Events in Williamsburg, Va.

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

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Thursday, October 18, 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.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 28, 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. 

Thursday, October 18, 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 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.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 2018
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, October 18, 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, October 18, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Mar 14, 2019
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
October 18, 2018, 7pm - 9pm

Nora Chidlow, an archivist at the U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office, will discuss the history of the Coast Guard cutter, Tampa, from the time she was built right here in Newport News in 1912, to her sinking in 1918 during World War I. Tampa was one of six Coast Guard cutters sent overseas for convoy duty during World War I, and the only one that never made it home. Chidlow will specifically focus on Tampa's crew who perished during the conflict.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, October 19, 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.

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 28, 2018
The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
326 West Frances Stree Williamsburg 23185
October 19 - 21, 2018

Ales through the Ages offers a journey through the history of beer with some of the world's top beer scholars. We will explore ancient ales and indigenous beers of the past, examine the origins of brewing and discover the ingredients brewers have used through time.

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:00am
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, October 19, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 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, October 19, 2018 -
12:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Oct 26, 2018
York Hall
301 Main Street Yorktown 23690
October 19, 2018, 12:30pm - 3pm

While out enjoying the Yorktown day festivities, be sure to stop by and visit with our local authors. Meet and greet with historical authors and get your book signed!

Jenny L Cote, author of "The Voice the Revolution & the Key"

Alan R. Hoffman, author of "Lafayette in America in 1824 and 1825"

The gallery sells the work of hundreds of local artists and you'll find ever-changing art, jewelry, pottery, and more for sale.  

Friday, October 19, 2018 -
12:30pm to 3:00pm
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, October 19, 2018 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Dec 28, 2018
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd Newport News 23601
October 19, 2018, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
October 20, 2018, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Not-too-spooky Halloween fun for families. Tickets are limited – purchase online or at the Admission Desk.

Kids of all ages – wear your favorite costume and trick-or-treat through the exhibits.

Enjoy live animal shows featuring Halloween critters in the amphitheater.

Learn the ways of spiders and see a Halloween assortment of creepy crawlies.

Take a nighttime hike along the outdoor boardwalk and dino trail.

Make creepy crafts and play Halloween games.

Friday, October 19, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News 23601
Repeats Daily.
October 19 - 20, 2018, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Are you ready for a "wild" night of spooky animals, trail walks, pumpkin carving, pirates and princesses?

Night of the Living Museum returns to the Virginia Living Museum for its 19th year on Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. This not-too-spooky Halloween event is for families with kids ages 12 and under.

Friday, October 19, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 20, 2018
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News 23601
Repeats Daily.
October 19 - 20, 2018, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Are you ready for a "wild" night of spooky animals, trail walks, pumpkin carving, pirates and princesses?

Night of the Living Museum returns to the Virginia Living Museum for its 19th year on Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, October 19, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 20, 2018
Saturday, October 20, 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, October 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 28, 2018
The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
326 West Frances Stree Williamsburg 23185
October 19 - 21, 2018

Ales through the Ages offers a journey through the history of beer with some of the world's top beer scholars. We will explore ancient ales and indigenous beers of the past, examine the origins of brewing and discover the ingredients brewers have used through time.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 12:00am
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, October 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Oct 14, 2018
Merchants Square
402 W Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
October 6 - 27, 2018, 8am - 12pm

Williamsburg Farmers Market accepts SNAP/EBT, credit cards, and W&M Express. Check website for available products and produce. Live music is performed from 9:00 to 11:00 am and chefs demonstrations run from 9:30 am to 11:00 am.

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Oct 27, 2018
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
October 20 - 21, 2018, 9am - 5pm

The 237th anniversary of America's momentous 1781 Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown will be celebrated during the weekend with hands-on military experiences, artillery firings and interpretive programs.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 21, 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, October 20, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 2018
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
October 20, 2018, 1pm - 4pm

James City County Parks & Recreation is hosting a party at the beach with a Halloween twist!

Join us from 1-4 p.m. at the Jamestown Beach Event Park, 2205 Jamestown Road, for hands-on activities, pumpkin carving and decorating ($), first come, first served while supplies last. This event also features music, games, food for purchase and more! Costumes welcome. Trick-or-Treating onsite for ages 12 and younger.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
The Mariners' Museum & Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
October 20, 2018, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center

Free with Museum admission.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm

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