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Things to do in Williamsburg, Virginia

While enjoying your stay at our Williamsburg Virginia Bed and Breakfast, take a trip around the area to see the sites and experience the wonder of Williamsburg. Below is a list of exciting things to do in Williamsburg and a full list of upcoming Williamsburg events.

Thu, Jan 1 - Thu, Dec 31, 2015
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Museum - Folk Art Portraits (12:00 AM)
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum - Clark Gallery
An Introduction to the Imaginative Art is in the eye of the beholder. In the galleries of the folk art museum, you'll discover an amazing variety of paintings, sculptures, and other objects created by talented, self-trained artists and craftsmen. In fact, it's one of the largest collections of American folk art.
Thu, Jan 1 - Thu, Dec 31, 2015
Virginia Arts Festival (12:00 AM)
An international lineup of artists in music, theater and dance highlight the Virginia Arts Festival's 2015 season. Subscriptions are now on sale.
Fri, Feb 6, 2015
Tribe for The Cure - 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Sadler Center - College of Williamand Mary
The Best Student Bands the College of William & Mary has to offer, will compete for the opportunity to Rock the Stage at the TribeFest Music Festival!
Cost: FREE admission with a Tribe for the Cure Wristband ($1 Value)
Sat, Feb 14 - 15, 2015
Legacy Presidents Day Cup (8:00 AM - 7:00 PM)
Warhill Sports Comple
Soccer tournament for Boys and Girls ages 10-18. Over 150 teams will be in attendance from VA, NC, PA, MD, NJ, NY, DE and more Contact Information:
Sat, Feb 14, 2015
Wine, Wit & Wisdom: Champagne and Chocolate - Williamsburg Lodge (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Williamsburg Lodge
Champagne and chocolate--what's not to love? How romantic! How decadent! Wine is romantic and so is chocolate. But is it romantic to enjoy these two things together? And, which wines go with chocolate? This session of Wine, Wit & Wisdom will offer answers to these perennial Valentine's Day questions. Join us, and celebrate romance with artisan chocolates and bubbles
Cost: $45.50
Tue, Feb 17 - 22, 2015
Virginia Wine Expo (12:00 AM)
Richmond Convention Center
South Africa as the Guest Region for the 2015 Virginia Wine Expo. As the Virginia Wine Expo's largest events, the Walk-Around Grand Tastings are the best opportunity all year to taste and buy Virginia wine and to taste the wines of the 2015 Guest Region, South Africa. The tasting will be held indoors at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Saturday Tasting12:00 pm - 6:00 pm $42 Sunday Tasting 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm $42 Combination ticket opportunities are available. The most popular combination is the Friday evening Burger Blast paired with the Saturday VIP/Early Admission Walk-Around Grand Tasting.
Cost: Tickets to the General Admission Walk-Around Grand Tasting (Saturday and Sunday) will be $52 at the door. VIP/Early Admission Walk-Around Grand Tasti
Sat, Feb 21 - Sun, Apr 5, 2015
Muscarelle's Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty (12:00 AM)
603 Jamestown Road Williamsburg, VA
Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty will comprise more than 25 outstanding drawings by the Renaissance genius, including the precious sketches in the Codex on the Flight of Birds and the delicate Study for the Head of an Angel, which Sir Kenneth Clark considered "one of the most beautiful drawings in the world." Visitors will be afforded a unique opportunity to explore the sources and influence of Leonardo's philosophy of beauty as revealed in an unprecedented concentration of his drawings, lent from the Uffizi museum in Florence and the Biblioteca Reale in Turin, Italy, and as contrasted with eight original drawings by his greatest rival, Michelangelo Buonarroti, specially selected from the Casa Buonarroti in Florence.
Cost: $15
Thu, Feb 26 - Sun, Mar 1, 2015
Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival XXVI (12:00 AM)
Hampton Roads Convention Center
26th year! Explore an American art that has developed and grown with the nation. The Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival is a compilation of quilting, fiber arts, and wearable arts. It's the perfect place for quilt enthusiasts and textile artists to meet, shop, learn and explore their art.
Sat, Apr 11, 2015
16th Annual 2015 Williamsburg British & European Car Show (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Chickahominy Riverfront Park - 1350 John Tyler Highway(Rt5) Williamsburg, VA 23185
Open the 2015 car show season and visit beautiful Colonial Williamsburg Virginia for the 16th Annual Williamsburg British Car Club British and European Car Show at Chickahominy Riverfront Park next to the intersection of the James and Chickahominy Rivers. Camping available thru James City County. Registration form on our website. Featured marque is MGA in honor of it's 60 year anniversary.
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
James RiverFest (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Eco Discovery Park, 2054 Jamestown Road Williamsburg, VA
TheFourth annual James RiverFest at the Eco Discovery Park. This unique event will include on the water activities, fun and educational activities for children, food vendors, live music, kayaking, and a wide variety of vendors and environmental booths. The purpose of the event is to showcase the James River for the community, build awareness and support for JRA and increase environmental stewardship in the Williamsburg community. We are looking for volunteers for the James RiverFest, if you are interested please contact Christiana Tambone at
Sun, Apr 26, 2015
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Art on the Square (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Merchants Square, Williamsburg
52nd Annual Art on the Square - juried show that is dedicated to providing original, high quality, handcrafted and diverse mediums of art. It is located on Duke of Gloucester and North Boundary Street in Merchants Square, Williamsburg, Virginia. The event features more than 170 artists and is free and open to the public. Proceeds from artist booth fees are donated to visual and performing arts organizations throughout the greater Williamsburg area including Williamsburg, James City and York counties. The Junior Woman's Club of Williamsburg
Sat, May 9, 2015
2015 Cap2Cap Ride (12:00 AM)
Chickahominy Riverfront Park Williamsburg start
Help the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation make the Virginia Capital Trail a world-class adventure by joining us for the tenth anniversary of the Capital to Capital Bike Event. Distances include Quarter-, Half-, and Full-Century rides, plus a 15-Mile Fun Ride. Visit our website for full details and to register today! Online Registration is now open!
Sat, May 16 - Sat, Sep 26, 2015
Yorktown Market Days (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown
Fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, coffee, specialty cut flowers, quality art, entertainment and much more await you at the Saturday morning Market Days.
Fri, May 29 - 31, 2015
2015 Run for the Dream (7:00 AM)
Colonial Williamsburg
Run For The Dream 5K, 8K and Half Marathon runs through Colonial Williamsburg, William and Mary and Carter's Grove. Start your summer with a great family trip to Williamsburg, and enjoy a great weekend of running and family events!
Cost: $15-$160
Sun, Jun 7, 2015
Jamestown Triathlon (7:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Anniversary Park - Williamsburg, VA
Swim, Bike & Run through Williamsburg and James City County then explore all that the area has to offer. 1500 meter swim, 24 mile bike, 6.2 mile run
Sat, Jun 13, 2015
Challenge Williamsburg (7:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Warhill Sports Complex
This will be an Olympic and Half distance triathlon. The swim takes place in the Jamestown River, the bike is though out Williamsburg and the run is on the trails near the Warhill Sports Complex.
Fri, Jun 19, 2015
Rev3 Glo Run 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Sullivan Square in New Town
Williamsburg is known for being colonial-ly inclined, but a town could always use a little bit of shine! Grab your kids, your friends, your neighbors, your team and light up the night at our 5K or 1-mile fun run dressed to the hilt with glow sticks and all things bright and shiny. Flash and sparkle your way around the course, and then get your groove on at the post-run dance party. The 5K and 1-mile fun run will be untimed, so if you want to take your time and soak in the evening, you won't have the pressure of a clock to beat. Each entrant will receive a glow-in-the-dark T-shirt, a glow stick, and access to a pre and post-race dance party at New Town.
Sat, Sep 12, 2015
Jamestown 4-H Center Area
The Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg will hold their 36th annual Shrimp Feast, "All you can Eat" Family Fun Event! Shrimp, Hot Dogs, Hush Puppies, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Beverages and Beer, Wine available for purchase. Check our website for more details on this great late summer event. Rain or shine
Cost: $35.00 at the door and children (6-12) $15.00
Sat, Oct 3 - 4, 2015
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An Occassion for the Arts (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Each year, on the first weekend in October, AN OCCASION FOR THE ARTS brightens the streets around Colonial Williamsburg with a celebration of the Visual and Performing Arts. This juried art show brings the work of talented fine artists, local youth artists, and lively performing artists together for an exciting weekend for patrons of the arts of all ages.



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