Schedule of Events in Williamsburg VA

Visit Williamsburg has an event for every season and every taste in your travel group or family! Check out the event calendar to make sure you and yours take full advantage of what the Visit Williamsburg area has to offer!

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Friday, June 21, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2152 Jamestown Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 19 - September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
May 19, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 2, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 16, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 7, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 21, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 4, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 18, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 1, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am

Our Beginner Paddle Fit Class will take place at the Jamestown Beach Event Park. You will learn the basics of Paddleboarding along with the basics of a Paddle Fit class.

This is a great class to attend if you are interested in participating in the Paddle Fit Bootcamp classes throughout the summer but are not sure what to expect. Cost of class: $30.00 includes board, paddle, leash and pfd $20.00 BYOB (bring your own board)

Friday, June 21, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:45am
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
April 6 - 13, 2019, 10am - 4pm
April 26, 2019, 10am - 4pm
May 4, 2019, 10am - 4pm
May 17, 2019, 10am - 4pm
May 25, 2019, 10am - 4pm
May 31, 2019, 10am - 4pm
June 7, 2019, 10am - 4pm
June 15, 2019, 10am - 4pm
June 21, 2019, 10am - 4pm
June 29, 2019, 10am - 4pm

The archaeology from inside the fort site offers evidence that local Native tribes were frequent visitors during the earliest years of the settlement. Join Daniel Firehawk Abbott of the Nanticoke people from Maryland's Eastern Shore to learn about the material culture and lifeways of the Tidewater Algonquians as well as their interactions with the settlers of Jamestown.

Friday, June 21, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Apr 13, 2019
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 5, 2019, 10am - 4pm
April 12, 2019, 10am - 4pm
April 13, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
May 3 - 24, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 18 - 25, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 1 - 22, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
June 14 - 21, 2019, 10am - 4pm

Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting

Blacksmithing was one of the earliest trades to be practiced at Jamestown. Join Blacksmith Steve Mankowski for demonstrations and a discussion of the types of work that went on at the site of the original James Fort Forge.

Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne

Friday, June 21, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on May 24, 2019
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 5, 2019, 10am - 11am
May 3, 2019, 10am - 11am
May 17, 2019, 10am - 11am
June 7, 2019, 10am - 11am
June 21, 2019, 10am - 11am
July 5, 2019, 10am - 11am
July 19, 2019, 10am - 11am
August 16, 2019, 10am - 11am
September 6, 2019, 10am - 11am
September 20, 2019, 10am - 11am
October 4, 2019, 10am - 11am
October 18, 2019, 10am - 11am

Learn about the history and archaeology of Jamestown's churches and the crucial role women played in the excavations since 1897. This program includes an indoor lecture followed by a visit to the Jamestown Memorial Church (weather permitting) to view current dig sites. Additional ticket required. Tickets coming soon to historicjamestowne.org. Tickets also available for purchase in person or by calling 757-856-1250.

Friday, June 21, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
June 1 - September 2, 2019, 11am - 4pm

The education "Ed Shed" is an interactive space where kids and families can share in the moment of discovery and examine real artifacts found at the site. Enjoy an array of hands-on activities, such as pottery mending or screening for artifacts, to learn more about the importance of archaeology and conservation.

Friday, June 21, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
April 12 - October 4, 2019, 12pm - 9:30pm

Welcome the weekend at The Virginia Beer Company...

12-9:30 pm: 16+ draft beers flowing! 

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

6-9 pm: FREE Friday Night Concert Series featuring live music in the beer garden!

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

Friday, June 21, 2019 -
12:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Oct 04, 2019
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
June 7 - September 27, 2019, 12pm - 10pm

Every Friday we release a new craft beer on tap. You read that right. EVERY WEEK! From large batches to small nano-batches, hoppy to malty, you never know what we are going to come up with next. Any time you visit our Tap Room on a Friday night, you can expect a new interesting brew, a food truck for dinner, and super friendly staff. Join us and start your weekend off right at The Cannon. Cheers!

Friday, June 21, 2019 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Sep 27, 2019
Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
326 Francis St W, Williamsburg, VA 23185 Williamsburg 23185
June 21, 2019, 6pm
June 22, 2019, 5:30pm

Two iconic singers, one unforgettable weekend! The Virginia Arts Festival announces its new Williamsburg summer music event, Williamsburg Live June 21 – 22 on The Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Merchants Square
402 W Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
June 22, 2019, 8am - 12pm

The Williamsburg Farmers Market is located in Merchants Square in the heart of historic Williamsburg, Virginia. Flowerbeds and benches offer a tranquil setting for this open-air, Virginia producer-only market. Over 35 vendors offer a variety of local products, among which are fresh seasonal produce, meats, seafood, baked goods, honey, cheese, cut flowers, handmade soaps, and more. Enjoy chef demonstrations, listen to live music, and learn while you shop.

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Fort Magruder Conference Center
Fort Magruder Conference Center Williamsburg 23185
June 22, 2019, 10am - 8pm

Learn how to completely focus on YOU!!! This is MORE than a Grand Conference... This is MORE than a one-day getaway... Yes, that's all included, but there's so much more!!! Through this event, learn how to: Completely revitalize all aspects of wellness such as your relationships, your job, your mental, physical and emotional health, your self-perception, your soul, your spirit and your mindset with an entire movement of women!

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
June 22, 2019, 12pm - 10pm

Calling all hippies and all those filled with love and light! Time to hop in our time machine and go back to the days of bell bottoms, tie-dye, peace, and love. Embrace your inner flower child and catch Jocelyn Oldham performing 6-9 pm with out of this world food by Carmen's Authentic Jamaican Cuisine. Dress up, show up, and have a blast with us at The Cannon, June 22nd!

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
1 Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 17 - June 30, 2019

A tasty adventure awaits culinary explorers at Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival.

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2019
Riverwalk Landing
331 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
April 20 - December 14, 2019, 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.

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Dec 14, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2152 Jamestown Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 19 - September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
May 19, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 2, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 16, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 7, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 21, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 4, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 18, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 1, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am

Our Beginner Paddle Fit Class will take place at the Jamestown Beach Event Park. You will learn the basics of Paddleboarding along with the basics of a Paddle Fit class.

This is a great class to attend if you are interested in participating in the Paddle Fit Bootcamp classes throughout the summer but are not sure what to expect. Cost of class: $30.00 includes board, paddle, leash and pfd $20.00 BYOB (bring your own board)

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:45am
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 5, 2019, 10am - 4pm
April 12, 2019, 10am - 4pm
April 13, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
May 3 - 24, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 18 - 25, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 1 - 22, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
June 14 - 21, 2019, 10am - 4pm

Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting

Blacksmithing was one of the earliest trades to be practiced at Jamestown. Join Blacksmith Steve Mankowski for demonstrations and a discussion of the types of work that went on at the site of the original James Fort Forge.

Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on May 24, 2019
Bassett Hall
522 E Francis St Williamsburg 23185
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 19 - August 31, 2019, 10am - 12pm

Come make your own theorem piece of folk art in the cottage at Bassett Hall. Tour the House and see the theorems, a favorite folk art form collected by Abby A. Rockefeller. Family members will have an opportunity to create a piece of folk art to take home. Tour Bassett Hall and then drop in at the cottage to learn about theorems and make your own to take home. Theorems were a favorite form of folk art that Abby Aldrich Rockefeller chose for this special home.

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Saturday, ends on Aug 31, 2019
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
June 1 - September 2, 2019, 11am - 4pm

The education "Ed Shed" is an interactive space where kids and families can share in the moment of discovery and examine real artifacts found at the site. Enjoy an array of hands-on activities, such as pottery mending or screening for artifacts, to learn more about the importance of archaeology and conservation.

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 1 - July 6, 2019, 12pm - 9:30pm

Saturday afternoons are meant for settling in over good sounds and local sips. Starting in June, we host live music on Saturday's in the beer garden pretty much every Saturday all summer long.

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
12:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Jul 06, 2019
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News 23601
August 11, 2018, 1pm - 1:15pm
September 15, 2018, 1pm - 1:15pm
October 27, 2018, 1pm - 1:15pm
November 17, 2018, 1pm - 1:15pm
December 15, 2018, 1pm - 1:15pm
January 12, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
February 23, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
March 30, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
April 27, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
May 18, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
June 22, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
July 27, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
August 17, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
September 21, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
October 26, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
November 16, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm

Join our walking T-Rex for dinosaur parades, photo ops and a roaring good time on the Dinosaur Discovery Trail! The trail also includes a Paleo camp, dig pits for amateur paleontologists, and displays of dinosaur fossils, including an actual whale specimen from Hampton Roads.

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
1:00pm to 1:15pm
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
1350 John Tyler Highway Williamsburg 23185
June 22 - 23, 2019, 3pm - 11am

Escape with your soul-sisters into nature to celebrate the summer solstice! This magical one night camping experience will nourish your soul with healthy, organic local foods and allow you to experience a variety of activities and classes that will engage your body, mind and spirit!! Bring your sister, mom, bestie, partner, neighbor or just yourself and enjoy connecting with friends.

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
3:00pm to 11:00am
Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
326 Francis St W, Williamsburg, VA 23185 Williamsburg 23185
June 21, 2019, 6pm
June 22, 2019, 5:30pm

Two iconic singers, one unforgettable weekend! The Virginia Arts Festival announces its new Williamsburg summer music event, Williamsburg Live June 21 – 22 on The Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 5:30pm
Sunday, June 23, 2019
Williamsburg Antique Mall
500 Lightfoot Road Williamsburg 23188
June 23, 2019, 12pm - 4pm

Sunday June 23 ,12 noon -4 PM Show and Shine to Cure Parkinson's Williamsburg Antique Mall, 500 Lightfoot Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188 . Donations accepted to Support the American Parkinson's Disease Foundation (APDA) , Open to all makes. years, models. Come out enjoy the great cars, talk to friends, take a treasure home from the Antique Mall!! Spectators welcome.

Sunday, June 23, 2019 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
1 Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 17 - June 30, 2019

A tasty adventure awaits culinary explorers at Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival.

Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2152 Jamestown Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 19 - September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
May 19, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 2, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 16, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 7, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 21, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 4, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 18, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 1, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am

Our Beginner Paddle Fit Class will take place at the Jamestown Beach Event Park. You will learn the basics of Paddleboarding along with the basics of a Paddle Fit class.

This is a great class to attend if you are interested in participating in the Paddle Fit Bootcamp classes throughout the summer but are not sure what to expect. Cost of class: $30.00 includes board, paddle, leash and pfd $20.00 BYOB (bring your own board)

Sunday, June 23, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:45am

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