Colonial Williamsburg’s Family Holiday Fun
Re-enactors celebrate the holiday season with the firing of the Christmas Guns.
Bundled families dine on delicious sandwiches outside of The Cheese Shop on Duke of Gloucester Street.
The only horse-power allowed on the historic roads of the living museum.
The Governor’s Palace festooned with period decorations made from local vegetation.
The Fifes & Drums at one of their 700 yearly performances.
Cressets—wood-burning baskets—illuminate the colonial streets during the holidays.
The Fifes & Drums draw a crowd while performing on of the many stages during Grand Illumination.
The main event: fireworks light the sky against the background of the Governor’s Palace.