On the morning of July 4th, prior to the reading of the Declaration of Independence, guests are invited to have a casual breakfast experience with Thomas Jefferson in the beautiful Shields Tavern. As guests arrive they will be greeted by our staff and escorted to their seats. During the breakfast, there will be a chance to mingle with Thomas Jefferson in a very casual relaxed setting. At 9 a.m. Mr. Jefferson will invite everyone to walk over to the Capitol and watch as he reads the Declaration of Independence. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 1-844-811-8229. Adults are $39.95 and youth (3-10) are $17.95 includes 11% tax and gratuity.
Donor Visit with a Nation Builder
Come enjoy a rare opportunity to visit with one of Colonial Williamsburg's Nation Builders as part of a small, intimate group. Meet an interpreter portraying a historical figure such as Thomas Jefferson, James Armistead La…
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Shoulder Your Firelocks!
Guests will engage in a military drill, learning the tactics and drill of the 18th-century soldier. Participating guests must be able to stand and move for at least 20 minutes. Open to ages 9-80.
Veterans Day: A Military March Honoring America's Veterans
A march and ceremony honors America's veterans, featuring the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes & Drums, Military Programs staff, and an address of gratitude to Williamsburg community veterans by Mrs. Washington. This concludes …
Open to the Public