Schedule of Events in Williamsburg VA

Visit Williamsburg has an event for every season and every taste in your travel group or family! Check out the event calendar to make sure you and yours take full advantage of what the Visit Williamsburg area has to offer!

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E.g., 07/20/2019
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Saturday, July 20, 2019
Merchants Square
402 W Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
July 20, 2019, 8am - 12pm

The Williamsburg Farmers Market is located in Merchants Square in the heart of historic Williamsburg, Virginia. Flowerbeds and benches offer a tranquil setting for this open-air, Virginia producer-only market. Over 35 vendors offer a variety of local products, among which are fresh seasonal produce, meats, seafood, baked goods, honey, cheese, cut flowers, handmade soaps, and more. Enjoy chef demonstrations, listen to live music, and learn while you shop.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News, VA 23606
July 20, 2019, 10am - 2pm

Join The Mariners' Museum and Park as it takes on a mission from July 20, 1969, to commemorate one of the most iconic events in American history - the first humans landing on the Moon! Bring your family to celebrate this monumental achievement for all of mankind with family-friendly programming throughout the Museum, which includes:

> Hands-on building and craft activities

>Interpretive stations highlighting artifacts and unique maritime connections to space exploration

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
309 Water St. Yorktown 23690
July 20, 2019, 11am - 7pm

Join in a day of fun and great seafood from local providers, including music, crafts, and vendors.  Eat on-site or purchase fresh items to prepare at home. Free admission. $10 concert. 

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
Sullivan Square
4301 New Town Avenue Williamsburg 23188
July 20, 2019, 12pm - 4pm

Lux Events Presents the first ever Ice Cream Festival, a family-friendly summer festival at Sullivan Square located behind Legacy Hall in the heart of New Town Williamsburg. The festival will bring cool sweet treats as the perfect way to kick off National Ice Cream Month!

Frozen treats: Ice cream, funnel cakes, floats, sundaes, Popsicles and more from a variety of vendors

Festival food: Savory treats from area food vendors

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
July 20, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

Nadia Koz and Timothy Colson are returning to The Cannon Tap Room! Originally from Manhattan, she now lives in The Burg. She's been rockin' on the guitar since she was 13 and plays motown/blues and soul folk music. Chef K is making her way back to The Cannon with some of the best grub in the burg!! Its always a treat when she brings dinner. If you missed Nadia or Chef K the last time, don't miss out again. Spend your Saturday evening with us in our cozy tasting room and show Nadia some love.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Riverwalk Landing
331 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
April 20 - December 14, 2019, 8am - 12pm

Our waterfront farmers market is one of the most unique in Hampton Roads-offering spectacular views of the York River, live music, food trucks, chef cooking demonstrations, and a variety of vendors! This year, the season starts mid-April, and you can enjoy weekly markets through the end of October.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Dec 14, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2152 Jamestown Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 19 - September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
May 19, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 2, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 16, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 7, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 21, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 4, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 18, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 1, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am

Our Beginner Paddle Fit Class will take place at the Jamestown Beach Event Park. You will learn the basics of Paddleboarding along with the basics of a Paddle Fit class.

This is a great class to attend if you are interested in participating in the Paddle Fit Bootcamp classes throughout the summer but are not sure what to expect. Cost of class: $30.00 includes board, paddle, leash and pfd $20.00 BYOB (bring your own board)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
June 29, 2019 - March 22, 2020, 9am - 5pm

Discover personal stories of enslaved and free African Americans who fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War through interactive elements and compelling art displays, including a new contemporary work by nationally acclaimed artist Titus Kaphar. Follow the forgotten stories of African Americans who enlisted as soldiers for the American cause for a free and independent nation and those who joined British forces with the promise of obtaining their own freedom.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
Jamestown Settlement
2110 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
July 1 - August 1, 2019, 9am - 6pm

Throughout this month-long program, interactive experiences and interpretive programs honor the 400th anniversary of the first representative legislative assembly in 1619. An exhibit showcasing the original minutes of the first assembly that convened on July 30, 1619, on loan for the first time in America from The National Archives of the United Kingdom, will be available for public viewing through September.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Aug 01, 2019
Bassett Hall
522 E Francis St Williamsburg 23185
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 19 - August 31, 2019, 10am - 12pm

Come make your own theorem piece of folk art in the cottage at Bassett Hall. Tour the House and see the theorems, a favorite folk art form collected by Abby A. Rockefeller. Family members will have an opportunity to create a piece of folk art to take home. Tour Bassett Hall and then drop in at the cottage to learn about theorems and make your own to take home. Theorems were a favorite form of folk art that Abby Aldrich Rockefeller chose for this special home.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Saturday, ends on Aug 31, 2019
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
June 1 - September 2, 2019, 11am - 4pm

The education "Ed Shed" is an interactive space where kids and families can share in the moment of discovery and examine real artifacts found at the site. Enjoy an array of hands-on activities, such as pottery mending or screening for artifacts, to learn more about the importance of archaeology and conservation.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Yorktown Sailing Charters
Water and Ballard Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
June 19 - July 31, 2019, 11am - 8:30pm

Come enjoy a 2 hour cruise on the York River aboard the Schooner Alliance!

For families with kids try the Pirate Adventure Cruise at 11 am. The kids will raise the sails, steer the ship and get tattooed!

If you are looking for a date night activity come on our sunset cruise at 6:30 pm.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
11:00am to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jul 31, 2019
Busch Gardens - Williasmburg
1 Busch Gardens Blvd Williamsburg 23185
July 15 - 21, 2019, 2pm - 8pm

Summer Nights Live presented by Coca-Cola® will feature star-studded acts from NBC-TV's America's and Britain's Got Talent each day, every week from June 28 – August 11. Performances will take place in the park's Globe Theater and are free with park admission.

Performance: The Passing Zone

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
2:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday, July 21, 2019
Williamsburg Winery
5800 Wessex Hundred Williamsburg 23185
July 21, 2019, 9:30am - 11am

The Williamsburg Winery is partnering with Pure Barre for their first ever Wine Barre series. Each class embodies the characteristics of a featured wine for the week. The featured wine for Sunday, July 21 is Wessex Hundred Albariño. Afterwards, cool down with a glass of wine and some artisanal cheeses at the after-class reception. Cheers!

Sunday, July 21, 2019 -
9:30am to 11:00am
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
June 29, 2019 - March 22, 2020, 9am - 5pm

Discover personal stories of enslaved and free African Americans who fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War through interactive elements and compelling art displays, including a new contemporary work by nationally acclaimed artist Titus Kaphar. Follow the forgotten stories of African Americans who enlisted as soldiers for the American cause for a free and independent nation and those who joined British forces with the promise of obtaining their own freedom.

Sunday, July 21, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
Jamestown Settlement
2110 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
July 1 - August 1, 2019, 9am - 6pm

Throughout this month-long program, interactive experiences and interpretive programs honor the 400th anniversary of the first representative legislative assembly in 1619. An exhibit showcasing the original minutes of the first assembly that convened on July 30, 1619, on loan for the first time in America from The National Archives of the United Kingdom, will be available for public viewing through September.

Sunday, July 21, 2019 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Aug 01, 2019
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
June 1 - September 2, 2019, 11am - 4pm

The education "Ed Shed" is an interactive space where kids and families can share in the moment of discovery and examine real artifacts found at the site. Enjoy an array of hands-on activities, such as pottery mending or screening for artifacts, to learn more about the importance of archaeology and conservation.

Sunday, July 21, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Yorktown Sailing Charters
Water and Ballard Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
June 19 - July 31, 2019, 11am - 8:30pm

Come enjoy a 2 hour cruise on the York River aboard the Schooner Alliance!

For families with kids try the Pirate Adventure Cruise at 11 am. The kids will raise the sails, steer the ship and get tattooed!

If you are looking for a date night activity come on our sunset cruise at 6:30 pm.

Sunday, July 21, 2019 -
11:00am to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jul 31, 2019
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
July 8 - October 28, 2018, 12pm - 7pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
April 7 - October 6, 2019, 12pm - 7pm

Wrap the weekend at The Virginia Beer Company...

12-7 pm: 16 draft beers - plus discounts on multi-packs of Crowlers, first fills in new Premium Growlers, and on cases of 12 oz. Cans!

2-5 pm: Acoustic Sundays featuring live music from local acts in the beer garden!

12:30-6:30 pm: Local food trucks pairing bites + beers!

Sunday, July 21, 2019 -
12:00pm to 7:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Oct 28, 2018
Busch Gardens - Williasmburg
1 Busch Gardens Blvd Williamsburg 23185
July 15 - 21, 2019, 2pm - 8pm

Summer Nights Live presented by Coca-Cola® will feature star-studded acts from NBC-TV's America's and Britain's Got Talent each day, every week from June 28 – August 11. Performances will take place in the park's Globe Theater and are free with park admission.

Performance: The Passing Zone

Sunday, July 21, 2019 -
2:00pm to 8:00pm
Grace Episcopal Church
111 Church Street Yorktown 23690
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 30 - August 25, 2019, 5pm - 6:30pm

Well-known local musicians and bands perform each Sunday including contemporary and country music, bluegrass, classic rock, modern hits, jazz quartet, Celtic music, traditional barbershop melodies and more. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and pack a picnic supper.  Flyer

Sundays at 5pm at Grace Episcopal Church

Sunday, July 21, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Aug 25, 2019

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