Colonial Costume Night at Chowning’s
February 7 and 8 is Colonial Costume Night at Chowning’s Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg. You’re invited to go all-out, 18th century style and come dressed in your 18th century best and you’ll enjoy a 25% discount on Chowning’s colonial-inspired tavern dishes (does not include alcohol).
Colonial Fashion Days
Colonial Williamsburg’s Colonial Fashion Days welcomes visitors to experience the beauty and craftsmanship of 18th-century fashion during this three-day celebration, February 7-9, 2020. Special events include:
- Book talks and a book signing with G.S. Wilson, author of Jefferson on Display: Attire, Etiquette, and the Art of Presentation and senior historian at Monticello
- Trades demonstrations and talks with milliner and mantua-maker, the shoemaker, weavers, wigmakers, and tailors.
- Governor’s Palace Dancing featuring an evening of 18th century music and movement in the Palace Ballroom.
- See the full schedule
Explore colonial fashion online by accessing Colonial Williamsburg’s digital exhibit which invites you to learn more about antique clothing and accessories from 1600-1860.