What Should Be on Our RVA Holiday Bucket List?

Otis getting fresh in the Barbie Hotel

tra·di·tion    trəˈdiSH(ə)n    noun the transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation, or the fact of being passed on in this way. Last night, my husband and I had an interesting conversation about Christmas traditions in our house.  I’ll spare you the details but suffice to say, we had different perspectives on […]

Find Santa: Santa Sighting in Richmond

Santa is placing gift boxes under Christmas tree

If you haven’t had your visit with Santa yet there is still time to catch him! Santa has a bunch of set ups around Richmond.  Follow the links for exact times and details. Have you seen a santa we’ve missed? Send your Santa location to Sarah@Richmondmom.com and we’ll add him to our list! Bass Pro […]

Afternoon with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Please join us for a magical afternoon with Santa and Mrs. Claus right before they have to go back to the north pole to get ready for the holiday! At this workshop your child will be able to participate in the following activities: • Story time with Santa and Mrs. Clause • Open Q & […]

4th annual Breakfast with Santa at Brio Tuscan Grille

Buffet breakfast $5.95/child $11.95/adult Cookie decorating and craft activities. Bring a new toy or book to donate to The Chesterfield Colonial Heights Christmas Mother and you will be entered into a drawing for a $100 Brio giftcard. Reservations requested as space is limited.

Holiday Party

Join us for our annual holiday party! Play games, make a craft, and visit with Santa!

Christmas Party

Join us for our annual Christmas Party with stories from Mrs. Claus, a craft, and maybe a visit from Santa!

Cookies with Santa

Start the Season right by joining Richmond Mommies for cookies and holiday fun with Santa!   Join us December 6th from 10:30 to 12:30 at the Gayton Library meeting room. Jacki G will be on hand to provide a free photo of your little ones with Santa.    All are welcome! Flood, toiletries, and cleaning […]

Well That Escalated Quickly!


When is the right time to tell your kid that Santa isn’t real? Does “the right time” really exist?” “Mom! You lied to me!!!” she cried indignantly. “How could you?!!” Well, I thought, that escalated quickly! One day she was discussing what to write in her letter to Santa, and now suddenly she’s overflowing with […]

Have Brunch With Snow Bear and See Santa’s Christmas Miracle

John Hagadorn as Santa at Virginia Rep

Santa’s Christmas Miracle opens Friday, November 28 at Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn! Santa’s Christmas Miracle is a charming, foot-stomping musical comedy perfect for the whole family. When the sheriff has outlawed Christmas, it is up to a mysterious stranger and a bungling bandit named Big Bad Bart to bring the true meaning […]

Tea with Santa

Tea with Santa Another long-standing tradition, Tea with Santa offers a unique opportunity to enjoy a variety of seasonal beverages and light snacks while singing along with Santa and the Singing Elf in an intimate setting. Sit back, relax and let Santa’s helper’s serve you during this magical holiday experience. Plus, share a special storytime […]