Get in the Holiday Spirit in Williamsburg
Get in the Halloween spirit this Friday at Freedom Park in Williamsburg. The evening will kick off with story-telling around the fire. The stories will be spooky but not too spooky for the young kids. The night will be capped off with a viewing of the classic “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” This is sure to be a night that the whole family will love. The event is on Friday, October 26 at Freedom Park from 6 pm to 8 pm.
The holidays come to life in Colonial Williamsburg. During the holiday season, the historic city will be adorned with twinkling lights, lush wreaths, and beautifully decorated trees. Take a carriage ride through the city to see the sites. Indulge in a Christmas feast inspired by the 18th century in which guests will dine in one of the historic taverns surrounded by balladeers, fifes and drums, and madrigal singers. Create magnificent holiday memories at a holiday tea which features a one-man performance of A Christmas Carol. Perhaps the most exciting event is a true 18th century holiday celebration. In historic Williamsburg holiday celebrations included fireworks and firing of guns. A Colonial Christmas is no different, the revolutionary city lights up the night with the Grand Illumination by shooting off fireworks from the three different locations in the city. Aside from all the festive additions to Colonial Williamsburg, visitors will still have the chance to enjoy all the historic sites of Colonial Williamsburg including tours of the historically accurate sites, the colonial costumed residents, and the gorgeous architecture of the entire city. The past comes alive in Colonial Williamsburg. Renew your holiday spirit in Colonial Williamsburg starting November 23 and ending December 30. For more information about a Colonial Christmas, visit this website.
“Who Killed the King?” The mystery abounds at the Mystery Dinner Playhouse in Williamsburg welcomes one and all to the coronation of King Ronald, Lord of the Ville. Guests will dine with the most prestigious members of the kingdom’s court including Prince Ronald, the Princess, the Queen, and the Royal Tax Collector. Enjoy a grand feast washed down with ale while you collect the clues to the mystery. Beware! At the end of the evening, no one will be saying “Long live the King!” Pay close attention because everything could be a clue! For ticket information, click on this link.
A plethora of lodging options awaits in Williamsburg, Virginia. Whether you’re interested in a historical stay at Colonial Williamsburg or a convenient modern stay in the city, you’re are sure to find the hotel for you in Williamsburg!