It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Oh, Christmas Town. Are we happy to see you!

Christmas Town opens for the season on November 17! And this year promises all the pretty sights, sounds and wonderful holiday traditions that families love!

Here’s what you can expect when you get a ticket to Christmas Town 2018 at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

EXPERIENCES

Let the spirit of the season come alive for your family with heartwarming holiday experiences!

Christmas Town Express
All aboard the Christmas Town Express! Sing along to your favorite holiday songs on this 1.5-mile tour featuring themed holiday vignettes, caroling and two million twinkling Christmas lights.

Projection Mapping Experience
This amazing Christmas spectacle transforms the Wilkommenhaus in Germany into a fantastic visual Christmas experience through projection mapping. (You’ll probably notice the sweet smell of Christmas treats from the Cookies & Cocoa Shop as you watch!) 

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES

Santa Claus
Explore Santa’s workshop in the North Pole, listen to him recount a classic Christmas story over breakfast, and snag a photo with him! You can even stop by his workshop for delicious cookies, decorating kits and hot chocolate.

Rudolph
Take pictures with Rudolph and friends, or watch the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer movie via a special multi-sensory presentation.

Clydesdales
Come to Highland Stables and visit with beautiful Clydesdale horses for a fun photo!  

O’ Tannenbaum
Grab a hot beverage and gather around O’ Tannenbaum, the park’s majestic 50-foot tall Christmas tree. This is a totally Instagram-worthy backdrop!

SHOWS

Deck the Halls
This indoor show is located inside Das Fasthaus, which is decorated from top to bottom with garlands, twinkling Christmas lights and other holiday regalia. Deck the Halls is a spectacular tribute to Christmas traditions, and will have you singing and dancing along to your favorite holiday tunes!

Elmo’s Christmas Wish
This show debuts on stage at Sesame Street Forest of Fun and has all your favorites—Elmo, Rosita, Cookie Monster, Grover, Zoe and more!

Gift of Harmony
Gift of Harmony showcases tremendous vocals from tremendous a cappella performers. Sip hot chocolate with friends and loved ones as you experience the breathtaking talent of this musical ensemble.

Gloria!
Abbey Stone Theatre lights up in this retelling of the first story of Christmas. Your family will love the inspiring music and dance performances that beautifully illustrate the true meaning of Christmas.

O’ Tannenbaum
Check out this spectacular light show, complete with a 50-foot Christmas tree, hot cocoa, and a booming holiday musical score.  

Scrooge No More!
A classic holiday tale, Scrooge takes the stage to teach us the importance of love and kindness through journeys with the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

‘Twas That Night
The Royal Palace Theatre proudly hosts the holiday season with a full-scale ice show that reimagines the magic of Christmas Eve with stunning perfection. World-champion figure skater Elvis Stojko brings this beloved Christmas story to life with grace and athleticism to original holiday music.

And of course, Christmas wouldn’t be complete with lots of shopping and dining options as well! Every holiday festivity is right here at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Simply put, there’s just nothing like it. And King’s Creek Plantation is the perfect home-away-from home to host your family’s holiday celebration!