Events in Williamsburg, Va.

Greater Williamsburg has an event for every season. Visit us any time for year-round fun.

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E.g., 12/11/2018
E.g., 12/11/2018
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
November 16, 2018 - February 18, 2019

Enjoy a family-friend activity this holiday season on historic Duke of Gloucester St. Join us at Liberty's Ice Pavilion sponsored by Dominion. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the holidays with a few turns on the ice. Even if you don’t skate, you can still enjoy watching the skaters, sipping on a cup of American Heritage Hot Chocolate or Chowning’s hot cider and relaxing to the sounds of musical performances from many local and area choirs and music ensembles.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Feb 18, 2019
Colonial Heritage Clubhouse
6500 Arthur Hills Drive Williamsburg 23188
May 6 - 9, 2019

Dinner Concert with the cast of Opera in Williamsburg's Magic Flute, in town rehearsing for the performance. You can get tickets to the dinner+concert ($52, choice of entree), or you can get tickets to the concert only. Cash bar available. Meet your fellow Opera-lovers and the superb artists who bring this masterpiece to us.

The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
February 3 - December 31, 2018, 9am - 5pm

This new exhibition features more than 60 items made by sailors or artisans at sea. For centuries, sailors have used their leisure time to create objects and artworks that document life at sea, commemorate historic events or simply celebrate the extraordinary skill of the maker. Scrimshaw – carved or engraved whale ivory or walrus tusks, made by whalers – is one of the most well-known, sailor-made arts.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
November 27, 2018 - September 3, 2019, 9am - 5pm

Answering America's Call: Newport News in World War I chronicles the transformation of Newport News as a result of the war. Visitors will learn how Newport News supported war efforts with the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company by viewing first-hand journals, letters, photographs and more. Viewers will also learn how the large influx of shipyard workers was accommodated through construction of Hilton Village. Admission to the Museum is now only $1 for all time!

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Sep 03, 2019
Lumber House Ticket Office
124 West Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
November 23, 2018 - January 1, 2019, 10am - 11am

With an 18th century resident as your guide, walk about the city and experience the spirit of the Christmastide season as they share reflections on the holiday season, the news of the day, and perhaps even a little juicy gossip! Daily tour throughout the holiday season. Open to the public; separate ticket required.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jan 01, 2019
Busch Gardens
1 Busch Gardens Blvd. Williamsburg 23185
November 17, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
November 18, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
November 23 - 24, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
November 25, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
November 30, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 1, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 2, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 7, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 8, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 9 - 14, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 15, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 16 - 21, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 22, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 23 - 24, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 26 - 28, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 29, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 30, 2018 - January 1, 2019, 2pm - 10pm
January 4 - 5, 2019, 2pm - 9pm

Busch Gardens® Williamsburg commemorates a decade of decking the halls with its most festive Christmas Town™ celebration to date in 2018. The annual yuletide celebration begins a week early, Nov. 17, and runs 35 days through Jan. 5.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 -
2:00pm to 10:00pm
Stryker Center
412 N Boundary Street WIlliamsburg 23185
April 26, 2018 - 26, 2019, 7pm - 8pm

Meet the singers and the creative team of Opera in Williamsburg's The Magic Flute, in town rehearsing for the Opera! Free and open to the public, light refreshments will be served. Enjoy hearing the superb cast, and ask the creative team about their approach to this masterpiece of Mozart.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
November 16, 2018 - February 18, 2019

Enjoy a family-friend activity this holiday season on historic Duke of Gloucester St. Join us at Liberty's Ice Pavilion sponsored by Dominion. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the holidays with a few turns on the ice. Even if you don’t skate, you can still enjoy watching the skaters, sipping on a cup of American Heritage Hot Chocolate or Chowning’s hot cider and relaxing to the sounds of musical performances from many local and area choirs and music ensembles.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Feb 18, 2019
Colonial Heritage Clubhouse
6500 Arthur Hills Drive Williamsburg 23188
May 6 - 9, 2019

Dinner Concert with the cast of Opera in Williamsburg's Magic Flute, in town rehearsing for the performance. You can get tickets to the dinner+concert ($52, choice of entree), or you can get tickets to the concert only. Cash bar available. Meet your fellow Opera-lovers and the superb artists who bring this masterpiece to us.

The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
February 3 - December 31, 2018, 9am - 5pm

This new exhibition features more than 60 items made by sailors or artisans at sea. For centuries, sailors have used their leisure time to create objects and artworks that document life at sea, commemorate historic events or simply celebrate the extraordinary skill of the maker. Scrimshaw – carved or engraved whale ivory or walrus tusks, made by whalers – is one of the most well-known, sailor-made arts.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
November 27, 2018 - September 3, 2019, 9am - 5pm

Answering America's Call: Newport News in World War I chronicles the transformation of Newport News as a result of the war. Visitors will learn how Newport News supported war efforts with the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company by viewing first-hand journals, letters, photographs and more. Viewers will also learn how the large influx of shipyard workers was accommodated through construction of Hilton Village. Admission to the Museum is now only $1 for all time!

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Sep 03, 2019
Lumber House Ticket Office
124 West Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
November 23, 2018 - January 1, 2019, 10am - 11am

With an 18th century resident as your guide, walk about the city and experience the spirit of the Christmastide season as they share reflections on the holiday season, the news of the day, and perhaps even a little juicy gossip! Daily tour throughout the holiday season. Open to the public; separate ticket required.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jan 01, 2019
Busch Gardens
1 Busch Gardens Blvd. Williamsburg 23185
November 17, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
November 18, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
November 23 - 24, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
November 25, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
November 30, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 1, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 2, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 7, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 8, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 9 - 14, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 15, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 16 - 21, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 22, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 23 - 24, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 26 - 28, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 29, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 30, 2018 - January 1, 2019, 2pm - 10pm
January 4 - 5, 2019, 2pm - 9pm

Busch Gardens® Williamsburg commemorates a decade of decking the halls with its most festive Christmas Town™ celebration to date in 2018. The annual yuletide celebration begins a week early, Nov. 17, and runs 35 days through Jan. 5.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 -
2:00pm to 10:00pm
Watermen's Museum
309 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Every Second Wednesday. Repeats Monthly.
January 10, 2018 - 9, 2019, 5:30pm - 9pm

Second Wednesday every month is Watermen's Museum Music Jam Session: Don't miss an evening of fun and music with ShantyGrass and visiting amateurs and professional musicians as you join them in passing songs around a circle.  Just come and enjoy traditional and modern music from colonial to the modern day.  Bring a small side dish to share.  Free  757.887.2641    

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 -
5:30pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the second Wednesday of the month, ends on Jan 09, 2019
Water Street Grille
323 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
February 21 - December 26, 2018, 6pm

Family Fun Run/Walk 5 K, meets weekly every Wednesday! Come for the run, stay for the community, great food, and craft beer sponsored by various breweries! All ages welcome. 757.369.5644

Join us June 6th for Run Club Anniversary Party- Family fun 5 K through historic Yorktown followed by a party including massages, giveaways and great deals on beer and food!

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 6:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Dec 26, 2018
Stryker Center
412 N Boundary Street WIlliamsburg 23185
April 26, 2018 - 26, 2019, 7pm - 8pm

Meet the singers and the creative team of Opera in Williamsburg's The Magic Flute, in town rehearsing for the Opera! Free and open to the public, light refreshments will be served. Enjoy hearing the superb cast, and ask the creative team about their approach to this masterpiece of Mozart.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
November 16, 2018 - February 18, 2019

Enjoy a family-friend activity this holiday season on historic Duke of Gloucester St. Join us at Liberty's Ice Pavilion sponsored by Dominion. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the holidays with a few turns on the ice. Even if you don’t skate, you can still enjoy watching the skaters, sipping on a cup of American Heritage Hot Chocolate or Chowning’s hot cider and relaxing to the sounds of musical performances from many local and area choirs and music ensembles.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Feb 18, 2019
Colonial Heritage Clubhouse
6500 Arthur Hills Drive Williamsburg 23188
May 6 - 9, 2019

Dinner Concert with the cast of Opera in Williamsburg's Magic Flute, in town rehearsing for the performance. You can get tickets to the dinner+concert ($52, choice of entree), or you can get tickets to the concert only. Cash bar available. Meet your fellow Opera-lovers and the superb artists who bring this masterpiece to us.

The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
February 3 - December 31, 2018, 9am - 5pm

This new exhibition features more than 60 items made by sailors or artisans at sea. For centuries, sailors have used their leisure time to create objects and artworks that document life at sea, commemorate historic events or simply celebrate the extraordinary skill of the maker. Scrimshaw – carved or engraved whale ivory or walrus tusks, made by whalers – is one of the most well-known, sailor-made arts.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
November 27, 2018 - September 3, 2019, 9am - 5pm

Answering America's Call: Newport News in World War I chronicles the transformation of Newport News as a result of the war. Visitors will learn how Newport News supported war efforts with the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company by viewing first-hand journals, letters, photographs and more. Viewers will also learn how the large influx of shipyard workers was accommodated through construction of Hilton Village. Admission to the Museum is now only $1 for all time!

Thursday, December 13, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Sep 03, 2019
Lumber House Ticket Office
124 West Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
November 23, 2018 - January 1, 2019, 10am - 11am

With an 18th century resident as your guide, walk about the city and experience the spirit of the Christmastide season as they share reflections on the holiday season, the news of the day, and perhaps even a little juicy gossip! Daily tour throughout the holiday season. Open to the public; separate ticket required.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jan 01, 2019
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
December 13, 2018, 2pm - 4pm
December 20, 2018, 2pm - 4pm
December 26, 2018, 2pm - 4pm
December 28, 2018, 2pm - 4pm

Drop in and enjoy an afternoon conversation with Doctor Walter Russell, the first doctor at Jamestown. Offering the difference between a "chirurgian" and a Doctor, he will explain in the greatest detail the intrigues of "Humoral Theory". And should you suffer from any aches, pains, fevers, swellings, fluxes or chills, he has been known to vet out free advices and administer blisters, purgatives, emetics and vomits to get you back to good health! Dr.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Busch Gardens
1 Busch Gardens Blvd. Williamsburg 23185
November 17, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
November 18, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
November 23 - 24, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
November 25, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
November 30, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 1, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 2, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 7, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 8, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 9 - 14, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 15, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 16 - 21, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 22, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 23 - 24, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 26 - 28, 2018, 2pm - 10pm
December 29, 2018, 12pm - 10pm
December 30, 2018 - January 1, 2019, 2pm - 10pm
January 4 - 5, 2019, 2pm - 9pm

Busch Gardens® Williamsburg commemorates a decade of decking the halls with its most festive Christmas Town™ celebration to date in 2018. The annual yuletide celebration begins a week early, Nov. 17, and runs 35 days through Jan. 5.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 -
2:00pm to 10:00pm
Charlton's Coffeehouse
429 East Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
December 9 - 23, 2018, 6pm - 6:45pm
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
December 13 - 20, 2018, 6pm - 6:45pm

Cressets, carols, and Charlton’s Coffeehouse. Celebrate the spirit of the season with a sing-along of holiday favorites. Gather around the porch with friends and family to usher in the best time of the year. Burning cressets light up Duke of Gloucester Street adding to the magic.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 -
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Dec 23, 2018

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