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Festevents Announces Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Christmas Marketplace on Saturday, December 4

Words and Images courtesy of Festevents.

The 8th Annual Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Christmas Marketplace is slated for Saturday, December 4, from 12pm to 8pm at Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront.

The Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Christmas Marketplace is the picture-perfect occasion to welcome in the holiday season. The event features an expansive shopping experience showcasing local small businesses & artisans, a cozy bonfire, live Christmas caroling & musical performances, Jack Daniels seasonal cocktails, and FREE Santa Claus visits, all in a beautiful, snowy winter wonderland along the Elizabeth River.

The event is free, including the Santa visits, and open to the public. For more information on the event, please visit

In addition to the entertainment, Norfolk Festevents will also be hosting a Holiday Food Drive to benefit the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. Festevents will be collecting food and supplies for families in need this holiday season. Several donation boxes will be located at Town Point Park for those who are willing to donate. For those who are looking to donate but will not be attending the event, Festevents will be collecting contactless roadside donations at the Nauticus turnaround.

Text Festevents at 757-675-1150 for contactless roadside donations from noon to 8pm. For more information on the food drive, visit

Live Entertainment Schedule:

12-8pm – Christmas Marketplace open

2-4pm – Live Ice Carving by Chisel & Shaker

4-8pm – Holiday Yule Log Bonfire lighting

6-8pm – Christmas Caroling featuring The Standard Time Quartet

6-8pm – FREE Santa Claus visits

Participating Marketplace Vendors:

AK Aloha Co. (Themed Hawaiian Shirts)

A Scent 4 U (Candles)

Baby Alpaca (Scarves, Hats, Accessories, etc.)

Blue Sky Distillery (Craft Spirits)

Christopher Mize (Paintings)

For All Handkind (NFK.VA Apparel, Jewelry, etc.)

Glow Up Goddess Glamtique (Jewelry, Accessories, etc.)

Itoti Crafts (Jewelry, Candles, Accessories, etc.)

M&M Links Jewelry (Earrings, Necklaces, etc.)

Made Global (Apparel, Houseware, etc.)

Matilda Jane (Mugs, Wine Tumblers, Apparel, etc.)

Moonlit Suds N Stuff (Soaps, Beard Oils & Ornaments)

Nothing Bundt Cakes (Bundt Cakes)

Peacefrogs (Festival Merchandise)

Polished Concrete (Modern Jewelry)

Precise Portions (Spices & Oils)

Stefanie Foley Designs (Canvas, Plaques, Ornaments, etc.)

Sultry Scent Co. (Candles, Soaps, etc.)

Teal Eagle Boutique (Apparel, Candles, Mugs, etc.)

Theo Design Co. (Jewelry, Accessories, etc.)

Usborne Books (Children’s Books)

Voiajer (Recycled & Upcycled Goods)

Participating Food & Beverage Vendors:

Crafty Mug Café (Coffee & Hot Cocoa)

La Cucina di Sophia (Italian-Style Food Truck)

Latin 2 Soul (Latin-Style Food Truck)

Mane Events (Jack Daniels Seasonal Craft Cocktails)

Virginia Cheese Co. (Artisan Cheeses, Snacks, etc.)

The 2021 Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Christmas Marketplace is produced by Norfolk Festevents in partnership with the City of Norfolk and is sponsored by Southern Auto Group, Cativa CBD, Old Dominion University, Royal Realty, and the Norfolk Admirals.

For more information on Norfolk Festevents, please visit

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