History Events

Celebrate Colonial History

Historic attractions and Colonial sites hold events throughout the year. Find out pieces of history you didn't know before; from gossiping with a house maid to sitting at lectures about the battles of the Revolutionary War. Find your freedom at one!

E.g., 04/10/2020
E.g., 04/10/2020
Friday, April 10, 2020
Watermen's Museum
PO Box 519 / 309 Water Street Yorktown 23690

The Watermen's Museum will host a traveling exhibit entitled "Bay to Belly" from March 28 - April 12. The Exhibit highlights the past, present and future of life on the Chesapeake Bay with a focus on the watermen and their stories of how the food we eat gets from the water to your table.

Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15 - October 31, 2020, 8pm - 9:15pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2020
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15, 2020 - 15, 2021, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
December 6, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 7, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 13, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 14, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 20, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 21, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 27, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 28, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 30, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 31, 2019, 10am - 4pm
January 2, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 3, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 8, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 9, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 10, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 11, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 14, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 16, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 17, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 22, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 23, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 24, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 25, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 28, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 5, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 6, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 7, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 8, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 12, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 13, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 14, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 19, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 20, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 26, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 27, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 28, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 29, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 5, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 6, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 12, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 13, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 14, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 19, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 20, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 26, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 27, 2020, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
June 3 - 6, 2020, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
June 10 - 13, 2020, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
June 17 - 20, 2020, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
June 24 - 27, 2020, 10am - 4pm

Blacksmithing was one of the earliest trades to be practiced at Jamestown. Join Blacksmiths Shel Browder and/or Steve Mankowski for demonstrations and a discussion of the types of work that went on at the site of the original James Fort Forge.

Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne

Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 06, 2020
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
November 9, 2019, 12pm - 4:15pm
February 7, 2020, 12pm - 4:15pm
February 14, 2020, 12pm - 4:15pm
February 28, 2020, 12pm - 4:15pm
June 5, 2020, 12pm - 4:15pm
June 12, 2020, 12pm - 4:15pm

Meet Angela, one of the first Africans who lived on Jamestown Island. Listen as she recalls her former home in Angola, her capture, and her new life in Virginia. Program will be offered at 12pm & 3:15pm. Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne.

Saturday, April 11, 2020
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15 - October 31, 2020, 8pm - 9:15pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2020
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15, 2020 - 15, 2021, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Sunday, April 12, 2020
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15 - October 31, 2020, 8pm - 9:15pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2020
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15, 2020 - 15, 2021, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Monday, April 13, 2020
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15 - October 31, 2020, 8pm - 9:15pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Monday, April 13, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2020
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15, 2020 - 15, 2021, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Monday, April 13, 2020 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15 - October 31, 2020, 8pm - 9:15pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2020
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15, 2020 - 15, 2021, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15 - October 31, 2020, 8pm - 9:15pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2020
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15, 2020 - 15, 2021, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15 - October 31, 2020, 8pm - 9:15pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2020
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15, 2020 - 15, 2021, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Friday, April 17, 2020
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15 - October 31, 2020, 8pm - 9:15pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2020
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15, 2020 - 15, 2021, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Tour Headquarters
Christ Episcopal Church Mathews 23109
April 18, 2020, 10am - 5pm

Tour four waterfront historic homes and three guest cottages in Mathews. Quaint, historic and coastal, Mathews has been described as one of the "Coolest Small Towns in America." It boasts a historic downtown with shopping, dining, art galleries and charming bed and breakfasts. Reflecting the maritime heritage of this Chesapeake Bay community, the homes and gardens showcased are all on the pristine waters of the East River.

Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

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