Things to Do in Williamsburg, VA in December 2023

Williamsburg is a beautiful and historic city, and guests who are wishing to plan a December getaway to the area are certain to have an amazing time. Celebrate the holiday season at places like Colonial Willamsburg or the Jamestown Settlement for an interesting holiday. 

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Top Things To Do In Williamsburg in December
Dec 1, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023
Jamestown Settlement
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December is the perfect time to visit Jamestown Settlement in Williamsburg, Virginia. The settlement is transformed into a winter wonderland with Christmas decorations and holiday cheer. Visitors can learn about the history of the first permanent English settlement in America while also enjoying festive activities such as blacksmith demonstrations, holiday tours, and performances by musicians and actors in period costumes. The highlight of the experience is the chance to chat with historical interpreters and participate in hands-on activities that bring colonial Christmas traditions to life.

Dec 1, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
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December is the perfect month to visit the Yorktown Victory Center in Williamsburg, VA. Not only is the historical allure of this Revolutionary War site heightened by the festive ambiance of the holiday season, but the Center also hosts special events like holiday reenactments, ornament-making workshops, and caroling parties. The interactive exhibits and educational films make this destination a must for history enthusiasts, or anyone seeking a festive and enriching experience. Spend a December day stepping back in time at the Yorktown Victory Center.
Dec 1, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023
Busch Gardens Virginia: Busch Gardens Williamsburg Hours, Tickets & Info
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December is a wonderful time to visit Busch Gardens Europe in Williamsburg, Virginia. This amusement park is transformed into a winter wonderland, with festive decorations adorning the park and holiday-themed shows and entertainment. Visitors can also enjoy the thrill rides in the crisp winter air while sipping on hot cocoa or indulging in holiday treats. Don't miss the chance to meet Santa Claus and his elves, or take a spin around the ice rink. Busch Gardens Europe is a must-visit destination during the holiday season.

Dec 1, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Williamsburg
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December is the perfect month to visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum in Williamsburg, VA. The museum features bizarre exhibits like a two-headed calf and shrunken heads, which are especially fitting for the spooky season. Additionally, the museum is decorated with holiday decorations during the month of December, making for a unique and festive experience. Visitors can learn about the weird, wacky, and bizarre, all while getting into the holiday spirit.
Dec 1, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023
Americas Historic Triangle Colonial Williamsburg Historic Jamestown and Yorktown
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December is a fantastic time to visit America's Historic Triangle, including Colonial Williamsburg, Historic Jamestown, and Yorktown. The holiday season adds a magical touch to these already captivating destinations. Immerse yourself in the 18th-century colonial era as you stroll through the beautifully decorated streets of Colonial Williamsburg, witness festive reenactments, and enjoy traditional holiday performances. Explore the archaeological remains at Historic Jamestown or discover the decisive battles of the American Revolution in Yorktown. Experience history coming to life in a unique and enchanting way this December.

Dec 1, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023
The Original Ghost of Williamsburg
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December is the perfect month to experience the 'Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour.' As the chilly winter air enhances the eeriness, warm yourself with captivating tales of the historic city’s haunted locations. With the city's colonial past beautifully illuminated by the soft glow of candlelight and adorned with holiday decorations, it's a spooky yet festive atmosphere. So bundle up, grab a hot beverage and let the suspense of paranormal history stimulate your senses during this remarkable tour.


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