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January 31, 2011

Annual Pass Holders Can Bring a Friend to Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area and Museums for only $10 through February 28

During February, anyone with a valid Colonial Williamsburg annual pass or Good Neighbor pass can bring a friend along for the day for only $10. The offer is good through February 28 at onsite ticket locations only. Pass holders must be present to receive the offer and may bring as many friends as they like. A regularly priced winter adult daily admission ticket is $22.95. The offer is not valid Presidents Day weekend (Feb. 18, 19, 20, 21).

Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area offers guests more than 25 trade shops and exhibition buildings open daily this winter. Winter operating hours for Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through March 13. Chowning’s Tavern is open daily for lunch, dinner and nightly Gambols. The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum are open Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational and cultural organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration and presentation of the 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia. Colonial Williamsburg offers more than 1,000 guest rooms among five hotels, including the landmark Williamsburg Inn, four historic dining taverns and six other restaurants, a full-service 20,000-square-foot spa, 45 holes of golf at the Golden Horseshoe golf courses and 67,000 square feet of conference space centered at the renovated and expanded Williamsburg Lodge. Purchase of Colonial Williamsburg products and services supports the Foundation’s preservation, research and educational programs. Philanthropic support by individuals, corporations, and foundations benefits the educational mission of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s website at

Media Contact:
Barbara Brown
(757) 220-7280