Welcome to WIlliamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown!

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On behalf of City Council and our residents, welcome to the Greater Williamsburg area. We are a unique community, having the charm of a small town and the sophistication and vibrancy of a 21st-century city. This makes Williamsburg a wonderful place to live and visit. Here you can be a part of the story at […]

Experience Family Fun in Greater Williamsburg

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Family fun is not just a theme, it’s a way of life in Williamsburg. The Greater Williamsburg area boasts a wide variety of activities and attractions for the whole family to enjoy some quality time together.

Taste at Your Pace in Williamsburg

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Sip your way through Greater Williamsburg by Arielle Patterson, with updates by Julie Matthews There’s a new way to experience Greater Williamsburg, but one could say that it’s as old as this historic region. While early settlers were building forts and establishing their presence in the area, they also brewed their first beers and planted […]

Williamsburg’s Merchants Square

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The plan was to relocate the scattered shops in the district to a central location along what is now known as Duke of Gloucester Street, between William & Mary and the Historic Area. Merchants Square was designed to incorporate the many perspectives that helped shape the British Colonial and early American landscape, mixing the designs […]

Top 5 Events in Williamsburg 2022

Throughout the year the Greater Williamsburg area hosts many community events. From ongoing farmers markets to fun festivals to local charity races, there are many ways to keep busy in the Historic Triangle. Below is a sampling of popular events coming up this year. Choose how you experience Williamsburg at your own personal pace.  Almost […]