A Williamsburg Christmas visit is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays! There is plenty to see and do including Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Gardens Christmas Town, Jamestown
, and more.
Our vacation concierges take care of all the planning for you and will be happy to send you a custom Williamsburg Vacation itinerary based on your budget and the attractions you are interested in visiting. Our staff has access to the very best available prices as well as free and discounted vacation extras available exclusively for booking with Williamsburg Vacations.
Williamsburg Christmas is all about southern hospitality. Imagine yourself warmed by a crackling fire as you listen to the fife and drum corps along Duke of Gloucester Street, or enjoying dinner in a Colonial Williamsburg Tavern. Horsedrawn Carriage rides along the streets of the revolutionary city reveal the authentic handcrafted décor you have come to expect of a Colonial Williamsburg Christmas. Click Here to learn more about the Colonial Williamsburg Christmas Experience.
Busch Gardens transforms for the holidays into Christmas Town! A magical experience, this festive celebration of all things Christmas features more than five million lights, and
Broadway style holiday shows, including one with a 50 foot Christmas Tree and
dancing light show! Enjoy the view of the park from atop Busch Gardens towering rides and coasters, or sip their signature Peppermint Fudge Hot Cocoa as you ride along the Caribou Express Railway. Click Here for all of the Busch Gardens Christmas Town details.
The Williamsburg Outlets are a great place to find wonderful holiday gifts with everyone’s favorite brands at discount prices. Shop early with the Christmas season kicking off at the beginning of November, or plan to be there for Midnight Madness on
Black Friday for the best deals of the season. Guests who book with Williamsburg Vacations can get the VIP Shopping Guide for FREE with exclusive discounts worth hundreds of dollars in savings.
For a more unique Williamsburg shopping experience spend an afternoon in the hustle and bustle of Merchant’s Square. With local boutiques and galleries, Wythe Gourmet Candy Shop, and many of the areas most popular restaurants, this charming market area is a favorite among visitors and locals alike.
The Williamsburg Christmas season is full as special events to make your visit memorable. Colonial Williamsburg’s Grand Illumination and fireworks display is typically on Sunday of the first full weekend in December. For details on this and other events like the annual Christmas Parade, Tea with Mrs. Claus at the Williamsburg Inn, or Christmas productions at the Kimball Theater call all be found by visiting our Williamsburg Christmas Events
If you are planning to be in Williamsburg on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day, many attractions and restaurants will be closed. You will want to check our Christmas in Williamsburg page for more details and a list of restaurants and attractions that will be open and telephone numbers to make reservations. If you select a Williamsburg Hotel that has an onsite restaurant, like Kingsmill Resort
, the Williamsburg Inn
or Williamsburg Lodge
, you can be sure that their dining rooms will be open as well. For any holiday dining, reservations are highly recommended.