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Shirlie Lights Up the Village: Shirlington’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

Thursday, November 30th
Campbell Avenue in front of Signature Theatre & Shirlington Library

Schedule of Events

6:00pm    Holiday Musical Performance by Signature Theatre's cast of The Holiday Follies
6:30pm    Tree Lighting hosted by David Culver, NBC4
6:40pm    Horse and Carriage Rides*
7:00pm    Photos with Santa (located inside Hardwood Artisans+)
                Live Holiday Music Performed by Bishop O'Connell High School
                FREE Face Painting and Balloon Twisting
                Strolling Entertainment
                Merchant specials and promotions

*Bring a non-perishable food item or monetary donation to benefit the Arlington Food Assistance Center.

+Photos with Santa will end promptly at 8:30pm. Please line up early to ensure your photo.


Specials Promotions from the Restaurants and Shops at the Village:


Complimentary cheese and wine samples.


Complimentary hot cocoa and fried dough with powdered sugar samples.

Capitol City Brewing Company

  • "Holiday Kick-Off for Cap City’s Annual “Toys for Tots” collection drive
  •  Canned Goods and Food Basket Drive to benefit AFAC (Arlington Food Assistance Center)
  • Appearing Live “Santa Kolsch” will be handing out Candy Kanes and Christmas cookies
  • Hot Cocoa & Hot Cider samplings
  • Xmas music all night to get all of our guests in the spirit! ☺
  • Decorating the Cap City Yule Tree & hanging Mistletoe
  • Special holiday meal for $22


Special thank you to our sponsor:

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