Local Area Attractions
Voted the “World’s Most Beautiful Park” every year since 1990
In 2013, Busch Gardens will introduce its first ever food festival. Busch Gardens has also packed the entire year full of excitement with a spectacular line up of special events including the return of IllumiNights: A Busch Gardens® Encore, Howl-O-Scream® and Christmas Town™.Also, enjoy world-class thrills aboard Verbolten®, Busch Gardens’ newest attraction located in Oktoberfest. This multi-launch, indoor/outdoor roller coaster sends guests on a fun and mystifying family adventure through the Black Forest. Visit the website for more information . Events Schedule.
At Colonial Williamsburg, you'll find living history in a town much as it was in the years before the American Revolution. During your visit, meet interpreters of all ages who will help you understand life in the 1700s. Visit their website learn more about what you can expect during your stay in Colonial Williamsburg!
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Start December off right by visiting Busch Garden’s Christmas Town! You’ll love the Christmas tree and sitting on Santa’s lap! And don’t forget about Christmas in Colonial Williamsburg! This will be the perfect start to your holiday season!
Christmas Parade and Grand Illumination
Kick off the weekend with Colonial Williamsburg's Christmas Parade Saturday morning then don't miss Colonial Williamsburg's Grand Illumination Sunday evening!
Williamsburg is the perfect destination to complete all your holiday shopping! From Williamsburg Premium Outlets, featuring 135 designer outlet stores, to Merchant's Square, an 18th Century style retail village with over 40 specialty shops and restaurants, you're sure to find that perfect gift!