BGW: Christmas Town Tips!


View the official tips from Busch Gardens Williamsburg:

How to find/make a one-of-a-kind Christmas gift

During Christmas Town: A Busch Gardens Celebration the park will have high-quality artisans displaying their unique holiday creations for guests to view and purchase. Let our artists display their authentic old-world craftsmanship while they create hand crafted and painted Capodimonte and pottery. Capodimonte is soft-paste porcelain that our artists shape and paint into one-of-a-kind floral sculptures. Our potter is hard at work creating seasonal pieces that are perfect for the holidays. These hand-made pieces can only be found at Busch Gardens during Christmas Town. Our artisans are available for interviews and can demonstrate on camera how to make their amazing creations.

Christmas Music

Christmas would not be complete without hearing the traditional songs that we all know and love. During Christmas Town: A Busch Gardens Celebration Busch Gardens will have Christmas music filling the park performed by live musicians. Let our musicians take you back to a simpler time and experience a traditional European Christmas. Learn where some of today’s favorite Christmas songs originated from and how they have changed over time. Our musicians are available for interviews and can perform many Christmas favorites along with traditional Celtic, English and Country music on camera.

New Shows

Christmas Town: A Busch Gardens Celebration has a great lineup of new live shows this holiday season. Our performers are available for interviews, performances backstage exclusives.

Rejoice: Be a part of an emotional Christmas concert told through moving imagery, choral harmonies, and a full live orchestra in the Abbey Stone Theatre. The wide appeal of live music at Christmas is universal. This production will deliver heartfelt classics in an age-old form of Gregorian music. Accompanied by the modern, contemporary sounds of a full acoustic orchestra, this unique, never before produced in America, experience will tug at heartstrings and deliver an experience of non-secular tradition.

O Tannenbaum: Experience this spectacular light show in Oktoberfest, Germany featuring an iconic 45 foot tree and fully decorated environment, all dancing to a booming musical score. The culmination of your Christmas Town experience unfolds in a larger than life format. Introduced by community choirs, “O Tannenbaum” will be performed to celebrate the lighting of the Christmas Town event tree. Guests will be immersed by surround sound and stunning visuals. Communities are gathered and celebrated around this German Christmas icon.

Deck the Halls: Warm up inside Das Festhaus for a live musical tribute to Christmas traditions and create new ones with your family. Christmas memories come to life as friends and family celebrate the magic of the season. Gathered in the largest decked out dining hall, guests will sing and dance along to everyone’s holiday favorites.