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Visit During the Holidays

There’s no place like Colonial Williamsburg for the holidays.

Here you’ll find enduring traditions, charming decorations, and a season that still warms the heart. One visit and you’ll quickly see why our guests come from near and far to enjoy the festivities while making memories that last a lifetime.

“The activities at Christmas are just wonderful. The Grand Illumination was gorgeous. I came up with my daughter and two young grandkids and it was a blast. DOG Street was so much fun. From the ice skating to the outdoor movie and s'mores...there was something for everyone.”

—Sue

“It is gorgeous beyond words...especially at Christmas!! Love everything about it: the shops, the food, the absolutely amazing atmosphere, and tours! Highly recommend...it's like time travel.”

—Rachel

“No place is more beautiful at Christmas with all the natural door decorations and electric candles in the colonial buildings lining Duke of Gloucester Street.”

—Sandra

Stay With Us

Receive up to two complimentary length-of-stay admission tickets when you book your stay directly through Colonial Williamsburg Resorts!

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Grand Illumination

Join the Colonial Williamsburg community as we celebrate the holiday season with three Grand Illumination weekends, December 3-5, 10-12, and 17-19.

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Savor The Season

Carriage Rides

Shopping

Dining