6 Activities That Will Have You FALLING In Love With Williamsburg

By Kelsey Thomas
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Early-Fall Williamsburg Events & Activities

Williamsburg, VA is always a wonderful place to visit, however there is truly something hauntingly magical that runs through the air during the fall season. From festivals and markets to spooky events and historical tours, you will never run out of things to do. We’ve handpicked our list of top 6 activities to experience in Williamsburg this autumn.

Sept. 1, 2021: Summer Breeze Concert Series

If you’re still holding on to the taste of sweet summertime, then attend the last concert in this awesome live music series. Gates open at 5 pm and the show is free for the general public. Party fins, a Jimmy Buffet-genre band, will be performing on the lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.

Dive Into History in Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is one of the top places for people of any age to learn and explore. You can visit art museums, dig up some archaeological facts, take a relaxing carriage ride, view the beautiful gardens and arboretum and so much more! They even feature lodging opportunities and 17 dining options.

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Sept. 3-6, 2021: Busch Gardens’ Bier Fest

This is the last weekend to be able to able to enjoy 100 different beers that are tapped throughout the park at Busch Gardens. Bier Fest blends the craft beer scene with an Oktoberfest twist and features live entertainment, specialty brews, beer-infused bites and, on Friday and Saturday nights, a firework show.

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Sept. 10-Oct. 21, 2021: Busch Gardens’ HOWL-O-SCREAM

Can’t make it by Sept. 6 and wondering if Busch Gardens has anything exciting planned? Well, you bet they do! This annual spooktacular Halloween-themed event is evilly concocted with walk-through haunted houses and designated scare zones throughout the part.

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Oct. 2, 2021: Yorktown Wine Festival

It’s wine-o’clock in Yorktown, our sister city that is just right around the corner. Their annual wine fest will feature live music, cuisine from local restaurants, VA’s finest spirits from local distilleries and works presented by talented artisans. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.

Explore Haunted Williamsburg

It’s no secret that Williamsburg is famous for it’s chilling experiences and haunted grounds – and what better time to go than during spooky season? The haunted tours in Williamsburg are suitable for ages 8 and up and children must be accompanied by an adult. This one-hour candlelit walking ghost tour is open to the public every day and you must purchase a ticket for entry.

spooky man
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Ghost Tours in Williamsburg

Williamsburg offers ghost tours that are sure to scare your socks off!

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