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    May 10, 2022

    Community Center - Appreciation Day May 22nd!

    The Colonial Beach Community Center managed by the Colonial Beach Foundation is a place full of activities and gatherings.

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    May 06, 2022

    Pier Fishing - Town Pier Reopens!

    Pier Fishing at it's finest! Give in to pier pressure and come on down to fish from these great spots!

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    May 05, 2022

    Fishing Reports | Lower Potomac River

    Fishing reports for the region of Colonial Beach, Virginia and Southern Maryland.

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    Apr 27, 2022

    Sharks Tooth Island - Opening May 28, 2022!

    Sharks Tooth Island is private property where permit holders can search for fossil shark teeth.

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    Apr 26, 2022

    Boat Parade | Potomac River Festival

    The Boat Parade is just one of the many fun events during Potomac River Festival in Colonial Beach.

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    Mar 31, 2022

    Carnival - 2022 Update

    Come enjoy the carnival in Colonial Beach, a great kick-off to the Potomac River Festival.

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    Mar 27, 2022

    4th Annual Osprey Festival - Coming April 9. 2022

    Colonial Beach's Annual Osprey Festival

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    Feb 28, 2022

    George Washington Birthplace

    George Washington, First President of the USA was born near Colonial Beach, Virginia!

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    Feb 15, 2022

    Potomac River Festival - June 11 - 12, 2022

    Come check out the Potomac River Festival - a Colonial Beach tradition since 1951!

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    Dec 04, 2021

    2nd Friday Art Walk Friday, Dec. 10, 2021

    Take an art walk in Colonial Beach and explore our wonderful local merchants and the incredible works of area artists!

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    Dec 03, 2021

    Riverboat Meets Qualification Requirements for Sports Wagering License

    The Riverboat on the Potomac is a restaurant, bar, off-track betting parlor and more!

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    Nov 28, 2021

    Eleanor Park - Public Hearing Wed. Dec. 1st

    Colonial Beach's Eleanor Park is one of the few open, undeveloped spaces remaining.

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    Nov 26, 2021

    Formerly Free Comedy Show - Nov. 27th!

    The perviously free comedy show featuring both national and up-and-coming acts!

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    Nov 25, 2021

    Lighted Boat Parade - Coming Dec. 4th!

    The Lighted Boat Parade is an annual event by the Colonial Yacht Club since 1999, and it's a spectacular display!

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    Nov 25, 2021

    Wilkersons Seafood Restaurant

    Try Wilkersons Seafood Restaurant! Waterfront dining in Colonial Beach.

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    Nov 15, 2021

    Monroe Bay Vineyard - Swing Dance Nov. 19th

    Visit the Monroe Bay Vineyard tasting room on Washington Avenue or the strawbale barn near the Moose Lodge!

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    Nov 14, 2021

    Winter Festival and Santa's Wonderland - Dec. 4, 2021

    Winter Festival kicks off the Holiday season in Colonial Beach with the Parade, Santa's Wonderland, Lighted Boat Parade and more!

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    Nov 14, 2021

    Lighted Jeep Parade Dec. 4, 2021

    The Lighted Jeep Parade and toy drive is an annual tradition.

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    Nov 08, 2021


    Need a Coffee pick-me-up or want to gather with friends? Check out these spots.

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    Nov 07, 2021

    Colonial Beach Rockfish Tournament Nov 12 - 14

    The annual Fall Rockfish Tournament in Colonial Beach. Live leaderboard and more. You've gotta see these fish!

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    Oct 16, 2021

    Golf Carts on Parade - Oct. 23rd

    Golf Carts are a big part of life in Colonial Beach. See why!

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    Oct 15, 2021

    Fall Festival - Cancelled

    Come enjoy Fall Festival on Town Hill, It's fun for everyone! Costume contests, golf cart parade and much more!

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    Sep 26, 2021

    Hotels Colonial Beach

    While there are no giant hotels Colonial Beach offers motels, cottages B&B's and other vacation rentals

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    Sep 26, 2021

    Densons Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar

    Densons Grocery - Staples and Specialties. Deli, Gourmet and more in Colonial Beach!

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    Sep 22, 2021

    Historical Society and Museum Scarecrow Fundraiser

    The Historical Society preserves memories, looks ahead to the future of Colonial Beach. They also run the Museum..

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    Sep 19, 2021

    Bikefest Coming October 7 - 10, 2021

    The 7th Annual Bikefest in Colonial Beach, Virginia. Schedule of Events, Lodging info and more!

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    Sep 16, 2021

    Croquet Tournament Coming September 25, 2021!

    The Croquet Tournament formerly at the historic Bell House is now an annual event in Colonial Beach!

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    Sep 09, 2021


    Nearly 30 Restaurants in Colonial Beach offer a wide variety of food and drink.

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    Sep 02, 2021

    Labor Day Celebrations in Colonial Beach

    Labor Day is more than just a day off from work and the unofficial ending to Summer!

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    Aug 29, 2021

    Northern Neck Beach Music Festival Coming September 12, 2021

    3nd Annual Northern Neck Beach Music Festival on Town Hill.

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