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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Saturday, August 31, 2019
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
August 31, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

Herb Desseyn and Andy Petkofsky team up to deliver amazing performances of Appalachian Blues, jump blues, New Orleans inspired blues and a variety of popular music. With Herb on guitar and Andy on the stand up bass, this duo gives one heck of a show you don't want to miss. While they delight your ears let Habana Hemingway- The ONE & ONLY Cuban Restaurant in Williamsburg delight your taste buds.

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Riverwalk Landing
331 Water Street Yorktown 23690
August 31, 2019, 7:30pm - 9pm

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will take to the Riverwalk Landing stage at 7:30 p.m. for this free outdoor concert funded by community contributors and volunteers. Pack a picnic, bring a lawn chair or blanket, and try to get there early for this amazing night of music. The award-winning Fifes and Drums of Yorktown will kick things off at 6 p.m. and blue ribbons will be awarded to the most creative picnic set-ups prior to the event.

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
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, August 31, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Dec 14, 2019
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!

Saturday, August 31, 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.

Saturday, August 31, 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.

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:00pm
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, August 31, 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, August 31, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
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

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
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.

Sunday, September 01, 2019
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!

Sunday, September 1, 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.

Sunday, September 1, 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.

Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:00pm
Amber Ox
525 Prince George Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 25 - December 29, 2019, 10am - 2pm

Your "We Want Brunch" chants have been heard! Join us weekly for a seasonally inspired Brunch Menu, created for the best day of the week, Sunday! Chef Brok's menu will rotate weekly, and always be composed of our modern takes on Southern"breakfast" cuisine, utilizing the freshest ingredients from all of our local partners. What makes our brunch even better is the Brunch Cocktail menu, anchored by new AO Bloody Mary that is served with a "sidecar" of your favorite Precarious Beer!

Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Dec 29, 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.

Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
July 8 - October 28, 2018, 12pm - 7pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
April 7 - October 6, 2019, 12pm - 7pm

Wrap the weekend at The Virginia Beer Company...

12-7 pm: 16 draft beers - plus discounts on multi-packs of Crowlers, first fills in new Premium Growlers, and on cases of 12 oz. Cans!

2-5 pm: Acoustic Sundays featuring live music from local acts in the beer garden!

12:30-6:30 pm: Local food trucks pairing bites + beers!

Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
12:00pm to 7:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Oct 28, 2018
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 25 - September 29, 2019, 12pm - 6pm

Join us every Sunday for something QuIrKy and grab discounts for participation. You can expect events that could be anything from dressing up in a fancy hat to telling your best joke. Check our website for details! Everybody loves a Sunday Funday. Cheers!

Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Sep 29, 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

Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
12:00pm to 8:00pm
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!

Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:15pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, ends on Sep 15, 2019
Monday, September 02, 2019
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!

Monday, September 2, 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.

Monday, September 2, 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.

Monday, September 2, 2019 -
10:00am to 7:00pm

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