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Holiday Open House

WILLIAMSBURG Celebrations Holiday Open House
8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Open to Public

Come and GoAccessible

Get a jump on your holiday decorating and explore the new seasonal offerings at WILLIAMSBURG Celebrations. Stop by for demonstrations of ways to decorate your home in the spirit and style of WILLIAMSBURG. Find out about apple fans, bow making, tablescapes, and more. Meet Mr. Greenhow and a representative of our collectibles vendor Byers Choice.

Upcoming Dates

Upcoming Demonstrations

Sep 26
10:00 AM
Holiday Open House
Creating the Classic Williamsburg Apple Fan
Learn how to make a classic Williamsburg apple fan--just in time for holiday decorating! Preston Armstead, a member of Colonial Williamsburg's landscape department, will demonstrate.
Sep 26
11:30 AM
Holiday Open House
Fresh Arrangements with Flower Bricks
Learn how to make beautiful fresh arrangements using our flower bricks.This demonstration will feature Carol Gibbs, Colonial Williamsburg's senior visual merchandiser.
Sep 26
3:00 PM
Holiday Open House
The Art of Making Holiday Bows
Dress up your holiday packages with festive bows! Owen Sharman, Colonial Williamsburg Visual Merchandise Manager, demonstrates techniques for making perfect holiday bows.
Sep 27
11:00 AM
Holiday Open House
Meet Mr. Greenhow
What was 18th-century Williamsburg like during the holiday season? Ask Mr Greenhow (Ryan Fletcher). He'll be happy to share tidbits of information on various subjects.
Sep 27
12:00 PM
Holiday Open House
Meet the Byers Choice Representative
Calling all Byers Choice fans! See the 2014 line of holiday figures. Rod Campbell, our sales representative, will also offer tips for displaying your collection as part of your holiday decorations.
Sep 27
2:00 PM
Holiday Open House
American Heritage Chocolate Tasting
Enjoy a taste of the 18th century as you savor a sample of hot chocolate. Colonial Williamsburg's foodways experts teamed up with American Heritage Chocolate to re-create recipes America's founders would have known.