Open for Holidays

The Town of Middleburg is OPEN for the Holidays!

While we will miss not having our annual parades, tree lighting, and large gatherings, we are excited to announce the creation of new traditions throughout the Town. All of our activities were fun and exciting - and we hope to show you more soon!

Do you need a LAST MINUTE GIFT?? Check out our shops, or consider buying a Shop Middleburg gift card. It can be used at more than 15 locations in Town, and new businesses are being added regularly.

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Scroll down to read more about the exciting events that occurred in Middleburg leading up to Christmas. In addition, the Town wanted to share its holiday spirit with a positive and welcoming message in its new video, “THIS is Christmas in Middleburg” which you can view below. 

Holiday ShoppingAdditional Options for Outdoor, Heated Dining
Complimentary Hot CocoaTraditional, Wooden Light Post Ornaments
Horse Drawn Carriage RidesSanta Reading Letters Delivered to the Middleburg Post Office
Decorated Store FrontsBespoke Christmas Trees on Washington Street
Live Outdoor MusicPhoto Opportunities with Large Photos from Past Christmas Scenes
Family-Focused Scavenger Hunts....And More!
65-Foot Lighted Christmas Tree

We can't wait to share the holidays with you!

HELP THOSE IN NEED - Food Drive for Seven Loaves

Thanks to the great work of BAC Dumpsters, Trinity Episcopal in Upperville, the Middleburg Safeway, and the local business community, nearly 2500 pounds of food and $1900 in donations were given to Seven Loaves. Click here to see the full list of donation locations and specific food needs. They continue to need your assistance - so check out how to help and stay tuned for more efforts to donate to those in need!



(Click here to open this map in Google Maps on your mobile device)



At this time, all tickets for carriage rides have been sold. We are overwhelmed by the positive response and appreciate the excitement about this activity!

We are excited to announce horse-drawn carriage rides on December 5th, 12th, and 19th! Each ride is 12-15 minutes long and is only $20 (for up to 4 persons). At the end, you'll also receive a complimentary Middleburg Christmas ornament!

To find more details and purchase your ticket, visit this link: Middleburg Holiday Carriage Rides mseum Opens in new window

creighton Opens in new windowOur thanks to our partners: Creighton Farms, who is a co-sponsor of the carriage rides, and the Middleburg Museum, who will be assisting visitors on the day of the carriage rides.



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Check out the 65-foot lighted Christmas Tree at the Middleburg Museum/Pink Box. The tree lighting ceremony will be virtual this year, and be sure to watch on Friday, December 4th, at 6pm. Check out the event here!

Specially lit and decorated Christmas trees will line Washington, Madison, and Federal Streets this year. Certain shop owners will be decorating trees, and they will all provide a festive spirit for visitors throughout the business district!



Scruffys Ice Cream and Coffee Parlor Sign

Visit Scruffy's Ice Cream Parlor or Market Salamander for a complimentary cup of hot cocoa as you stroll the streets and shops in Middleburg. Be sure to visit a local bakery or coffee shop for a pastry or slice of pie to go with it!

FREE COCOA will be available on weekends only, Dec. 5-6, 12-13, and 19-20. Enjoy!


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Each weekend, join us for carols and other holiday music! Bach2Rock will be providing holiday music throughout the Town - tune in as you stroll our historic streets and shop in our wonderful stores! 

Saturdays, December 5th, 12th, and 19th: 12pm-4pm

Sundays, December 6th, 13th, and 20th: 2pm-5pm



Look for the holiday guide at local shops, the post office, and The Pink Box Visitors Center for more information


RESIDENTIAL Decoration Contest

We encourage all residents to decorate their homes to promote the spirit of the holidays in Middleburg. Participating homes can qualify to win a gift certificate for the following categories:

  • Best Traditional Decorations
  • Best Front Door/Porch Decorations
  • Best Light Display
  • Judges Choice

Registration ends November 30th. Participants must agree to have their address listed on a map, which will be provided below. Contact Rhonda North at 540-687-5152 or via email for more information!

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Please consider bringing non-perishable items to help those in need this winter. Collections will be taken up throughout the month of December. Donation locations include:

Emmanuel Episcopal Church Parish House - 105 E. Washington St.

Zest Clothing & Co. - 9 E. Washington St.

Northwest Federal Credit Union - 101 W. Washington St.

The Middleburg Museum/Pink Box - 12 N. Madison St.

The Tack Box - 7 W. Federal St.

Middleburg Library - 101 Reed St.

Safeway Parking Lot - FILL THE TRUCK - sponsored by BAC Dumpsters and Safeway! - December 12/13 only BAC logo

See all the locations on one map!

Items needed:

Canned veggies                               Dry/can beans                               Soup

Canned tuna/chicken                     Canned fruit                                   Applesauce

Noodles                                             Spaghetti sauce                             Mac n' cheese

Rice                                                     Instant potatoes                             Cereal/ oatmeal

Peanut butter                                    Jelly                                                  Coffee

Baby wipes                                        Baby Diapers                                   Feminine pads