Williamsburg is located midway between Richmond and Norfolk, VA
on Interstate 64. Convenient access via major airlines is possible with
more than 200 flights, including nearly 30 non-stops, arriving daily to
three international airports just 25 to 45 minutes away: Newport News-
Williamsburg (PHF), Norfolk (ORF), and Richmond International (RIC).
Once you’re there, consider one of the area’s many walking or carriage
tours. Colonial Williamsburg offers several admission options and passes
that give you access to historic homes, buildings, exhibition sites and
‘Revolutionary City.’ Passes range from $36 to $55, and ticketed guests
• October 2 & 3: The Williamsburg Scottish Festival
And Celtic Celebration
Experience Scottish culture and history with live
music, stalls and traditional food.
• October 4: An Occasion for the Arts
Held in Merchants Square, this event is the oldest
juried art exhibit in Virginia, and spotlights the visual
and performing arts in the greater Williamsburg area.
• October 17-18: Yorktown Victory Celebration
Military life and artillery demonstrations mark the
228th anniversary of America’s Revolutionary War
victory at Yorktown on October 19, 1781. Visitors can
enroll in ‘A School for the Soldier’ to drill with wooden
muskets and apply tactical skills in mock combat as
well as learn about soldiers’ provisions and sleeping
quarters. Special programs administered by the
National Park Service also are held in Yorktown and
at Yorktown Battlefield.
• November 26-28: Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia
Learn how food was gathered, preserved and
prepared on land and at sea at the Jamestown
Settlement by Virginia’s English colonists and
Powhatan Indians. At the Yorktown Victory Center,
learn about typical soldiers’ fare during the American
Revolution and trace the bounty of a 1780s farm
from field to kitchen.