NOVA Parks Lights

Drive, Walk and Skate into the Holiday Season!

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Enjoy three unique holiday light show experiences in Northern Virginia.

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Experience the magic of the holidays at the Bull Run Festival of Lights, Northern Virginia’s largest drive-through holiday light show! A family favorite for three decades, the Bull Run Festival of Lights dazzles with a 2.5-mile display of holiday and fairytale vignettes. Enjoy time with family while staying warm and cozy as you slowly drive through the animated displays in Bull Run Regional Park (Centreville, VA). New displays are added every yeardrive through our Winter Wonderland where it's always snowing and see the tallest light display yet.

Open now through January 8. $30 per vehicle online; promo codes available specific dates.

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Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights is an elegant garden trail decorated with thousands of sparkling lights, perfect for a date night or family holiday outing. The half-mile walk through the enchanting Meadowlark Botanical Gardens (Vienna, VA) features lighted nature themes and animated displays along a paved wheelchair and stroller-accessible trail. Stay warm by sipping on a hot beverage (with or without spirits) as you walk and s’mores to finish out the evening. Treat your pup to their favorite walk of the year on specific dates!

Open now through January 8. Capacity is limited; reservations are required to ensure access on a specific date. Prices range $16-22 per person; promo codes available for specific dates. 

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Enjoy ice skating amidst a winter wonderland at Cameron Run Regional Park (Alexandria, VA). Ice & Lights offers a fun, unstructured outdoor family experience to explore unique light displays, snap family pictures or selfies with a variety of displays, and take a spin on the outdoor ice rink.

Tickets are available for the Village Only or Village and Ice Skating evenings now through January 1. Daytime ice skating is available weekends and holidays in January and February. Prices range $9.19-22.03 per person depending on activity and date. Capacity is limited; reservations are required to ensure access on a specific date. Ice skating reservations are required.

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Play More. Save More. CHOOSE More.

Do you want to golf more this year? The more you play, the more you save with Heron's Choice Golf Subscription.

Now you can CHOOSE from a variety of ways to play and save, with a low monthly subscription fee and deeply discounted rounds. Choose any NOVA Parks Golf Course, play 9 or 18 holes, walk or ride, and cancel or rejoin anytime with no penalty. Plus, gain first access to tee times!

Ice Skating at Cameron Run

Enjoy gliding on the ice at Cameron Run Regional Park, just minutes from Old Town Alexandria! Ice Skating Birthday Party Packages and Group Reservations now available!