2023 Merchant Vendors have been selected. To apply as a back-up or for 2024, please complete the following application.
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Grand Illumination* - November 17, 2023
We'll light up Downtown Suffolk when we flip the switch on our decorated holiday tree. Stick around for crafts, carriage rides and Santa! This event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Suffolk Seaboard Train Station Museum.
Festival of Lights - Opens November 24, 2023
Take a drive through our festive light display at Sleepy Hole Park (4616 Sleepy Hole Road) from 5 to 9 p.m. on select nights in November and December.
Lights will be shining brightly on the following days: Friday-Sunday, November 24-26 Thursday-Sunday, November 30-December 3 Daily, December 7-25 Thursday-Sunday, December 28-31
Thanks to our sponsor:
Holiday Parade* - December 9, 2023
Walk, ride, dance, march or glide down West Washington and Main Streets in Downtown Suffolk. This year's theme is Winter Wonderland. To register your business or organization to participate, click here.
The Early Bird Deadline is Monday, October 9. The Final Application Deadline is Thursday, November 9.
*Events marked with an asterisk may be subject to road closures and detours. Businesses near the event site may be difficult to access. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
For more information, contact: Sarah Slate, Recreation Supervisor - Special Events, at (757) 514-7267 or email@example.com.