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PHOTO GALLERY: Colonial Williamsburg’s “CW Lights” event

WILLIAMSBURG — Families looking for something to do outdoors can visit Colonial Williamsburg this spring.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation recently debuted a new event, CW Lights, where people can explore the the Governor’s Palace Gardens at night.

Robert Currie, director of entertainment for Colonial Williamsburg, said event attendees can expect to see the gardens illuminated with a mixture of string, netting and twinkling lights while they explore the gardens.

He added that the gardens will create an “almost dream-like state.”

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“This magical glow event will transform our world-class gardens into the star of the show, illuminating the Spring bloom like never before,” according to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s website. “Enjoy the sounds of the finest 18th-century entertainments on your stroll through the enchanted gardens.”

Below is a photo gallery from the event.

The CW Lights at the Governor’s Palace Gardens event, 300 Palace Green St. runs through May 2 from 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $19 for adults and $12 for children. For more information or to book tickets to the event, click here.


Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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