Events in Williamsburg, Va.

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

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Monday, July 23, 2018
Busch Gardens
One Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
July 2 - August 12, 2018

In July and August, there are more reasons than ever to make Busch Gardens® Williamsburg the place for summer fun. Lasers, pyrotechnics, a popular neon dance troupe, cool zones, fireworks, super shakes and tie-dyed crepes, plus more exciting offerings will make it a summer to remember.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Aug 12, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
June 11 - August 27, 2018, 10:30am - 11am

Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft! This event is fun for children! It is designed for children 18 months to 8 years. FREE with Museum admission.

Monday, July 23, 2018 -
10:30am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Aug 27, 2018
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
Repeats Daily.
July 1 - September 3, 2018, 11am - 4pm

The 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. At the "sorting and picking" station, lend a hand and help the archaeological team by combing through excavated material to discover the tiniest clues to fort life in the 17th century!

Monday, July 23, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Sep 03, 2018
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
Repeats Daily.
July 16 - 17, 2018, 2pm - 4pm
July 19, 2018, 2pm - 4pm
July 23, 2018, 2pm - 4pm

Drop in and enjoy an afternoon conversation with Doctor Walter Russell, the first doctor at Jamestown. Offering the difference between a "chirurgian" and a Doctor, he will explain in the greatest detail the intrigues of "Humoral Theory". And should you suffer from any aches, pains, fevers, swellings, fluxes or chills, he has been known to vet out free advices and administer blisters, purgatives, emetics and vomits to get you back to good health! Dr.

Monday, July 23, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jul 17, 2018
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
July 21 - 23, 2018, 4pm - 9pm

Mid-summer marks the return of one of our favorite recipes, Apricot Orchard Brett Golden Ale. The longing is over - enjoy the fruit-forward, funky, and pleasing tartness of this Golden Ale fermented with Orchard Brett and aged on 200 lbs. of Apricot purée again on Saturday, July 21st.

Monday, July 23, 2018 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
July 9 - August 20, 2018, 5:30pm - 9pm

Start the week by kicking it old school at the brewery! We're setting up a collection of classic consoles every other Monday for a night of video games at the brewery.

We'll have multiple stations set up with TV's provided by The Catering Company and one big ol' projector screen on loan from DJ Kudlz. Game stations will rotate each month and Rock Band will always be available on the big screen!

Monday, July 23, 2018 -
5:30pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 2 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Aug 20, 2018
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
1350 john Tyler Hwy Williamsburg 23188
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
June 4 - September 24, 2018, 6:30pm - 8pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 23, 2018, 8:30am - 10am

Paddle Fit is a great way to take your fitness routine outdoors and improve your balance, tone your muscles, strengthen your core and challenge yourself! We combine strength training and more all while balancing on a paddle board on water that may or may not be calm. Packages available online.

Monday, July 23, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Sep 24, 2018
Watermen's Museum
309 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Every Fourth Monday. Repeats Monthly.
January 22, 2018 - 28, 2019, 7pm - 8:30pm

Story tellers come together at the Yorktown Story Slam every fourth Monday of the month to share their true personal tales about a monthly theme.  7 PM - Storytellers Presentation.  8 to 8:30 PM - Audience Stories.

Monday, July 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the fourth Monday of the month, ends on Jan 28, 2019
Water Street Grille
323 Water Street Yorktown 23690
July 6 - 28, 2018, 8pm - 11pm

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water 

Street Grille throughout the month.

Friday and Saturday Nights, (8-11 pm)

Few additional nights are added!

Friday 7/6 Court Street Company

Saturday 7/7 Slik51

Friday 7/13 Dave Crumpler

Saturday 7/14 Fifty Thirds

Wednesday 7/18 Hector 7pm-10pm

Friday 7/20 Good Shot Judy

Saturday 7/21 Jonny Cardigan

Friday 7/27 Roebuck

Saturday 7/28 Blue Ribbon

Monday, July 23, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Busch Gardens
One Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
July 2 - August 12, 2018

In July and August, there are more reasons than ever to make Busch Gardens® Williamsburg the place for summer fun. Lasers, pyrotechnics, a popular neon dance troupe, cool zones, fireworks, super shakes and tie-dyed crepes, plus more exciting offerings will make it a summer to remember.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Aug 12, 2018
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
Repeats Daily.
July 1 - September 3, 2018, 11am - 4pm

The 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. At the "sorting and picking" station, lend a hand and help the archaeological team by combing through excavated material to discover the tiniest clues to fort life in the 17th century!

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Sep 03, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Tuesday, Friday. Repeats Weekly.
July 17 - 20, 2018, 2pm - 3pm
July 24, 2018, 2pm - 3pm
July 27, 2018, 2pm - 3pm
July 31, 2018, 2pm - 3pm
August 3, 2018, 2pm - 3pm
August 10, 2018, 2pm - 3pm

Renowned historian, John Quarstein, will give a tour of the USS Monitor Center, home to the Civil War ironclad’s iconic gun turret. Learn the incredible story of the USS Monitor‘s creation, battle, sinking and recovery from Mr. Quarstein, the Director Emeritus of the USS Monitor Center. Allow 35 to 40 minutes for the full tour. Reserve a spot at MarinersMuseum.org.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Tuesday, Friday, ends on Jul 20, 2018
Alewerks Brewing Company
189B Ewell Rd Williamsburg 23188
Every Tuesday. Repeats Weekly.
October 10, 2017 - 9, 2018, 5pm - 9pm

Join us each and every Tuesday night for Vinyl Night in the Taproom. Bring your own records, or listen to ours, either way it's sweet vinyl spinning on the turntable. FoodaTude..Food with Attitude will be here too! Retro tunes, good food, and craft beer. What's not to love?

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Tuesday, ends on Oct 09, 2018
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
1350 John Tyler Highway Williamsburg 23185
Every Tuesday. Repeats Weekly.
June 5 - September 25, 2018, 6:30pm - 8pm

SUPing Sisters is for ladies only! Sorry fellas!! We will meet every Tuesday at 6:30pm and paddle together till the sun goes down!! Each week I will try to take you to a different waterway for you to be able to explore. This is a great way to work on your paddling technique and also to enjoy some company while paddling, see the beautiful nature that surrounds us and the wildlife that call these waterway's home.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Tuesday, ends on Sep 25, 2018
Water Street Grille
323 Water Street Yorktown 23690
July 6 - 28, 2018, 8pm - 11pm

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water 

Street Grille throughout the month.

Friday and Saturday Nights, (8-11 pm)

Few additional nights are added!

Friday 7/6 Court Street Company

Saturday 7/7 Slik51

Friday 7/13 Dave Crumpler

Saturday 7/14 Fifty Thirds

Wednesday 7/18 Hector 7pm-10pm

Friday 7/20 Good Shot Judy

Saturday 7/21 Jonny Cardigan

Friday 7/27 Roebuck

Saturday 7/28 Blue Ribbon

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Busch Gardens
One Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
July 2 - August 12, 2018

In July and August, there are more reasons than ever to make Busch Gardens® Williamsburg the place for summer fun. Lasers, pyrotechnics, a popular neon dance troupe, cool zones, fireworks, super shakes and tie-dyed crepes, plus more exciting offerings will make it a summer to remember.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Aug 12, 2018
York Hall
301 Main St. Yorktown 23690
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 2 - July 31, 2018, 10am - 4pm

An avid outdoors man and naturalist, local artist Jim Wilson has been in the midst of charging elephants in Africa, ventured down the Amazonian head waters, and trekked in the Peruvian Andes! His work is included in private and corporate collections, and can be seen in select galleries across the U.S. and Canada. It's usually shown here in Yorktown at his studio by appointment only, but you can see it at the Gallery at York Hall throughout June & July!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Saturday, ends on Jul 31, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
June 13 - August 29, 2018, 10:30am - 11:30am

Designed for children 18 months to 8 years old. FREE with Museum admission. Fun for children! Join us Wednesday mornings throughout the summer for engaging Spanish learning activities, including storytime and a craft! Please note, there will be no program on July 4th, due to observance of Independence Day.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Aug 29, 2018
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
Repeats Daily.
July 1 - September 3, 2018, 11am - 4pm

The 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. At the "sorting and picking" station, lend a hand and help the archaeological team by combing through excavated material to discover the tiniest clues to fort life in the 17th century!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Sep 03, 2018
Water Street Grille
323 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
February 21 - December 26, 2018, 6pm

Family Fun Run/Walk 5 K, meets weekly every Wednesday! Come for the run, stay for the community, great food, and craft beer sponsored by various breweries! All ages welcome. 757.369.5644

Join us June 6th for Run Club Anniversary Party- Family fun 5 K through historic Yorktown followed by a party including massages, giveaways and great deals on beer and food!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Dec 26, 2018
Lawn of the Arts Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
326 Francis Street W Williamsburg 23185
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
June 6 - 27, 2018, 6pm - 9pm
July 4, 2018, 4pm - 9pm
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
July 11 - September 19, 2018, 6pm - 9pm

The Summer Breeze Concert Series is returning this year - bigger and better than ever! Merchants Square partnered with the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg and CultureFix VA to extend the schedule to 16 weeks with an exciting concert every Wednesday from 6-9pm, June 6-Sept 19.

The concerts are being "Unleashed" off DoG Street and moving to the Lawn of the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum in Colonial Williamsburg.

Official Line-up

June 6: Good Shot Judy

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Jun 27, 2018
Alewerks Brewing Company
189B Ewell Rd Williamsburg 23188
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
October 4, 2017 - 3, 2018, 7pm - 9pm

Wednesday night means the Taproom is the place to be for this battle of the brains. Bring your friends (or your enemies) and prove just how smart you really are.
It's an entertaining evening with great craft beer, and a thoroughly irreverent take on trivia.
We'll have food trucks here too with an ever-changing menu of delicious options.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Oct 03, 2018
Water Street Grille
323 Water Street Yorktown 23690
July 6 - 28, 2018, 8pm - 11pm

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water 

Street Grille throughout the month.

Friday and Saturday Nights, (8-11 pm)

Few additional nights are added!

Friday 7/6 Court Street Company

Saturday 7/7 Slik51

Friday 7/13 Dave Crumpler

Saturday 7/14 Fifty Thirds

Wednesday 7/18 Hector 7pm-10pm

Friday 7/20 Good Shot Judy

Saturday 7/21 Jonny Cardigan

Friday 7/27 Roebuck

Saturday 7/28 Blue Ribbon

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

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