In-Country: A Guide to Christmas in Middleburg
By November 9, 2022 0 1277•
Middleburg, Virginia is an ideal setting for the holiday season. Its picturesque streets are lovely this time of year, filled with twinkling lights, holiday shoppers and carolers. Sometimes, it’s hard not to expect your favorite Hallmark Christmas Movie star to pop out of a boutique! Here is your complete guide to Christmas in Middleburg. One of the most fun, family-oriented festivals of the year, it includes special events, delicious food and the famous Middleburg Hunt Review. Visit https://christmasinmiddleburg.org/ for more information.
WHAT TO DO:
Friday, Dec. 2
Tree Lighting Ceremony and Carols
Behind the Pink Box, 12 North Madison St.
Saturday, Dec. 3
Breakfast with Santa
Middleburg Charter School
101 North Madison St.
Hot Chocolate Warm-Up
Middleburg Methodist Church
15 W. Washington St.
Middleburg Hunt and Hounds Review
Down Washington St.
Down Washington St.
Spirits of Middleburg
Food, wine tastings, ciders and distilled spirits at establishments around the community.
Sunday Dec. 4
Festival of the Animals
22407 Foxhound Ln.
WHERE TO STAY:
The Red Fox Inn and Tavern
2 East Washington Street
Offering 22 inn rooms, a tavern and pub.
Salamander Resort and Spa
500 North Pendleton Street
Resort with 168 guestrooms, 23,000 sq-foot spa, 25 acres for horseback riding and 14,000 sq-foot stable.
Briar Patch Bed & Breakfast Inn
23130 Briar Patch Ln.
200-year-old main house with eight bedrooms, a one-bedroom cottage or three bedrooms in a new chicken coop building.
Mortgage Hall Estate
35487 Snake Hill Road
121-acre estate is a working farm with a historic Georgian Mansion that was converted into a vacation rental.
WHERE TO DINE:
For Coffee: Middleburg Common Grounds
For a Beer: Lost Barrel Brewing
For Solid Pub Fare: Hunter’s Head Tavern
For a Delicious Lunch: The Goodstone Inn & Restaurant’s Bistro
For a Fancy Dinner: Harriman’s Virginia Piedmont Grill
WHERE TO SHOP:
For Antiques and Art: Middleburg Antique Gallery
For Clothes: Highcliffe Clothiers, Tully Rector
For Gifts: The Christmas Sleigh