Events in Williamsburg, Va.

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

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Saturday, August 19, 2017
York Hall
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - August 31, 2017

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy beautiful and picturesque 'Photography' exhibit.  In addition to the exhibit the Gallery will have a host of new and beautiful art, jewelry, pottery and much more for sale.  Closed Mon.  Free. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.  

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Aug 31, 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.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Aug 26, 2017
Inside "The DoubleTree" by Hilton
August 19, 2017

Live Stand Up Performance - Andy Beningo, named “Best Comedian” by the Detroit Metro Times, is a regular guest on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show. He has been heard on XM Sirius Radio, and over seas on the American Forces Network. He has appeared on the AXS TV show "Gotham Comedy Live," and was a final four finalist on CMT's ‘Next Big Comic. ’ He has also performed on the NBC affiliate show, ‘Night Shift with Kevin Ferguson,' Comedy Time Network, Comcast Cable and on MavTV.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Water Street Grille
Every Wednesday, Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
August 2 - 30, 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.

Wed, 8/2: Caleb Folks Duo

Fri, 8/4: Mama Dukes

Sat, 8/5: Damn Jankes

Wed, 8/9: Ron Hamilton Steel Drums

Fri, 8/11: Hector

Sat, 8/12: Blue Ribbon

Wed, 8/16: Felicia Hoyos

Fri, 8/18: Good Shot Judy 9pm-12pm

Sat, 8/19: Elana and the Hot Mess

Wed, 8/23: Jonny Cardigan

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 12:00am
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Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Aug 30, 2017
Riverwalk Landing
April 29, 2017, 8am - 12pm
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 20 - October 28, 2017, 8am - 12pm

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9 (No market May 6 & Oct 7).  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. Weekly live music entertainment.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Oct 28, 2017
Merchants Square
August 19, 2017, 8am - 12pm

Over 40 vendors will bring produce, meats, mushrooms, flowers, artisan chocolate, cheese, honey, baked goods, peanuts and handmade soaps to the Williamsburg Farmers Market. Live music will be performed by Stephen Christoff from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. Revolution Golf and Grill will be at the Chefs Tent with demonstrations throughout the morning.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Jamestown Beach Event Park
June 3, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
June 17, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
July 1, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
July 22, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
August 5, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
August 19, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
September 16, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
September 23, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am

Paddle Fit is a fun and challenging workout focusing on endurance, strength, core, balance and functional movement, a complete mental and physical workout on the water. By changing up routines and exercises you will see amazing transformations in both your body and attitude. Our Paddle Fit instructor will take you through an hour long fitness session on the water unlike any other. Paddle Fit is not your average workout, so if you don’t want to be average then come join us.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
8:30am to 9:30am
The Mariners' Museum and Park
Every Monday, Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
August 5 - 19, 2017, 9am - 5pm

Founded in 1967, The Hampton Roads Ship Model Society provides a venue to exchange views and improve modeling skills for members interested in maritime history and the art of building quality ship models. In honor of the 50th anniversary of The Hampton Roads Ship Model Society, The Mariners’ Museum and Park will open an exhibition presenting a selection of ship models created by talented members. If interested in learning more about the Society, visit HRSMS.org.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Thursday, Saturday, ends on Aug 19, 2017
Lumber House Ticket Office
Every Monday, Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 17 - 30, 2017, 9:30am - 11am
Every Monday, Thursday, Saturday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 3 - 19, 2017, 9:30am - 11am
Every Monday, Thursday, Saturday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 3 - 19, 2017, 9:55am - 11:25am
Every Monday, Thursday, Saturday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 3 - 19, 2017, 10:20am - 11:50am

What do you want to be when you grow up? Visit three trade shops and discover your calling at Colonial Williamsburg. Explore the historic trades with hands-on activities. This program is recommended for children aged 8 to 14. Children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Thursday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 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?

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
Williamsburg Winery
July 15, 2017, 10am - 11:30am
July 22, 2017, 10am - 11:30am
July 29, 2017, 10am - 11:30am
August 19, 2017, 10am - 11:30am
August 26, 2017, 10am - 11:30am

Yes, you read that correctly, wine paired with yoga, or maybe it's yoga paired with wine - either way it's going to be amazing! The Williamsburg Winery is proud to partner with Mary Robinson from Body Balance Studio to bring you a yoga and wine program unlike anything you've ever experienced before. Renowned instructor Mary Robinson has created a program designed to incorporate elements of our featured wine of the week into the yoga practice.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
York River State Park
Every Third Saturday. Repeats Monthly.
July 15 - August 19, 2017, 10am - 12pm

Take the total adventure from the upland woods to the fringe marsh along the river. As one guide takes guests along Beaver and Mattaponi Trails, another leads a group out of Taskinas Creek into the York. We will meet at the former location of a colonial boat landing and switch groups. Participants must make reservations and pre-pay before the date of the program. Cost: Canoes $9/person or $6/person (family of 4+)

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the third Saturday of the month, ends on Aug 19, 2017
The Mariners' Museum and Park
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
August 12 - September 30, 2017, 10am - 12pm

During this seven-week course, we'll teach the fundamentals of building a wooden boat model. Guests will receive a high quality boat model kit and all the tools necessary to build their first ship model! Classes will take place on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the following dates: August 12, 19, and 26 and September 9, 16, 23, and 30. There will be no class on September 2 due to Labor Day weekend. Please plan to attend all 7 weeks if possible! Ages 12 and up.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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Saturday, ends on Sep 30, 2017
Hennage Auditorium
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
August 12 - 26, 2017, 10:30am - 11:15am

Explore the exciting events leading to the Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution! How did our Founding Fathers create the Declaration?  Did Thomas Jefferson really do it all? A guided tour for ages 10 and up. (45 minutes) 

Tour included in Museum Admission

Museum Admission included in your Good Neighbor Pass

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Saturday, ends on Aug 26, 2017
York River State Park
Every Third Saturday. Repeats Monthly.
May 20 - August 19, 2017, 1pm - 3pm

A new way to find treasure.  Geocaching makes use of the Global Positioning System to help you find caches of park information and small gifts.  We will supply you with a GPS unit and the ranger will help you hike off of the beaten path for a unique discovery.  Please call for reservations.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the third Saturday of the month, ends on Aug 19, 2017
Christiana Campbell's Tavern
Every First Saturday. Repeats Monthly.
June 3 - August 5, 2017, 1pm - 3pm
August 19, 2017, 1pm - 3pm

You're invited to a very special tea with Christiana Campbell! Join Mrs. Campbell in a private dining room for an exclusive blend of tea as you dine on a special menu of muffins, scones, sandwiches, and other treats to share with your favorite doll. You'll be treated to a lesson from Mrs. Campbell on etiquette and hear tales of Felicity in Williamsburg.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the first Saturday of the month, ends on Aug 05, 2017
La Tienda Tapas Bar and Market
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 29 - December 30, 2017, 1pm - 4pm

Drop by this Saturday, from 1-4 PM, as we offer a free tasting of Spanish wines paired with authentic Spanish bites! Join us on a tour of Spain's wine regions and grapes and discover a new favorite from La Rioja, Ribeiro del Duero or a Cava or Sherry. No reservation necessary - just pop in anytime between 1:00-4:00pm. Wine selections change weekly. Must be 21 to participate, valid ID required.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Dec 30, 2017
Colonial Williamsburg Brickyard
Every Tuesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 16 - 30, 2017, 2:30pm - 4pm
Every Tuesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 4 - 20, 2017, 2:30pm - 4pm

This kid-focused program will show how the bricks and mortar are made at the Colonial Williamsburg Brickyard and are then turned into the amazing buildings all over the city. Participants will be able to work with period-correct tools and learn basic masonry skills.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
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Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2017
August 18 - 20, 2017, 7pm
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
York River State Park
Every Fourth Saturday. Repeats Monthly.
May 27 - July 22, 2017, 8:30pm - 10pm
August 19, 2017, 7:30pm - 9pm
September 23, 2017, 7pm - 8:30pm

What roams the woods after dark?  Take a ranger guided tour with us to experience the sights and sounds after sundown.  Enjoy the cooler temperatures with the sounds of raccoons, owls, and other creatures.  After the hike, enjoy stargazing with the Virginia Penisula Astronomy Club.  Please call the office for reservations.  Note:  Hikes in September and October begin at 7:30 pm.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the fourth Saturday of the month, ends on Jul 22, 2017
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 3 - 24, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 15 - August 26, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Come celebrate summer with a good old fashioned campfire gathering at Chickahominy Riverfront Park! Enjoy s’mores, activities, storytelling and more around the campfire overlooking beautiful Gordon Creek. Visit jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation under “Parks & Trails, Chickahominy Riverfront Park” for more information.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Jun 24, 2017

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