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September 9, 2022 @ 8:00 am - October 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm CDT

With its 18-century ambiance and revolutionary war history, Williamsburg, Virginia, is hard to beat during Halloween. Get your fill of all things haunted and supernatural when you visit the Burg.

Step back in time and participate in a chilling ghost tour at Colonial Williamsburg or take your fear to the extreme with Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream. Then, rest at the Williamsburg Hotel Halloween.

However you wish to celebrate the spooky season, there’s no doubt that the city offers an unparalleled Halloween in Williamsburg, VA. 

Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

When: Select nights from September 9, 2022, to October 31, 2022, at 6 PM

Howl-O-Scream returns to your favorite theme park with a twisted, ghoulish game show presented by an evil host. Ready to become a contestant and see how your destiny unfolds? Think carefully…there’s no turning back.

This adult-only event is back with blood-curling attractions with bravery required, including:

  • five haunted houses
  • five terror-tories
  • four sinister shows
  • and two-party zones

Beyond the scares, terrors, and frightening characters galore, it also takes fears to new heights with after-hours rides, including the Pantheon. Plus, there will be BOOze bars and bites, wherein guests can hide from the frights and refuel.

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Think you’re brave enough for this Busch Gardens Halloween Williamsburg event? Then, get your Busch Gardens Colonial Williamsburg tickets now. Also, make sure to book Williamsburg Hotel Halloween if you wish to come back to experience all its activities.

The Count Spooktacular at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

When: September 24, 2022, to October 30, 2022

The Count’s Spooktacular is a Sesame Street Halloween event to watch out for. This Busch Gardens Williamsburg Halloween event treats kiddos to live entertainment and surprises.

All little monsters and ghouls (under the age of nine) are welcome to trick-or-treating throughout the park in their favorite costumes. Then, there will be festive hay mazes, dance parties, and unique activities.

The highlight of the celebration includes a costume parade joined by all your favorite Sesame Street friends, from Elmo to Big Bird. Meet your favorite furry friends and marvel in awe at their decorated floats.

Plus, prolong the memories with special photo opportunities, delighting guests with a different theme every weekend - the more reason to come back over and over. Book Williamsburg hotel Halloween 2022 to make it convenient for you to revisit. 

The event is included with your Busch Gardens admission.

Haunting on DoG Street

When: October 2022

This Halloween, the Duke of Gloucester Street will come to life with lit cressets and spooky displays. Join a Haunted Williamsburg ghost tour to see masked riders and skeleton horses, plus gain exclusive access to its historic spaces, including the gardens and other ghostly sites. Then, meet the costumed storytellers and listen as they share their disturbing tales.

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Be alert while strolling the outdoors; you never know when you’ll encounter spirits. This Colonial Williamsburg Halloween celebration also invites you to participate in one of the park’s trial fall programs. This Williamsburg Halloween fun is included with your Colonial Williamsburg park admission.

Disability Awareness Trick or Treat

When: October 29, 2022, from 9 AM to 12 AM

Take a break from all the jumps and screams at this sensory-friendly Williamsburg, VA Halloween event. Instead, come with the entire family to enjoy the trackless train rides and treats galore. Plus, meet and show your support to local organizations that assist people with disabilities. 

The Ruins of Presidents Park - Halloween Weekend

When: October 29, 2022, from 7 AM to 7 PM

Don’t let the chance of seeing the ghostly effigies of presidents, towering from 18 to 20 feet tall, pass you by. Gawk in awe at the remnants of Virginia’s Presidents Park, a now-gone open-air museum.

Take a closer look at the sculpture’s bash-in heads, tear-like stains, and crumbling noses. The whole scenario will send some chills to your spine.

On top of the 42 decaying sculptures, the event will display original placards, park signage, an authentic First lady dress, and vintage Park images. Plus, it will feature a presidential trivia game with prizes.

Can’t get enough of the eerie busts and the entire experience? Shop souvenirs like pictures, magnets, and books that will be available during the exhibit. Tickets cost up to $28.

Other Attractions in Williamsburg

Steeped in 18th-century charm, Williamsburg is always a perfect destination. Take in its picturesque architecture and rich history with these other attractions and hotels:

Experience Williamsburg Halloween

With such an abundance of history and tragic events, Halloween Williamsburg VA is sure to be unforgettable.

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Uncover the harrowing tales and keep an eye out for ghosts as you walk down the Burg’s streets. Or collect goodies with your little tots at the family-friendly Halloween events Williamsburg VA. More surprises await you, including the Williamsburg Hotel Halloween party. 

Also, make the most of your vacation by exploring all the sights of the town with a  Williamsburg, VA package.


September 9, 2022 @ 8:00 am CDT
October 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm CDT
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