Econo Lodge Colonial
216 Parkway Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: (757) 253-6450
Fax: (757) 229-2888
This independent theater has been in operation since 1933. It seats 410 people, and features chandeliers, warm lighting and elegant wall sconces. There is also a 35-seat screening room that shows contemporary films. The theater presents all kinds of programs, from Q & A sessions with historical characters to live music.
Located within the historic and second oldest college in country that is College of William and Mary, Ewell Recital Hall is the center of all collegiate cultural activities. Musicals with high dramatic content, contemporary staged shows based on epic tragedies or even simplistic recitals find their way into the recital hall. The varied shows organized, showcase the inherent talent and potential of these college youth. Occasionally, other events too are held.
Located in College of William and Mary, the Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall is used for cultural and social events. This building houses a theater and the largest auditorium on the campus. It hosts a number of events, including concerts and debates. The Mainstage Theatre has a seating capacity of 763, with 486 seats on the main floor and 277 balcony seats.
Visit Kaplan Arena anytime of the year and it will be filled with passionate sports fans. Buy a ticket and elbow your way through the crowds with cola and popcorns and cheer your favorite basketball or volleyball team. See the spectators rise in unison as the Cavaliers break into the opponent area and shoot the ball through the basket. Tribe is another hot favorite here; seeing both the teams in action is all fun and excitement. Check the website for details of fixtures.
Popular among college students and night owls, the Library Tavern serves up a variety of foods ranging from steak and seafood to tasty pizzas, salads and sandwiches. The food is pretty affordable, but the main reason that this is such a hot spot is because of the bar's hours. Unlike many places in Williamsburg, the Libary Tavern is open past 2am, so its a great place to go if you're looking for some late night fun in this historical city. They have a reasonable selection of beers and are known for making strong mixed drinks. It's a great place to head to for a night of laughs with your pals.
Lake Matoaka Amphitheater is located within the campus of the prestigious College of William and Mary. Renovated and upgraded with modern amenities, it is a wonderful open-air music facility. With its beautiful location and excellent ambiance this is one of the best venues to watch a concert or performance. The amphitheater has been - and continues to be - home to a number of popular shows and events; check the website for details of shows and times.
At the Movie Tavern, you can do dinner and a movie in one convenient, comfortable space. The theater shows the latest blockbusters in theaters decked out with comfortable seats with tables. Arrive early so you can peruse the tasty menu full of items like nachos, sliders, tacos, salads and pizza. The handy in-theater ordering system means you don't even have to leave your seat for your concessions. And what's more, the Movie Tavern offers a full selection of wine and beer to enjoy during the show or in the bar.
The Comedy Club of Williamsburg at the DoubleTree by Hilton is one of the best places in town for a dose of laughter. Get set for rib tickling shows by talented comedians that will surely make you guffaw, laugh your heart loud and clap with joy! Their intimate room gives the performers to interact with the audience, making it even more memorable.
This state-of-the-art athletic facility is devoted solely to the great sport of baseball. Plumeri Baseball Park is home to the Tribe, The College of William and Mary's baseball team. This stadium can seat up to 1000 spectators.
Williamsburg's Regal New Town Cinemas is the biggest cineplex in town. It has all the latest releases - including those in 3D - showing on twelve big screens. All the usual movie theater concessions are available, as well as listening devices and discounted tickets for seniors and youths. Check the website for movie times and ticket availability.
Located a stone's throw from Colonial Williamsburg, The Corner Pocket is a popular place among locals and visitors alike. This bar-restaurant-music venue hybrid serves up a variety of delicious foods, wines, beers and mixed drinks, and hosts some of the best blues and zydeco acts in town. Its got a casual and fun atmosphere with a slightly upscale flare, so its perfect for any occasion, from a first date to a night out with your pals. And after dinner be sure to stay and have some fun at the bar, the billiards room or on the dance floor. Call ahead for details and reservations.
This is a great place to go if you're looking for something fun and inexpensive to do. Lounge and dining area serves cold beer as well as pizza, sandwiches and snacks. Servers will conveniently deliver orders to your lane as you bowl. Xtreme Bowling nights feature loud music and neon lights, and popular with large groups. Sign up in advance to plan parties and other events.