10 Reasons to Hold Your Sporting Event in Williamsburg

Planning any sporting event is a challenge, but allow us to check one thing off your list: location. Check out the top ten reasons to host your next sporting event in Williamsburg, and then it’s game on! 

1. It’s easy to get here from there. 

Williamsburg is located 150 miles south of Washington, D.C., midway between Richmond and Virginia Beach, and is serviced by three airports including Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF), Richmond International Airport (RIC), and Norfolk International Airport (ORF). Amtrak also offers train service to downtown Williamsburg from anywhere along the Northeast Corridor or points south.

2. Top-rated lodging options with capacity for sporting events of all sizes. 

With more than 7,000 sleeping rooms, Williamsburg consistently rates as a top sporting event location.

3. Our hands-on sales staff helps you through every stage of the planning process. 

Offering the perfect touch of Southern hospitality, Visit Williamsburg's sales team is there for you every step of the way—from managing the RFP process to customizing your group’s stay with unforgettable, curated experiences. Contact our sales team at (757) 253-2313 or sales@visitwilliamsburg.com.

4. World-class fields and facilities for every type of sport.
From an outstanding selection of soccer fields to some of the country’s most acclaimed golf courses, and everything in between, Williamsburg plays host to countless sporting events. Here, athletes compete at state-of-the-art sports complexes and on a variety of fields.

5. Eclectic, up-and-coming food scene.

Williamsburg’s wide variety of excellent restaurants can accommodate your event’s specific needs and make each meal memorable.

6. From trolleys to shuttles travel throughout the area is a breeze.

Hop on the free trolley or shuttle for a fun way to get to some of our most popular sites, restaurants, and shops.

7. Mild temperatures throughout the year.

Williamsburg’s ideal location offers mild weather throughout most of the year, making it the perfect spot for hosting all types of meetings and events.

8. Value proposition
We're a small town, not a big city. Experience the value, convenience, and charm that comes along with that. 

9. More to explore. 
In between games, attendees can explore all the fun and excitement that Williamsburg has to offer. Step back in time, get your heart racing atop thrilling roller coaster rides, or embark on exciting outdoor adventures. There’s something for everyone attending your sporting event.

10. Experience & Excellence.
Our knowledgeable, expert staff is happy to work with you throughout every stage of the planning process. No sporting event is too big, and no budget is too small.

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