Williamsburg heats up in winter. Get a glimpse of Christmas in the 17th century, see the dazzling lights of Christmas Town at Busch Gardens and catch up with friends over a glass of wine and a roaring fire.

Twinkling Lights. Seasonal Events. Winter’s Warmth.

Visit Williamsburg this winter, where your days and nights will be illuminated with the warmth of the season. Enjoy southern delicacies in the area’s restaurants and revel in the multitude of sparkling lights.

Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center offer special holiday programming including a glimpse of a 17th-century Christmas celebration. You can sip Busch Gardens’ signature peppermint hot fudge chocolate while strolling through Christmastown. Colonial Williamsburg has over 400 seasonal programs for every taste and interest.

Give the year a proper farewell at Williamsburg’s First Night, a family oriented evening, which features kids’ shows plus fireworks. And, begin the New Year by visiting the area’s gardens, cloaked in their winter coats, and observe the native wildlife through the bare woods. Afterwards, indulge in your favorite wine at one of our many restaurants and catch up with friends by a roaring fire.

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