Events in Williamsburg, Va.

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

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Friday, September 21, 2018
Busch Gardens
1 Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
September 15 - 16, 2018, 6pm - 10pm
Every Friday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
September 21 - October 14, 2018
Every Thursday, Saturday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
October 18 - 28, 2018

Fill fall nights with fright at Busch Gardens® Howl-O-Scream.® The park is celebrating 20 years of fears in this special anniversary year, with more haunted houses, Terror-tories™ challenging escape rooms and scares than ever before. Classic characters from past Howl-O-Scream experiences will usher in a new Era of Terror on unsuspecting guests. 

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Oct 14, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23507
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 1 - 29, 2018, 9am - 5pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
September 2 - 30, 2018, 11am - 5pm

The Mariners' Museum and Park is offering $5 admission for anyone who brings in a non-perishable food donation for the Peninsula Food Bank during the month of September in honor of Hunger Action Month. Each person must bring a donated item to receive this special admission price. Offer not valid with other discounts or on movie tickets.

Friday, September 21, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Sep 29, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
February 3 - December 31, 2018, 9am - 5pm

This new exhibition features more than 60 items made by sailors or artisans at sea. For centuries, sailors have used their leisure time to create objects and artworks that document life at sea, commemorate historic events or simply celebrate the extraordinary skill of the maker. Scrimshaw – carved or engraved whale ivory or walrus tusks, made by whalers – is one of the most well-known, sailor-made arts.

Friday, September 21, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 2018
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
August 10 - 31, 2018, 10am - 4pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
September 14 - 21, 2018, 10am - 4pm
September 22, 2018, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
September 28 - 29, 2018, 10am - 4pm
October 5, 2018, 10am - 4pm
October 12, 2018, 10am - 4pm
October 26, 2018, 10am - 4pm

Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting

Friday, September 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Aug 31, 2018
Linda Matney Fine Art Gallery
5435 Richmond Rd Williamsburg 23188
Every Thursday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
August 16 - September 29, 2018, 11am - 5pm

Lineage began as an initiative to bring artists from New York and the the Northeast to Williamsburg, Va for a summer workshop exhibit curated by Sofia Zubi and Kenlontae' Turner and curatorial advisor, John Lee Matney.

Lineage, on one hand, is a study on how narrative elements connect and distinguish the works in the exhibit. How do works connect to the artists' personal stories as well as their personal mythologies and creative culture they are immersed in up in the North?

Friday, September 21, 2018 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
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Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Sep 29, 2018
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
July 6 - October 26, 2018, 12pm - 9:30pm

Welcome the weekend at The Virginia Beer Company...

12-3 pm: Discounts on to-go fills; choose from 10+ draft beers!

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

6-9 pm: Friday Night Live concert with FREE live music in the beer garden!

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

Friday, September 21, 2018 -
12:00pm to 9:30pm
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Friday, ends on Oct 26, 2018
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
December 1, 2017 - 28, 2018, 4pm - 9pm

Every Friday at 4 pm at The Virginia Beer Company, we tap a small but potent Brewmaster's Pin. Centrally located on the bar top in our taproom, these weekly cask concoctions give our brewing team the chance to add a personal touch to our draft offerings. Only available on Friday afternoons starting at 4 pm!

Friday, September 21, 2018 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
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Friday, ends on Dec 28, 2018
Riverwalk Landing
331 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
September 7 - October 5, 2018, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Enjoy the cooler nights as we transition into fall with free Friday concerts by the river. Our exciting five-week series features local favorites who play a little bit of everything-jazz, country, swing, and big band. Don't forget your blankets and lawn chairs. Coolers are also permitted, so bring a picnic and enjoy supper and a serenade! Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500    

Friday, September 21, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Friday, ends on Oct 05, 2018
Freedom Park
5537 Centerville Road Williamsburg 23188
September 21, 2018, 7pm - 8:30pm

Come experience the sights and sounds of Freedom Park after dark! Free! New! Join James City County Parks & Recreation staff on a guided nature walk through the park as the sun sets, and get a chance to see some of the nocturnal wildlife that roam the park! All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Weather permitting; please all the Activities Hotline at 757-259-3232 if inclement weather is in the forecast. Info: 757-259-4022.

Friday, September 21, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Busch Gardens
1 Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
September 15 - 16, 2018, 6pm - 10pm
Every Friday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
September 21 - October 14, 2018
Every Thursday, Saturday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
October 18 - 28, 2018

Fill fall nights with fright at Busch Gardens® Howl-O-Scream.® The park is celebrating 20 years of fears in this special anniversary year, with more haunted houses, Terror-tories™ challenging escape rooms and scares than ever before. Classic characters from past Howl-O-Scream experiences will usher in a new Era of Terror on unsuspecting guests. 

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Oct 14, 2018
Pumpkinville Farm
7691 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
September 22 - October 28, 2018

Pumpkinville is a fun, seasonal treasure in Toano, VA, part of the Greater Williamsburg area. Pumpkinville is operated by a local family farm. Your family can pick their own pumpkins from their patch or choose from our large selection of pre-picked pumpkins in the yard. In addition to pumpkins, there is a large selection of pumpkins, gourds, winter squash, flowers, wooden cut-outs, arts and crafts and fall decorations.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 28, 2018
Riverwalk Landing
331 Water Street Yorktown 23690
April 14, 2018, 8am - 12pm
April 28, 2018
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 19 - September 29, 2018, 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. Every Saturday, you'll discover something new!

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Sep 29, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23507
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 1 - 29, 2018, 9am - 5pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
September 2 - 30, 2018, 11am - 5pm

The Mariners' Museum and Park is offering $5 admission for anyone who brings in a non-perishable food donation for the Peninsula Food Bank during the month of September in honor of Hunger Action Month. Each person must bring a donated item to receive this special admission price. Offer not valid with other discounts or on movie tickets.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Sep 29, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
February 3 - December 31, 2018, 9am - 5pm

This new exhibition features more than 60 items made by sailors or artisans at sea. For centuries, sailors have used their leisure time to create objects and artworks that document life at sea, commemorate historic events or simply celebrate the extraordinary skill of the maker. Scrimshaw – carved or engraved whale ivory or walrus tusks, made by whalers – is one of the most well-known, sailor-made arts.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 2018
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd Newport News 23601
Every Saturday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
September 22 - 30, 2018, 9am - 4pm

Fall, although often overlooked, is a wonderful time for gardening. Cooler temperatures and increased rainfall make it easier to introduce new shrubs, berries, and flowers for the next gardening season.

Come to the Virginia Living Museum's annual Fall Native Plant Sale and choose from an array of beautiful and unusual museum propagated plants ready for fall planting.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Saturday, ends on Sep 30, 2018
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
August 10 - 31, 2018, 10am - 4pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
September 14 - 21, 2018, 10am - 4pm
September 22, 2018, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
September 28 - 29, 2018, 10am - 4pm
October 5, 2018, 10am - 4pm
October 12, 2018, 10am - 4pm
October 26, 2018, 10am - 4pm

Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Aug 31, 2018
Linda Matney Fine Art Gallery
5435 Richmond Rd Williamsburg 23188
Every Thursday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
August 16 - September 29, 2018, 11am - 5pm

Lineage began as an initiative to bring artists from New York and the the Northeast to Williamsburg, Va for a summer workshop exhibit curated by Sofia Zubi and Kenlontae' Turner and curatorial advisor, John Lee Matney.

Lineage, on one hand, is a study on how narrative elements connect and distinguish the works in the exhibit. How do works connect to the artists' personal stories as well as their personal mythologies and creative culture they are immersed in up in the North?

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Sep 29, 2018
Billsburg Brewery
2054 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
September 22, 2018, 12pm - 9pm

Billsburg Brewery celebrates the 2018 Oktoberfest season with the release of our very first Oktoberfest Bier. Get your friends and family together and join us on our waterfront brewery and help us kick off the most wonderful time of the year! Prost!

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
12:00pm to 9:00pm
Williamburg Winery
5800 Wessex Hundred Williamsburg 23185
September 22, 2018, 3pm - 7pm

Celebrate the first day of autumn at the Williamsburg Winery's inaugural Fall Oyster Roast! Chef David McClure and our Culinary Team will create a "grapevine fire pit" and roast some of Virginia's finest oysters over the open fire. The event will also feature an oyster bar where we'll serve raw oysters with a myriad of homemade toppings.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
3:00pm to 7:00pm
Freedom Park Interpretive Center
5537 Centerville Road Williamsburg 23188
September 22, 2018, 3pm - 4pm

James City County Parks & Recreation invites history buffs to join Col. Lafayette Jones Jr., a descendant of those who lived on the Free Black Settlement at Freedom Park for a free presentation and book signing.

You'll get a glimpse of what 18th century life was like more than 60 years before the Emancipation Proclamation in James City County. Info: 757-259-4022.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Freedom Park Interpretive Center
5537 Centerville Road Williamsburg 23188
September 22, 2018, 3pm - 4pm

James City County Parks & Recreation invites history buffs to join Col. Lafayette Jones Jr., a descendant of those who lived on the Free Black Settlement at Freedom Park for a free presentation and book signing. You’ll get a glimpse of what 18th century life was like more than 60 years before the Emancipation Proclamation in James City County. Info: 757-259-4022.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Freedom Park
5537 Centerville Road Williamsburg 23188
February 10, 2018, 3pm - 4pm
April 28, 2018, 3pm - 4pm
September 22, 2018, 3pm - 4pm

Join Col. Lafayette Jones Jr., a descendant of those that lived on the Free Black Settlement at Freedom Park for a presentation and book signing. You'll experience 18th century life more than 60 years before the Emancipation Proclamation. All ages welcome.

Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4022.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
September 22, 2018, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Get up close and personal with rarely-seen artifacts at The Mariners' Museum!

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
DoubleTree by Hilton
50 Kingsmill Rd Williamsburg 27948
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
January 6 - December 29, 2018, 8pm - 9:30pm

The Comedy Club of Williamsburg invites you to join us for a wonderful evening of fun and laughter. This is your chance to see nationally touring comedians many of whom who have appeared on shows such as Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, and HBO, David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon! Many of our comedians are Headliners on major stages in New York City, Las Vegas, and on the Cruise Lines!

Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
8:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Dec 29, 2018

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