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Colonial Williamsburg events are like no others in the world

Special Events

In addition to our regularly scheduled ongoing events in the Historic Area, we invite you to join us throughout the year for various special occasions and events.

Mr. Jefferson's Palace Garden Party

Mr. Jefferson's Palace Garden Party

Join us on May 3, for an immersive 18th-century garden party at the Governor’s Palace. Hosted by President Thomas Jefferson, guests will enjoy traditional music, dancing, theatrics, games, libations, and fireworks. All guests are encouraged to wear 18th-century attire (costumes and accessories available for purchase at the Mary Dickinson Shop and Market House). Must be at least 21 years old to attend.