UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). Governor Northam issued a "stay at home" executive order through June 10, 2020. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

Request for Issuance of Proclamation

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The Mayor and City Council are pleased to issue proclamations for the many worthwhile community events and causes significant to the City of Williamsburg.

To request a proclamation, complete the requested information. Please note that the request must also include draft proclamation language (click to view a sample proclamation format).

The completed request may be submitted on-line below, OR mailed to: City of Williamsburg , Office of the City Manager, 401 Lafayette Street , Williamsburg, Virginia 23185 . Please allow at least three weeks for processing.

Mail-In Proclamation Application (PDF)

You may pick up the signed proclamation in the City Manager's Office, or request that it be mailed to the address provided on the application form. Other than special proclamations initiated by City Council, proclamations are not presented or read aloud at City Council meetings.

For additional inquiries regarding a proclamation request, please email
Name of Organization
Name of Requesting Party
Contact Phone Number
Contact Email Address
"Name" of day, week or month to be proclaimed
Date(s) to be Proclaimed
Reason for Proclamation
Draft Proclamation Language View Sample
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