Williamsburg Christmas

The Williamsburg Christmas celebration is one of the finest in America. Nothing else can match the beauty and excitement of a Christmas in Williamsburg. The decorations and festivities are a great experience.

The practice of placing a single lighted candle in windows of homes was popularized at Colonial Williamsburg. There is even a Christmas in Williamsburg shop online. It offers a variety of decorations, ornaments and publications.


Christmas in Williamsburg Events

Williamsburg Christmas

Grand Illumination

Candles, fireworks and music on multiple stages in the historic area. Fireworks are set off in three locations - the Palace, Magazine and Capitol. After the fireworks, there is entertainment on the outdoor stages. No ticket or reservations required.

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
The lighting of an evergreen at 5:30 pm on Market Square.

Experience a merry Williamsburg Christmas this year. You'll never forget it.



Virginia Beach & Norfolk

The region's two biggest cities are very different but both have so much to offer. The good news is they're only a short drive apart.