End of Summer 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!

What's Happening

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
June 5 - September 25, 2019, 5pm - 8pm

Every Wednesday we are hosting BYOVAT (Bring Your Own Vinyl & Tapes) in the tasting room! Bring your favorite vinyl or tape (reel to reel), take your TURN, 30 minutes or one side segments, and let the good times roll. It's that easy! It's free entry and we start spinning at 5:00 p.m. While you're groovin' to the jams, feel free to grab some board games and challenge your friends. It's a chill night at the brewery and YOU"RE INVITED!

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Sep 25, 2019
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
1350 John Tyler Hwy Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday, Wednesday, Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 12 - September 15, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:15pm

Sunset Paddle Yoga allows you to take your practice outdoors and into nature. After a brief intro to paddleboarding, we will paddle to our outdoor studio and anchor our boards. I will guide you through a gentle yoga sequence for all levels. Modifications are given for beginner to advanced. This yoga session happens as the sun is setting allowing the day to just melt away! We end our session with savasana - the sweet sauce of yoga!

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:15pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, ends on Sep 15, 2019
Alewerks Brewing Company
189B Ewell Rd Williamsburg 23188
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
February 13, 2019 - December 30, 2020, 7pm - 9pm

Join us for the most fun you can have on a Wednesday night when we welcome Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes to the Taproom for Trivia Night starting at 7pm. It's free to play, and you can win great prizes including gift cards and sweet Alewerks swag. Teams can be up to 6 people, and you'll probably learn something while you have great beer and great times with Geeks Who Drink's irreverent take on trivia.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Dec 30, 2020
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Colonial Heritage Clubhouse
6500 Arthur Hill Drive Williamsburg 23188
August 29, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

Enjoy a lovely dinner and a beautiful concert with Opera in Williamsburg's singers, in town rehearsing for The Pearl Fishers. Table seatings. Three menu options: salmon served with fresh herb mango salsa, seared steak medallions with caper compound butter, or a vegetarian selection, Grilled Vegetable Stack with portobello mushrooms, asparagus, squash and tomato medley. Cash bar.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
February 23, 2019 - September 30, 2020, 9am - 5pm

The Mariners' Museum and Park will feature its newest exhibition, Seizing the Moment: The Evolution of Action Photography until September 30, 2020, showcasing never before seen images from The Horace Havemeyer III Collection along with work by contemporary photographers.

This exhibition details the incredible evolution of marine photography from a documentary approach to more of an artistic perspective. Come see this one-of-a-kind maritime collection!

Thursday, August 29, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
June 29, 2019 - March 22, 2020, 9am - 5pm

Discover personal stories of enslaved and free African Americans who fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War through interactive elements and compelling art displays, including a new contemporary work by nationally acclaimed artist Titus Kaphar. Follow the forgotten stories of African Americans who enlisted as soldiers for the American cause for a free and independent nation and those who joined British forces with the promise of obtaining their own freedom.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
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.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Tuesday, Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
May 14 - October 17, 2019, 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Paddle Fit Bootcamp is a fun and challenging workout focusing on endurance, strength, core, balance and functional movement, a complete mental and physical workout on the water. By changing up routines and exercises you will see amazing transformations in both your body and attitude. Our Paddle Fit instructor will take you through a 90-minute fitness session on the water unlike any other.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Tuesday, Thursday, ends on Oct 17, 2019
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
June 6 - September 25, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:45pm

Think you know a bunch of stuff? Prove it at TRIVIA NIGHT at The Cannon Hosted by our own Sarah Adams! Our trivia nights cover everything from random entertainment trivia to weird bits of history. With a new and interesting topic every week it's sure to keep you on your toes. Along with the more traditional trivia, there's also a sound round and a speed round every week! Come show off those smarts for prizes and bragging rights. Need brain food to help you kick it into high gear?

Thursday, August 29, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Sep 25, 2019
Friday, August 30, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
August 30, 2019, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Come and enjoy free live music at the Jamestown Jams concert on Friday, Aug. 30. The concert theme is Jazz Night featuring Good Shot Judy.

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Stryker Building
412 North Boundary St, Williamsburg 23185
August 30, 2019, 7pm - 8pm

Meet the cast and the creative team of Opera in Williamsburg’s The Pearl Fishers, in town rehearsing for their performances coming up the following week (September 4, 6, and 8). Meet them, hear them sing, and talk with them about the opera. Free and open to the public, light refreshments served, seating available, no reservations needed. Free parking.

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
February 23, 2019 - September 30, 2020, 9am - 5pm

The Mariners' Museum and Park will feature its newest exhibition, Seizing the Moment: The Evolution of Action Photography until September 30, 2020, showcasing never before seen images from The Horace Havemeyer III Collection along with work by contemporary photographers.

This exhibition details the incredible evolution of marine photography from a documentary approach to more of an artistic perspective. Come see this one-of-a-kind maritime collection!

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
June 29, 2019 - March 22, 2020, 9am - 5pm

Discover personal stories of enslaved and free African Americans who fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War through interactive elements and compelling art displays, including a new contemporary work by nationally acclaimed artist Titus Kaphar. Follow the forgotten stories of African Americans who enlisted as soldiers for the American cause for a free and independent nation and those who joined British forces with the promise of obtaining their own freedom.

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
1 Busch Gardens Blvd Williamsburg 23185
August 23 - 25, 2019, 10am - 10pm
August 30 - September 1, 2019, 10am - 10pm
September 2, 2019, 10am - 7pm

Summer may be coming to a close, but Busch Gardens® Bier Fest is ready to showcase some of the country's best beers to enthusiasts. Park guests can toast the final few weekends of summer with some refreshing frosty beverages.

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:00pm
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, August 30, 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, August 30, 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, August 30, 2019 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Sep 27, 2019
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
August 30, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
August 31, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
September 1, 2019, 12pm - 8pm
September 2, 2019, 12pm - 8pm

Labor Day weekend is here and it's time to have a blast at The Cannon. Live music all weekend, food trucks, and 2 BEER RELEASES! Join us for a rockin' good time. Cheers!

Schedule:

8/30 Sarah's Fault Release- Kirbside Dawgs and Hawgs

8/31 Herbie D's Dangerous Duo Live! 6-9 pm - Habana Hemingway

9/1 Pajama Day- Kevin Bleakly Live! 2-5 pm- Kirbside Dawgs and Hawgs

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Williamsburg Winery
5800 Wessex Hundred Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
July 12 - August 30, 2019, 5pm - 8pm

All summer long, the Williamsburg Winery will be hosting live music and wine by the glass specials from 5-8 p.m. on their new 1619 Wine Pavilion! Kick off the weekend with a glass or bottle of your favorite wine and relax while overlooking the vineyards at Wessex Hundred.

Each week will feature a different musician and a different featured wine flight of the week.

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Aug 30, 2019
New World VR
5601 Richmond Rd Williamsburg 23188
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
July 12, 2019 - April 24, 2020, 5pm - 10pm

Looking for a different date night experience? Come to New World VR anytime on Fridays and enjoy $10 off your couple session of virtual reality gaming. Enjoy multiplayer and co-op games and get to know each other better. With our amenities of over 100 Oculus and Vive Steam games to chose from, game seating and multiplayer arena. Couples are also welcome to order catering or bring food for an amazing experience.

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
5:00pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Apr 24, 2020
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
July 26 - August 30, 2019, 5pm - 7pm

Join us for Happy Hour every Friday night only in The Cannon Tap Room.
10% off EVERYTHING in the tasting room from flights, pints, and growler fills, to apparel, glassware, tap handles, coasters, and more! Keep an eye out for a new beer on tap every Friday and new merch items coming soon. Cheers!

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Aug 30, 2019
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
1 Busch Gardens Blvd Williamsburg 23185
August 23 - 25, 2019, 10am - 10pm
August 30 - September 1, 2019, 10am - 10pm
September 2, 2019, 10am - 7pm

Summer may be coming to a close, but Busch Gardens® Bier Fest is ready to showcase some of the country's best beers to enthusiasts. Park guests can toast the final few weekends of summer with some refreshing frosty beverages.

Saturday, August 31, 2019
Merchants Square
402 W Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
August 31, 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, August 31, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm

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