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Celebrate Independence Day in Style at Colonial Williamsburg Resorts

The 4th of July is a time for celebration, and there’s no better place to mark this special occasion than at the Williamsburg Resort. This year, we have a variety of exciting events lined up to make your Independence Day unforgettable. From sumptuous feasts to family-friendly fun and live entertainment, ending with fireworks over the Palace Green, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a rundown of the fantastic events you can look forward to: 

4th of July Feast at St. George Tucker House 

Fireworks light up the sky behind the cupola of the Governors Palace, July 4, 2007.


Kick off your Independence Day celebrations with a mouthwatering buffet feast prepared by the talented Williamsburg Lodge Culinary Team. Originally planned for McKenzie’s Lawn, this event will now be located at St. George Tucker House. Indulge in an all-you-can-eat extravaganza featuring a delightful array of dishes and select non-alcoholic beverages, all included with your prepaid reservation through OpenTable. 

  • Date & Time: July 4th 
  • Cost: $45 per person plus tax and gratuity; $25 for children ages 3–10, plus tax and gratuity 
  • Location: St. George Tucker House 


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Traditions 4th of July Dinner 

Traditions group dinner

Join us for a festive buffet dinner at the Traditions restaurant, featuring a variety of delicious salads, entrees, and desserts. Enjoy classic American flavors and refreshing beverages in a cozy and celebratory atmosphere.

  • Date & Time: July 4th, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM 
  • Cost: $49.95 for adults; $19.95 for children (ages 3–10), including tea, water, or soda 
  • Location: Traditions Restaurant 


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Social Terrace: Independence Day Bash 

A Couple with Cocktail Drinks

Head over to the Social Terrace for a lively Independence Day Bash. Enjoy family-friendly food, fun, and live music by Jocelyn Oldham and the Boys. Engage in games on the lawn and end the night with a spectacular fireworks display. 

  • Date & Time: July 4th 
  • Cost: $69.00 for adults (includes two complimentary beverage tickets); $32.00 for children 
  • Location: Social Terrace 


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Celebrate Independence Day at Sweet Tea & Barley 

Fourth Of July Fireworks Palace


Sweet Tea & Barley invites you to join us for a spectacular celebration! On Thursday, July 4th, from 4 PM to 10 PM, we are thrilled to offer our full menu along with special festive dishes designed to make your holiday memorable. 

  • Date & Time: July 4th  4 pm – 10 pm  
  • Cost: Varies  
  • Location: Sweet Tea & Barley  


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Greenhow Lumber House Yard: Concession Stand 

For a more casual but equally delightful experience, stop by the Greenhow Lumber House Yard. Savor fair food favorites such as savory street corn and pulled pork fries topped with cheese, along with juicy watermelon and an array of chilled beverages. 

  • Date & Time: July 4th 
  • Cost: Varies  
  • Location: Lumber House Yard 


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Shield Tavern Pavilion: Concession Stand 

Join us at the Shield’s Tavern Pavilion for refreshing drinks and delicious fair food treats. Enjoy street corn, pulled pork fries with cheese, watermelon, and a selection of cool beverages. 

  • Date & Time: July 4th 
  • Cost: Varies  
  • Location: Shield’s Tavern Pavilion 


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Sip the Revolution at the Inn Afternoon Tea 

Colonial Williamburge Tea Set Up

Experience a delightful afternoon with friends and loved ones while indulging in the fine tradition of Afternoon Tea at The Williamsburg Inn. Enjoy handmade freshly baked scones, tea sandwiches, and pastry delights served with a signature tea from the Chef Collaboration with the Tea and Spice Exchange of Williamsburg’s Market Square. Enhance your experience with live Irish harp music. 

  • Date & Time: July 4th 
  • Location: The Williamsburg Inn 
  • Reservations: Call 1-855-318-2789 or book online. 


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Make Your Reservations Today! 

Don’t miss out on these exciting 4th of July events at the Williamsburg Resort. Whether you’re looking for a grand feast, family-friendly fun, or a charming afternoon tea, we have something special for everyone. Secure your spot today and get ready for an unforgettable Independence Day celebration! 

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