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There’s no place like Colonial Williamsburg for the holidays.

Here you’ll find enduring traditions, charming decorations, and a season that still warms the heart. One visit and you’ll quickly see why our guests come from near and far to enjoy the festivities while making memories that last a lifetime.

December Highlights 2018

This December, experience a special holiday program every day of the month at Colonial Williamsburg.


New This Season

Returning Favorites



Illuminations happen at various locations throughout the holiday season, featuring cressets, stories, firing of muskets, and music performed by the Fifes and Drums.


Participate in holiday sing-alongs throughout the Historic Area.

2018 Holiday Planner

See all of our seasonal programs and activities.