Enjoy a traditional 18th-century seasonal celebration featuring the illumination of Market Square and the surrounding buildings with candles and cressets. The spectacle will be accompanied by a narrative and the firing of muskets.
Dates & Times
Illumination of Market Square
Meet a Spinet
Get to know how a spinet works, the tools and materials of the builders, the people who made and bought them, and best of all, hear its music. Capacity limited.
Decorating the Private Homes
Join us for our 28th annual fun-filled celebration of the decorating efforts of the employees who live in Colonial Williamsburg's restored private residences.
Art Museums Admission
Fire a Flintlock Musket
Fire live rounds at a target from two different reproduction 18th-century flintlock firearms used during the Revolutionary War.
Open to the Public