Things to do

From festivals and events, to touring Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown, WilliamsburgVisitor has you covered.

Local Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner

Too busy to cook? These Williamsburg restaurants have you covered. President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving Day a national holiday as a reminder of “peace, harmony, tranquillity, and union.” More than 150 years later, Thanksgiving is...
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2023 Annual Great Williamsburg Adventure Race

Grab a friend and prepare yourself for the 9th Annual Great Williamsburg Adventure Race! Teams will race throughout the city, completing unique challenges, decoding puzzles, and solving riddles in a quest for fabulous prizes...


Join us on the Social Terrace for a trip to the Roarin’ 20’s! From 6pm – 6:30pm enjoy passed hors d’oeurves and mocktails through our Prohibition Reception. At 6:30pm, we will open the reception...
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Shake out your picnic blankets and make plans for an evening of blues, barbecue and stunning sunset views during this year's Picnic on the Pier at Jamestown Settlement. Set along a picturesque backdrop of the...
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Virginia Symphony Orchestra to Perform Under the Stars in Historic Yorktown

Join VSO at Yorktown for this free 25th annual outdoor concert on September 2nd !   The Virginia Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Morihiko Nakahara, returns to Yorktown on Saturday, September 2, at 7:30 p.m....
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  JOIN THE WILLIAMSBURG KIWANIS FOR THE 42nd ANNUAL SHRIMP FEAST! The Jamestown Settlement Aug 12, 2023 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Brasswind is bringing back the classic horn band sound and look that’s been missing for quite...
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DarKoaster Officially Opens At Busch Gardens Williamsburg

The Theme Park now has 10 coasters   Busch Gardens Williamsburg has officially open its latest coaster to the public: DarKoaster. It’s being billed as North America’s first all-indoor straddle coaster and will operate year-round in the...

Mother’s Day in Williamsburg, Virginia

As Mother's Day approaches, the charming town of Williamsburg, Virginia, is abuzz with excitement and preparations to honor the remarkable women who have shaped our lives. With its rich history, picturesque scenery, and a...

Amber Ox in the Heart of Williamsburg

Nestled in the heart of Williamsburg, Virginia, Merchant Square stands as a vibrant hub of history, culture, and commerce. This charming and strollable market beckons visitors with its quant shops and restaurants, perched in...
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Painting the Town: The Williamsburg Mural Project

Williamsburg, Virginia, a town steeped in history and culture, is undergoing a captivating transformation. A creative movement has taken hold, as vibrant murals are being installed throughout Midtown, bringing a renewed sense of energy...