During the 18th century, guns were customarily fired to salute the Christmas season and as an expression of joy and celebration. Join us on Duke of Gloucester Street for a re-creation of this event.
Parking near the Historic Area is recommended. If you plan to park at the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center, please check the bus schedule.
Dates & Times
Special Event: Firing of the Christmas Guns
Horticulture Workshop: Candle Centerpiece
In this hands-on class, Colonial Williamsburg's landscape designers will show you how to make a candle centerpiece to take home and enjoy.
Open to the Public
Conversation: Farming with George Washington
Meet George Washington at our Ewing Field where you can discuss farming practices, innovation, and the importance of agriculture to society.
Presentation: Rediscovering the Bray School
Discover how our interpreters and scholars are making history by exploring the untold and ongoing story of the Williamsburg Bray School.
Art Museums Admission