Things to Do in Williamsburg, VA in January 2023

Start the year off right in 2023 by visiting Williamsburg, VA! You're sure to have a great time with all of the unique and historic attractions and activities. A trip to this historic landmark is sure to be a blast, whether you take a tour of a colonial settlement or visit Busch Gardens. To enjoy the whole historic experience, make a point of visiting the major attractions and buying a vacation package.

View By Date: Month: Day: Number of Days:
Popular Things To Do
Top Things To Do In Williamsburg in January
Jan 1, 2023 to Jan 8, 2023
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Schedule
If you're visiting Williamsburg with the family soon, you can spend a day or two at Busch Gardens. The park is a wonderful attraction for people of all ages and has handicap-accessible amenities to ensure everyone can have a great time in a safe environment. There are several roller coasters at the park, which is perfect if you and your loved ones have a taste for adventure. Of course, you'll also see fascinating wildlife at Busch Gardens. There are also several live shows at the theme park that feature your children's favorite cartoon characters. When you're ready for a meal, you can purchase lunch or dinner at one of the park's on-site eateries so you won't have to travel far for healthy food. You can bring cameras and video cameras to Busch Gardens as well so you can capture all the funny and interesting moments you'll experience at the park.
Jan 1, 2023 to Jan 31, 2023
Jamestown Settlement
Schedule
When patrons visit Jamestown Settlement in Williamsburg, Virginia with the re-creations, films and exhibits they get the chance to explore the land that the colony was made on. Patrons will begin by viewing the movie 1607; A Nation Takes Root. The movie will teach them about the evolution of the Virginia Company, from the colonists relationship with the native Powhatan Indians to 1619 and the arrival of the first Africans. After the movie, patrons can enjoy the fresh air outside as they explore the re-models of the three ships the colonists sailed to Virginia on. The three ships the Discovery, the Godspeed and the Susan Constant are housed at Jamestown Settlement's Pier where all three re-creations can be explored. Outside guests can also see and explore a fort that's a replica of a military base. There are historical interpreters repairing and forging metal objects in a blacksmith forge that guests can watch, they can even dress up in the armor to enjoy games of the 17th century. Guests can finish their visit at the Jamestown Settlement Cafe where they can enjoy a meal.
Jan 1, 2023 to Jan 31, 2023
Colonial Williamsburg
Schedule
Visiting Colonial Williamsburg in January is a perfect event for you and your family because it's right after the holidays. Children can learn artifacts from the 18th century which there's was no phone or electricity. So they couldn't imagine how that would be now. Come and tour over 300 acres of land and learn about the Rockefellers Basset Hall, Bruton Parish Church, The Capitol, The Court House, The Everard House, The Governer's Palace Kitchen, Public Hospital, and so much more. Explore the locations at your own pace and take sefies with for your friends back home, and you can also take advantage of more fun like carriage rides, restaurants, concerts, golf, spas, and much more. All ages are welcome with accessible areas for handicapped persons, so if your schedule is open in January come and have tons of fun in Colonial Williamsburg and step into the 1800s learning what took place.
Jan 1, 2023 to Jan 31, 2023
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Williamsburg
Schedule
When visiting the Williamsburg area of Virginia make sure you take the whole family to The Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum. There are over 350 exhibits that are truly bizarre and then beautiful. Interactive exhibits are fun for every member of the family. Everyone will be amazed at the strange facts and world oddities. The Ripley's believe it or Not Museum will take you hours to go through, and remember every Ripley's museum is unique and different. The Williamsburg Museum is unique unto itself. There are interior landscapes scenes, to a model of The Millennium Falcon. Do not think because you've been to a Ripley's Museum before you have seen everything. Do not miss the onsite 4D movie Theater with 3D effects and 4D technology that's complete with surround sound and motion effects. On your way out, stop by the Candy Shop that has 150 different flavors of candy. This Ripley's Museum is an incredible adventure into the World of the Bizarre, Strange, and Beautiful all in the same place.
Jan 1, 2023 to Jan 31, 2023
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Schedule
At the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown you will learn about the history of how America was founded. This is where the constitution was written and visitors will view historical artifacts, documents, view films about this historic era. You will see art and hear stories about slavery, and learn how soldiers lived, ate and slept. There is an American Revolution Timeline that show photos and events that affected the 13 colonies and has the stories of seven individuals that lived during that time. The Liberty Tree Exhibit shows what it meant to be ruled by Britain and lets visitors record what they think about liberty. Stop at the Continental Army Encampment to see tents, military uniforms, gun battles, and o musket demonstrations. There is an 18th century farm with farm animals and kitchens to learn about food and preparation. Museum admission excludes all their exhibits and most tours last about 2 hours and parking is available.

View all events occurring during your stay
View By Date: Month: Day: Number of Days: