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February 15-17, 2020

Take advantage of the long weekend to visit the place where it all began. Before they were presidents, Virginians George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison were shaped by their experiences in Williamsburg. Meet them and discover the roles that each played in Virginia’s colonial capitol and how that prepared them to be Commanders in Chief.


Special Programs


Washington's Birthday Ball

Mrs. Martha Washington cordially invites you to join her at the Governor’s Palace for an evening of music and dance to celebrate her husband’s birthday. It is her desire that the nature of this celebration be left a surprise for Colonel Washington. Join the dancing and festivities to make this birthday celebration a most memorable experience!

Meet Our Nation Builders

Learn more about the important role Williamsburg played in the lives of three early Virginians who held the office of the presidency.


Shop at Colonial Williamsburg

Don’t miss our storewide Presidents’ Weekend Sale February 14-17. Save 25% at all stores and online, plus free shipping on orders $79 or more online. Some exclusions apply. Visit our online retail store to learn more.

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