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Things to Do in Colonial Williamsburg in April

There’s lots to do in Colonial Williamsburg when the weather gets warm! Check out these “Things to Do in Colonial Williamsburg in April” events that bring friends and family together 

CW Lights

Daily through April 22

Colonial Williamsburg

This event is a unique family-friendly evening experience in the Governor’s Palace Gardens, where you can see world-class gardens transformed into a magical glow experience. As you walk amongst illuminated blooms, enjoy the enchanting sounds of the finest 18th-century music! Click here for details and parking.


Williamsburg Farmers Market

Every Saturday from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. on 345 W. Duke of Gloucester St.

Visit the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market for local Virginia products like fresh seasonal produce, meats, seafood, baked goods, honey, cheese, flowers, handmade soaps, and more. This is a perfect list of things to do in Colonial Williamsburg in April. Check here for a list of vendors that will be attending the market this week. You also pre-order from vendors here. All orders placed will be available for pickup on Saturday at the Williamsburg Farmers Market. The Market accepts SNAP/EBT, credit cards, and W&M Express.


Spring Sidewalk Sale

April 21-April 23

Love a good sidewalk sale? Don’t miss this opportunity to find unique gifts, accessories and fashion for everyone in the family at this year’s Spring Sidewalk Sale at Merchants Square. There’s also plenty of food to be enjoyed! Sit outside at your favorite cafe and watch the passersby. Sounds like a perfect weekend!

2nd Sundays Art & Music Festival

2nd Sunday of every month

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

This is an amazing community event that we feel so lucky to have access to! Visitors love strolling the streets of Colonial Williamsburg on the second Sunday of each month to see unique arts and handcrafts on display while enjoying live music and performances for every taste. The festival also hosts food and dessert trucks, a beer garden, author presentations, and more! Click here to see the full lineup of vendors and music guests for this month’s festival. 

We hope you have fun and enjoy finding lots of things to do in Colonial Williamsburg in April!

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