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New Jamestown Virginia Movie Begins Filming

Action! A new film set on the deck of an English sailing ship as it approaches Jamestown, Virginia in 1622 has begun production.   In Brownwood,Texas, in a large warehouse turned movie studio, the story of Jamestown...

Busch Gardens’ & Kings Dominion under same owners?

Cedar Fair operates 13 properties, including Kings Dominion in central Virginia. SeaWorld Entertainment has 12 theme parks, including Busch Gardens Williamsburg. SeaWorld Entertainment offers to buy Cedar Fair parks; Busch Gardens and Kings Dominion could...
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BUSCH GARDENS PANTHEON OPENING MARCH 25

Busch Gardens Williamsburg's new high speed coaster Pantheon will officially open on March 25th! Wait, it gets better. If you are a Busch Gardens Member, you will have access to Members only previews beginning...
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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...