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

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.
Celebrate New Year's Eve in Williamsburg, VA

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. Of course, a few of your favorite Busch Gardens attractions will be open for one last thrill of 2018!
Note: The Park does close at 10:00 pm on New Year’s Eve. Still, strolling through Christmas Town is a great way to spend the last day of 2018.

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 at their annual Regency Gala! Enjoy a nine-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 9:00 pm with seating starting at 8:45 pm. $198 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity. Guests may add on a wine tasting for $78 per person, as well. Reservations are required.
Also at the Regency Room is the Regency’s New Year’s Eve Dinner. Not as upscale as the Gala, the dinner offers a five-course feast and guests should dress to the specified theme. Dinner is available for $98 per person with a $48 per person optional wine pairing. A separate reservation is required, so book soon!

If you’d like to end 2018 with Thomas Jefferson, you absolutely can at Colonial Williamsburg. Dine with Mr. Jefferson himself and other notable historic figures on December 30, 2018 at Kings Arm Tavern. This event has open seating; no private tables. Reservations must be made in advance by calling 1-844-204-8848. $150.00 per person. Your dinner with America’s historic figures begins promptly at 6:30 pm!

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.

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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