Enjoy a traditional 18th-century seasonal celebration. Selected 18th-century trade sites along Duke of Gloucester Street will be illuminated with candles and cressets. The spectacle will be accompanied by a narrative and the firing of muskets.
Dates & Times
Illumination of the Trades
Bird Fancyer's Delight
Learn about the connection between wild birds and the music written by composers in the 18th century and how this figured into the cultural life of Williamsburg. Limited capacity.
Mrs. Charlton’s daughter Lizzy is wildly in love…with coffee! Join us for this comedic ballad opera, based on Johann Sebastian Bach’s Coffee Cantata from the 1730s.
Take part in an exciting auction! Bid on selected items from Colonial Williamsburg stores as well as exclusive items not available elsewhere.
Open to the Public