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    May 31, 2020

    Riverboat On The Potomac

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

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    May 31, 2020

    Where to Find Ice Cream in Colonial Beach

    Ice Cream is the favorite of all the summertime treats. Here's your guide to ice cream in Colonial Beach.

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    May 29, 2020

    Annual YMCA Triathlon in Colonial Beach is Canceled for 2020

    At the YMCA Triathlon, you can Run, Bike and Swim (or just watch) in Colonial Beach, Virginia.

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    May 29, 2020

    This Just In - Beach Restrictions Eased

    See Section 9. Public Beaches of the linked document and then pack your car to head to Colonial Beach.

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    May 24, 2020

    Nancys Ice Cream

    Stop by Nancys Ice Cream Shoppe in the spring and summer for a wonderful, cool treat!

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    May 21, 2020

    Sharks Tooth Island

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

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    May 20, 2020

    Updated Beach Closure Information

    Town of Colonial Beach Mayor Eddie Blunt has authorized the opening of Town beaches and the Town Pier 7 days a week for fishing and exercise ONLY.

    After discussions with the Governor’s Secretary of Natural Resources, and in accordance with Virginia's Safer at Home: Phase I Moving Virginia Forward Guidelines, we ask that you please act responsibly and practice social distancing.

    May 19, 2020

    Colonial Beach Trolley - Late Start for 2020

    The Colonial Beach Trolley makes 20 stops around town. Hop on!

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    May 17, 2020

    Coffee - Colonial Buzz moving to Colonial Ave.

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

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    May 16, 2020

    Memorial Day Weekend in Colonial Beach!

    Memorial Day history, events and interesting facts. It's way more than the unofficial start of summer!

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    May 16, 2020

    Monroe Bay Vineyard Seasonal Opening Announcement

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

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    May 14, 2020

    Colonial Mini Golf Reopening Update

    Play putt-putt golf on Washington Avenue - Colonial Mini Golf is here!

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    May 13, 2020

    Signs of Life in Colonial Beach

    Little by little, the fog is lifting and things are starting to pick up in Colonial Beach. Folks who are healthy can come enjoy the outdoor tiki area at Dockside starting May 15th. "We are excited to announce the Tiki Yard will be open FRIDAY at 3pm, SATURDAY at 12pm and SUNDAY at 10am."

    In addition, High Tides will be welcoming guests to their outdoor seating area and having carryout food options.

    River Gym will have various workout stations set up outdoors and offering day passes for a nominal fee.

    Peddler's Market in the Colonial Plaza shopping center will be open for the second weekend in a row.

    To top it off, the weather is supposed to be warm and sunny!

    Stay tuned for updates! Hopefully soon we'll be able to report on the beach being back to normal.

    May 11, 2020

    Colonial Beach Virginia Attractions

    Discover the Colonial Beach, Virginia Attractions. Come see why this riverside town is a fun and friendly vacation destination!.

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    May 08, 2020

    2nd Annual Osprey Festival Will Be Virtual

    Colonial Beach's Annual Osprey Festival is coming soon!

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    May 06, 2020


    Male grey/black/white cat

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    Apr 27, 2020

    Annual Classic Car Festival - Coming September 2020

    Calling all classic car festival enthusiasts! Come on out for this great Father's Day event in Colonial Beach.

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    Apr 27, 2020

    Lost Dog

    Black & White Boston Terrier lost 4-19-20 from 27 9th Street, Colonial Beach Laney is partially blind & deaf. Please help us find her.

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    Apr 27, 2020

    Potomac River Festival - Taking place in September for 2020

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

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    Apr 17, 2020

    Business District Revitalization Update

    The Business District Revitalization projects in Colonial Beach Jeopardized by Properties listed for Sale

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    Mar 30, 2020


    Coronavirus information as it applies to Colonial Beach

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    Mar 13, 2020

    Westmoreland Berry Farm: Closing

    The Westmoreland Berry Farm is a great family outing spot and to buy farm-fresh fruits. Check out the "goat walk" too!

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    Mar 13, 2020

    Monroe Bay Campground - Paradise Bay Cafe opening March 20!

    Discover Monroe Bay Campground and make this your home away from home next time you visit Colonial Beach!

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    Mar 13, 2020

    Historical Society and Museum Seasonal Opening

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

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    Mar 12, 2020

    Colonial Beach Businesses: Colonial Buzz Espresso Business of the Year

    Visit this listing of Colonial Beach businesses. Just about whatever you're looking for, you can find it at the beach!

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    Mar 10, 2020

    Earth Day Observance in Colonial Beach

    2020s Earth Day event in Colonial Beach is scheduled for April 18

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    Mar 09, 2020

    James Monroe Birthday Celebration April 25, 2020

    A James Monroe birthday celebration is an annual event at the birthplace monument at Colonial Beach.

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    Mar 01, 2020

    Colonial Beach Dragway | Custom T's Motorsports Park

    Run what you brung to the Colonial Beach Dragway and rev 'em up!

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    Mar 01, 2020

    St Patricks Day

    March 17 marks St Patricks Day and Colonial Beach celebrates it well. Come join the fun!

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    Feb 28, 2020

    Lighthouse Restaurant

    The Lighthouse Restaurant is shining brightly over the waters of Monroe Bay in Colonial Beach!

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