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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Wednesday, June 26, 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, June 26, 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, June 26, 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, June 26, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Dec 30, 2020
Thursday, June 27, 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)

Thursday, June 27, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:45am
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, June 27, 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, June 27, 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, June 27, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Sep 25, 2019
Friday, June 28, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
June 28, 2019, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Come and enjoy free live music at the Jamestown Jams concert on Friday, June 28. The concert theme is Today's Hits featuring The Tight Slacks, The Chex Party Mix® of cover bands.

Entrance will open for each Jamestown Jams concert at 5:30 p.m. Concerts will take place on a grassy field within Jamestown Beach Event Park. (Admission to Jamestown Jams is free.) Parking will be behind the old Jamestown Campground building at 2205 Jamestown Road adjacent to Jamestown Settlement.

Friday, June 28, 2019 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
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.

Friday, June 28, 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)

Friday, June 28, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:45am
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 27, 2019, 10am - 4pm
May 17, 2019, 10am - 4pm
June 14, 2019, 10am - 4pm
June 28, 2019, 10am - 4pm

Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting Join cooper Marshall Sheetz as he demonstrates traditional methods for creating buckets, barrels and casks. Coopering – the making of wooden storage containers – has existed for over 3,000 years. At Jamestown casks were to transport cargos of wine, beer, tobacco, sugar, and salt. Free with paid admission to Historic Jamestowne

Friday, June 28, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 12, 2019, 10am - 11am
April 26, 2019, 10am - 11am
May 10, 2019, 10am - 11am
May 24, 2019, 10am - 11am
June 14, 2019, 10am - 11am
June 28, 2019, 10am - 11am
July 12, 2019, 10am - 11am
July 26, 2019, 10am - 11am
August 9, 2019, 10am - 11am
August 23, 2019, 10am - 11am
September 13, 2019, 10am - 11am
September 27, 2019, 10am - 11am
October 11, 2019, 10am - 11am
October 25, 2019, 10am - 11am

Join Director of Archaeology David Givens as he presents forensic cases that the Jamestown Rediscovery team is investigating. From evidence of survival cannibalism and crippling disease to identifying James Fort's founding fathers, Dave will provide a behind-the-scenes look at how the team solves colonial cold cases. Additional ticket required. Tickets coming soon to historicjamestowne.org. Tickets also available for purchase in person or by calling 757-856-1250.

Friday, June 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2019 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Sep 27, 2019
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
1350 John Tyler Highway Williamsburg 23185
May 31, 2019, 6:45pm - 8:15pm
June 14, 2019, 6:45pm - 8:15pm
June 28, 2019, 6:45pm - 8:15pm
July 12, 2019, 6:45pm - 8:15pm
July 26, 2019, 6:45pm - 8:15pm
August 9, 2019, 6:30pm - 8pm
August 23, 2019, 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Sunset Paddle –We will meet at the Chickahominy Riverfront Park Fishing Pier( located to the left as you enter the park) at  6:45. After a brief intro on the basics of paddleboarding, we will head out on the water to enjoy a leisurely paddle with new friends while soaking in the nature around us and allowing ourselves to unwind from the week. This is a social SUP so don't forget to bring a cooler with some beverages to enjoy as we watch the sun go down on the water.

Friday, June 28, 2019 -
6:45pm to 8:15pm
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Merchants Square
402 W Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
June 29, 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 29, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Sweethaven Lavender Farm
2301 Jolly Pond Road Williamsburg 23188
June 29, 2019, 9am - 6pm

The Sweethaven Lavender Festival is Saturday, June 29 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Tickets will be $10 per person, $5 for children ages 6-10 and children 5 and under will be free. You can add on a pre-purchased U-Pick lavender bouquet. VIP tickets will also be available.

Saturday, June 29, 2019 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Cross Walk Church
7575 Richmond Rd WILLIAMSBURG 23185
June 29, 2019, 10am - 7pm

Natural (drug tested) Amateur Bodybuilding, Physique, Figure, & Bikini Competition. Overall Open winners will earn an OCB Pro Card! 

TIMES: This show will have a straight-thru format. Men's Pre-judging 10:00 a.m., followed by a brief intermission, and then men's finals. Women's Prejudging 3:00 p.m., followed by a brief intermission, and then women's finals.

Saturday, June 29, 2019 -
10:00am to 7:00pm
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
June 29, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

Richie Beard puts on a show LIKE NO OTHER. You can't come out and hear him play with out gettin' in the groove. He plays an eclectic mix of Americana, Blues, Country, and Rock that's sure to please.
Kirby's Kibrside Dawgs & Hawgs serves up mouth watering hot dogs and sausages with all the fixin's. Rotating weekly specials means there always something yummy to grab on this one of a kind kart.
Join us and have a blast at The Cannon! Cheers!

Saturday, June 29, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:45am
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, June 29, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020

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