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December 2, 2022 @ 5:15 pm - December 4, 2022 @ 9:00 pm EST

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Watch jaw-dropping fireworks brighten the night sky at Colonial’s Williamsburg Grand Illumination. This event will reenact the traditional celebration of firing guns and fireworks from December 2nd through the 4th, 2022.

During the 18th-century, grand events such as new government positions, birthdays, and military victories were celebrated with illumination.

Step back in time and witness this marvelous show. Admire the grand architecture of the colonial capital during the fireworks display.


Grand Illumination runs from December 2nd through the 4th, 2022.

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Grand Illumination is included with your Colonial Williamsburg admission.

Covid-19 Information

Guests are not required to wear face coverings indoors and outdoors except when on public transportation. However, all visitors need to wear masks on shuttles.

Package Your Grand Illumination Colonial Williamsburg Tickets

Wanting to embrace the historical attractions in Williamsburg? Then bundle your Colonial Williamsburg with other fun area attractions and hotels:

About Colonial Williamsburg

Experience unique attractions centered around 18th-century living at Colonial Williamsburg. Watch grand traditions, educate yourself with wartime experiences, and meet and greet colonial-dressed townspeople.

This city features art museums, dining options, and a golf club for all ages.

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Experience Grand Illumination at Colonial Williamsburg

Start the day by appreciating the incredible decorations throughout the Historic area. Experience musical performances and explore the breathtaking structures where the greatest men, such as Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, talked about the nation’s fight for independence.

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Then, choose the best spot to watch the fireworks presentation from the Magazine, the Capitol, and the Palace. You don’t want to miss out on this grand celebration.

So, grab your Busch Gardens Williamsburg tickets today. Plus, you can make a vacation out of it to explore the historical, family-friendly Williamsburg with our Colonial Williamsburg Vacation Package.


December 2, 2022 @ 5:15 pm EST
December 4, 2022 @ 9:00 pm EST
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