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Things to Do this Spring in Williamsburg

Here are some of our suggestions on things to do during spring break in Williamsburg.

Spend Your Spring Break in Williamsburg

Spring Break is the perfect time of year for all ages to visit Williamsburg. Whether you’re a family with children, a group of teenagers or young adults, Williamsburg, along with nearby Yorktown and Jamestown, has something for every interest. You’ll find countless things to do during your spring break vacation in Williamsburg.

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Things to Do this Spring in Williamsburg

The warm air and early spring blooms indicate the start of farmers market season. Both the Williamsburg Farmers Market, at Merchants Square, and Yorktown Market Days, at Riverwalk Landing, begin in April and run on Saturdays through the fall, with special seasonal markets throughout the year. Visit the local vendors and browse fresh produce, meats, breads, soaps, candles, baked goods and more to get your own taste of Williamsburg.

Attend a Local Festival and Event

From late February to mid-April, Williamsburg has plenty of events. There’s sure to be something happening during your spring break vacation. Mark your calendar for one of the food festivals, arts and crafts shows, races and more.

Save the date for the Pirates Invade Yorktown, Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival and more.

Spend a Day at Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens Williamsburg, one of the area’s premier attractions for family fun, is open yearly on select days. Fun is always in season at Busch Gardens with thrilling roller coasters, world-class dining and shopping options, kid-friendly attractions and exciting events.

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Bring the little ones out to meet their favorite Sesame Street characters during the Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends, March 29 April 21, 2024. Be sure to ride Busch Gardens’ coaster, Darkoaster®! It’s North America’s first all-indoor straddle coaster.

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Get Outside

Everyone knows that Greater Williamsburg is known for its historical attractions, but did you know that the area offers plenty of opportunities for an outdoor adventure? Visit one of the local parks for hiking, biking, kayaking and more. Freedom Park, Colonial National Historical Park, York River State Park and more are perfect destinations for some fun in the great outdoors.

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Make a splash in late May for the opening of Water Country USA. Virginia’s largest family waterpark reopens for the May 11, 2024 season with thrilling water rides.

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Click here to view 2024 Park schedules for Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country U.S.A.

Have a Meal Outside

When the weather warms up, you’ll want to spend as much time as possible outside. Williamsburg has a number of restaurants with outdoor patio seating.

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