Spend the holidays with us in the Historic Area, where you will find the spirit of the season throughout our programming. Create a decoration inspired by one of our museums’ historical collections, enjoy a holiday meal at one of our taverns, and learn about how the Colonists celebrated the holiday season.

We invite you to join us for the holidays; we promise you will take home memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Below is just a sampling of what the holidays have to offer at Colonial Williamsburg. Download our HOLIDAY PLANNER to see a full listing of seasonal events.


For the young and young-at-heart, these brand new events will bring your loved ones together
in the spirit of the season–and create tomorrow’s memories.


Enjoy the classic charm of the holidays as the Revolutionary City comes alive with the sights,
sounds, and smells of the season. Hundreds of joyous events, grand and intimate,
welcome you with music, dance, merriment, and sumptuous dining.


Filling the heart with the joy of music, 18th-century holiday events usually centered on lively song!
Fiddles, flutes, and harpsichords capture the spirit of the season today, as they did nearly 300 years ago.


Feast on historic-inspired fare in our taverns or enjoy the lovely surroundings and contemporary
menus in Traditions, the Regency Room, the Williamsburg Lodge and more.