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Lambs frolic, flowers bloom and the colonial capital bustles with activities for everyone this spring. Experience the renewal of the season with your family.

Season Favorites

Fire a Flintlock Musket

Carriage Rides: Red Carriage

American Indian Delegation

Evening Programs

Special Events

Women's History Month

Drummers Call

Hands-On Activities

Level and Plumb

Drop Spindle Spinning Class

Shoulder Your Firelocks!

Weaving Workshop

Art Museums

Meet a Nation Builder

Walk through History with a Nation Builder

Founders Lab

Faction and Vice

My Dear Madam

Mr. Jefferson's Palace Garden Party

Join us for an immersive 18th-century garden party celebrating Flowers and Fashion at the Governor’s Palace. Welcomed by their host Mr. Thomas Jefferson, guests will enjoy the frivolities of May with libations, traditional music, dancing, and theatrics.

Learn More

Behind the Scenes

Bits and Bridles

Evolution of the Governor's Palace Gardens

Behind Closed Drawers

Behind the Field Musick

Plan Your Visit

Admission Tickets

To experience all that the Historic Area has to offer, including tours of original 18th-century buildings, personal interaction with townspeople, vibrant gardens, two museums, and so much more—you’ll need an admission ticket.

Stay With Us

Enjoy Colonial Williamsburg to the fullest with a stay at one of our five unique hotel properties. They are conveniently located within and surrounding the Historic Area, just minutes from all the action.