A Magical Yuletide in Williamsburg: Traditions, Decorations, Music, Food, and Festivities

Register for PROGRAM #7046


From holly to history, music to merriment, candles to colonists experience a colonial Christmas! Lectures, discussions, and hands-on activities present the historical, cultural, and religious significance of this magical season to colonial society's "upper, middling, and lesser sorts". Examine music, foods, and festivities from the 17th and 18th centuries that are a part of current customs and traditions. Expertly guided field trips introduce Colonial Williamsburg's historic homes, trade shops, and more. Marvel at the world-famous decorations, learn how they are made, and create your own to bring home. Dine in true 18th-century fashion at a colonial tavern. Come savor the seasonal beauty and festive charm of Yuletide in Williamsburg.

Walking up to two miles daily.