Holidays at Our Centers

‘Tis the season and we have many wonderful holiday happenings across our retail portfolio! Don’t miss out on the fun!

Downtown Silver Spring

Here for the Cheer Events

Enjoy holiday workshops, hot cocoa, s’mores and more every Saturday!

Sounds of the Season

We are bringing our talented local organizations, community and school musical groups to the Plaza stage this holiday season! Enjoy the Sounds of the Season while you shop and dine.

Holiday Market

Get a jump on your holiday shopping on December 3rd from 10am – 4pm and shop unique and handmade gift items from local artisans at our Pop Up Holiday Market, with more than 30 artisan vendors along Ellsworth Drive between Georgia Avenue and Fenton Street! Enjoy a curated selection of artisans, live music and plenty of dining options including our S’mores lounge and drinks/light bites at Nando’s festive Pop Up Patio Bar.

Winter Wreath Making Workshop

Learn the basics of how to create a custom winter-inspired wreath, hosted by Blue Ribbon Floral at the December 3rd Holiday Market!

 

Fairfax Corner

Here for the Cheer Events

Enjoy free gift wrap, hot cocoa, cookie decorating, s’mores and more on the Plaza every Saturday.

Sounds of the Season

We are bringing our talented local organizations, community and school musical groups to the Plaza stage this holiday season! Enjoy the Sounds of the Season while you shop and dine.

Small Business Saturday

Our favorite Blue Ribbon flower truck will be visiting with a full array of seasonal, hand-picked, flowers. Receive a fresh winter floral bouquet when you make a $25 purchase from your favorite Fairfax Corner stores!

Holiday Shop, Sip & Stroll

Grab your girlfriends and join us for a Holiday Shop, Sip & Stroll at Fairfax Corner on Thursday, December 8th. From 6pm – 9pm, enjoy exclusive shopping offers from your favorite brands, holiday cocktails, music, s’mores, photo ops and more! Be one of the first 50 guests to check in on the Plaza and receive a complimentary cocktail and fashion tote. Plus, check all the holiday gifts off your list with free gift wrapping services on all purchases.

Grinchmas Holiday Plaza Party

Get ready for the greenest, meanest holiday party that will steal your hearts! Join The Grinch on Friday December 16th from 5pm – 8pm and enjoy entertainment, music by a local DJ bringing upbeat holiday vibes, s’mores, cocktails, holiday swag and more.

 

National Harbor

ICE! at Gaylord National Resort

ICE! is back at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor. Don the signature blue parka and step into a wonderland, carved by expert artisans, from two million pounds of colorful ice. Experience beloved holiday classics with larger-than-life sculptures and even plunge down slides made entirely of ice in this Gaylord Hotels original experience. Reserve Tickets November 20 – December 31!

Santa at the Capital Wheel

Naughty or nice, share your wish list and get your picture taken with Santa before enjoying scenic views of the Harbor from the Capital Wheel!

Holiday Market

It’s the season of giving! Get a jump on your holiday shopping with unique and handmade gift items from local artisans at our  Holiday Market with an array of artisan vendors! Enjoy a curated selection of artisans and plenty of dining options.

Nightly Tree Light Show

Watch our brand new 60-foot RGB tree come to life nightly. The breathtaking light show dances alongside a holiday medley performed by the United States Air Force Band. We are so grateful to be able to offer such grand and colorful holiday attractions across our properties!

Fireworks

Join us Saturday nights from November 12 – December 17 at 5:30pm for a spectacular fireworks display following the tree lighting show.

Movies on the Potomac

Pack your chairs, grab food to go from one of the delicious dining establishments, and meet on the Plaza’s big screen for a *FREE* afternoon of fun for all ages!

Free Hot Cocoa

Make shopping during the holiday season extra cheerful with a complimentary cup of hot chocolate from participating retailers including Pepper Place, Corinto Gallery, ZAAF, and more!

 

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Sounds of the Season

We are bringing our talented local organizations, community and school musical groups to the Plaza stage this holiday season! Enjoy the Sounds of the Season while you shop and dine.

Gaithersburg Winter Lights

Take a walk around the lake and experience a sampling of Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights on the Lakefront.

Holiday Street Fest & Fireworks

Join us from 1-7pm for our annual Holiday Street Fest presented by Novavax on Grand Corner Avenue (near Dick’s Sporting Goods) Live Music, Cheers Station (Pop Up Bar), S’mores Lounge, DIY Workshop, Photo Ops, Prizes & More! Starting at 6:45pm, enjoy a dazzling fireworks show over the lake! Perfect viewing all along the Boardwalk at one of our biggest holiday events yet.

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