Memorial Day Weekend Events at Colonial Williamsburg

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Memorial Day Weekend Events at Colonial Williamsburg & Free Admission for Military!


Sweet Tea & Barley Memorial Day Patio Celebration

Sunday, May 26 from 4 – 9 PM Family friendly – fun Memorial Day Weekend Event! There will be music, games, and corn hole for guests to enjoy. Hot Dogs, Hamburgers with all the fixings, BBQ Beef Ribs, BBQ Grilled Chicken Wings, Grilled Shrimp, Mac n Cheese, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Fruit Salad, and much more! Non-alcoholic beverages included. Open to the public. Reservations are required. Weather permitting.

A Memorial Day Commemoration on Palace Green

Monday, May 27 from 10 – 10:30 AM is the Memorial Day Commemoration on the Palace Green. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation honors the men and women of the United States military who sacrificed their lives to defend our nation with a traditional wreath-laying ceremony. Free and open to public.

A Salute to the Fallen

Monday, May 27 from 4:40 – 5:00 PM on the Palace Green. To conclude Colonial Williamsburg’s Memorial Day observance, a lone bagpiper plays iconic selections from the Governor’s Palace in a heartfelt tribute to those men and women who gave their lives to our nation while serving in America’s Armed Forces. Free and open to the public.

Memorial Day Weekend FREE Admission to Colonial Williamsburg For Military*

Colonial Williamsburg is offering FREE admission during Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Monday, May 24-27, 2024, to all active duty Military, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans, National Guardsmen and their immediate dependents.*

Your free admission includes:

  • Admission to historic trades and sites
  • Admission to two world-class art museums
  • Complimentary shuttle service
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Huge Sale Weekend at Colonial Williamsburg!

Memorial Day Sales & Events – Revolutionary Savings at Colonial Williamsburg

Check out all the Sales & Shopping Events this weekend including their Memorial Day Sitewide Sale, Ticket Sale, Hotel Stay Sale, Side Walk Sale, Memorial Day Auction, Memorial Day Furniture & Fabric Sale at Brick & Vine, Memorial Day Offers on Tickets & Hotels, Root Beer & Virginia Peanuts Tasting, Price Drop: Great Prices on Popular Items and Save Big on Clearance Merchandise* More info

Find more Memorial Weekend 2024 events in the Williamsburg area on our Memorial Day Weekend in Williamsburg post!

Colonial Williamsburg Fife and Drum

If you want to see more Colonial Williamsburg Events we have them on our Colonial Williamsburg Events page and on our website Williamsburg Daily Calendar


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