Events & Things to do in Williamsburg

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Check out our Calendar, Seasonal Events, Summer Camps, Birthday Party Resource Guide , Childcare , Hire a Student &  Business Directory to see what is going on in Williamsburg VA.  Locals and visitors alike will find great things to do in Williamsburg. We  include both kid-friendly activities and date night ideas and events. Are you a new parent? Check out our New and Expecting Parents page under Local Resources.  Looking for local classes for yourself or your children?  We have art classes, language classes and an array of sports teams postings.  We post the James City County Parks and Recreation, the Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex (WISC),  the City of Williamsburg Parks and Recreation, WALT, W&M and so many other groups classes.  Check out our Classes & Activities page under Things to Do. Wondering what to do today?  Check out our Calendar, Seasonal Events and Date Night pages for great ideas.  Our Daily Events Calendar or Calendar for Locals is broken down hour by hour of all the great events happening in Williamsburg.  Seasonal Events will give you the event flyers, and links so you know what is coming up soon.  Our Date Night page gives you some great options for a night on the town.  (Check out our Hire a Student or Childcare pages to find sitters – or check out See a list of recent Seasonal Events page posts below.  Scroll down.

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Stop Motion Animation Club – WISC & Beyond Bricks

  Sign up for trial classes and get more info by calling WISC at 757-253-1947 Classe will be held at Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex 5700 Warhill Trail Williamsburg, VA 23188 Phone: 757-253-1947 For more events:  Calendar &  Things to Do pages. Subscribe for FREE to our weekly email: The Burg Weekender


Where to find Santa in Williamsburg area

Father Christmas in Merchants Square: Greet Father Christmas as he strolls the streets of Merchants Square. Stop for a unique photo opportunity. He might even have a little magic up his sleeve!   Milk and Cookies and Storytime with Santa at William and Mary Bookstore –  A special storytime with Santa on Nov. 28 and Dec. more


Sensitive Santa – Children with Sensory or Special Needs – Children’s Museum of Richmond – December 5th

  2nd Annual Sensitive Legendary Santa   A Special Night for Special Children and Their Families Presented by the Children’s Museum of Richmond and Commonwealth Parenting Friday, December 5, 2014 5:30pm-8:30pm FREE! Museum Admission Included!Children’s Museum of Richmond – Central2626 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220 Families with children who have sensory or other special more


Legendary Santa at Children’s Museum of Richmond

Get a head start on the 2014 holiday season by joining the Legendary Santa Club for some great holiday perks! Click HERE to learn more. Legendary Santa will come down the chimney during the 2014 holiday season at the Children’s Museum of Richmond Central Location. He will be accompanied by his lovely Snow Queen and helpful more


Santa & Carolers at Williamsburg Premium Outlets – November 29th -December 24th

WILLIAMSBURG PREMIUM OUTLETS® 5715-62A Richmond Road Williamsburg, VA 23188 (757) 565-0702 Strolling Santa Saturday, November 29… 2pm-4pm Sunday, November 30… 2pm-4pm Saturday, December 6… 6pm-8pm Sunday, December 7… 2pm-4pm Saturday, December 13… 2pm-4pm Sunday, December 14… 6pm-8pm Saturday, December 20… 2pm-4pm Sunday, December 21… 2pm-4pm Tuesday, December 23… 2pm-4pm Wednesday, December 24… 2pm-4pm Strolling Carolers Saturday, November more

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Grand Illumination in Colonial Williamsburg

December 7, 2014 Entertainment 5:00-7:00pm Before the fireworks, gather for musical performances from multiple stages throughout the Revolutionary City. You’re sure to find something to keep you entertained as you anticipate the evening’s spectacular highlight. Fireworks – 7:00-7:30pm Fireworks displays from three different locations within the Historic Area–the Capitol, Magazine, and Palace–make this a highlight more


Polar Express Movie in 3D – Paragon City Center – December 5th-11th

  Paragon City Center 12 will be showing THE POLAR EXPRESS in 3D for a limited run, from December 5 – 11, 2014.  Price is just $6 per person.  Visit for showtimes and to purchase tickets. Paragon City Center 12 11810 Fountain Way Newport News, VA 23606 (757) 525-9898 For more events:  Calendar &  Things more


Street theater “A Christmas Carol” in Merchants Square

Enjoy a hilarious 30 minute street theater production of the Christmas classic from the Virginia Theatre Machine. Back for a 7th year! Exclusively in Merchants Square. All performances are free and take place outdoors on Duke of Gloucester Street.   11/27 11/28 11/29 11/30 12/5 12/6 12/7 12/13 12/14 12/20 12/21 3:30 & 5 p.m. more


Father Christmas Strolls the Square

Greet Father Christmas as he strolls the streets of Merchants Square. Stop for a unique photo opportunity. He might even have a little magic up his sleeve! 11/2811/2912/6 12/7 12/13 12/14 12/20 12/21 12/22 12/23 12/24 2:30 – 5 p.m.2:30 – 6 p.m.2:30 – 6 p.m. 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. 2:30 – 6 p.m. 3:30 more


Christmas Lights on the Green – Community Christmas Celebration

Christmas Lights on the Green Friday, December 5, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Walsingham Academy Green & McAuley Hall This year we will welcome guest performances from The Gentleman of the College, William & Mary’s oldest, all-male acappella group and Ed Whitacre, Master Thespian of The Virginia Theatre Machine. Mr. Whitacre will perform a one-man more