It’s shaping up to be a wonderful holiday, not your normal average every day! December is the month of all months. Filled to the brim with holiday cheer and winter festivities. Learn about all the incredible celebrations taking place in Centreville, VA and the world this December. But, as holiday cheer goes up, the temperatures drop! It’s easy to slip into hibernation mode. But at Lakeside, we’ve got your winter boredom covered. 

Hanukkah: While the dates change every year, in 2023 this Jewish celebration takes place from Tuesday, December 7th – Friday, December 15th. A traditional part of the holiday is the lighting of a special candle each night, called a Menorah. Done in the memory of an ancient miracle.

Christmas: A religious holiday that takes place on December 25th every year. In the US, the day is securely celebrated with gift-giving and time with family. With traditions including- Christmas trees, music, and food. 

Kwanzaa: A sacred time for those to honor and celebrate African American culture. Including the ideals of family life, unity, and coming together. Taking place from December 26th through January 1st. 

Get ready for an array of budget-friendly indoor activities perfect for solo ventures, family fun, or even a cozy date night.

Living Room Campout: Transform your living room into a cozy campsite. Gather blankets, pillows, and set up a tent or fort.  

Spa Night: Pamper yourself with a spa night. Candles, bath bombs, and soothing music create a tranquil atmosphere.

Board Game Night: Disconnect from screens and have a blast with a board game night. Whether it’s family time or a date night, games like Monopoly and Clue promise hours of entertainment.