enjoy Santa’s Enchanted Lights, with over 40,000 animated lights set to music! This spectacle is located in the Holiday Village, open every night.
If you’re looking for a discount, go Monday through Thursday and use this coupon good for $3 off admission (M-Th) until January 5th (excluding Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve).
Bull Run Festival of Lights
Dates: November 20, 2013 – January 5, 2014
Time: Mon – Thurs: 5:30pm – 9:30pm. Fri, Sat, Sun & holidays*: 5:30pm – 10:00 pm.
Address: 7700 Bull Run Dr, Centreville, VA 20121
Mon – Thurs (excluding holidays): $15 per car/van holding up to 14 people
Fri, Sat, Sun & Holidays: $20 per car/van holding up to 14 people
If you want to get out of your car and enjoy beautiful holiday lights by foot, then you’ll want to check out the Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights. This is an enchanted 0.6 mile walk by foot, filled with over 500,000 LED lights! You enter the walk through a meteor shower, exit through a snowfall, and see an animated light show, LED stream, a fully lit conifer garden, plus a two-story fountain in between.
If you’re looking for a discount, you can get $1 off on weekdays (non holidays) by using code “SITE13″ when buying tickets online here.
Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights
Dates: November 15, 2013 – January 6, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 10:00pm
Address: 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct, Vienna, VA 22182
Mon-Thurs (excluding holidays): Age 13+: $12 | Ages 3-12: $7 | Under 3: Free
Fri, Sat, Sun & Holidays (Nov. 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31, Jan 1): Age 13+: $13 | Age 3-12: $8 | Under 3: Free
At the Door: (Please note, only a limited number of tickets are on sale at the door each night. No discounts may apply. Admission is not guaranteed, so it is recommended you purchase tickets online in advance.): Age 13+: $14 | Age 3-12: $9 | Under 3: Free
And now for the giveaways!
Giveaway Prize #1: 1 Car Pass (up to $20 value)!
1 winner will win one free admission pass for a standard car/van/vehicle valid any day (weekday or weekend) during the 2013 season. This giveaway ends 12/26/13 11:59pm ET. Just enter via the Rafflecopter form below:
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Giveaway Prize #2: 4 Passes (up to $48 value)! 1 winner will win 4 free admission passes valid any day (weekday or weekend) during the 2013 season. This giveaway ends 12/26/13 11:59pm ET and you have up to 7 ways to enter. Just enter via the Rafflecopter form below: a Rafflecopter giveaway
Disclosure: The giveaway prize is provided courtesy of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority. I was provided a free admission ticket to both of these events by the NVRPA. The opinions shared here are my own. I love fun holiday events like this and wanted to share this with you all! To read my formal disclosure policy, please click here.
Picture credit: provided courtesy of NVRPA.