Together For The Holidays

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Keep it together for the holidays with the best events, shopping, and attractions of the season from Norfolk and Virginia Beach!

Experience all the festive fun of both cities with one free pass! From Winterfest on the Battleship Wisconsin to the Town Center Snow Globe Spectacular, and every hot-chocolate-worthy experience in between, we’ve got a nice list of reasons to enjoy your hometowns for the holidays!

Download your free Together for the Holidays Pass today and be entered to win a holiday gift from Norfolk-Virginia Beach!!

Disclaimer: Some restrictions may apply. Please contact the individual attractions, restaurants, and vendors for complete information.


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Together For The Holidays Pass

  • Mobile exclusive
  • Instantly delivered via text and email
  • No apps to download
  • Experience the best Holiday events in Norfolk and Virginia Beach

How this Pass Works

Step 1 - Get Your Pass

This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of Holiday events in Norfolk and Virginia Beach.

Step 2 - Receive Text

Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.

Step 3 - Redeem

When visiting a participating location, simply check-in by inputting the 4 digit PIN that has been provided to you.

Included Venues

See locations on an interactive map.

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"Celebrate Christmas" with Virginia Voices International
One night only - come "Celebrate Christmas" with Virginia Voices International, featuring the Bella Dancers! For additional information, please call 757.408.4441 or visit vavoicesintl.org.

All proceeds will benefit the ongoing missions of Virginia Voices International.
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"Santa Swings" Holiday Concert
Celebrate the holidays with Tidewater Winds Big Band & Guests! Enjoy the joyful sounds of Christmas and Hanakuh as we spread peace and joy for all.
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Bayport Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach
The Bayport Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach is the perfect socially-distanced event to attend during the 2021 holiday season! Guests drive their vehicles on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk through holiday, nautical, and adventure-themed light displays, listening on their radios to a...
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City Cruises
Whatever the holiday, it’s better on a yacht. Leave the hassle of prep work to us as you enjoy the day with the people you love. By day or by night, discover the true meaning of the holiday aboard a cruise.
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Founders Illumination and Holiday Events
We invite you to celebrate the start of the holiday season at our award-winning Illumination Event on Sunday, November 28th. We have strolling entertainment from 2pm until 6 pm, a reading of The Christmas Story followed by the "Illumination" of the English Garden.

During the day, enjoy...
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Holiday Pops with the Virginia Symphony
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus.

Join us for the must-see holiday tradition of the season – Holiday POPS! There’s no better way to lift your spirits than with seasonal songs and traditional carols delivered in full sound and spectacle by the Virginia Symphony and special guests. Holiday...
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Holiday Spectacular 'Tis the Season to Swing
Like a champagne toast in song, like a gift you can’t wait to open, Virginia Arts Festival’s Holiday Spectacular 'Tis the Season to Swing on Saturday, December 4 is destined to be an annual tradition for residents and visitors in Virginia Beach. Designed to appeal to audiences of all ages, this...
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What's Included

  • 15% Off Tickets
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Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Holiday Marketplace
Join us for a one-day Holiday Market in Town Point Park on the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. The Holiday Market will coincide with the 8th Annual Holiday Yule Log Bon Fire, Saturday, December 4, 2021, 12 noon – 8 pm. This festive outdoor wonderland will feature unique and local crafters, a massive...
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What's Included

  • Free Hot Chocolate When Holiday Visitor Pass Is Presented At The Event Guest Relations Tent.
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Holidays at the Cavalier
The Historic Cavalier Hotel will have transformed into a winter wonderland for the perfect kick-off to the holiday season. Decked out with lights and carolers, ballet dancers, various holiday events and deals, and of course Santa Claus, The Historic Cavalier is a holiday wonderland you won't want to miss this season.
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Hot Chocolate & Cinema Sticks
Holiday Music from the movies!

For tickets go to the Sandler Center box office or ...
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Jingle Bell Jam - Virginia Symphony
Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s stopping by to be a part of the VSO’s ever-popular Jingle Bell Jam! Celebrate the magic of the season with an afternoon that showcases the music of the holidays performed by the best talent in Hampton Roads. You won’t want to miss this holly jolly...
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Lynnhaven Mall - Virginia Beach
Taking pictures with Santa, finding the perfect gifts, indulging in seasonal favorites, reconnecting with loved ones — visiting the mall during the holidays is always special. Join us for the most wonderful time of the year.
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MacArthur Center
MacArthur Center has everything you need to shop for the holidays! Located on Monticello Avenue in downtown Norfolk MacArthur Center features one million square feet of retail offerings, including the region’s flagship Dillard’s department store.
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Marie Osmond - A Symphonic Christmas
Virginia Arts Festival presents country and pop star Marie Osmond and special guests in an eagerly anticipated Christmas concert, Monday, December 13 at Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall. Singer, television performer and talk show host, dancer, actor, author, entrepreneur and public speaker, Marie Osmond...
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What's Included

  • 15% Off Tickets
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Military Aviation Museum, Planes, Trains and Santa
Santa is getting ready to fly in from the North Pole!

November 26th, 27th & 28th, 2021

Bring your family for a fun filled day with planes, trains and Santa! Get your portrait with Santa! The Marine Corps Reserves will be collecting donations for Toys for Tots! The Tidewater Division of the...
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Nauticus
Nauticus is a Maritime & Science Discovery Center. The Nauticus campus includes Nauticus Museum, Battleship Wisconsin, Sail Nauticus Sailing Center, the Schooner Virginia and the Half Moone Cruise & Celebration Center.
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NEON Holiday Market
Shop local in the NEON District on Saturday, December 11th from 12 to 4 PM at neighborhood square The Plot. Pop by for live music from acoustic musicians, snacks from food trucks, handmade goods and local art. More than 30 creative vendors will have their wares out for all your holiday shopping!
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Norfolk Botanical Garden
Million Bulb Walk sponsored by Dominion energy begins November 12 – January 2nd (January 2nd you can bring your dog for Barks & Bulbs)

  • New Route, More Lights and an all New magical experience!
  • NBG is powered by 100% renewable energy (including the MBW)
  • Purchase tickets online at ...
  • When you purchase tickets you are supporting NBG as a non-profit 501(c)(3)
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    Selden Market
    Selden Market is a collaborative space designed to foster new street-level business ideas in Downtown Norfolk, VA. The market provides a low-risk environment with short-term leases, a supportive development program, and a community atmosphere that fosters learning and growth. Discover a rotating...
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    Surf-N-Santa 5k (Dec 18th)
    Whether you are naughty or nice, Santa’ has room for everyone on his list. Make the 2021 BayPort Credit Union Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler presented by Bon Secours In Motion part of your holiday traditions. This evening run allows you to experience the magic of the Holidays. Run through the holiday...
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    The Christmas Mouse
    Located on 11th and Atlantic, our store in Virginia Beach, Virginia is just a block from the Atlantic Ocean. In the midst of what seems like a thousand surf shops, Christmas Mouse provides shoppers with a great selection of Christmas ornaments and decorations. Take home one of the many personalized...
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    The Nutcracker - Ballet Virginia
    Tickets are only $23 for children under 12 | Tickets range from $23 to $60

    For tickets go to the Sandler Center box office or ...
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    The Shack at 8th Vendor Village
    The Shack on 8th is transforming into a Winter Wonderland! Christmas Tree farms, local vendor shopping, food, drinks, and more.
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    The Shack at 8th Winter Wonderland
    The Shack on 8th is transforming into a Winter Wonderland! Christmas Tree farms, local vendor shopping, food, drinks, and more.
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    The Virginia Aquarium
    Explore one of the best aquariums in the country, with amazing animals representing hundreds of spiecies and beautiful displays of natural habitats.
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    The Virginia Aquarium presents Holi-rays 2021
    December 3-4; 10-11; 17-18

    Oh, fish-mas tree! The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is decking its halls and transforming into a merry and bright winter wonderland. Come dressed in your holiday best or festive pajamas for an evening of family fun. You may catch the jolly elf himself in his...
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    Town Center Snow Globe Spectacular - Virginia Beach
    With so many ways to get into the classic holiday spirit in Virginia Beach, Town Center’s artisan snow globes display is a fantastic family-friendly addition that can’t be missed. Pack the car with loved ones, enjoy free parking and check out these new festive experiences to add to your...
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    VB Holiday Parade
    On Saturday, December 4, at 5:30 pm, join us for the Holiday Parade at the Beach, where almost 90 parade units make their way down Atlantic Avenue in a joyous celebration of the holiday season.
     
    Giant balloons, marching bands, lighted floats, equestrian units, fire trucks, performing dance...
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    Virginia Beach Christmas Market
    The Annual Virginia Beach Christmas Market, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, features quality fine arts, & crafts, collectibles, holiday fashions and decor, shabby chic and vintage recreations, handcrafted edibles, reclaimed furniture, jewelry, unique gifts and thousands of holiday home...
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    Waterside District
    Waterside District features the best of national, regional and local restaurants and offers live music, festivals and more. Located in the heart of the central business district and adjacent to the City of Norfolk’s world-class waterfront and festival site, Waterside District is a central...
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    What's Included

    • $5 Off $20 At Blue Moon TapHouse For Brunch, Lunch, Or Dinner
    • $10 Off NYE Live! At Waterside District
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    Winterfest on the Battleship Wisconsin
    Step aboard the region’s only waterfront light festival this holiday season to experience new, uniquely themed light zones and below-deck adventures. Listen to live music & entertainment and enjoy a new restaurant inside the Battleship Wisconsin’s historic wardroom. Each Saturday at 6pm...
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    What's Included

    • 20% Off One Item At The Banana Pier Gift Shop
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    Zoolumination
    The Virginia Zoo welcomes 29 new animals – the inflatable kind – in this exciting exhibition. During the day, visitors can look up at a trio of towering 30-foot-tall giraffes and stare into the open mouth of a 5-foot-tall crocodile. At night, guests will journey on Zoo grounds by car for the...
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