Events in Williamsburg, Va.

Greater Williamsburg has an event for every season. Visit us any time for year-round fun.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Busch Gardens
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 8 - August 26, 2017

In July and August, Busch Gardens® becomes a cooler place after dark during Summer Nights, presented by Coca-Cola®. Special entertainment, culinary experiences and a fun nighttime atmosphere will give guests a new reason to visit during summer evenings.

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Aug 26, 2017
Water Street Grille
Every Wednesday, Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - 29, 2017

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout the month.  

Wednesday Nights, 7-10pm, Friday and Saturday Nights, 8-11pm

Fri, June 30th: Planet Full of Blues 8-11pm

Sat, July 1st: Good Shot Judy 8-11pm

Wed, July 5th: Dear Hearts 7-10pm

Fri, July 7th: Hector 8-11pm

Sat, July 8th: Jonny Cardigan Band 8-11pm

Wed, July 12th: Ron Hamilton, Steel Drums 7-10pm

Fri, July 14th: Dharma Initiative 8-11pm

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jul 29, 2017
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
June 24, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
July 29, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
August 12, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
August 26, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
September 9, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
September 30, 2017, 8:30am - 10am

SUPing is a great way to improve balance, gain core strength, and connect with nature. Toss in a few OMs, some breathing and you have Stand-up paddle board Yoga.Practicing yoga on a SUP brings a whole new perspective to being fully present in the moment.

Peyton Randolph House
Repeats Daily.
June 16 - 30, 2017, 9am - 5pm
Repeats Daily.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 9am - 5pm

Join Patriots at Play and create lasting memories for your family. Grab your tricorn hat and head to the Peyton Randolph House yard for interactive programs offering children a chance to immerse themselves in the 18th-century. Interactive, hands-on, activities.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Jamestown Settlement
Repeats Daily.
July 15 - 29, 2017, 9am - 6pm

Four hundred years after the 1617 death of Pocahontas in England, her image and legend live on. Using depictions of Pocahontas from across the centuries, Jamestown Settlement will present "Pocahontas Imagined," a special exhibition opening July 15 through January 28, 2018, that illuminates the reasons behind her enduring legacy as well as her impression on popular culture and art.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jul 29, 2017
Virginia Living Museum
Repeats Daily.
July 22 - August 5, 2017, 9am - 5pm

Nature Connects is an award-winning, record-breaking exhibition now touring North America. Created with over a half million LEGO pieces, this show features larger-than-life sculptures built with LEGO bricks by Brooklyn artist and children’s author Sean Kenney. The sculptures bring nature to life with a 6-foot hummingbird hovering over a trumpet flower, a deer family made from 48,000 bricks, a giant tortoise, a 7-foot long dragonfly and more.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Aug 05, 2017
Prentis Store
Repeats Daily.
June 6 - 17, 2017, 9:30am - 2:30pm
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 20 - September 1, 2017, 9:30am - 10:30am
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 20 - September 1, 2017, 10:30am - 11:30am
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 20 - September 1, 2017, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 20 - September 1, 2017, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Do you have a future archaeologist in the family? Work alongside some of Colonial Williamsburg's experts as we excavate the cellar of Archibald Blair's 18th century store on Duke of Gloucester Street. This 55-minute program is offered multiple times each day to Colonial Williamsburg ticket-holders (or Good Neighbor Pass holders) ages 5-16. A sign-up sheet will be posted at the Colonial Street entrance each day at 9 a.m. and ticketed guests may sign up for any of the sessions at that time.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
9:30am to 10:30am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 17, 2017
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm
Repeats Daily.
June 23, 2017 - July 13, 2018, 10am - 4:30pm

Dollhouses are some of the most popular miniature versions of the real world. On view is a museum favorite--the enormous Long Island Dollhouse made around 1900 which is fully furnished. The earliest dollhouse in the exhibit was made in 1820 for twin girls. Other houses include a house made in the Chesapeake around 1835 and a colonial revival house made around 1940. While young girls played house, what about young boys?

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
June 10, 2017, 11:30am - 12:30pm
July 26, 2017, 11:30am - 12:30pm

The war for American Independence rages on! Join two women belonging to the army as they discuss loyalty to their country, their duty to their family, and what they are willing to sacrifice for everything they hold dear. (1 hour) 

Program included in Museum  Admission

Museum Admission included in your Good Neighbor Pass

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
11:30am to 12:30pm
Prentis Store
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 5 - 15, 2017, 3pm - 4:30pm
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 20 - September 1, 2017, 3pm - 4:30pm

What happens when the digging is done? "DUG!" is a free-flow event that introduces visitors of all ages to artifact washing, ceramic mending, conservation, zooarchaeology, archaeological seeds, and more. A rotating schedule of hands-on activities and special guests make "DUG!" the perfect complement to "DIG!" offered earlier on the same site Monday-Saturday. If your knees aren't quite what they used to be, this is the way to embrace archaeology. Sit in the shade, and engage with our experts.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 15, 2017
Water Street Grille
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
March 1 - December 27, 2017, 6pm - 7pm

Family fun 5k Run/Walk every Wednesday at 6:00pm that starts and ends at WSG with food and beer specials!  $  For details 757.369.5644 or WaterStreetGrille website

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Dec 27, 2017
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
June 7 - October 25, 2017, 6pm - 8:30pm

Stand up paddle boarding is becoming more popular each year.In the last several years millions of people have begun to enjoy paddle boarding, while standing (SUP). People now engage in stand-up paddling to enjoy the water, spend time with friends, and to improve their fitness level.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Oct 25, 2017
Merchants Square
July 26, 2017, 7pm - 9pm

Join friends in Merchants Square as local favorite Good Shot Judy takes the stage. Break out your dancing shoes as they're sure to start a party in the Square. Bring a chair or blanket and grab some dinner from one of our local eateries and spend the evening under the stars in Merchants Square.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Capitol Building
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 17 - 30, 2017, 7:30pm - 10pm
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 9pm - 10pm
Every Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 3 - November 23, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 3 - November 23, 2017, 9pm - 10pm

Sit in on the 1719 trial of Israel Hands, one of the crew members of the fearsome pirate Blackbeard. Hands is on trial for piracy at the Capitol by Virginia Governor Alexander Spotswood. Weigh the evidence against him and judge for yourself! Not appropriate for young children due to subject matter.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Capitol Building
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 17 - 30, 2017, 7:30pm - 10pm
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 9pm - 10pm
Every Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 3 - November 23, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 3 - November 23, 2017, 9pm - 10pm

Sit in on the 1719 trial of Israel Hands, one of the crew members of the fearsome pirate Blackbeard. Hands is on trial for piracy at the Capitol by Virginia Governor Alexander Spotswood. Weigh the evidence against him and judge for yourself! Not appropriate for young children due to subject matter.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
9:00pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Busch Gardens
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 8 - August 26, 2017

In July and August, Busch Gardens® becomes a cooler place after dark during Summer Nights, presented by Coca-Cola®. Special entertainment, culinary experiences and a fun nighttime atmosphere will give guests a new reason to visit during summer evenings.

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Aug 26, 2017
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
June 24, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
July 29, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
August 12, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
August 26, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
September 9, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
September 30, 2017, 8:30am - 10am

SUPing is a great way to improve balance, gain core strength, and connect with nature. Toss in a few OMs, some breathing and you have Stand-up paddle board Yoga.Practicing yoga on a SUP brings a whole new perspective to being fully present in the moment.

Peyton Randolph House
Repeats Daily.
June 16 - 30, 2017, 9am - 5pm
Repeats Daily.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 9am - 5pm

Join Patriots at Play and create lasting memories for your family. Grab your tricorn hat and head to the Peyton Randolph House yard for interactive programs offering children a chance to immerse themselves in the 18th-century. Interactive, hands-on, activities.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Jamestown Settlement
Repeats Daily.
July 15 - 29, 2017, 9am - 6pm

Four hundred years after the 1617 death of Pocahontas in England, her image and legend live on. Using depictions of Pocahontas from across the centuries, Jamestown Settlement will present "Pocahontas Imagined," a special exhibition opening July 15 through January 28, 2018, that illuminates the reasons behind her enduring legacy as well as her impression on popular culture and art.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jul 29, 2017
Virginia Living Museum
Repeats Daily.
July 22 - August 5, 2017, 9am - 5pm

Nature Connects is an award-winning, record-breaking exhibition now touring North America. Created with over a half million LEGO pieces, this show features larger-than-life sculptures built with LEGO bricks by Brooklyn artist and children’s author Sean Kenney. The sculptures bring nature to life with a 6-foot hummingbird hovering over a trumpet flower, a deer family made from 48,000 bricks, a giant tortoise, a 7-foot long dragonfly and more.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Aug 05, 2017

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