Hilton Village Gingerbread Celebration & Holiday Parade

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    • Historic Hilton Village

      December 10, 2022

      Warwick Blvd & Main St
      Newport News, VA 23601


Always the 2nd Saturday in December, neighbors light up & decorate their bikes, strollers, and wagons to kick off the annual Main Street Lighted Holiday Parade. You don’t want to miss the marching bands, festive floats, and holiday fun with the best neighbors in town. Local organizations and first responders lead the way to welcome Santa on his sleigh! Parade begins at sundown (around 5pm) at the corner of Main St./River Rd. and finishes at the end of Main Street where the Village Gingerbread Celebration is happening until 8pm.


Once the Main Street Lighted Holiday Parade wraps up, join us at the merchant district for the yearly Village Gingerbread Celebration. Everyone is welcome to enter the baking/creating contest, with finished gingerbread creations out on display in the merchant shops of Historic Hilton Village. The merchant district comes alive with food, beverages, and fresh market goods in the Villager Lot and along Warwick Blvd. Prior to casting your vote, you will want to be sure to have your photo taken with Santa and enjoy the children’s activities at the stops along the way while you decide who will win the gingerbread contest! Location: Warwick Blvd in the Business District and in the Villager Lot. Always on the last Saturday of December from 5-8pm.