A Celebration of May: An Immersive Palace Garden Party

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May 7

People dressed in colonial clothing at Colonial Williamsburg in Williamsburg, VA, USA

Travel back in time and join in the celebration as Thomas Jefferson invites you to an 18th-century Palace Garden Party. You’ll listen to music, dance, play games, watch theatrics, and immerse yourself and your family into the world of colonial times. Plus, you’ll wear the finest 18th-century clothing!
Party activities include:

  • Explore the ground floor of the Governor’s Palace
  • 18th-century line dances and songs
  • Numerous photo opportunities
  • Interact with time period interpreters
  • A toast led by Mr. Thomas Jefferson
  • Punch and desserts included with admissions (additional drinks and food are available for purchase).
  • A scavenger hunt
  • An 18th-century pyrotechnics display

Costumes are available for rent from Colonial Williamsburg on a first come, first served basis.


Colonial Williamsburg
101 Visitor Center Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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