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2021/2022 Yorktown Holiday Closings

Below are the holiday closings for James City County. You may find the City Of Williamsburg holiday closings HERE and the Yorktown holiday closings HERE. Parks: All County parks are open year-round Park Stores and Guest Services...
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2021/2022 Williamsburg Virginia James City County Holiday Closings

Below are the holiday closings for James City County. You may find the City Of Williamsburg holiday closings HERE and the Yorktown holiday closings HERE. Parks: All County parks are open year-round Park Stores and Guest Services...
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2021/2022 Williamsburg Virginia Holiday Closings

Below are the holiday closings for the City of Williamsburg. You may find the James City County holiday closings HERE and the Yorktown holiday closings HERE. City of Williamsburg offices will be closed Thursday, Dec....
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Williamsburg Virginia And The 1975 White House Christmas

The full beauty of Christmas in Williamsburg Virginia was on display when First Lady Betty Ford used ornaments from Colonial Williamsburg as the center theme for decor in the 1975 White House's Christmas decorations....
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Where To Find Santa Claus In Williamsburg Virginia

 By Williamsburg Visitor Staff  Santa Claus Is Coming To Town! (Here’s Where to Find Him in Williamsburg, Virginia). Williamsburg Downtown, Merchants Square Anyone who lives in the historic triangle or has visited during the holidays knows about...
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Local Williamsburg Virginia Government Closures for Thanksgiving Holiday

    The following is a list of the local county/city government closures for the Thanksgiving holiday (Thurs., Nov. 25, 2021) James City County WJCC Courts will close at noon on Weds., Nov. 24, 2021. Thurs., Nov. 25 and...
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New Location for William & Mary Campus Book Store

  By Williamsburg Visitor Staff A favorite holiday shopping destination in Williamsburg, Virginia is the William & Mary Bookstore. It’s new location is set to open at 601 Prince George St. on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021.The bookstore has long...
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Yankee Candle’s Williamsburg Virginia store closes

Yankee Candle Closes   Sadly, the Yankee Candle flagship store in Williamsburg closed on April 18th 2021. Even in the unprecedented upheaval of the Covid pandemic this came as a surprise to locals and visitors alike. The...
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Williamsburg Gets A New Brewery

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Brewery Opening Soon:Continuing the trend of Williamsburg, Virginia becoming the “spot” for beer lovers is the recently announced addition of Frothy Moon Brewhouse. Located on the former site of Cook’s Greenhouse, it will feature...
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New Outdoor Fitness Station On The Capital Trail

There is no question the addition of the VirginiaCapital Trail amplified the number of bicyclist and outdoor enthusiasts coming to Williamsburg Virginia. It seems every year more incentives are added to the trail making...