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April 2015 Williamsburg Events

  • Friday, April 3 - Friday, April 10
    Spring Break at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    There's so much for the whole family to do at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, so book your Spring Break vacation here now!


  • Wednesday, April 1 - Thursday, April 30
    Jamestown Settlement
    Explore replicas of the ships that brought the English colonists to Virginia, explore the life-size re-creation of a military fort and a Powhatan village and relive the days of the early 17th century, all at Jamestown Settlement.


  • Wednesday, April 1 - Thursday, April 30
    Yorktown Victory Center - Yorktown, VA
    On October 19, 1781, the decisive military campaign of the American Revolution culminated with the British surrender to American and French forces under the command of George Washington.


  • Wednesday, April 1 - Thursday, April 30
    Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    Thrilling rollercoasters, exciting European themes, and incredible wildlife shows highlight the scintillating Busch Gardens Williamsburg.


  • Wednesday, April 1 - Thursday, April 30
    Virginia Living Museum
    Opening in 1987, the Virginia Living Museum became the first interactive establishment east of the Mississippi to combine exhibition elements including a native wildlife park, science museum, aquarium, botanical preserve, and planetarium.


  • Tuesday, April 21 - Thursday, April 30
    Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise
    With the Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise you'll experience a fully narrated journey through Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads Harbor, naval base in Norfolk, VA and many other unforgettable sights of the Williamsburg area.


  • Wednesday, April 1 - Thursday, April 30
    Colonial Williamsburg
    Step back in time to the 18th century and find yourself enthralled by the costumed residents and historical buildings of Colonial Williamsburg.


  • Saturday, April 4 - Tuesday, April 28
    Spirit of Norfolk Cruises Williamsburg
    Spirit of Norfolk offer visitors a wondrous time of dining, sightseeing and entertainment through a number of cruise options!


  • Wednesday, April 1 - Thursday, April 30
    Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Williamsburg
    At Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum you'll uncover a variety of beautiful, strange and truly bizarre sights from our world's rich history.


May 2015 Williamsburg Events

  • Monday, May 25
    Memorial Day in Williamsburg, VA
    Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor those who have fought, and even lost their lives for our country.


  • On-Going May Events:
  • Sunday, May 3 - Saturday, August 29
    Busch Gardens Live at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    The Busch Gardens Live has plenty of great music for all ages, with this year's lineup including Scotty McCreery, Billy Currington, Styx, KC and the Sunshine Band, not to mention several other talented performers.


  • Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 31
    Jamestown Settlement
    Explore replicas of the ships that brought the English colonists to Virginia, explore the life-size re-creation of a military fort and a Powhatan village and relive the days of the early 17th century, all at Jamestown Settlement.


  • Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 31
    Yorktown Victory Center - Yorktown, VA
    On October 19, 1781, the decisive military campaign of the American Revolution culminated with the British surrender to American and French forces under the command of George Washington.


  • Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 31
    Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    Thrilling rollercoasters, exciting European themes, and incredible wildlife shows highlight the scintillating Busch Gardens Williamsburg.


  • Saturday, May 16 - Sunday, May 31
    Water Country USA
    Guests can dive into summertime fun at the mid-Atlantic’s largest water park, Water Country USA.


  • Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 31
    Virginia Living Museum
    Opening in 1987, the Virginia Living Museum became the first interactive establishment east of the Mississippi to combine exhibition elements including a native wildlife park, science museum, aquarium, botanical preserve, and planetarium.


  • Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 31
    Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise
    With the Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise you'll experience a fully narrated journey through Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads Harbor, naval base in Norfolk, VA and many other unforgettable sights of the Williamsburg area.


  • Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 31
    Colonial Williamsburg
    Step back in time to the 18th century and find yourself enthralled by the costumed residents and historical buildings of Colonial Williamsburg.


  • Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 31
    Spirit of Norfolk Cruises Williamsburg
    Spirit of Norfolk offer visitors a wondrous time of dining, sightseeing and entertainment through a number of cruise options!


  • Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 31
    Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Williamsburg
    At Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum you'll uncover a variety of beautiful, strange and truly bizarre sights from our world's rich history.


July 2015 Williamsburg Events

  • Saturday, July 4
    Independence Day at Colonial Williamsburg in Williamsburg, VA
    Few places throughout the nation offer a more patriotic, authentic view of our nation's past than Colonial Williamsburg, making it the perfect destination for a Fourth of July vacation.


  • Saturday, July 4
    Independence Day Fireworks at Busch Gardens


  • Saturday, July 4
    The Road to Independence Fourth of July Celebration at the Yorktown Victory Center near Williamsburg, VA
    Yorktown's premiere Fourth of July event, the Road to Independence, will feature a variety of activities for the entire family.


  • Saturday, July 4
    4th of July in Williamsburg, VA
    Commemorate America's birthday in the place she was born, in Colonial Williamsburg.


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Jamestown Settlement
    Explore replicas of the ships that brought the English colonists to Virginia, explore the life-size re-creation of a military fort and a Powhatan village and relive the days of the early 17th century, all at Jamestown Settlement.


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Yorktown Victory Center - Yorktown, VA
    On October 19, 1781, the decisive military campaign of the American Revolution culminated with the British surrender to American and French forces under the command of George Washington.


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    Thrilling rollercoasters, exciting European themes, and incredible wildlife shows highlight the scintillating Busch Gardens Williamsburg.


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Water Country USA
    Guests can dive into summertime fun at the mid-Atlantic’s largest water park, Water Country USA.


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Virginia Living Museum
    Opening in 1987, the Virginia Living Museum became the first interactive establishment east of the Mississippi to combine exhibition elements including a native wildlife park, science museum, aquarium, botanical preserve, and planetarium.


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise
    With the Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise you'll experience a fully narrated journey through Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads Harbor, naval base in Norfolk, VA and many other unforgettable sights of the Williamsburg area.


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Colonial Williamsburg
    Step back in time to the 18th century and find yourself enthralled by the costumed residents and historical buildings of Colonial Williamsburg.


  • Thursday, July 2 - Thursday, July 30
    Spirit of Norfolk Cruises Williamsburg
    Spirit of Norfolk offer visitors a wondrous time of dining, sightseeing and entertainment through a number of cruise options!


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Williamsburg
    At Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum you'll uncover a variety of beautiful, strange and truly bizarre sights from our world's rich history.


August 2015 Williamsburg Events

    On-Going August Events:
  • Sunday, May 3 - Saturday, August 29
    Busch Gardens Live at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    The Busch Gardens Live has plenty of great music for all ages, with this year's lineup including Scotty McCreery, Billy Currington, Styx, KC and the Sunshine Band, not to mention several other talented performers.


  • Saturday, August 1 - Monday, August 31
    Jamestown Settlement
    Explore replicas of the ships that brought the English colonists to Virginia, explore the life-size re-creation of a military fort and a Powhatan village and relive the days of the early 17th century, all at Jamestown Settlement.


  • Saturday, August 1 - Monday, August 31
    Yorktown Victory Center - Yorktown, VA
    On October 19, 1781, the decisive military campaign of the American Revolution culminated with the British surrender to American and French forces under the command of George Washington.


  • Saturday, August 1 - Monday, August 31
    Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    Thrilling rollercoasters, exciting European themes, and incredible wildlife shows highlight the scintillating Busch Gardens Williamsburg.


  • Saturday, August 1 - Monday, August 31
    Water Country USA
    Guests can dive into summertime fun at the mid-Atlantic’s largest water park, Water Country USA.


  • Saturday, August 1 - Monday, August 31
    Virginia Living Museum
    Opening in 1987, the Virginia Living Museum became the first interactive establishment east of the Mississippi to combine exhibition elements including a native wildlife park, science museum, aquarium, botanical preserve, and planetarium.


  • Saturday, August 1 - Sunday, August 30
    Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise
    With the Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise you'll experience a fully narrated journey through Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads Harbor, naval base in Norfolk, VA and many other unforgettable sights of the Williamsburg area.


  • Saturday, August 1 - Monday, August 31
    Colonial Williamsburg
    Step back in time to the 18th century and find yourself enthralled by the costumed residents and historical buildings of Colonial Williamsburg.


  • Saturday, August 1 - Sunday, August 30
    Spirit of Norfolk Cruises Williamsburg
    Spirit of Norfolk offer visitors a wondrous time of dining, sightseeing and entertainment through a number of cruise options!


  • Saturday, August 1 - Monday, August 31
    Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Williamsburg
    At Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum you'll uncover a variety of beautiful, strange and truly bizarre sights from our world's rich history.


September 2015 Williamsburg Events

  • Monday, September 7
    Labor Day in Williamsburg, VA
    Looking for something fun to do this Labor Day instead of just sitting around at home twiddling your thumbs?


  • On-Going September Events:
  • Friday, September 11 - Saturday, October 31
    Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA
    Busch Gardens is the scariest place in Williamsburg during the Howl-O-Scream event!


  • Tuesday, September 1 - Wednesday, September 30
    Jamestown Settlement
    Explore replicas of the ships that brought the English colonists to Virginia, explore the life-size re-creation of a military fort and a Powhatan village and relive the days of the early 17th century, all at Jamestown Settlement.


  • Tuesday, September 1 - Wednesday, September 30
    Yorktown Victory Center - Yorktown, VA
    On October 19, 1781, the decisive military campaign of the American Revolution culminated with the British surrender to American and French forces under the command of George Washington.


  • Tuesday, September 1 - Wednesday, September 30
    Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    Thrilling rollercoasters, exciting European themes, and incredible wildlife shows highlight the scintillating Busch Gardens Williamsburg.


  • Tuesday, September 1 - Monday, September 7
    Water Country USA
    Guests can dive into summertime fun at the mid-Atlantic’s largest water park, Water Country USA.


  • Tuesday, September 1 - Wednesday, September 30
    Virginia Living Museum
    Opening in 1987, the Virginia Living Museum became the first interactive establishment east of the Mississippi to combine exhibition elements including a native wildlife park, science museum, aquarium, botanical preserve, and planetarium.


  • Tuesday, September 1 - Wednesday, September 30
    Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise
    With the Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise you'll experience a fully narrated journey through Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads Harbor, naval base in Norfolk, VA and many other unforgettable sights of the Williamsburg area.


  • Tuesday, September 1 - Wednesday, September 30
    Colonial Williamsburg
    Step back in time to the 18th century and find yourself enthralled by the costumed residents and historical buildings of Colonial Williamsburg.


  • Saturday, September 5 - Saturday, September 26
    Spirit of Norfolk Cruises Williamsburg
    Spirit of Norfolk offer visitors a wondrous time of dining, sightseeing and entertainment through a number of cruise options!


  • Tuesday, September 1 - Wednesday, September 30
    Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Williamsburg
    At Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum you'll uncover a variety of beautiful, strange and truly bizarre sights from our world's rich history.


October 2015 Williamsburg Events

    On-Going October Events:
  • Friday, September 11 - Saturday, October 31
    Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA
    Busch Gardens is the scariest place in Williamsburg during the Howl-O-Scream event!


  • Thursday, October 1 - Saturday, October 31
    Jamestown Settlement
    Explore replicas of the ships that brought the English colonists to Virginia, explore the life-size re-creation of a military fort and a Powhatan village and relive the days of the early 17th century, all at Jamestown Settlement.


  • Thursday, October 1 - Saturday, October 31
    Yorktown Victory Center - Yorktown, VA
    On October 19, 1781, the decisive military campaign of the American Revolution culminated with the British surrender to American and French forces under the command of George Washington.


  • Thursday, October 1 - Saturday, October 31
    Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    Thrilling rollercoasters, exciting European themes, and incredible wildlife shows highlight the scintillating Busch Gardens Williamsburg.


  • Thursday, October 1 - Saturday, October 31
    Virginia Living Museum
    Opening in 1987, the Virginia Living Museum became the first interactive establishment east of the Mississippi to combine exhibition elements including a native wildlife park, science museum, aquarium, botanical preserve, and planetarium.


  • Thursday, October 1 - Saturday, October 31
    Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise
    With the Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise you'll experience a fully narrated journey through Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads Harbor, naval base in Norfolk, VA and many other unforgettable sights of the Williamsburg area.


  • Thursday, October 1 - Saturday, October 31
    Colonial Williamsburg
    Step back in time to the 18th century and find yourself enthralled by the costumed residents and historical buildings of Colonial Williamsburg.


  • Sunday, October 4 - Saturday, October 31
    Spirit of Norfolk Cruises Williamsburg
    Spirit of Norfolk offer visitors a wondrous time of dining, sightseeing and entertainment through a number of cruise options!


  • Thursday, October 1 - Saturday, October 31
    Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Williamsburg
    At Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum you'll uncover a variety of beautiful, strange and truly bizarre sights from our world's rich history.


November 2015 Williamsburg Events

  • Wednesday, November 11
    Veteran's Day Williamsburg, VA
    Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia's dedication to preserving the history of colonial American independence makes it a perfect location to spend the Veterans' Day holiday.


  • Thursday, November 26
    Thanksgiving in Williamsburg, VA
    Make many lasting holiday memories by going to Williamsburg, VA for the Thanksgiving Holiday this season.


  • Thursday, November 26 - Saturday, November 28
    Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia in Williamsburg, VA
    Kick off your Thanksgiving getaway in Williamsburg with a celebration of the Food & Feasts of Colonial Virginia at the Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center, part of Colonial National Historical Park.


  • On-Going November Events:
  • Friday, November 20 - Thursday, December 31
    Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    During the holiday season each year, Busch Gardens Williamsburg transforms into Christmas Town, a pleasant village area where the Christmas spirit comes alive through shows, great food, holiday traditions and thrilling rides.


  • Sunday, November 1 - Monday, November 30
    Jamestown Settlement
    Explore replicas of the ships that brought the English colonists to Virginia, explore the life-size re-creation of a military fort and a Powhatan village and relive the days of the early 17th century, all at Jamestown Settlement.


  • Sunday, November 1 - Monday, November 30
    Yorktown Victory Center - Yorktown, VA
    On October 19, 1781, the decisive military campaign of the American Revolution culminated with the British surrender to American and French forces under the command of George Washington.


  • Sunday, November 1 - Monday, November 30
    Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    Thrilling rollercoasters, exciting European themes, and incredible wildlife shows highlight the scintillating Busch Gardens Williamsburg.


  • Sunday, November 1 - Monday, November 30
    Virginia Living Museum
    Opening in 1987, the Virginia Living Museum became the first interactive establishment east of the Mississippi to combine exhibition elements including a native wildlife park, science museum, aquarium, botanical preserve, and planetarium.


  • Sunday, November 1 - Monday, November 30
    Colonial Williamsburg
    Step back in time to the 18th century and find yourself enthralled by the costumed residents and historical buildings of Colonial Williamsburg.


  • Sunday, November 1 - Monday, November 30
    Spirit of Norfolk Cruises Williamsburg
    Spirit of Norfolk offer visitors a wondrous time of dining, sightseeing and entertainment through a number of cruise options!


  • Sunday, November 1 - Monday, November 30
    Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Williamsburg
    At Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum you'll uncover a variety of beautiful, strange and truly bizarre sights from our world's rich history.


December 2015 Williamsburg Events

  • Friday, December 25
    Christmas in Williamsburg, VA
    The Christmas season is a magical time to visit Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia - the always-lively historic town comes even more to life as exhibits and re-enactors demonstrate how the holidays were celebrated during America's colonial period in the late 1700s.


  • On-Going December Events:
  • Friday, November 20 - Thursday, December 31
    Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    During the holiday season each year, Busch Gardens Williamsburg transforms into Christmas Town, a pleasant village area where the Christmas spirit comes alive through shows, great food, holiday traditions and thrilling rides.


  • Tuesday, December 1 - Saturday, January 2
    A Colonial Christmas at the Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center in Williamsburg, VA
    From the first 'American' Christmas celebration held by English colonists still sailing towards the new land in 1606 to a look at the average traditions of a 1780's Virginia farmer, A Colonial Christmas is an interesting glimpse into America's holiday history.


  • Tuesday, December 1 - Thursday, December 31
    Jamestown Settlement
    Explore replicas of the ships that brought the English colonists to Virginia, explore the life-size re-creation of a military fort and a Powhatan village and relive the days of the early 17th century, all at Jamestown Settlement.


  • Tuesday, December 1 - Thursday, December 31
    Yorktown Victory Center - Yorktown, VA
    On October 19, 1781, the decisive military campaign of the American Revolution culminated with the British surrender to American and French forces under the command of George Washington.


  • Tuesday, December 1 - Thursday, December 31
    Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    Thrilling rollercoasters, exciting European themes, and incredible wildlife shows highlight the scintillating Busch Gardens Williamsburg.


  • Tuesday, December 1 - Thursday, December 31
    Virginia Living Museum
    Opening in 1987, the Virginia Living Museum became the first interactive establishment east of the Mississippi to combine exhibition elements including a native wildlife park, science museum, aquarium, botanical preserve, and planetarium.


  • Tuesday, December 1 - Thursday, December 31
    Colonial Williamsburg
    Step back in time to the 18th century and find yourself enthralled by the costumed residents and historical buildings of Colonial Williamsburg.


  • Tuesday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 30
    Spirit of Norfolk Cruises Williamsburg
    Spirit of Norfolk offer visitors a wondrous time of dining, sightseeing and entertainment through a number of cruise options!


  • Tuesday, December 1 - Thursday, December 31
    Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Williamsburg
    At Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum you'll uncover a variety of beautiful, strange and truly bizarre sights from our world's rich history.


January 2016 Williamsburg Events

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