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Williamsburg Virginia Ranks 12th By Travel & Leisure

  Williamsburg, Virginia is consistently ranked amongst the best places to visit but making The 15 Best Cities in the United States by Travel + Leisure readers is a fantastic mention. Across the rankings travelers...
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2024 Yorktown Virginia Free Event Schedule

2024 Yorktown Virginia events   From outdoor concerts and wine festivals to art strolls and historic reenactments, there are many reasons to visit Yorktown in 2024. This year’s event calendar features several new additions such as...
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Williamsburg Virginia Brill Music & BBQ Festival 2024

Brill Music & BBQ Festival 2024 Come Chill at The Brill! A weekend of live music, food and drinks! By CultureFix 599 followers 23% of attendees are repeat customers 📈 Follow Date and time April 19 · 6pm - April 21...
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Williamsburg Virginia Pirates: To Hang A Pirate

In late 1718, a Royal Navy expedition dispatched from Virginia killed Blackbeard, the pirate, off the coast of North Carolina. Also, at that same time, 15 members of his crew were captured and brought...
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2024 Yorktown Restaurant Week

York County's first-ever Restaurant Week starts February 26 and runs through March 3, 2024 as you know York County runs in parallel to the James City County line. Many of the restaurants you see...
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Cruise Line Pulls Ships from Historic Triangle Following Local Opposition

Princess Cruises has changed its summer itinerary by scrapping its planned calls at Yorktown, Virginia Ships will Instead port at Norfolk The cruise line emailed county officials, formally canceling stops in Yorktown. “To ensure our guests...
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Holland America Cruise Line Announces 2025 Visit to Yorktown

Holland America Line launched its 2025 Canada and New England season, with longer voyages, new maiden ports and a 25-day “Legendary Voyage” exploring Greenland and Iceland. From May through October, the Zuiderdam will sail seven-day...
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The Williamsburg Virginia Peanut Shop Celebrates 50 Years

The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg 414 Prince George Street Williamsburg, VA 23185 Phone: (757) 229-3908 While Williamsburg, Virginia locals realize it is a total tourist thing to do, we still can't help ourselves from visiting The Peanut Shop...
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Virginia Symphony Orchestra to Perform Under the Stars in Historic Yorktown

Join VSO at Yorktown for this free 25th annual outdoor concert on September 2nd !   The Virginia Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Morihiko Nakahara, returns to Yorktown on Saturday, September 2, at 7:30 p.m....
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  JOIN THE WILLIAMSBURG KIWANIS FOR THE 42nd ANNUAL SHRIMP FEAST! The Jamestown Settlement Aug 12, 2023 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Brasswind is bringing back the classic horn band sound and look that’s been missing for quite...