The 2017 Williamsburg Virginia Historic Garden Tour aims to show the area’s colonial side during its garden week tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25.
Homes on this nine-property tour span in age from the beginning of the 18th century to a 21st century Colonial Revival. All are conveniently concentrated in two neighborhoods College Terrace and the Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area . Visitors will appreciate interiors that sparkle with floral designs by the Williamsburg Garden Club complementing spectacular antiques and artwork. Not to be outdone, the gardens of featured properties are prime examples of 18th century to current landscaping styles and include a city farm garden, shade gardens, a school garden, as well as formal and cottage gardens that represent the Williamsburg style. Start at the William and Mary Alumni house, which serves as tour headquarters, and walk or use the shuttle, which is included in the ticket. Enjoy lunch or light refreshments offered at the many establishments in Merchant’s Square, Colonial Williamsburg and surrounding area while visiting Williamsburg for Historic Garden Week.
From Colonial homes to modern 21st century homes inspired by Williamsburg’s rich history, the Williamsburg Historic Garden Tour aims to show the area’s colonial side during its garden week tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25.
Within College Terrace, open publicly for the first time are five private areas including the Williamsburg Manor Bed and Breakfast and Garden, and Reeves Farm Garden, which includes bunnies, chickens and a vegetable garden intermingled with the flower gardens.
Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area Neighborhood, located near the Colonial Williamsburg Capitol, features multiple houses, gardens and the Bruton Parish Rectory.
The garden tour includes 11 sites beginning at the tour headquarters, the William and Mary Alumni House, built in 1860.
Tickets: Advance: $40, Day-of: $50
Tuesday April 25, 2017
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets: $50 pp. Cash/Check/Credit Card accepted at the following locations. Tickets available at the Colonial Williamsburg Visitors Center on Monday, April 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Tuesday, April 25, 9 a.m. until noon. Tickets are also available on tour day beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Tour Headquarters, William & Mary Alumni House, 1 Alumni Drive (at the traffic light on Richmond Road at Scotland Street and Alumni Drive, and across from Zable Stadium), and at the Bruton Parish Rectory, 314 Prince George Street.