Colonial Williamsburg's Grand Illumination

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December 4, 2016
Venue: 
Palace Green
Palace Green
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States

In the 18th century, illuminations, which included the firing of guns and lighting of fireworks, were held to celebrate major events, such as great military victories, the anniversary of the reigning sovereign's birth, or the arrival of a new colonial governor. Join Colonial Williamsburg for this special day by strolling the Revolutionary City and viewing all the unique decorations. Enjoy musical performances from multiple stages and delight in the fireworks displays fired from the Capitol, the Magazine and the Palace. Fireworks begin at 7 p.m.