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Haunting on DoG Street at Colonial Williamsburg

Upcoming Events at Colonial Williamsburg - Tripster Travel Guide 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA
children in constume posing for a photo with event sign and haystack in the background in Colonial Williamsburg Museum, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Head to Colonial Williamsburg for family-friendly thrills and spooks for everyone! This event will have you screaming for fun with ghost tours, museum facts, and frightening carriage rides. Brave the Haunting on DoG Street! Dress up your kids with the scariest costumes and join them as they collect favorites at the trick or treat sections. Encounter silly characters like skeletons […]

American Indian Heritage Month

Upcoming Events at Colonial Williamsburg - Tripster Travel Guide 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA
man in traditional wear lecturing with white tents in background surrounded by greenery at American Indian Heritage Month at Colonial Williamsburg in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Celebrate the cultures, rich histories, and key contributions of Native people on American Indian Heritage Month. Visit art museums that take you back to the 18th century when American Indians were a regular and frequent presence. In the afternoon, visit a new encampment in the Historic area and listen to interpreters paint a picture of daily life in early Williamsburg. […]

Thanksgiving at Colonial Williamsburg

Upcoming Events at Colonial Williamsburg - Tripster Travel Guide 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA
close up of Thanksgiving tablescape with pumpkin pie turkey soup and sunflowers

Experience what Thanksgiving was like in the 18th-century with a holiday vacation at Colonial Williamsburg. There’s no better place to celebrate this occasion than at the birthplace of the American revolution. Enjoy a special time with your loved ones at Colonial Williamsburg’s Thanksgiving. Delight in historical holiday decorations and enjoy festive activities. Enjoy demonstrations and live music and relish local […]

Veterans Day Weekend

Upcoming Events at Colonial Williamsburg - Tripster Travel Guide 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA
Veterans Day Weekend

This Veterans Day Weekend, take time to honor and recognize America’s bravest at Colonial Williamsburg. Celebrate the holiday with commemorative activities for our military. Pay respect to the dedicated men and women who have defended the freedom we’re enjoying today. Start the day by attending the commemorative march and special salutes, including a wreath-laying ceremony and Fifes and Drums performance. […]

Grand Illumination

Upcoming Events at Colonial Williamsburg - Tripster Travel Guide 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA
two fireworks in the air

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 […]

Black History Month at Colonial Williamsburg

Upcoming Events at Colonial Williamsburg - Tripster Travel Guide 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA
Black History Month at Colonial Williamsburg

Celebrate and honor the contributions of African Americans to the nation at Colonial Williamsburg. This month-long observance shines a brighter light on the Black community and their stories. Explore their lives and pay tribute to their struggles, achievements, and sacrifices at this event. Meet the historical figures who lived in 18th-century Williamsburg like Edith Cumbo, Gowan Pamphlet, James Armistead Lafayette. […]

President’s Weekend at Colonial Williamsburg

Upcoming Events at Colonial Williamsburg - Tripster Travel Guide 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA
President’s Weekend at Colonial Williamsburg

Spend your long weekend getting to know George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison before they were great leaders. Learn more about their experiences and lives at the President’s Weekend at Colonial Williamsburg. Meet the nation’s builders at Colonial Williamsburg during your visit. Get to know their legacies, most extraordinary contributions, and ideals that have shaped our country. Bring your […]

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