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., 10/15/2019
E.g., 10/15/2019
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 15, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 15, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 16, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 16, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Thursday, October 17, 2019
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News, VA 23606
October 17, 2019, 2pm - 3:30pm

Ever wonder how USS Monitor's amazing main steam engine worked? Or why John Ericsson is considered an engineering genius?

Thursday, October 17, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 17, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 17, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Friday, October 18, 2019
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
October 4, 2019, 10am - 4pm
October 5, 2019, 10am - 4pm
October 11, 2019, 10am - 4pm
October 12, 2019, 10am - 4pm
October 18, 2019, 10am - 4pm
October 19, 2019, 10am - 4pm
October 26, 2019, 10am - 4pm

Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting

Blacksmithing was one of the earliest trades to be practiced at Jamestown. Join Blacksmith 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

Friday, October 18, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 5, 2019, 10am - 11am
May 3, 2019, 10am - 11am
May 17, 2019, 10am - 11am
June 7, 2019, 10am - 11am
June 21, 2019, 10am - 11am
July 5, 2019, 10am - 11am
July 19, 2019, 10am - 11am
August 16, 2019, 10am - 11am
September 6, 2019, 10am - 11am
September 20, 2019, 10am - 11am
October 4, 2019, 10am - 11am
October 18, 2019, 10am - 11am

Learn about the history and archaeology of Jamestown's churches and the crucial role women played in the excavations since 1897. This program includes an indoor lecture followed by a visit to the Jamestown Memorial Church (weather permitting) to view current dig sites. Additional ticket required. Tickets coming soon to historicjamestowne.org. Tickets also available for purchase in person or by calling 757-856-1250.

Friday, October 18, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 18, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 18, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
October 19 - 20, 2019, 9am - 5pm

The 238th anniversary of America's momentous 1781 Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown will be celebrated during the weekend with hands-on military experiences, artillery firings and interpretive programs.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 20, 2019
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
October 4, 2019, 10am - 4pm
October 5, 2019, 10am - 4pm
October 11, 2019, 10am - 4pm
October 12, 2019, 10am - 4pm
October 18, 2019, 10am - 4pm
October 19, 2019, 10am - 4pm
October 26, 2019, 10am - 4pm

Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting

Blacksmithing was one of the earliest trades to be practiced at Jamestown. Join Blacksmith 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

Saturday, October 19, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 19, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 19, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Sunday, October 20, 2019
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
October 19 - 20, 2019, 9am - 5pm

The 238th anniversary of America's momentous 1781 Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown will be celebrated during the weekend with hands-on military experiences, artillery firings and interpretive programs.

Sunday, October 20, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 20, 2019
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 20, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 20, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Monday, October 21, 2019
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 21, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 21, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 22, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 22, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 23, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 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, October 23, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019

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