The holiday season is a magical time of year, especially in Williamsburg. The entire season sparkles with glistening lights and ornate wreaths beginning in late November. When you visit Williamsburg, be sure to head to Colonial Williamsburg to take a tour of the historic homes decorated in the traditional colonial style.
Christmas in Williamsburg
At Williamsburg’s historic Colonial Williamsburg, the holiday traditions of the 17th and 18th century come to life. As you browse the historic area, take a look at the charming decorations that adorn the recreated homes and businesses. For a more in-depth look at Colonial Williamsburg’s holiday traditions, take the Christmas Past/Present Tour with Williamsburg Walking Tours.
Williamsburg Walking Tours’ Christmas Tour
Williamsburg Walking Tours is one of the area’s highest rated historical tours. Williamsburg Walking Tours offers several tours of Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area, including the Christmas Past/Present Tour.
From Thanksgiving weekend through New Year’s Eve, take Williamsburg Walking Tours’ Christmas Past/Present Tour. Trish, Williamsburg Walking Tours’ friendly and knowledgeable tour guide, takes visitors on a stroll along Colonial Williamsburg’s festively embellished streets.
Along the way, you’ll learn how Christmas was celebrated by Colonial Virginians, and how their traditions differ from ours, through well-researched and often little-told stories. You’ll also get an up-close look at the intricately decorated homes and businesses within Colonial Williamsburg.
More Information about the Christmas Past/Present Tour
The Christmas Past/Present Tour by Williamsburg Walking Tours lasts 90 minutes, departing from the Bruton Parish Church on Duke of Gloucester Street. Tours depart at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every day of the week, from Thanksgiving weekend to New Year’s Eve, except on Christmas Day.
Advance ticket purchase is required for this tour. Tickets are $19 for adults, $16 for children 7–13 and children under 6 are free. Tickets can be purchased online.
Click here to read more about the Christmas Past/Present Tour and to purchase tickets.