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Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

12/02/2019 - 12/19/2019

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center 

December 2, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

See Suffolk through the eyes of years gone by. Suffolk’s rich heritage dates back to the early 17th century, when Captain John Smith first encountered the Nansemond Indians on the Nansemond River. Even now, you can trace Suffolk’s legacy through our historic homes and neighborhoods, churches and Virginia Civil War Trails. Guided by a Suffolk historian, you meet the people and places that made Suffolk the city it is today. Highlights of this windshield tour include Cedar Hill Cemetery, Riddick’s Folly House Museum, Constant’s Wharf, College Court and Suffolk’s Historic Lakeside neighborhood.

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Meet Santa at the Train Station

12/08/2019 - 12/19/2019

Meet Santa at the Train Station

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum 

December 8, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

See Suffolk through the eyes of years gone by. Suffolk’s rich heritage dates back to the early 17th century, when Captain John Smith first encountered the Nansemond Indians on the Nansemond River. Even now, you can trace Suffolk’s legacy through our historic homes and neighborhoods, churches and Virginia Civil War Trails. Guided by a Suffolk historian, you meet the people and places that made Suffolk the city it is today. Highlights of this windshield tour include Cedar Hill Cemetery, Riddick’s Folly House Museum, Constant’s Wharf, College Court and Suffolk’s Historic Lakeside neighborhood.

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Great Dismal Swamp Guided Nature Walk

12/14/2019

Great Dismal Swamp Guided Nature Walk

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (off White Marsh Road)

December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

“Swamped and Loving It!” Meet the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in a new way—up close and personal! Enjoy a biologist-led nature walk as you learn about the flora, fauna, wildlife and history that abound in the 111,000-acre wilderness. Reservations are required and cancellations are expected no less than 48 hours prior to scheduled tour. Call the Suffolk Visitor Center to reserve your spot.

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Movies at the Center: Mary Poppins Returns

12/14/2019

Movies at the Center: Mary Poppins Returns

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts

December 14, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The Suffolk Division of Tourism is pleased to present “Mary Poppins Returns” at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, on Saturday, December 14, 2019, beginning at 2pm. This dazzling family-friendly film was a huge box office hit and received critical praise. Movie fans will get a special treat after the film, as Mary Poppins herself will be stopping by for photos with film attendees. Admission is free and open to the public; however, a donation of canned food or non-perishable food item is encouraged. For more information, please contact the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts box office at 757.923.2900.

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Suffolk Holiday Parade

12/14/2019

Suffolk Holiday Parade

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Downtown Suffolk

December 14, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

Be sure to join in the lights and sounds of the 2019 Suffolk Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at 7pm. Find the best spot to watch the floats, equestrian units, marching bands and festive vehicles stroll down West Washington Street and take a turn up North Main Street, with the parade route ending on Finney Avenue.

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