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., 02/20/2020
E.g., 02/20/2020
Thursday, February 20, 2020
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

Blacksmithing was one of the earliest trades to be practiced at Jamestown. Join Blacksmith Steve Mankowski or Blacksmith Shel Browder 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

Thursday, February 20, 2020 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
January 31 - February 29, 2020, 10am - 5pm

In February The Virginia Musical Museum and Music Hall of Fame at 6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Va will be celebrating Black History Month. Featuring African American music artists from Virginia. The museum will be displaying personal items, pictures and a history on music greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Brown, Pharrell Williams, Pearl Baily and many more.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Feb 29, 2020
6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
January 31 - February 29, 2020, 10am - 5pm

In February The Virginia Musical Museum and Music Hall of Fame at 6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Va will be celebrating Black History Month. Featuring African American music artists from Virginia. The museum will be displaying personal items, pictures and a history on music greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Brown, Pharrell Williams, Pearl Baily, Clarence Clemmons, Sissieretta Jones, The Five Keys, Old South Quartet and other notable Virginians.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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, February 20, 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, February 20, 2020 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Friday, February 21, 2020
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
November 6, 2019, 10am - 4pm
November 23, 2019, 10am - 4pm
November 29, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 4, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 7, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 18, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 21, 2019, 10am - 4pm
January 8, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 15, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 24, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 7, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 21, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 13, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 27, 2020, 10am - 4pm

Join cooper Marshall Sheetz as he demonstrates traditional methods for creating buckets, barrels and casks. Coopering – the making of wooden storage containers – has existed for over 3,000 years. At Jamestown casks were to transport cargos of wine, beer, tobacco, sugar, and salt. Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne

Friday, February 21, 2020 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
January 31 - February 29, 2020, 10am - 5pm

In February The Virginia Musical Museum and Music Hall of Fame at 6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Va will be celebrating Black History Month. Featuring African American music artists from Virginia. The museum will be displaying personal items, pictures and a history on music greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Brown, Pharrell Williams, Pearl Baily and many more.

Friday, February 21, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Feb 29, 2020
6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
January 31 - February 29, 2020, 10am - 5pm

In February The Virginia Musical Museum and Music Hall of Fame at 6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Va will be celebrating Black History Month. Featuring African American music artists from Virginia. The museum will be displaying personal items, pictures and a history on music greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Brown, Pharrell Williams, Pearl Baily, Clarence Clemmons, Sissieretta Jones, The Five Keys, Old South Quartet and other notable Virginians.

Friday, February 21, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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, February 21, 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, February 21, 2020 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
September 14 - 21, 2018, 10am - 4pm
December 10, 2018, 10am - 4pm
December 15, 2018, 10am - 4pm
December 17, 2018, 10am - 4pm
December 21, 2018, 10am - 4pm
December 27, 2018, 10am - 4pm
January 11, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 25, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 8, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 22, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 29, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 14, 2020, 10am - 4pm

Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting

Saturday, February 22, 2020 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Sep 21, 2018
6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
January 31 - February 29, 2020, 10am - 5pm

In February The Virginia Musical Museum and Music Hall of Fame at 6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Va will be celebrating Black History Month. Featuring African American music artists from Virginia. The museum will be displaying personal items, pictures and a history on music greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Brown, Pharrell Williams, Pearl Baily and many more.

Saturday, February 22, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Feb 29, 2020
6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
January 31 - February 29, 2020, 10am - 5pm

In February The Virginia Musical Museum and Music Hall of Fame at 6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Va will be celebrating Black History Month. Featuring African American music artists from Virginia. The museum will be displaying personal items, pictures and a history on music greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Brown, Pharrell Williams, Pearl Baily, Clarence Clemmons, Sissieretta Jones, The Five Keys, Old South Quartet and other notable Virginians.

Saturday, February 22, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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, February 22, 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, February 22, 2020 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Sunday, February 23, 2020
6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
January 31 - February 29, 2020, 10am - 5pm

In February The Virginia Musical Museum and Music Hall of Fame at 6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Va will be celebrating Black History Month. Featuring African American music artists from Virginia. The museum will be displaying personal items, pictures and a history on music greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Brown, Pharrell Williams, Pearl Baily, Clarence Clemmons, Sissieretta Jones, The Five Keys, Old South Quartet and other notable Virginians.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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, February 23, 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, February 23, 2020 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Monday, February 24, 2020
6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
January 31 - February 29, 2020, 10am - 5pm

In February The Virginia Musical Museum and Music Hall of Fame at 6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Va will be celebrating Black History Month. Featuring African American music artists from Virginia. The museum will be displaying personal items, pictures and a history on music greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Brown, Pharrell Williams, Pearl Baily and many more.

Monday, February 24, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Feb 29, 2020
6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
January 31 - February 29, 2020, 10am - 5pm

In February The Virginia Musical Museum and Music Hall of Fame at 6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Va will be celebrating Black History Month. Featuring African American music artists from Virginia. The museum will be displaying personal items, pictures and a history on music greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Brown, Pharrell Williams, Pearl Baily, Clarence Clemmons, Sissieretta Jones, The Five Keys, Old South Quartet and other notable Virginians.

Monday, February 24, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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, February 24, 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, February 24, 2020 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
January 31 - February 29, 2020, 10am - 5pm

In February The Virginia Musical Museum and Music Hall of Fame at 6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Va will be celebrating Black History Month. Featuring African American music artists from Virginia. The museum will be displaying personal items, pictures and a history on music greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Brown, Pharrell Williams, Pearl Baily and many more.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Feb 29, 2020
6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
January 31 - February 29, 2020, 10am - 5pm

In February The Virginia Musical Museum and Music Hall of Fame at 6316 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Va will be celebrating Black History Month. Featuring African American music artists from Virginia. The museum will be displaying personal items, pictures and a history on music greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Brown, Pharrell Williams, Pearl Baily, Clarence Clemmons, Sissieretta Jones, The Five Keys, Old South Quartet and other notable Virginians.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

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