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Now that summer’s here, spice up your life with evening programs at Colonial Williamsburg! Now that the world is opening back up again, it’s time to step out and make great new memories with Colonial Williamsburg After Dark.
CW’s evening entertainment aims to enchant. Choose a spooky ghost tour for grownups or kids, or sample seasonal storytelling and staged experiences for a night of total FUN.
From authentic 18th-century colonial ghost stories to creepy modern-day encounters, Haunted Williamsburg is the only tour with exclusive access to historic outdoor spaces, featuring costumed storytellers who share their unnerving tales. This one-hour candlelit walking ghost tour takes you strolling through town, into gardens, and beyond the barriers to our most haunted sites. The tour begins at the Play House Stage on Palace Green and is suitable for ages 8 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Weather permitting: runs rain or shine, except in cases of severe inclement or cold weather. Pets are not permitted. Haunted Williamsburg is the official ghost tour experience of Colonial Williamsburg. Learn more.
Revolutionary Points of View
Do you love a good debate? Just imagine–It’s the eve of the American Revolution, and there are just as many opinions about war and independence as we hear about in politics today. Step back in time and encounter points of view that run the gamut. Then, engage in the most important debate in our nation’s history–do we remain British or become Americans? In cases of inclement weather this program will be moved into the Capitol building. Learn more here.
The Musick that Binds
If you’re a musician or music lover, you can’t miss an evening that blends music, stories, and heart. The Governor’s Musick ensemble weaves tunes through an evening that includes stories from Thomas Jefferson, Jupiter, and the ways in which music transcends time and binds us together in this special outdoor concert on the Palace Stage. See more here.
Ghost Walk Junior
Loving the idea of an authentic ghost tour experience, but wondering if it’s appropriate for the little ones in your group? Ghost Walk Jr. is an exciting new interactive storytelling experience for those seeking less fright and more fun! Enjoy this 45-minute ghost tour of traditional spooky stories with a Colonial Williamsburg flavor. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Runs rain or shine, except in cases of severe inclement or cold weather. Appropriate for ages 4+. Learn more and get your tickets here.
We hope you’ve enjoyed this blog and get a chance to explore Colonial Williamsburg After Dark! As always, book your stay while you’re here at your home away from home, King’s Creek.