2022 Winterfest and Tree Lighting Ceremony


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Come celebrate the holiday season with us at our annual Winterfest and Tree Lighting Ceremony. Visit with Santa and holiday characters for a fun photo op experience. Throughout this holiday celebration, you can enjoy pony and train rides, s'mores by the fire pit, food trucks and so much more. To culminate the festivities, join us as we light the 19-foot holiday tree. Some activities will be ticketed.

2 – 5:30 p.m. | Santa and Mrs. Claus Photo Opportunity (with breaks).

2 – 6 p.m. - Character meet and greet (with breaks): The “Ice Queen” and her adventurous red-haired sister; The not-so-jolly green meanie and his elf

Snowball fights

Train rides

Pony rides

Bounce houses

Children’s crafts and face painting

2 - 7 p.m.

Food and beverage trucks

Birria y Mas (Tacos) View Menu

AAFES dessert truck (mini donuts) View Menu

Spudz -Get Loaded

Firehouse Subs

Kids crafts (while supplies last)

5:30 p.m. | Gingerbread house contest

Gingerbread House Rules (PDF)

2 - 5 p.m. | Entry period

5:30 p.m. | Judging begins

6 - 7 p.m.  |  Tree lighting

Free Admission; paid tickets for train ride, face painting and pony rides.

Garrison HQ Parade Field
9820 Flagler Rd.
Fort Belvoir, VA
United States

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