With our Fall Bounce Ticket, you’ll enjoy seven days of consecutive admission to Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Complimentary parking is included at each site.Buy Now
September 3 through October 31, guests 50 or older can pay for a day’s admission and get the rest of the year FREE.*Buy Now
Make your own needlepoint ornament inspired by an object in Abby Rockefeller's collection at Bassett Hall. Come early to take a tour of the house to view the folk art Abby chose for this special house.
Participants in this one-hour mini workshop will be guided through an exploration of leather craft techniques by the staff of the Public Leather Works Program. Each participant will produce for themselves a beautiful and useful high quality steer hide waist belt. All materials, hardware, and supplies are included in the ticket price. As this class requires the use of sharp tools, it is restricted to accompanied teens and adults and is not recommended for children. Classes will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Armoury yard, weather permitting.
Try your hand at weaving in this 2-hr class for all levels of experience. You will learn some of the history behind weaving in Williamsburg at the time of the Revolution to spark your patriotic homespun spirit. This class is taught on pre-warped modern looms, on which you will be able to pass the shuttle back-and-forth to build up a cotton tea towel to take home. All the necessary supplies will be provided in this workshop, including care instructions for your handwoven towel.
Enjoy a leisurely ride through the Historic Area by horse-drawn carriage and surround yourself with the sights and sounds of our unique city.
Explore the trade shops of world-renowned craftspeople by candlelight. Tour the peaceful streets and, though shuttered for the night, enter four shops for an after-hours gander. You’ll learn about the lives of the Williamsburg residents who worked with their hands and comprised nearly half of the city’s population in the 1770s. Weather permitting.
Stop in to the Raleigh Tavern Bakery for an 18th-century-inspired sweet treat or a light lunch to go. Grab a sandwich and side dish, a cold bottle of root beer, or a cup of hot cider to help fuel your next revolutionary adventure. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a soft and chewy cookie or sink your teeth into a homemade muffin or loaf of bread. During the holiday season, enjoy fresh-baked pies.
Explore the diverse cultures of the American Indians, who came to Williamsburg with regularity in the 18th century to discuss matters of trade, warfare, and diplomacy.Learn More
Throughout 2019 the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation commemorates 40 years of African-American historical interpretation, inviting guests and the community to experience spotlighted programming, a series of community conversations on the past, present and future of the Foundation’s work, and a special exhibition in remembrance of the African-American men and women of Williamsburg who helped forge the nation.Find Out More