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Visit Colonial Williamsburg stores for fun in-store events! Includes vendor demonstrations, design workshops, and more. Unless otherwise noted, all store events are free to attend. Admission tickets are not required to enter our retail stores or participate in auctions.

June 22 - August 31

American Heritage Chocolate Tastings

Experience chocolate like they did in the 18th century with American Heritage Chocolate! All summer long we are hosting tastings in our stores. Come by for a FREE sample of our tasty chocolate confections, and learn how your can use this delectable chocolate in all your favorite modern recipes. See below for stores and times.

John Greenhow Store, Historic Area

Every Friday, 11 am - 2 pm, Chocolate Beverages
Every Saturday, 11 am - 2 pm, Chocolate Candies

Craft House, Merchant Square

Every Sunday, 12 - 4 pm, Chocolate Candies

Everything Williamsburg, Merchant Square

Every Wednesday, 12 - 4 pm, Chocolate Candies

Revolutions, Visitor Center

Every Saturday, 12 - 4 pm, Chocolate Candies

No purchase necessary.

June 15 & June 29

Williamsburg Prints by Photographer Magali deVulpillieres

Photographer Magali deVulpillieres is known for her beautiful photographs of Colonial Williamsburg. Stop by Craft House on June 15 or Revolutions at the Visitor Center on June 29 to meet her and purchase prints.

June 22 & 23

Book Signing with Author Dave Berry

Dave Berry is the author of Gate in the Fence of Time. This time travel novel set in well researched real history is now a best seller at Colonial Williamsburg! Purchase books and meet the author on June 22nd and 23rd at Revolutions in the Visitor Center in the morning, and at Everything Williamsburg in Merchant Square in the afternoon.

*You must be 21 years or older to sample beer. Valid ID required. No purchase necessary.

July 12

Book Signing with Author Jami Borek

Jami Borek is the author of mystery novels Patriots and Poisons and Secrets Worth Killing For. Purchase books and meet the author on July 12 at Revolutions in the Visitor Center.

Historic Area Auctions

Take part in a Colonial Auction during your visit to Williamsburg, and take home great deals on products and other unique objects from our historic city. Check the Events Calendar for Auction dates and times.