Events in Williamsburg, Va.

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

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Monday, December 17, 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.

Monday, December 17, 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.

Monday, December 17, 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!

Monday, December 17, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Sep 03, 2019
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

Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting

Monday, December 17, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Sep 21, 2018
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.

Monday, December 17, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jan 01, 2019
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
November 19, 2018, 10:30am - 11:30am
November 26, 2018, 10:30am - 11:30am
December 3, 2018, 10:30am - 11:30am
December 10, 2018, 10:30am - 11:30am
December 17, 2018, 10:30am - 11:30am
January 14, 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am
January 21, 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am
January 28, 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am

FREE with $1 admission.

Maritime Mondays! Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings for engaging learning activities for children that include story time and a craft! Designed for children ages 18 month to age 8.

Visit our website for more information: https://www.marinersmuseum.org/event/maritime-mondays-12/2018-11-19/

Monday, December 17, 2018 -
10:30am to 11:30am
2200 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23185
December 12 - 24, 2018, 11am - 7pm

Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus for your holiday photos! Don't forget to personalize a large jar candle of your favorite festive scent with your family photo! Professional Photos provided by Helen's Place Photography. Times: Sunday 10am-6pm
Monday-Saturday 11am-7pm

Monday, December 17, 2018 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
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.

Monday, December 17, 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.

Monday, December 17, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Watermen's Museum
309 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Every Third Monday. Repeats Monthly.
January 15, 2018 - 21, 2019, 7:30pm - 10pm

Join us every third Monday in the Carriage House for swing dancing. 7:30 - 8 PM for instructions and 8 - 10 PM dancing!  $  757.887.2641

Monday, December 17, 2018 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the third Monday of the month, ends on Jan 21, 2019
Tuesday, December 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jan 01, 2019
2200 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23185
December 12 - 24, 2018, 11am - 7pm

Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus for your holiday photos! Don't forget to personalize a large jar candle of your favorite festive scent with your family photo! Professional Photos provided by Helen's Place Photography. Times: Sunday 10am-6pm
Monday-Saturday 11am-7pm

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
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.

Tuesday, December 18, 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 18, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Kimball Theater
428 W Duke Of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
December 18 - 19, 2018, 7:30pm - 9:15pm

Join the Williamsburg Classic Swing Orchestra as they present an evening of Big Band favorites for the yuletide season. This 10th anniversary concert features our vocalists Holly Hunt & Lee Blasingame backed up by a full 16 piece big band. Classics from the 1940s as well as arrangements by contemporary big bands will be performed. The Band's CD's will also be on sale to help you complete your holiday shopping.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Dec 19, 2018
Wednesday, December 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Sep 03, 2019

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