Annie's Needlecraft Arts Festival!

Nov. 29-Dec. 3, 2018

Kingsmill Resort
Williamsburg, Va.


Frequently Asked Questions

Click on a question to view the anwser.

Where will the 2018 Seminar be held?
The 2018 Needle Arts Festival: Christmas in Williamsburg will be held at Kingsmill Resort. The address is 1010 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185.
Do I make a reservation directly with the hotel?
Yes. All participants will make their own housing reservation directly with Kingsmill Resort. Standard rooms (king or two doubles) and suites can be booked at reduced rates at Kingsmill for the nights of Nov. 27-Dec. 4. All classes and included meals will take place at Kingsmill Resort.

To reserve a standard king or double room at the special rate of $139 per night, or to book a one- or two-bedroom suite, please call Kingsmill directly at (800) 832-5665 or (757) 253-1703. When you make your reservations, be sure to identify yourself as an Annie's Needle Arts Festival 2018 attendee to get our special room rates.
What is required to register?
A completed registration form and a $100 nonrefundable, nontransferable deposit is required to register. One-half of the total registration cost is due June 15. If you register after June 15, please send one-half of total registration cost with your registration. Full payment is due by Oct. 15, 2018. You will receive a reminder to pay your remaining balance. After Oct. 1, 2018, any unpaid registrations are subject to cancellation. If you have questions about your payment, please contact our event director at (260) 849-4230.
When is the full balance due?
The full balance is due October 15, 2018. Any unpaid registration fees after this date may result in cancellation and forfeiture of reservation and all fees paid.
If I am unable to attend the event due to unforeseen circumstances and I have paid the full registration fee, can I receive a refund?
The $100 deposit is nonrefundable and nontransferable. Any amount paid above the $100 deposit will be 100 percent refundable until October 15, 2018. After this date, 50 percent of any amount paid above deposit will be refunded until November 1, 2018. After November 1, 2018, no refunds will be issued. The refund and cancellation policy is non-negotiable. No exceptions apply.
What is included in the registration fee?
  • One three-session (morning or afternoon) class and project kit
  • Thursday evening banquet dinner
  • Saturday luncheon
  • Breakfast (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Morning beverage service (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Afternoon beverage service and snacks (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Attendee-only Product Showcase and shopping with our instructors
  • Event gifts
Can I switch classes if I change my mind?
Switching classes is allowed pending space availability. Send an email to or call (260) 849-4230. Due to the considerable time needed for instructors to assemble class kits, no class changes will be accepted after Sept. 1, 2018. Thank you for understanding.
Is perfume acceptable?
Due to the sensitivity and allergies of some attendees, we request attendees refrain from wearing any perfume or scent.
What room options and rates are available?
Kingsmill Resort offers several room and suite options to Annie's Needle Arts attendees at a discounted rate, including:
  • Two double beds: $139 per night plus tax
  • One king bed: $139 per night plus tax
  • One-bedroom suite: $186-$217 per night plus tax
  • Two-bedroom suite: $300-$352 per night plus tax
Where will the event activities take place?
All classes and meals included in your registration will take place at the Kingsmill Resort, 1010 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185.
Are there any restaurants close to the hotel?
Kingsmill Resort has five on-site restaurants that feature a variety of atmospheres and menus. In addition, Williamsburg has a variety of fine restaurants. Reservations are strongly recommended, as this is a very busy time of year for the area. Restaurant listings and information can be found at For tavern reservations in the Colonial area, call 1-800-HISTORY (1-800-447-8679).
What are the closest airports to Williamsburg, and how much is the taxi fare from each to Williamsburg?

You may find UBER or Lyft to have the most competitive rate for getting to/from Williamsburg. Either app can be downloaded for free on your smart phone or other device.

Tidewater Coach - If you are interested in sharing a shuttle from the airport to Kingsmill, contact Steve Urban at Tidewater Coach 757-218-9539 or The more ladies that share the shuttle, the cheaper the price will be.

Taxi Rates: Rates are estimates only and are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the taxi company.

Newport News Airport: (18.7 miles): Approximately $45. Please make reservations in advance if possible.
  • All City Taxi: (757) 380-8300
  • Yellow Cab of Newport News: (757) 855-1111
Norfolk International Airport: (43.4 miles): Approximately $100.00. Please make a reservation at least one day in advance.
  • Andy's Taxi Group: (757) 461-8880
  • Yellow Cab of Norfolk: (757) 857-8888
Richmond International Airport: (50.7 miles): Approximately $115. Please make reservations one day in advance.
  • Airport Taxi Inc.: (804) 233-4444
  • Galaxy Cab Co.: (804) 560-4408
Note: Rates are estimates only and are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the taxi company. - You can book a vehicle for whatever time needed.
Can Annie's coordinate an airport run for me?
Unfortunately, we are not able to coordinate transportation to and from airports to the hotel. Please check the box on the registration form indicating you would like to be connected with other attendees wanting to share a ride. You can also leave a post on the Annie's Needle Arts Festival Facebook page indicating that you are looking to share a ride.
Get Just CrossStitch magazine
and SAVE up to 62%!
Special Offer!
Just CrossStitch
America's premier cross-stitch magazine!
Just CrossStitch serves up dozens and dozens of cross-stitch projects in all shapes, sizes and skill levels. You'll experience a surge in creativity and stitching pleasure like never before! Go ahead. See for yourself what the fun is all about.
3-Year Cover price You Save Your Price
Per Year
Includes annual Christmas Ornaments issue -- a $9.99 value -- each year!
Check one:
3 years (21 issues) only $19.99 per year ($59.97 total) BEST DEAL Save 62%
2 years (14 issues) $42.97
1 year (7 issues) $24.95
First Name:
Last Name:
Address 2:
ZIP Code:

Print subscriptions available only in the United States and Canada. Live outside the U.S. and Canada? Click here to subscribe to the digital version. Just CrossStitch is published 6 times per year at the cover price of $6.99 per issue, plus the $9.99 Christmas Ornaments special issue. Canadian subscriptions will be charged an additional $10.00 per year plus GST/HST if needed.

[X] Close