Holiday Market at Bridgeport

Holiday Market at Bridgeport

The Plaza at Bridgeport will come alive with holiday cheer during our Holiday Market this year! . . . Evening Events: 4:00pm – Holiday market opens and shopping begins… 4:00pm – 7:00PM - Santa and Mrs. Claus photo line opens (photos available for purchase) 5:00pm - 8:00pm – Horse Drawn Carriage ride line opens (rides available for purchase) 5:00pm – 8:00pm –Enjoy holiday sounds on the stage by Gentlemen and their Lady! . . . The Bridgeport Foundation is excited to announce the second annual Bridgeport Holiday Market.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! So join us on Thursday, December 1st and 15th, from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm, as the Plaza at Bridgeport will come alive with holiday cheer!

Begin your evening with the irresistible taste & smells of hot apple cider, coffee, and hot chocolate from Knotts Coffee Company. Then get a jump on your shopping list by visiting our local vendors throughout the Plaza while enjoying the holiday sounds of the Gentlemen and their Lady!

Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive for secret swapping and photos at 4:00 pm. This year, Santa sessions will be limited to 36 visits per night. Upon arrival, please purchase tickets at the welcome desk for Santa visits for $15 a session. Each session will include downloadable prints for you to view within three business days of the event.

Couples, families, and friends can enjoy carriage rides throughout Bridgeport to view the holiday lights and enjoy the merriment. Carriage rides will be limited to 21 sessions each night. Please purchase your session tickets at the welcome desk for $15 a ride.

The Bridgeport Foundation will sell popcorn, spiked cider, beer, and water throughout the evening.

The rest of the evening is yours to enjoy; we hope that the magic tonight sparks feelings of joy!

The Bridgeport Suffolk Plaza is located at the 3800 Block of Bridge Road, nestled in between the 1400 Bridgeport Way and 1500 Bridgeport Way buildings in Suffolk, VA 23435. For more information, visit us at or on Facebook at Bridgeport Suffolk.

***Please follow parking attendants and parking signs to our overflow event parking lots. All carriage ride and Santa photo proceeds will go towards the not-for-profit Bridgeport Foundation. Must be 21 years old to purchase alcohol and show proof of age for a wrist band.

  • Location: Bridgeport Plaza
  • Cost: FREE
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