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From festivals and events, to touring Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown, WilliamsburgVisitor has you covered.

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Discover The Christmas Mouse in Williamsburg, Virginia: Your Year-Round Holiday Wonderland

Imagine walking into a place where the calendar perpetually reads December. Where the scent of pine mingles with the sparkle of tinsel, and the world seems aglow with a thousand tiny lights. This is...
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Williamsburg Virginia 2nd Sundays June 9th

The 15th Year of 2nd Sundays Williamsburg! Street Fair, Free admission to all ages of people and their well behaved pets) of over 170 unique artisans, musicians, street performers, food vendors, food & dessert trucks...

2024 Best Local Holiday Shopping Spots in Williamsburg

Unique and Local Holiday Shopping in Williamsburg by Williamsburg Staff ‘Tis the season! Williamsburg Virginia is particularly enchanting during the holidays. Just about every corner is lit and every window is dressed with the sights and sounds...

Discovering The Modern Charm Of Williamsburg, Virginia

The precolonial charmer is having a modern moment. Having lived in the town of Williamsburg, Virginia for over 15 years you'll often hear new transplants say how they fell in love with the town before...
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2024 Busch Gardens Williamsburg Food and Wine Festival

Sip, Savor and Soar at Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival Flavors are in full bloom this spring as Busch Gardens’ Food & Wine Festival returns on Thursdays through Sundays from April 25 – June...
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May Magic: Immerse Yourself in Williamsburg’s Colonial Heritage

In the heart of Virginia lies a historic gem that beckons visitors to step back in time. Williamsburg, with its charming streets lined with colonial-era buildings, offers a glimpse into America's past unlike any...
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Colonial Williamsburg Fairy Butter

At the center of any Colonial Williamsburg home was the hearth. It provided warmth, light, and equally important - food. A favorite hearth recipe was Fairy Butter. Even Dolley Madison was known to serve...
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Colonial Ginger Cake Cookies

Try this Colonial Williamsburg ginger cakes recipe! Ginger cakes - or gingerbread cookies, compliments of The Tasting Table and adopted from Raleigh Tavern Bakery, are a Williamsburg tradition. Besides being wonderfully fragrant -...
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Restoring Williamsburg

The newest book about the restoration of Colonial Williamsburg and a detailed look at the history of the colonial city by
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Yorktown Pub Expanding

The local and tourist favorite Yorktown Pub will be adding some upgrades to be finalized this summer. Plans include a covered patio which will add more outdoor seating at the pub. The 3,000-square-foot patio...