Events in Williamsburg, Va.

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

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Thursday, December 27, 2018
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 27, 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 27, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Sep 03, 2019
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
December 20 - 31, 2018, 9am - 5pm

Christmastide in Virginia at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and Jamestown Settlement recalls 17th- and 18th-century holiday traditions through special interpretive programs and musical entertainment of the period.

Thursday, December 27, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
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

Thursday, December 27, 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.

Thursday, December 27, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jan 01, 2019
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News 23601
December 27, 2018, 11am - 12pm
December 27, 2018, 1pm - 2pm
December 28, 2018, 11am - 12pm
December 28, 2018, 1pm - 2pm
December 29, 2018, 11am - 12pm
December 29, 2018, 1pm - 2pm

DoDad's Lab is known as the funniest science show in Central Florida, and we want you to come experience the fun with us! Professor DoDad will be making an appearance right here at the Virginia Living Museum on December 27, 28, and 29! Catch one (or two) shows on either December 27, 28, or 29.

Science is Fun - 11:00 am

Thursday, December 27, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
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 27, 2018 -
2:00pm to 10:00pm
Alewerks Satellite Taproom
5711-36 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
March 22, 2018 - 14, 2019, 6pm - 7:30pm

Take a trip to the Premium Outlets for Bingo and Beer at our Satellite location Thursday night!
Bingo will be from 6pm til 7:30 and is free to play for all ages! Prizes, friends, and of course beer!
We will be open until 9pm that evening, so hang around for a beer (or two) afterwards.
Snacks are available, but feel free to bring in your own food.

Thursday, December 27, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Mar 14, 2019
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.

Thursday, December 27, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, December 28, 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.

Friday, December 28, 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.

Friday, December 28, 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!

Friday, December 28, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Sep 03, 2019
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
December 20 - 31, 2018, 9am - 5pm

Christmastide in Virginia at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and Jamestown Settlement recalls 17th- and 18th-century holiday traditions through special interpretive programs and musical entertainment of the period.

Friday, December 28, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
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.

Friday, December 28, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jan 01, 2019
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News 23601
December 27, 2018, 11am - 12pm
December 27, 2018, 1pm - 2pm
December 28, 2018, 11am - 12pm
December 28, 2018, 1pm - 2pm
December 29, 2018, 11am - 12pm
December 29, 2018, 1pm - 2pm

DoDad's Lab is known as the funniest science show in Central Florida, and we want you to come experience the fun with us! Professor DoDad will be making an appearance right here at the Virginia Living Museum on December 27, 28, and 29! Catch one (or two) shows on either December 27, 28, or 29.

Science is Fun - 11:00 am

Friday, December 28, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
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.

Friday, December 28, 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.

Friday, December 28, 2018 -
2:00pm to 10:00pm
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
December 1, 2017 - 28, 2018, 4pm - 9pm

Every Friday at 4 pm at The Virginia Beer Company, we tap a small but potent Brewmaster's Pin. Centrally located on the bar top in our taproom, these weekly cask concoctions give our brewing team the chance to add a personal touch to our draft offerings. Only available on Friday afternoons starting at 4 pm!

Friday, December 28, 2018 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Dec 28, 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.

Friday, December 28, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday, December 29, 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.

Saturday, December 29, 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.

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