Festivals & Fairs

Annual Happenings Encourage You to Find Your Freedom

Greater Williamsburg's fairs and festivals give visitors and residents the opportunity to celebrate craft beer, colonial history, nature, and more. During the summer come to the Butterfly Festival at the Botanical Garden and flutter around with over 200 butterflies. During the fall spend your mornings at Market Days where over 35 vendors come to sell fresh produce and other foods from 9 am to 1 pm. Beer lovers alike flock to Bier Fest at Busch Gardens, where they enjoy dozens of draft beers, flights, and live music. No matter the day, month or year you choose to visit, there's always an event happening in Williamsburg. 

E.g., 09/21/2018
E.g., 09/21/2018
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
Saturday, September 22, 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
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
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
Sunday, September 23, 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.

Sunday, September 23, 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. 

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Oct 14, 2018
Monday, September 24, 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.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 28, 2018
Tuesday, September 25, 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.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 28, 2018
Wednesday, September 26, 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.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 28, 2018
Thursday, September 27, 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, September 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 28, 2018
Friday, September 28, 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, September 28, 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. 

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Oct 14, 2018
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
1350 John Tyler Hwy Williamsburg 23185
May 25, 2018, 8:30pm
August 31, 2018, 8:30pm
September 28, 2018, 8:30pm

Enjoy an outdoor movie under the stars! Bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks. All ages welcome. Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Movie subject to change. Weather permitting.

April 27 - Despicable Me 3

May 25 - Coco

Aug. 31 - Moana

Sept. 28 - Sing

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 8:30pm
Saturday, September 29, 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 29, 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. 

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Oct 14, 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 29, 2018 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Sep 29, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
345 W Duke of Gloucester Williamsburg 23185
September 29, 2018, 8am - 4pm

This event occurs alongside the Plein Air Art Show on Duke of Gloucester Street, in front of Barnes and Noble Bookstore. Artisans demonstrate their art or fine craft continuously throughout the event. All work must be of original art or fine craft that has been created by the applicant, or, in the case of certain reproduction processes, under the direct supervision of the applicant, and artisan must be able to demonstrate the process of the work during exhibiting hours.

Saturday, September 29, 2018 -
8:00am to 4:00pm
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
September 29, 2018, 10am - 2pm

Family-oriented and environmentally focused, James RiverFest is an event celebrating and building advocacy for the James River, a major tributary to the Chesapeake Bay, and its environmental and cultural significance to our region. Hands-on educational activities for children, interpretive paddles hosted by the James River Association, a live archaeology dig and opportunities to reduce waste and improve water quality through innovative designs.

Free admission and free parking!

Saturday, September 29, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, September 30, 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.

Sunday, September 30, 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. 

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Oct 14, 2018
Riverwalk Landing
425 Water Street Yorktown 23690
September 30, 2018, 11am - 6pm

Marvel at some pretty amazing local talent on Sunday, September 30! That's when dozens of artists will display their work for the annual Yorktown Art Stroll. Not only can you visit the artists and learn more about their inspiration, but you can also sit and watch as some of them demonstrate their work in and around the Freight Shed at Riverwalk Landing.

Sunday, September 30, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Monday, October 01, 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.

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 28, 2018
Tuesday, October 02, 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.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 28, 2018
Wednesday, October 03, 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.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 28, 2018

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