Signature Annual Events

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There is something happening year-round in Greater Williamsburg. See below for a seasonal calendar of the area's signature events.


  • Williamsburg Taste Festival
  • Williamsburg Spring Arts
  • Virginia Garden Week & Colonial Williamsburg Garden Symposium
  • Jamestown Day
  • Return of the Cherokee at Colonial Williamsburg
  • Military Through the Ages


  • Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival
  • Funhouse Music Festival by Virginia Arts Festival and Bruce Hornsby
  • Fourth of July American Independence Celebrations


  • Williamsburg Fall Arts
  • Busch Gardens Bier Fest
  • Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream
  • Colonial Williamsburg Haunting on DoG Street
  • Yorktown Victory Day and Weekend


  • Grand Illumination at Colonial Williamsburg
  • Busch Gardens Christmas Town
  • Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia
  • Restaurant Month
  • Winter Blues and Jazz Festival

Visit the full event calendar.