Events in Williamsburg, Va.

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

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E.g., 07/18/2018
Wednesday, July 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Sep 03, 2018
York River State Park
9801 York River Park Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 6, 2018, 4pm - 5pm
May 20 - June 10, 2018, 4pm - 5pm
June 24 - July 22, 2018, 4pm - 5pm
August 5 - 26, 2018, 4pm - 5pm

You never know when a ranger will walk up to you, in the park, with a wild "critter"!  You will learn fascinating facts about the animal and may be able to touch or even hold the "friend".

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Thursday, July 19, 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.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Aug 12, 2018
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News 23601
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
July 5 - August 30, 2018, 9am - 8pm

Grab the family and enjoy these Summer Thursday Evenings at the Virginia Living Museum! Every Thursday this summer, from July 5 through August 30, enjoy EXTENDED museum hours. The Museum will be open 9:00 am - 8:00 pm. That's THREE extra hours to experience our indoor and outdoor exhibits!

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
9:00am to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Aug 30, 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!

Thursday, July 19, 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.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jul 17, 2018
York River State Park
9801 York River Park Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 6, 2018, 4pm - 5pm
May 20 - June 10, 2018, 4pm - 5pm
June 24 - July 22, 2018, 4pm - 5pm
August 5 - 26, 2018, 4pm - 5pm

You never know when a ranger will walk up to you, in the park, with a wild "critter"!  You will learn fascinating facts about the animal and may be able to touch or even hold the "friend".

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Williamsburg Winery
5800 Wessex Hundred Williamsburg 23185
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
March 15 - November 8, 2018, 5:30pm

Every Thursday, join running enthusiasts from The Williamsburg Winery team on a 5K run/jog/walk through the vineyards at Wessex Hundred followed by food and drink specials at the Winery! The route is completely paved and is open to all fitness levels. There's no fee to participate and this is a family-friendly event.

Complete five runs and you'll receive a complimentary Williamsburg Winery Running Club T-Shirt! We'll run every Thursday through November (weather permitting).

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Nov 08, 2018
Alewerks Satellite Taproom
5711-36 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
March 22, 2018 - 14, 2019, 6pm - 7:30pm

Take a trip to the Premium Outlets for Bingo and Beer at our Satellite location Thursday night!
Bingo will be from 6pm til 7:30 and is free to play for all ages! Prizes, friends, and of course beer!
We will be open until 9pm that evening, so hang around for a beer (or two) afterwards.
Snacks are available, but feel free to bring in your own food.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Mar 14, 2019
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
July 12 - September 27, 2018, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

CALLING ALL TRIVIA BUFFS! Starting July 12th, there will be a 12 Week SpeedQuizzing VA Trivia League! Come out to The Virginia Beer Company to compete to become TRIVIA CHAMPION every Thursday at 6:30 pm.

Join the team for great VBC beer, rotating food trucks, and the most fun you'll have at a Trivia Night! Rounds will include:

o General Knowledge

o General Knowledge

o General Knowledge

o Music Round

o #PlayersChoice

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Sep 27, 2018
Riverwalk Landing
425 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
June 7 - 28, 2018, 7pm - 9:30pm
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
July 12 - August 2, 2018, 7pm - 9:30pm

Join us on Thursdays this summer at Riverwalk Landing for free outdoor concerts by the river! Bring your lawn chairs and coolers; and stay until the sun sets! You'll get to enjoy some of the area's top acts playing beach favorites, Motown, disco, funk, R&B, Pop & More. Make sure you wear comfy shoes for dancing. And bring the kids. This is a fun for the whole family! Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500

June 7    Slapnation                   

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Jun 28, 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

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Friday, July 20, 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.

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Aug 12, 2018
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
July 6 - 7, 2018, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
July 20 - 21, 2018, 10am - 4pm
July 27, 2018, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
August 3 - 4, 2018, 10am - 4pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
August 10 - 31, 2018, 10am - 4pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
September 14 - 21, 2018, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
September 28 - 29, 2018, 10am - 4pm

Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting

Friday, July 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jul 07, 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!

Friday, July 20, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Sep 03, 2018
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
July 20 - 27, 2018, 12pm - 12:30pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
August 3 - 24, 2018, 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, July 20, 2018 -
12:00pm to 12:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Jul 27, 2018

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