National Park Service Civil War Weekend

Yorktown Battlefield
1000 Colonial Pkwy
Yorktown, VA 23690
United States 1000 Colonial Pkwy Yorktown 23690

Join us in an exploration of Yorktown's Civil War history with living history demonstrations and special exhibits throughout town. Programs will include a military encampment along with infantry and artillery firing demonstrations, and costumed guided tours at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.

Special exhibits will be featured at the York County Historical Museum at York Hall, and Riverwalk Landing. The Watermen's Museum will feature maritime exhibits, living history, artillery demonstrations, period music, and children's activities. A Civil War themed contra dance will take place at the museum Saturday night from 6-8 p.m. Yorktown Battlefield, Watermen's Museum, Main Street, and Riverwalk Landing.