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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Nominated for 10Best Awards

BGW 10Best

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is nominated for three USAToday 10BEST Readers’ Choice Awards:

  • Best Amusement Park in the United States
  • Best Amusement Park Entertainment (Celtic Fyre)
  • Best Amusement Park Restaurant (Marco Polo’s Marke...
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Tourism News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Ariya Jutanugarn is the 2018 Kingsmill Championship Winner

KM Winner

The winner of the 2018 Kingsmill Championship is Ariya Jutanugarn, who becomes the second LPGA player with multiple wins at The Kingsmill Championship. Jutanugarn last won The Kingsmill Championship in 2016. In 2017, Lexi Thompson was the winner. Cristie ...

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Tourism News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

What Will You Do This Weekend?

May 25

  • Come and enjoy free live music for the first Jamestown Jams concert on Friday, May 25. The concert theme is Motown Night featuring Groove Motive. Entrance will open for each Jamestown Jams concert at 5:30 p.m. Concerts will take place on a grassy field wi...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: May 16, 2018

What Events Are This Weekend?

May 18

Please be advised of the weather forecast. Check individual events to see if they are delayed or canceled due to inclement weather.

  • Don't miss out on a weekend full of golf and entertainment as the world’s best women golfers compete on the renown...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Free Fishing Days

Free Fishing Day

June 1-3, 2018 are designated as Free Fishing Days in Virginia. No fishing license of any kind will be required for rod and reel fishing in freshwater or saltwater, on these days. Plan some time to go fishing and boating; take the family fishing and boati...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Need Weekend Plans?

May 11

  • Don’t forget that this weekend is Mother’s Day! There are numerous things to do in James City County with mom. Check out our list of ideas.
  • Wave your wand and flap your wings during Abby Cadabby’s Weekend. You won’t ...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Announced

Jamestown Jams NF

James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, Jamestown Jams, is returning for the third year. Come and enjoy free live music on May 25, June 21, July 27 and Aug. 31.

Each concert will have a theme and feature diff...

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Tourism News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

What Will You Do This Weekend?

May 4

  • Participate in the Proclamation Bicycle Ride on Friday, May 4 beginning at 8:15 a.m. from Jamestown Beach Event Park. Each year the Governor proclaims May is "Bike Month" in Virginia. Join the group riders in Richmond at the Capitol to collect t...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg Begins Planting

Sweethaven Lavender Farm

Sweethaven Lavender Farm of Williamsburg (Sweethaven) has planted their first lavender plant on their newly established farm located at 2301 Jolly Pond Road. Sweethaven will open to the public for U-Pick lavender in 2019. The farm totals more than 100 acr...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Glow Williamsburg Returns on June 15

Glow Williamsburg

Glow Williamsburg will return to New Town Williamsburg on Friday, June 15. This annual evening of glow-in-the-dark fun has become a local favorite with an easy course through New Town Williamsburg and Settler’s Market. The run will start at dusk. The 5K a...

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