Colonial Williamsburg is full of American history and tradition. Travel to Williamsburg, Virginia with Sundance Vacations and spend the 4th of July in style! Celebrate the holiday with fireworks, historical reenactments, and delicious food! Enjoy a day full of patriotic fun! Colonial Williamsburg has several 4th of July themed museum exhibits, great for the entire family. Picnic on the grounds or dine at one of the tasty restaurants. Watch a reading of the Declaration of Independence and finish the day with a dazzling fireworks display! Independence Day is all about freedom, family, and fun… so spend the day in Williamsburg, Virginia and experience a 4th of July you’ll never forget!
Plan a family picnic! There are plenty of places to picnic on the grounds of Colonial Williamsburg. So pick the perfect spot and enjoy!
Order lunch from The Cheese Shop on Duke of Gloucester Street and avoid waiting in line! The Cheese Shop offers over 200 assorted cheeses, a variety of homemade sandwiches, and over 4,000 bottles of wine! What’s better than a picnic with wine and cheese? Nothing!
Barbecue on the 4th of July? Yes please! If you’re in the mood for some mouth watering barbecue, order from Pierce’s Pitt Bar-B-Que! Enjoy tender pulled pork sandwiches and their hearty brunswick stew. Need a meal for the whole family? Try Pierce’s Picnic Special, a meal great for 4-6 people!
Looking for classic American cuisine? Colonial Williamsburg has several restaurant options perfect for Independence Day!
This cozy lodge is hosting a “4th of July American Cook-In!” Enjoy a buffet featuring all your cookout favorites. Enjoy patriotic fun from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.The Cook-In will also have music, games, and crafts for the kids!
From 6:00p.m. to 8:30 p.m. enjoy a four-course meal of Thomas Jefferson’s favorite foods! Each course is paired with different beverages from all around the world! After dinner, a Thomas Jefferson impersonator will take guests to a VIP reenactment! Watch Tomas read the Declaration of Independence from the balcony of the Governor’s Palace.
There are plenty of fun Patriotic things to do in Colonial Williamsburg on the 4th of July!
Up for some art? Enjoy the exhibit “Create! For Independence Day” where the public can create Independence Day themed artwork. Take home a piece of artwork from your trip, that you made yourself! The U. S. Air Force Heritage of America Band will play outside the museums from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Kids and adults will love this interactive activity!
End the day with a bang! Every Independence Day needs to end with a show stopping display of fireworks! At 9:20 p.m. take a seat in the Palace Green and watch a clear view of the fireworks. The fireworks will be set off from behind the Governor’s Palace and will last for 19 minutes of 4th of July fun!