Things To Do Near Williamsburg, Virginia - May 2014

Real Estate Agent with Rose & Womble Realty Company

There are endless possibilities for fun and entertainment in Williamsburg, Virginia. Check out the events and things to do this month to plan your outing! 

Commemoration of the Battle of Williamsburg

When: May 4, 2014

Where: 1368 Colonial Parkway, Williamsburg, VA 23081

Details: Commemoration of the Battle of Williamsburg: The Battle of Williamsburg was on May 5, 1862.  A typical program consists of the welcome, presentation of the colors, pledge to the American flag, salutes to the Virginia and First National Flag of the Confederacy, invocation, music, greetings, historical address, laying of the wreath, benediction, retirement of the colors, and Taps.

The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum

When: Any day you are looking for an artful experience.

Where: 325 Francis Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Details: American and British antiques. See furniture, metals, ceramics, glass, paintings, prints, firearms, and textiles from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Attend lectures and musical performances in the Hennage Auditorium.


Historic Jamestowne

When: Any time!

Where: 1368 Colonial Parkway, Williamsburg, VA 2308

Details: Historic Jamestowne is the original site of the first permanent English settlement in America! Come learn about the settlers and the history of Jamestowne!


Festival Williamsburg

When: May 24–25, 2014

Where: 401 Lafayette Street, Williamsburg, Monday

Details: Experience the Virginia Arts Festival’s return to Williamsburg for its exciting 2014 season. Join us for performances by remarkable banjo duo Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn and swing kings Big Bad Voodoo Daddy


Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival

When: May 23, 2014- June 29, 2014 11:00am until 1 hour before close

Where: 1 Busch Gardens Boulevard, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

Details: This all-new event will feature sample-sized portions of superb foods, wines and other refreshments not usually found at Busch Gardens. Enjoy foods from France, Spain, and Germany! It’s Busch Gardens' most delicious event. Bon appétit!

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