Worship with us at 9 and 11am Sundays, with kids activities and Sunday School for all ages!

Christmas Fest & Live Nativity 2023

Experience an evening of holiday joy! Christmas Fest is family fun for all ages. 


Live Nativity

With Bible characters, Delilah the Camel (she loves selfies!), and her farm animal friends. Please note there may be a wait to visit Delilah. 

Photos with Santa: 5:30-7:15pm

The Big Guy is ready for hugs and smiles in your free photo op! Donations accepted to benefit Dulles South Food Pantry's Backpack Buddies program. Digital photo provided; first-come, first-served. 

Free Hot Cocoa Bar and Christmas Cookies!

Multiple flavors available so you can enjoy your favorite cocoa combo. 

Food Trucks

We're excited to welcome Ribeye Philadelphia Steak and Capital Falafel to the event, providing family-friendly foods available for purchase, like Mediterranean bowls, chicken tenders, hot dogs, sandwiches, and more!

Plus musical performances, family Reindeer Games and Workshop, a selfie station, tunnel of lights, and a special Christmas Fest Quest to help you find all the fun activities! Follow along with the hashtag #arcolachristmasfest, and tag us in your photos when you post about the fun.

This event is FREE to attend (purchases required for food trucks). 

Schedule of Events
  • Photos with Santa: 5:30 - 7:00pm (Line closes at 7pm, everyone in line at that time is guaranteed a photo)
  • Live Nativity: 5:30 - 8:30pm (Please note: our children's musical cast will be taking a photo with the animals at 5:25pm)
  • Food Trucks: 5:30 - 8:30pm
  • Christmas Vendors: 5:30 - 8:30pm
  • Reindeer Games and Workshop: 5:30 - 7:15pm
  • Melodious Ringers Handbell Performance (Lobby): 6:00 - 6:15pm
  • Christmas Concert (Great Room): 7:30 - 8:00pm
  • Carols at the Nativity: 8:15pm
Highlights from 2022

Photos from Christmas Fest 2022

Arcola Christmas Celebration and Live Nativity December 9, 2022

Event Coordinator Tianna Durbin

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