End of Summer 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!

What's Happening

E.g., 08/20/2019
E.g., 08/20/2019
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
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.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23223
Every Tuesday. Repeats Weekly.
July 9 - August 27, 2019, 6pm - 7:30pm

Join us for !BINGO! every Tuesday in The Cannon Tap Room 6:00-7:30 pm. The game is FREE to play and every player is limited to one card per round. Standard Bingo Rules Apply
Prizes vary by rounds of PLAY! You could WIN: Beer Tokens, Coasters, Glassware, & 3 Part BINGO wins a T-SHIRT!

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Tuesday, ends on Aug 27, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Tuesday, Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
May 14 - October 17, 2019, 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Paddle Fit Bootcamp 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 a 90-minute fitness session on the water unlike any other.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Tuesday, Thursday, ends on Oct 17, 2019
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
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.

Wednesday, August 21, 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.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
June 5 - September 25, 2019, 5pm - 8pm

Every Wednesday we are hosting BYOVAT (Bring Your Own Vinyl & Tapes) in the tasting room! Bring your favorite vinyl or tape (reel to reel), take your TURN, 30 minutes or one side segments, and let the good times roll. It's that easy! It's free entry and we start spinning at 5:00 p.m. While you're groovin' to the jams, feel free to grab some board games and challenge your friends. It's a chill night at the brewery and YOU"RE INVITED!

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Sep 25, 2019
James City County Marina
2054 Jamestown Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 24, 2019, 6:30pm - 8pm
June 7, 2019, 6:30pm - 8pm
July 5, 2019, 6:30pm - 8pm
July 19, 2019, 6:30pm - 8pm
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
August 14 - 21, 2019, 6:30pm - 8pm

Paddle for a Pint  –6:30- sunset. We will meet at the Jamestown Marina and after a brief intro on the basics of paddleboarding, we will take a leisurely paddle along Powhatan Creek enjoying good conversation, nature and allowing ourselves to unwind from the week. We will end our paddle back at the marina and head up to Billsburg Brewery to enjoy a beverage together to kick off the weekend!

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Aug 21, 2019
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
1350 John Tyler Hwy Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday, Wednesday, Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 12 - September 15, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:15pm

Sunset Paddle Yoga allows you to take your practice outdoors and into nature. After a brief intro to paddleboarding, we will paddle to our outdoor studio and anchor our boards. I will guide you through a gentle yoga sequence for all levels. Modifications are given for beginner to advanced. This yoga session happens as the sun is setting allowing the day to just melt away! We end our session with savasana - the sweet sauce of yoga!

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:15pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, ends on Sep 15, 2019
Alewerks Brewing Company
189B Ewell Rd Williamsburg 23188
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
February 13, 2019 - December 30, 2020, 7pm - 9pm

Join us for the most fun you can have on a Wednesday night when we welcome Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes to the Taproom for Trivia Night starting at 7pm. It's free to play, and you can win great prizes including gift cards and sweet Alewerks swag. Teams can be up to 6 people, and you'll probably learn something while you have great beer and great times with Geeks Who Drink's irreverent take on trivia.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Dec 30, 2020
Thursday, August 22, 2019
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.

Thursday, August 22, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
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.

Thursday, August 22, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Tuesday, Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
May 14 - October 17, 2019, 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Paddle Fit Bootcamp 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 a 90-minute fitness session on the water unlike any other.

Thursday, August 22, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Tuesday, Thursday, ends on Oct 17, 2019
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
June 6 - September 25, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:45pm

Think you know a bunch of stuff? Prove it at TRIVIA NIGHT at The Cannon Hosted by our own Sarah Adams! Our trivia nights cover everything from random entertainment trivia to weird bits of history. With a new and interesting topic every week it's sure to keep you on your toes. Along with the more traditional trivia, there's also a sound round and a speed round every week! Come show off those smarts for prizes and bragging rights. Need brain food to help you kick it into high gear?

Thursday, August 22, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Sep 25, 2019
Friday, August 23, 2019
Fort Monroe National Monument
20 Ingalls Road Fort Monroe 23651
August 23 - 25, 2019

To commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in English North America, the 2019 Commemoration showcases the dedication ceremony with hosts Fort Monroe Authority (FMA) and the National Park Service (NPS). This project involves the renovation of the former Coast Artillery School Library at Fort Monroe and the addition of two wings.

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 12:00am
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.

Friday, August 23, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
1 Busch Gardens Blvd Williamsburg 23185
September 3, 2018, 10am - 7pm
August 16 - 18, 2019, 10am - 10pm
August 16 - 18, 2019, 10am - 10pm
August 23 - 25, 2019, 10am - 10pm
August 30 - September 1, 2019, 10am - 10pm
September 2, 2019, 10am - 7pm

Summer may be coming to a close, but Busch Gardens® Bier Fest is ready to showcase some of the country's best beers to enthusiasts. Park guests can toast the final few weekends of summer with some refreshing frosty beverages.

Friday, August 23, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:00pm
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 12, 2019, 10am - 11am
April 26, 2019, 10am - 11am
May 10, 2019, 10am - 11am
May 24, 2019, 10am - 11am
June 14, 2019, 10am - 11am
June 28, 2019, 10am - 11am
July 12, 2019, 10am - 11am
July 26, 2019, 10am - 11am
August 9, 2019, 10am - 11am
August 23, 2019, 10am - 11am
September 13, 2019, 10am - 11am
September 27, 2019, 10am - 11am
October 11, 2019, 10am - 11am
October 25, 2019, 10am - 11am

Join Director of Archaeology David Givens as he presents forensic cases that the Jamestown Rediscovery team is investigating. From evidence of survival cannibalism and crippling disease to identifying James Fort's founding fathers, Dave will provide a behind-the-scenes look at how the team solves colonial cold cases. Additional ticket required. Tickets coming soon to historicjamestowne.org. Tickets also available for purchase in person or by calling 757-856-1250.

Friday, August 23, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
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.

Friday, August 23, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
July 5 - 26, 2019, 12pm - 12:30pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
August 9 - 23, 2019, 12pm - 12:30pm

Join in the ranks with Captain Brewster and train to defend Jamestown! As a new recruit, learn the manual of arms for the halberd-"a most ancient and honorable pole arm"-and then march in the "Grand Parade" inside James Fort!

Friday, August 23, 2019 -
12:00pm to 12:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Jul 26, 2019
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
April 12 - October 4, 2019, 12pm - 9:30pm

Welcome the weekend at The Virginia Beer Company...

12-9:30 pm: 16+ draft beers flowing! 

4 pm: Friday Brewmaster's Pin tapping - one-of-a-kind cask concoction tapped EVERY Friday!

6-9 pm: FREE Friday Night Concert Series featuring live music in the beer garden!

12:30-8:30 pm: Local food trucks pairing bites + beers!

Friday, August 23, 2019 -
12:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Oct 04, 2019

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