Top Five Weekend Events: Dominion Energy Christmas Parade, RVA Lights Up and “It’s a Wonderful Life” | Entertainment



It’s a holiday extravaganza this weekend with the return of the Dominion Energy Christmas Parade parading down Broad Street, downtown Richmond lights up for the holidays with RVA Illuminates and many more ways to hang out. get in the spirit of the season this weekend.

RVA Illuminates is back in person this year, lighting up downtown for the holidays. Head to Kanawha Plaza for performances by the Richmond Police Department group and DJ Lonnie B. starting at 5:45 pm Mayor Levar Stoney will flip the switch at 6:00 pm, lighting up the skyline. downtown. To free. 801 E. Canal St.

Dominion Energy Christmas Parade

After being televised last year and filmed in a “secret” location, Dominion Energy’s Christmas Parade returns to West Broad Street with floats, balloons, marching bands and this year’s Grand Marshal: Snoopy! A true Richmond tradition, the parade attracts thousands of viewers each year. It will begin at the Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St., at 10:15 am and continue to Seventh Street. To free.

“It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play”

The classic story of George Bailey, his Guardian Angel Clarence Odbody, and the town of Bedford Falls is reworked into a radio play at the Virginia Rep, just in time for the holidays. $ 36 to $ 56. Hours vary until January 2. November Theater, 114 W. Broad St. (804) 282-2620 or



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