The Holiday is drawing near! Well, we only have 2 weeks left to get most of our holiday shopping and holiday baking done! So if you are like me, you wait for the right event and time to get every done and outta the way to enjoy a great holiday with your family and friends. So to get you started, take advantage of some of the upcoming shopping events Loudoun County has for you!

2nd Annual Christkindlmarket

Sat, Dec 12, 2009

In conjunction with Holidays in Leesburg, Doner Bistro is pleased to announce the return of Christkindlmarket! Shop for fine hand crafted gifts, such as Christmas ornaments, quilts, wreaths and centerpieces. Warm up with our traditional German hot spiced wine, hot chocolate, freshly popped kettle korn, and more.

Event Time: 11am-6pm

Admission Fee/Ticket Price: Free event

Holidays in Leesburg

Sat, Dec 12, 2009

Celebrate the magic of the season in Historic Downtown Leesburg! Festivities include a holiday parade, horse-drawn carriage rides, live music, roaming carolers, rides, games, ice carving, and, of course, shopping! Following the festival, stay in Leesburg and join us for the Jingle Jam, Leesburg's Holiday Rock n' Roll concert at the Tally Ho theatre. Holiday merchandise and refreshments will be available for purchase.

Event Time: 10am parade, 11am-2pm festival

Admission Fee/Ticket Price: Free

Lovettsville Christkindlmarkt

Sat, Dec 12, 2009 – Sun, Dec 13, 2009

The Lovettsville German Society presents their annual Christkindlmarkt, a traditional German Christmas market. What better way to shop for the holidays than while enjoying a glass of Glühwein (Mulled wine), German sausage platters and artisan sweets, and being serenaded by a strolling accordionist playing old time German and Austrian carols. Children will enjoy visiting with Santa Claus, our 21’x12’ electric train display, pony rides, face painting, story telling, and more. Shop the unique gifts from a wide variety of juried artisans and crafters including jewelry, pottery, ornaments, wood carvings, and more!

Event Time: Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm

Admission Fee/Ticket Price: $5/person, free/child under 12 years

For more information on upcoming events visit, the Loudoun Convention & Visitors Association events calendar