Find Arts & Culture Events

From in-studio artist demonstrations and art fairs to museum exhibitions and concert series, make an arts event part of your Williamsburg vacation. Stroll through Colonial Williamsburg and browse the plentiful antique shops and boutiques. Along Riverwalk Landing you can find live music and good dancing during the summertime. Each spring, alongside the many galleries, the Virginia Arts Festival is hosted in Williamsburg, showcasing local artists and their work. Take a break from the dancing and head over to one of the many museums in Williamsburg to expand your mind. 

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Wednesday, July 18, 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
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
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
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

Friday, July 20, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Saturday, July 21, 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, July 21, 2018 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Sep 29, 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!

Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Saturday, ends on Jul 31, 2018
Mariners' Museum
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
July 21, 2018, 10am - 2pm

The Mariners' Museum and Park is a wonderful place to explore and a fantastic place to take pictures. Brock Switzer, the Museum's Photographer and Digital Imaging Specialist, will lead a three-part photography workshop series that will develop your photography skills as you explore the Museum.

Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
York Hall
301 Main Street Yorktown 23690
July 21, 2018, 12pm - 1pm
July 21, 2018, 2pm - 3pm

Help commemorate the meeting of York County residents on July 18, 1774-a significant day in our local history. That is when the fine citizens of York County gathered to select two representatives to the 1st Virginia Convention.

There will be two reenactments, one at 12 p.m. and one at 2 p.m. During these meetings, costumed interpreters such as Col. Dudley Digges and Thomas Nelson, Jr. will lead a discussion with the public about how it should respond to the Intolerable Acts. 

Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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

Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Grace Episcopal Church
111 Church Street Yorktown 23690
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - August 26, 2018, 5pm - 6:30pm

Well-known local musicians and bands perform each Sunday including contemporary and country music, bluegrass, classic rock, modern hits, jazz quartet, Celtic music, traditional barbershop melodies and more. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and pack a picnic supper.  Flyer

Sundays at 5pm at Grace Episcopal Church

July 1    York River Concert Band

Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Aug 26, 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

Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Monday, July 23, 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
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
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
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
Thursday, July 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Friday, July 27, 2018
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
Chickahominy Riverfront Park Williamsburg 23188
July 27, 2018, 7:15pm - 9:15pm

As the sun kisses us goodnight we will enjoy a peaceful paddle yoga sequence with Lori while Lian sends healing vibrations through our bodies and allows our energy to move and release with the sounds of her crystal singing bowls as the full moon rises.

Friday, July 27, 2018 -
7:15pm to 9:15pm
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

Friday, July 27, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

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