Richmond Holiday Bucket List

Holiday Bucket List Great things to do to make the most of the Christmas break

The holidays are here!! Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Years… not to mention winter break from school.  Between parties, and school performances, and traveling his time of year always feels like it goes by so fast.  Don’t forget to slow down and find a few moments to enjoy the season.

We’ve got a great list of holiday themed activities for families to do (and a few links to where you can do them in Richmond).

Richmondmom’s Holiday Bucket List

Take a carriage ride

Drink hot cocoa by a fire

Play dreidel

Make a gingerbread house

Try a new cookie recipe

Go ice skating

Go caroling

Donate a book or toy to charity

See the lights at Lewis Ginter

Make your own ornaments out of salt dough

Go on a tacky light tour

Write letters to Santa

Have a popcorn and movie night

Make a paper chain countdown to Christmas

Write a year end letter (even if you don’t send it)

Do a random act of kindness

Make mulled cider

Sit on Santa’s lap (duh)

Watch the Christmas Parade

Want more stuff to do in Richmond? Check out or December event list and our list of free holiday events:

Free holiday themed christmas events in Richmond