If you’ve ever been to Williamsburg, Virginia, in the fall, you know all about how there is a spooktacular Halloween experience to be had here. For seasoned Halloween enthusiasts and budding trick-or-treaters alike, Williamsburg delivers an amazing experience you’ll remember forever. Here are four amazing Halloween events that cater to every type of Halloween palate. […]
Fall Events in Colonial Williamsburg
The chill in the air that means fall is closer than you think! As we transition into the next season, we are so excited to share what’s in store for Fall events in Colonial Williamsburg. This living history museum comes alive in a whole new way in autumn with special programming for everyone! So grab […]
How to Get into the Halloween Spirit
There are all kinds of ways to get into the Halloween spirit: sip on a pumpkin spice latte, carve jack-o-lanterns or cozy up by the fire with one of Edgar Allan Poe’s grim tales. These rituals can be done anywhere, but there are some traditions that can only be experienced right here in Williamsburg, Virginia. […]
Celebrating Halloween This Year
You may be wondering how Halloween will look this year, given that cases of Covid-19 are still on the rise in many places throughout the country. As it always has been, necessity is the mother of invention. One thing we humans have always been good at is adapting to change, and celebrating Halloween this year […]
How Trick-or-Treating Came to Be
Ever wonder about how trick-or-treating came to be? Now we know that Halloween originated with Samhain, a 2,000-year-old Celtic festival where agricultural communities would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off spirits and pay homage to the dead every October 31. Then the Romans took over the Celts, and in the eighth century, Pope […]
History of Halloween
Halloween kicks off what is arguably the most tradition-packed time of year for Americans. Everyone remembers their own childhood Halloween traditions, and as they make families of their own, new traditions are added to the old, and the holiday continues to evolve. While it may be well-know what your family tradition have been, many don’t […]
Fall Events to Look Forward to
Does the summer heat have you feeling totally drained? Here are three Fall events to look forward to in Jamestown! Read about them, and then book a trip to King’s Creek to experience it for yourself! American Indian Heritage Celebration When: October 10-11, 2020 First of our three Fall events to look forward to in […]
Celebrate Halloween in Williamsburg
There are so many reasons to get excited about Halloween every year! Whether you fancy taking on a new persona for a day, chasing thrills and scares or stocking up on the holiday candy, there’s so much to love about All Hallow’s Eve! If you’re planning a trip to Williamsburg during the spooky season, we have some great ideas to get into the Halloween spirit!
You’re going to love these, we can feel it in our bones….