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    Aug 10, 2022

    2nd Friday Art Walk

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

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    Jul 30, 2022

    National Night Out | August 2, 2022

    Annual National Night Out events involve uniting communities in the fight against crime.

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    Jul 30, 2022

    Jeep Rivah Jam Coming Sept. 10, 2022!

    The annual Jeep Rivah Jam features these great vehicles, contests, live bands and more!

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    Jul 04, 2022

    Oyster Wars - Historical Marker Approved

    In 1868, a special police force called the Maryland Oyster Navy was formed to bring law and order to oyster wars in the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River regions. It wasn't until 1962 that laws we

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    Jun 29, 2022

    Stratford Hall - Family 1st Friday 7/1/22

    Stratford Hall, home of the Lees and birthplace of Robert E. Lee is a historical attraction near Colonial Beach.

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    Jun 28, 2022

    Boardwalk Arts and Crafts Festival - September 3 - 4, 2022!

    The Boardwalk Arts and Crafts Festival takes place each year in Colonial Beach, Virginia.

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    Jun 27, 2022

    John Wilkes Booth Capture Site

    See where John Wilkes Booth was captured - not far from Colonial Beach in April of 1865.

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    Jun 26, 2022

    The Rod Run to the Beach - August 20-21, 2022

    It's the annual Rod Run to the Beach. Come and see these great cars in Colonial Beach, Virginia!

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    Jun 20, 2022

    Red Barn Flea Market - Closed

    Shop at the Red Barn for antiques, clothing, household goods and...

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    Jun 17, 2022

    Touring the Boardwalk in Colonial Beach, Virginia

    Take a virtual stroll down the Boardwalk in Colonial Beach just by visiting this page! A taste of what you'll experience when you visit our town.

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    Jun 17, 2022

    Restaurants - El Toro Mexican Cuisine Now Open!

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

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    Jun 15, 2022

    Formerly Free Comedy Show - July 9th!

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

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    Jun 15, 2022

    B.A.M.M. Beach Arts Music Mentoring Concert Sep 3rd!

    The BAMM group (Beach Arts Music Mentoring) is a fund of the Colonial Beach Community Foundation and aims to enhance learning experiences of local children.

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    Jun 12, 2022

    Boat Parade | Potomac River Festival - Canceled

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

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    Jun 12, 2022

    CB Virginia Bed and Breakfast Inns

    Enjoy a Virginia Bed and Breakfast in the Town of Colonial Beach for relaxing and rejuvenating.

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    Jun 11, 2022

    Miss Colonial Beach 2022 - Adaleen Butler!

    The Miss Colonial Beach Pageant is an annual event here in town, and part of the yearly Potomac River Festival.

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    Jun 11, 2022

    Hanchos Hibachi Box

    The great little food truck called Hanchos Hibachi Box in Colonial Beach

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    Jun 11, 2022

    Waterfest Coming August 20 & 21, 2022!

    Bring friends and family to Waterfest for some late-summer fun!

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    Jun 06, 2022

    Bikefest Coming October 6 - 9, 2022

    The 8th Annual Bikefest in Colonial Beach, Virginia. Schedule of Events, Lodging info and more!

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    Jun 06, 2022

    Colonial Beach Fireworks

    Colonial Beach Fireworks Information and Updates

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    May 31, 2022

    Secretariat Birthplace | Day Trips | Colonial Beach, VA

    1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born in nearby Caroline County. Take a Day Trip from Colonial Beach and visit this fascinating venue!

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    May 30, 2022

    Annual Classic Car Festival - Coming June 19, 2022

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

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    May 29, 2022

    Northern Neck Beach Music Festival Coming September 10, 2022

    4th Annual Northern Neck Beach Music Festival on Town Hill.

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    May 26, 2022

    Nancys Ice Cream - Closing

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

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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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    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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