Welcome to the Registration site for the Annual Symposium for Pilgrimage Studies 2019

This page provides information regarding meeting highlights, travel, and lodging information as well as a link to the Registration and payment site.

  • Friday evening: Public Lecture by Nancy Frey, Opening Reception to follow
  • Saturday evening: Closing Banquet 

Information on travel to William & Mary can be found here. If you are traveling by plane, you may arrive at one of three airports; Newport News, Richmond, or Norfolk and then need to arrange transportation from there to your accommodations in Williamsburg.  There are several possibilities for transportation from the airport:

  • Tidewater Coach which has previously offered special rates to Symposium attendees.
  • TaxiJose - who can be contacted at or by cell or text  at 757-206-3713 ($75 from Richmond; $45 from Newport News)
  • Rideshare services such as Uber, Lyft, etc, may also be available.

We have a block of rooms reserved for a special rate at:

Fairfield Inn & Suites Williamsburg
1402 Richmond Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Tel: 757-645-3600

Reserve your room for the discounted rate of $98 per night at this link

The Fairfield Inn & Suites is within walking distance (0.7 miles) of the School of Education.

In general, attendees are encouraged to stay at a hotel within walking distance of the William & Mary campus.  The hotels of Colonial Williamsburg provide a shuttle bus that runs near the campus, although it will not start until later in the morning than our first panel session.  Taxi service to campus is also available from local hotels.

There are numerous other lodging opportunities in the Williamsburg area.  Lodging through Colonial Williamsburg can be found here and general resources for hotels in Williamsburg can be found here