GumDrop Square is Back This December


The award-winning GumDrop Square is returning to Old Town Warrenton for the first three weekends in December. On December 1-3, 8-10, and 15-17, enjoy holiday fun for the whole family in this historic area of Warrenton, VA. Hours for this year’s event are Fridays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Bring the Kids for Pictures with Santa Claus 

The “man in red” will be on site again this year and available for pictures with children of all ages. You can take your own photo with Warrenton Santa, or for a small donation let the elves snap a picture for you. Be sure to have your Christmas wish list ready and remember: he knows if you have been naughty or nice!

Take a Tour of Old Town Warrenton with a Horse Drawn Carriage Ride

On Friday, December 8 and 15, there will be horse-drawn carriage rides down Main Street. These rides will only be available on these days, so don’t miss out on this wonderful experience.

Enjoy the Annual Christmas Parade Down Main Street

The Town of Warrenton’s Christmas parade will be held on Friday, December 1 at 6 p.m. The parade draws thousands of spectators and has won the “Best Annual Event” award for the last five years from Piedmont Lifestyle magazine. Following the parade, Mayor Powell Duggan and special guest will light the Christmas tree at the courthouse steps. There will even be a fireworks display following the ceremony.

Let Santa’s Elves Take Care of All Your Holiday Gift Wrapping

Santa’s Secret Workshop will be on site and providing holiday gift wrapping for only $2 a gift.

Bring Your Four-Legged Friends to GumDrop Square

For the first time this year, you’ll be able to bring your pets to get a picture with Santa at GumDrop Square. Pet pictures will be available for one day only on Sunday, December 3 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

About Experience Old Town Warrenton  

Experience Old Town Warrenton is a non-profit organization responsible for organizing the annual GumDrop Square. The group’s goal is to “advance the economic vitality, historic preservation and cultural enrichment of Old Town Warrenton.”

Need a New Sleigh? 

Warrenton Toyota has special holiday pricing in effect on the complete line of new Toyota models, as well as a large selection of pre-owned vehicles. Our sales staff is ready to assist you in any way possible in order to make the process of purchasing or leasing another car a true pleasure. We invite you to visit our Toyota dealership located at 6449 Lee Highway, Warrenton, VA 20187.   

December 4, 2017
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