Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Hospitality & Tourism

Water Country USA’s Newest Attraction Opening July 15

YORK-Water Country USA’s younger guests will have a new area of the park to explore later this month. The water park’s newest attraction, Lil’Surfers Splash Pad, is expected to open on Friday, July 15. The attraction will feature fountains, spray...

Hampton Roads Establishments Offer Seasonal Drinks To Welcome Summer

Many people enjoy the opportunity to kick back and welcome the lazy, hazy days of summer. Those who consume alcoholic beverages may relish the opportunity to sample new drink varieties during the seasonal change when many local wineries, distilleries,...

Hampton to Host Independence Day Celebrations

HAMPTON -- Across the country, localities will celebrate July 4 in honor of the day in 1776 in which representatives from the Continental Congress declared the colonies' sovereignty from the British. Hampton, one of the oldest cities in the...

Fireworks Return To Victory Landing Park

NEWPORT NEWS—A grand fireworks display will culminate in an evening of family fun and entertainment on Monday, July 4 from 7pm to 9:15pm at Victory Landing Park in Newport News. The park, which is located at 50 25th Street,...

Celebrate Independence Day In Yorktown With Family-Friendly Activities

YORK-Bring the family out and join Yorktown’s 43rd Annual Independence Day Celebration on Main Street and the waterfront on Monday, July 4. The day kicks off at 8am with a 5K run or walk at Tour Road near York High...

Colonial Williamsburg To Celebrate July 4 with Fireworks, New Concert Series, And Educational Programming

WILLIAMSBURG-Colonial Williamsburg will once again light up the sky over Colonial Williamsburg’s Governor’s Palace in celebration of Independence Day for its annual signature fireworks display at 9:30pm on Monday July 4. Colonial Williamsburg has planned a weekend of festivities...

Newport News Williamsburg Airport Still Trying To Overcome Impacts Of Pandemic

NEWPORT NEWS— Newport News Williamsburg Airport (PHF) released an Annual Report at the end of December to provide a “state of the union” message to local and state stakeholders, and to give Peninsula residents an update on airport operations. “Calendar...

Hampton Parks & Recreation Seeking Input To Update Master Plan

HAMPTON—The City of Hampton’s Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Services Department is in the process of updating its Master Plan. The Master Plan is a blueprint for the parks and recreation system in Hampton to guide the decisions, renovations, redevelopment,...

Hands Across The City Of Hampton Offering Youth Fest

HAMPTON—Hands Across the City of Hampton (HATCH) will present Youth Fest on Saturday, June 25 from 10am to 5pm at Aberdeen Elementary School, located at 1424 Aberdeen Rd. in Hampton. The event, sponsored by Deen Ball Sports and the Greater...

Two Companies Submit Proposals For Potential Regional Sports Complex

JAMES CITY –Two companies appear interested in being involved in a proposed regional sports complex that is gaining momentum in Greater Williamsburg. After canceling its June meeting, the Historic Triangle Recreational Facilities Authority has one next scheduled for July...

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Offering Free Admission For Military June 27-July 4

JAMES CITY-In honor of Military Appreciation week, Busch Gardens Williamsburg will off free admission to the park to active-duty members of the military from Monday, June 27 through Monday, July 4. The special also includes discounted admission for military families...

Taqueria Maria Bonita Opening Third Location In Williamsburg

JAMES CITY-Taqueria Maria Bonita, a popular Mexican restaurant in Greater Williamsburg, is expanding and will soon open a third establishment within the coming weeks. The new restaurant, Maria Bonita Cantina, is opening at the corner of Olde Towne Road and...

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Water Country USA’s Newest Attraction Opening July 15

YORK-Water Country USA’s younger guests will have a new area of the park to explore later this month. The water park’s newest attraction, Lil’Surfers Splash Pad, is expected to open on Friday, July 15. The attraction will feature fountains, spray...

Food Lion Honors Two Williamsburg Employees For Their Service

JAMES CITY-The Food Lion grocery store chain recently recognized long-term associates for their service to the company. Among those honored were two employees who work out of the Food Lion stores in the Greater Williamsburg area. On June 30, Food...

Renovations Of Gloucester’s Historic Circle Reveal Surprises

GLOUCESTER – Renovating an old building, especially one that is a few hundred years old, often results in a few surprises. “You don’t honestly know what you’re going to run into as you peel back the layers of the building...