Celebrate the Fourth of July, in Colonial Williamsburg, 2023

Colonial Williamsburg will celebrate July 4 with spectacular fireworks as well as music and special programming. The day begins at 9:30 a.m. with Thomas Jefferson reading the Declaration of Independence from the Capitol West balcony. Additional programming includes a Salute to the States with the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes & Drums and a musket volley in […]

Williamsburg named top U.S. city in Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards

Travel magazine Travel + Leisure has ranked Williamsburg, Virginia, in its Top 15 U.S. Cities list for this year.  From Busch Gardens to Colonial Williamsburg, it’s not hard to see why the peninsula city earned a spot. Every year, the magazine asks its readers to share their opinions on top cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, […]

Williamsburg named a top 10 historic small town in U.S.

On July 10, Williamsburg VA was named No. 6 in USA Today’s Best Small Historical Towns in America. USA Today experts initially created a 20-town finalist list and then allocated a month for the public to vote on the top 10. Berkeley Springs was the only West Virginia town on the list. USA has a […]

A Statement from Colonial Williamsburg

Across our organization, our community and our nation, Americans are reeling. We are reeling from the horror of bearing witness to the killing of an African American man in the custody of those entrusted to protect him and all members of our communities. We are reeling from the fury it has unleashed across our nation. […]

CDR Bid ‘n’ Buy Auction this weekend!

Child Development Resources is hosting their 38th Annual Bid ‘n’ Buy Auction this Sunday at Jamestown High School. No black tie required for this favorite fundraiser! Come as you are – looks like rain boots this Sunday – and be part of the wonderful community of support for CDR as they celebrate 50 years helping […]

James City County Real Estate Assessments Increase Slightly

James City County real estate assessments increased approximately 1.43% for Fiscal Year 2017 with .84% of the increase attributed to existing property and .59% to new development. Approximately 16,300 change-in-assessment notices were mailed on Feb. 29. Assessments are used to calculate a County property owner’s real estate taxes which is currently 84 cents per $100 of […]

Williamsburg Home Show this weekend!

Are you thinking about a new look for your landscaping, or maybe considering building your dream home? The Williamsburg Home Show will bring together more than 100 Williamsburg, VA, area companies to offer ideas and advice for your home, garden, and kitchen. Guest speakers include master gardeners, horticulturists, and landscape designers. New this year is […]

Construction moving along at Settlers Market in Williamsburg

Construction crews are busy at work on the Settlers Market shopping center in James City County. Once complete it  will feature 250,000 square feet of retail space along with an adjoining residential component located along Settlers Market Boulevard adjacent to the center. At this point a Spring 2013 opening is planned for the new Stein […]

The Dalai Lama brings message of peace to W&M

The Dalai Lama brought a message of peace and compassion yesterday to an audience of 8,200 at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg VA. An even larger audience tuned into the live stream of the event which garnered 9,678 total views, according to the Office of University Relations. Addressing the crowd in William […]

Pierces Pitt BBQ in Williamsburg VA Named Top 10 in US

‘Choosing a “Best BBQ” is like choosing the best NFL football them . Well, almost, no superbowl in BBQ. If you need to add a few items to your bucket list pick up a copy of the latest “National Geographic The 10 Best of -Everything: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers” In the latest edition Williamsburg […]