New Year's Eve Celebrations in Williamsburg
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New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Williamsburg, VA


Updated: October 4, 2017

Ready to ring in the New Year in America’s Historic Triangle?  Take a look at what’s planned for New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Williamsburg, VA.

New Year's Eve Celebrations in Williamsburg

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens

Make your way to Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town for a dazzling holiday spectacle, complete with fantastic live shows, more than 5 million twinkling lights and delicious treats like peppermint fudge hot chocolate.  Note: The Park does close at 9:00 pm on New Year’s Eve.  Still, strolling through Christmas Town is a great way to spend the last day of 2017.

Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg offers several New Year’s Eve celebrations in Williamsburg to choose from!
Ring in the New Year in style with the Regency Room’s chefs and service staff! Enjoy a seven-course gala menu, enhance your dining experience with a selection from our 350-bottle award-winning wine list, followed by a midnight Champagne toast with live entertainment by Limelight. Don’t forget the Regency Room’s traditional New Year’s Eve take-home keepsake! The celebrations begin at 8:30 pm $224.95 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are required.
If you’d like to end 2017 with Thomas Jefferson, you absolutely can at Colonial Williamsburg. Dine with Mr. Jefferson himself and other notable historic figures on December 30, 2017 at Kings Arm Tavern. This event has open seating; no private tables. Reservations must be made in advance by calling 1-844-204-8848. $145.00  per person. Your dinner with America’s historic figures begins promptly at 7:30 pm!
Also on December 30, 2017, Colonial Williamsburg rings out the old year and celebrates the new with a musical celebration. A separate ticket is required for this hour long musical event, which includes music from the past, present, and even the future!

Virginia Living Museum

Blast off into the new year with the Virginia Living Museum’s space adventure-themed Noon Year’s Eve celebration. Come dressed for your space adventure. Meet costumed characters from your favorite galactic movies and enjoy a variety of fun, spacey activities. You’ll also meet all kinds of Earthly Animals from the Teeny Tiny Farm. The countdown has started – see you on the launch pad. Special activities 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, museum open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Activities included in museum admission.

Hotel Celebrations

The Doubletree Williamsburg is hosting a New Year’s Eve Celebration from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am. Cocktail hour to include Chesapeake crab cakes and cocktail shrimp will occur from 7-8 p.m. This will be followed by a dinner buffet that features a station celebration with slow roasted prime rib with caramelized onions and garlic roasted mushrooms, gourmet macaroni and cheese station, a create your own New York Cheesecake station and many more. Dinner will be from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm and there will be midnight snacks. Smith and Wade will be performing all night so you can dance the night away. Just call 757-220-2500, ext. 7755 for party package reservations or visit online for room packages.

Plan Your New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Williamsburg

If you’re interested in ringing in the new year in Williamsburg, VA, you’ll need a hotel room. Book your accommodations with Reserve Williamsburg for the best rates. Plus, bundle your attraction tickets with the perfect hotel room for additional savings.

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