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Painters and Paintings
in the Early American South
The Virginia Arts Festival returns to Williamsburg! Join us for performances by Arturo Sandoval, Bravo Broadway, and the Hot Sardines.
Get an exclusive front-row seat to the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and a stunning fireworks display.
In addition to our regularly scheduled ongoing events in the Revolutionary City, we invite you to join us throughout the year for various special resortwide occasions and events.
This ground-breaking exhibition will bring together paintings by artists working in the 18th-century South and others produced abroad for southern patrons.
Gather for a modern service and Fifes and Drums procession honoring military veterans who died while serving their country.
When mothers left babies at London’s Foundling Hospital in the mid-18th century, the Hospital often retained a small token as a means of identification, usually a piece of fabric. Each scrap of material reflects the life of a single infant and that of its absent parent.
The third annual Run for the Dream event features an 8K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, June 1 and a half marathon on Sunday, June 2. Both courses wind through the Revolutionary City and parts of downtown Williamsburg.
The Screenmaster needs you! Join his black chamber, the Crossbones Club, to decipher the enemy’s secret messages and help save America before it’s too late.
How did life in 18th-century Williamsburg change when the British Army took charge? Watch as soldiers raise the British flag over the Capitol and hear the terms of occupation read to the people.
Join us for a vibrant and patriotic Fourth of July celebration with a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence, a picnic, a performance by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and a dazzling display of fireworks.
Join us for an inaugural food, wine, and spirits weekend in celebration of Virginia’s rich culinary traditions.
For more than 70 years, Colonial Williamsburg has celebrated the holiday season by holding a Grand Illumination.