Date Night in Williamsburg

Williamsburg is quickly becoming a hot spot for romantic getaways in Virginia. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just looking for a spontaneous weekend trip with your significant other, this historic backdrop makes for the perfect romantic destination.

Entertainment 

Summer Concert Series

Every Wednesday night in July and August, from 7-9 p.m. in Merchants Square, enjoy Williamsburg’s Summer Concert Series. Bring a chair, choose tasty fare from your favorite Merchants Square restaurants, and kick back to enjoy live outdoor music and dancing with your honey!

Ghost Tours

Feel like a teenager again as you hold hands and get chills on a spooky ghost tour that’s been ranked as one of the top 10 best in the US! Colonial Ghosts leads you through Colonial Williamsburg and the gorgeous historic campus of the College of William and Mary. Tours begin on Duke of Gloucester Street and are held nightly at 8 p.m., 9 p.m., and 10 p.m.

Carriage Rides 

Nothing says romance quite like a horse drawn carriage ride through the quaint streets of Colonial Williamsburg. Sit back, relax and get cozy on this 18th-century style ride. Tickets can be purchased at the Lumber House Ticket Office or online.

Dining

The Fat Canary

Located in the heart of Merchants Square, the Fat Canary features upscale, award-winning cuisine. If you’re looking for an intimate setting to indulge in an unforgettable meal, the Fat Canary will not disappoint.

The Trellis

Also in Merchants Square, The Trellis Bar & Grill invites guests to an airy and garden-inspired atmosphere. Chef Everett focuses on local products raised responsibly by small-scale artisan farmers as the basis for their seasonal menu. 

Conclude your romantic date night by settling in at one of the charming Cottages at King’s Creek Plantation. Welcoming porches, gas fireplaces, pillowtop mattresses, and jetted tubs are just a few of the amenities ideal for a romantic lodging experience!