Join Colonial Williamsburg as the light up the sky above the Capital, with their annual “Grand Illumination”.

The Celebration lasts all evening on December 8. Starting at 4pm, there will be entertainment in several locations in Colonial Williamsburg. You can find handbell music by the Westminster Ringers or listen to the W&M Appalachian Music Ensemble. Also meet Father Christmas at the William Pitt Stop.

Events and entertainment continue at various venues until the grand finale at 7PM

The finale will be a grand display of fireworks at 7PM, which will be followed by a procession of Fifes & Drums along Duke of Gloucester Street, beginning at the Colonial Courthouse and continuing until Botetourt Street.

For more information on the Colonial Williamsburg Holiday Celebration, visit