How to Celebrate Easter Sunday 2017 in Williamsburg Virginia

Easter Sunday 2017 is coming up on April 16th! This holiday is a great time to set aside for family, food, and enjoying the spring weather outdoors. If you are visiting Williamsburg, Virginia for the holiday, or if you’re fortunate enough to call our city home, there are lots of events going on that we can recommend for the holiday.

Do you know what you’re doing for Easter yet? Check out our list below for some great ideas of How to Celebrate Easter Sunday 2017 in Williamsburg, Virginia!


Attend an Easter Sunday Service at The Bruton Parish Church

Easter Sunday 2017 Williamsburg VA

The Bruton Parish Church, located in the heart of historic downtown Williamsburg, is a very special venue. Built in 1660, the house of worship is over 3 centuries old! It’s congregation has included many recognizable Revolutionary War heroes and past presidents, such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, George Wythe, Patrick Henry, and James Madison. Plaques with their names grace many of the pews to this day. Having survived both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, it is rich with history. For more history facts about the church, click here.

While this church is a historical landmark not to be missed, it also still has a very active congregation that gather there to this day! Visitors are welcome to come participate in services as they enjoy the historic architecture.

If you would like to attend an Easter Service, the Bruton Parish Church offers a few throughout the day!

Bruton Parish Church Location
331 W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Holy Eucharists Services
April 16th, 2017
7am, 8:30am, 10:15am,
12 Noon & 5:30pm

Click here for more information!


Easter Brunch at Opus 9 Steakhouse

Easter Sunday 2017 Williamsburg VA

Opus 9 Steakhouse is one of the restaurants we recommend most highly to our guests. From a ladies lunch out to a wedding reception dinner, Opus 9 provides a beautiful menu with local, seasonal ingredients that is sure to satisfy any palette.

This year, they are putting out a special Easter Brunch Buffet! On Sunday between 10am and 3pm, individual chef stations will be set up in the restaurant cooking up brunch favorites for diners. You can expect to enjoy everything from made-to-order omelettes and waffles to slow-roasted prime rib and grilled Mahi Mahi. Click here to see the complete menu.

Sounds pretty amazing, right?

If you want to be there, the restaurant requires reservations for this event. Click here to make a reservation, before all the seats are taken!

Opus 9 Steakhouse Location
5143 Main St, Williamsburg, VA 23188

Easter Sunday Brunch
10am – 3pm
Reservations Required


Enjoy the Spring Weather

Easter Sunday 2017 Williamsburg VA

Williamsburg, Virginia has no shortage of outdoor activities. In fact, if you’ve ever had the opportunity to visit, you’ll know just how much walking there is to do. (Bring your sneakers!) Easter Sunday is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the spring season!

One of our favorite places to get outdoors is the Freedom Park. This nature area has hiking and biking trails and historic exhibits. For the more daring explorers, this park also has a zip line adventure called “Go Ape!” This attracting allows you to swing through the beautiful canopies of our Virginia trees with a view that you wont want to miss. With a new session starting every half-hour, you can book a time that fits into your day!

Freedom Park & Go Ape Location
5537 Centerville Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188

To learn more about Freedom Park, click here.
To learn more bout “Go Ape”, click here.


Easter is a great time for family and enjoying the great outdoors. Try some of these events this weekend and let us know how you liked them!

 

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