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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 Safari

12/15/2019

Great Dismal Swamp Safari

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

December 15, 2019, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Great Dismal Swamp is anything but dismal. The narrated Swamp Safari, one of Suffolk’s most popular attractions, fills up quickly. This four-hour tour is led by a biologist specializing is the unique habitat of the Great Dismal. Learn about the history, lore, vegetation and wildlife with this adventure that includes a brief walk to Lake Drummond. Sunscreen, insect repellent, comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended. A small snack and beverage is provided. This tour is not recommended for very small children. Reservations are required and cancellations are expected no less than 48 hours prior to scheduled tour. Call the Suffolk Visitor Center at 757.514.4130 to reserve your spot.

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Great Dismal Swamp Safari

12/15/2019

Great Dismal Swamp Safari

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

December 18, 2019, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM 

The Great Dismal Swamp is anything but dismal. The narrated Swamp Safari, one of Suffolk’s most popular attractions, fills up quickly. This four-hour tour is led by a biologist specializing is the unique habitat of the Great Dismal. Learn about the history, lore, vegetation and wildlife with this adventure that includes a brief walk to Lake Drummond. Sunscreen, insect repellent, comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended. A small snack and beverage is provided. This tour is not recommended for very small children. Reservations are required and cancellations are expected no less than 48 hours prior to scheduled tour. Call the Suffolk Visitor Center at 757.514.4130 to reserve your spot.

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Bring Your Pet to Meet Santa at the Suffolk Visitor Center

12/15/2019

Bring Your Pet to Meet Santa at the Suffolk Visitor Center

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Suffolk Visitor Center

December 15, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bring your pet to meet jolly ol’ St. Nick! We welcome all friendly, well-behaved critters. Dogs must be leashed. Pet owners are encouraged to bring a donation for the homeless pets at the Suffolk Animal Shelter. The following items are encouraged kitty litter, cat food/kitten chow, dog food/puppy chow, leashes and collars, grooming supplies, toys, crates, towels, blankets, bleach, hand sanitizer & wipes, laundry detergent, dishwashing liquid, trash bags and carriers.

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