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Evening Programs

Add a Little Drama to Your Nightlife

The fun doesn’t end when the sun goes down. Evening entertainment includes signature favorites and new enchanting experiences. Get tickets to take a spooky ghost tour or enjoy all of the fun without the fright on Haunted Williamsburg or Ghost Walk Junior, the official ghost tours of Colonial Williamsburg. Plus, enjoy other seasonal storytelling and staged experiences!

Discounts on evening programs are available to all Annual, Good Neighbor, and Collegiate Pass holders. To receive that discount, passholders must purchase tickets in person at any Colonial Williamsburg ticketing location, or by calling (888) 965-7254.

Ghost Tours

Haunted Williamsburg

From authentic 18th-century colonial ghost stories to creepy modern-day encounters, costumed storytellers share unnerving tales on this Colonial Williamsburg ghost tour.

Ghost Walk Junior

Everyone loves a haunted tale! Bring the entire family for all of the phantom fun with none of the nightmares. Enjoy this 45-minute ghost tour of traditional spooky stories with a Colonial Williamsburg flavor.

Music & Theater

The Actors' Lament

For this brand-new evening production, you, the audience, are invited to play a role from the beginning as the Company arrives to open its season.

Palace Concert

The regal Palace of the royal governor comes to life as Colonial Williamsburg's early music ensemble, the Governor's Musick, offers an elegant evening of chamber music showcasing 17th- and 18th-century music for harpsichord, voice, flute, and strings.

Lighting of the Cressets

Join us on the historic Duke of Gloucester Street for our newest fall tradition, the Lighting of the Cressets, as we bring our 18th-century streets to life at night with strolling musicians.

Christmastide Music at the Courthouse

Join musicians Brian Forsman & Bill Weldon for the best dance tunes and songs of Christmastide. Sing along to the carols that celebrated the season and lifted the spirits of our ancestors in holidays past!

In The Court

Cry Witch

You decide! Is Grace Sherwood a witch? Question witnesses. Weigh evidence. Finally, cast your vote for the guilt or innocence of “the Virginia Witch.”

To Hang a Pirate

Join in this recreation of the actual trial of Israel Hands, a member of Blackbeard's crew. Hear the evidence and make a judgment! How would you sentence a pirate?