Christmas is a festive time Busch Gardens Williamsburg Christmas Town. This event runs November 12, 2021-January 2, 2022 and is a must do to get you in a Christmas mood.
Busch Gardens works to keep their seasonal events fresh. We strive to keep things updated. Note that images and content may capture and reflect things from prior years.
It’s Busch Gardens Williamsburg and the beautiful landscape has been transformed into a winter wonderland. Through a combination of decorations, lights and music, the park transforms to fit the Christmas theme. You”ll find festive Christmas trees, wreaths and lights throughout the park.
There are several fires going at Christmas Town. It’s a great way to warm you hands if the day gets chilly.
Christmas Town Shows and Entertainment
During Christmas Town, Busch Gardens Williamsburg produces several fantastic shows. As you enter the park, pick up a map. You’ll find a full show schedule on the back of the map.
There are three new shows for 2021 including Up on the HausTop, Unto Us, and Celtic Fyre: A Christmas Celebration.
Christmas carolers perform near the clock in Banburry Cross.
In 2019, the show Believe was at the Teatro Di San Marco. Starting in 2021, catch the new show Unto Us that tells the nativity story.
Past years featured the show Gloria. It was a wonderful Christmas show in the Abbey Stone Theater. It tells the story of the first Christmas through an interesting combination of song and movement. You’ll be clapping along by the end with this upbeat approach to telling the story. Catch that story now in Unto Us. The Abbey Stone Theater will have a new show, Celtic Fyre: A Christmas Celebration. We’ll provide an update soon.
In Das Festhaus, you’ll find a fun and festive singalong Deck The Halls. For 2021, the Festhaus show will be updated with Up on the HausTop. We can’t wait to see the new show.
In front of Das Festhaus, be sure to catch the musical Christmas tree O’Tannenbaum.
Scrooge No More is a condensed version of the Christmas Carol performed in the Globe Theater.
Elvis Stojko performs an ice skating show in the Royal Palace theater starting November 22. Note: the ice show is weather permitting. If it is too warm for the ice, the show isn’t performed.
Elmo’s Christmas Wish is performed outside in the Sesame Street Forest of Fun.
Christmas Town Special Food & Beverages
All your favorite dining spots are available during Christmas Town. As the evenings can get a bit chilly, be sure to get some tasty hot chocolate. There is a nice cookie and hot cocoa shop located in Germany.
The main dining options during Christmas Town including Das Festhaus, Trapper’s Smokehouse, and Marco Polo’s Marketplace.
New for 2021, check out the new wine bar, Deck the Vine, in France. There are a variety of specialty cocktails available at the new North Pole Nightcap in Octoberfest.
Cool Christmas Merchandise at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Chrismas Town
While you are at Christmas Town, be sure to check out the shops at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. They have a large selection of Christmas merchandise. The sample here from prior years provides a sense of the offerings. We can’t wait to see what they have for 2021.
If you are fan of Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer, head over to the Stocking Stop in Festa Italia. Shirts, pajamas, stuffies and just about anything else you could want featuring the classic movie characters is available. You might even want to pick up a Clarise or Bumble Pajama then head over to the photo spot to get your picture taken with Rudolf or the Bumble.
The Emporium has a nice selection of Christmas merchandise including some cool Christmas ornaments, a selection of collectible trading pins and some interesting snow globes.
The Ireland area gift shop has a nice selection of Irish-themed Christmas items.
In the Germany gift shop, there is a wide variety of fantastic Christmas items including nutcrackers, gingerbread houses and ornaments.
In New France, you’ll find even more options including a Santa cookie & milk set, items to make your cottage feel a bit more hyggelig and the option to create a gift by dipping candles.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg Christmas Town Games
During Christmas Town, the game prizes include some fun Christmas stuffies. Will you try your luck to win one?
Busch Gardens Williamsburg Christmas Town Dates
Busch Gardens Williamsburg Christmas Town runs selected dates November 12, 2021-January 2, 2022 . You’ll want to check the park web site for an official schedule.
The event is included if you have a Busch Gardens Williamsburg membership. Otherwise, you can purchase a single day ticket. A one day ticket is usually $59.99. However, they do offer sales and discounts. At the time of this writing, there was a sale where tickets could be purchased for as low as $24.99. A Fun Card is also available with unlimited visits to Christmas Town for $69.99, not including parking.
New for 2021, you can purchased reserved seating for the shows. Seating for each show is $4.99.
See our Busch Gardens Williamsburg Review for additional general planning info for your visit to Busch Gardens.
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