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Visit this Fall

Get away this fall and savor the radiance of autumn in the colonial capital. Our expansive arboretum, bursting with striking fall colors, is the perfect backdrop to celebrating craftsmanship with our world-renowned tradespeople, taking a romantic carriage ride, or exploring 301 acres of living history with your family. Plus, visit the newly expanded and upgraded Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg to discover more on display than ever before.

Enjoy costumed-interpreter guided tours of historic sites, multiple staged programs per day, access to visit and speak with tradespeople, and admission to our two world-class art museums, all included in your ticket. Digital ticket redemption is available and encouraged for a 100% touchless ticketing experience.

The Historic Area is open 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. daily | Download a map & program guide here.
The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Stay & Save

Stay at the Colonial Williamsburg Resorts and save when you book two nights or more during the week with our Fall Weekday Savings package.

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Plan Your Visit

“We especially enjoy visiting in the fall. The leaves are changing, the shops have their fires burning to ward off the cold temperatures and fill the air with the wonderful smell of wood smoke.”

—Julie

“I just can’t say enough good things about CW. It is absolutely spectacular in the Fall.”

—Robert

“Few places can top the beauty of Colonial Williamsburg, especially in the fall!”

—K.M.

New & Noteworthy

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.

Nation Builders Discuss Myths

Come and discuss with our Nation Builders what is true, what is not, and how such beliefs and stories could have developed.

Lighting of the Cressets

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

Visit the Historic Area

Discover government sites, family homes, and historic trades.

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Experience Diverse Voices

Learn the stories of the diverse people who walked these streets nearly 250 years ago

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Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg

Featuring the best in British and American fine and decorative arts, plus the nation’s premiere collection of American folk art.

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Dine With Us

With a mixture of historic taverns, modern restaurants, and cafes located in and around the Historic Area, you’ll find the perfect place for a historically inspired family meal or an intimate evening of creative cuisine.

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Savor The Season

Evening Programs

Fire a Flintlock Musket

Carriage Rides

Walking Tours

Watch Theater Performances

Whether you’re seeing our whimsical outdoor plays or Nation Builders sharing their stories, theatrical performances are great entertainment while you rest your legs.

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Explore Outdoors

Arboretum & Gardens

The Best Ways to See Fall Colors

Arboretum Walk: Griffin Campus

TOOLS FOR A TOTALLY TOUCHLESS EXPERIENCE

Colonial Williamsburg Explorer App

Digital Ticketing

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