Seasonal Events

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

E.g., 10/15/2019
E.g., 10/15/2019
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Sunday, October 27, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Monday, October 28, 2019
Billsburg Brewery
2054 Jamestown Rd WILLIAMSBURG 23185
October 28, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

AHS Halloween Painting, great beer, costume contest and a food truck! 10-28, mark your calendar and get tickets! As always, each ticket also comes with your first craft beer on us! Join us for an 'American Horror Story' themed paint party where we are painting "Twisty Pop"!

Monday, October 28, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
June 24 - December 30, 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am

Maritime Mondays are fun for both children and parents! Join us every Monday morning for engaging activities with your children as they learn how we are all connected to the world’s waters with story time and a craft. This program is designed for children from 18 months to 8 years.

Monday, October 28, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Dec 30, 2019
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 8pm - 9:15pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Monday, October 28, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Monday, October 28, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 2, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
April 9, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
April 16, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
April 23, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
May 7, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
May 21, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
June 4, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
June 18, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
June 25, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
July 2, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
July 9, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
July 16, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
July 23, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
August 13, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
September 17, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
September 24, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
October 1, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
October 8, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
October 22, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
October 29, 2019, 10am - 11:30am

Join Jamestown Rediscovery's Emeritus Directory of Archaeology and Research, Dr. Bill Kelso, for an exclusive visit to the James Fort site. Listen as Dr. Kelso shares 25 years of historic finds and monumental moments that have made Jamestown a world-class archaeology site. Dr. Kelso will be available at the end of the program to sign and personalize his latest book, "Jamestown, the Truth Revealed," which will be available for purchase. Additional ticket required.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 8pm - 9:15pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 8pm - 9:15pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Busch Gardens
1 Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
September 14 - 15, 2019, 10am - 10pm
September 20, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
September 21 - 22, 2019, 10am - 10pm
September 27, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
September 28 - 29, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 4, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 5, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 6, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 10, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 11, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 12, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 13, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 17, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 18, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 19, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 20, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 24 - 27, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 31, 2019, 5pm - 10pm
November 1, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
November 2 - 3, 2019, 10am - 10pm

Busch Gardens® Howl-O-Scream® returns as one of the best Halloween-themed events on the east coast.  A heightened scare factor will creep into six ghastly haunted houses, six nightmarish Terror-tories™, hair-raising escape rooms and frightening shows. 

Beginning Sept. 14, Howl-O-Scream will kick off its 21st season with fresh new scares.

·        Jack is Back (Show) - This year marks the return of Jack is Back, the popular street-style disco dancing celebration.

Thursday, October 31, 2019 -
5:00pm to 10:00pm
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 8pm - 9:15pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Thursday, October 31, 2019 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
October 1 - 31, 2019, 10pm - 11:30pm

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not "orbs" on cameras, embark on a night you'll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides! Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg.

Thursday, October 31, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2019
Friday, November 01, 2019
Busch Gardens
1 Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
September 14 - 15, 2019, 10am - 10pm
September 20, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
September 21 - 22, 2019, 10am - 10pm
September 27, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
September 28 - 29, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 4, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 5, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 6, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 10, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 11, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 12, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 13, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 17, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 18, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 19, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 20, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 24 - 27, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 31, 2019, 5pm - 10pm
November 1, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
November 2 - 3, 2019, 10am - 10pm

Busch Gardens® Howl-O-Scream® returns as one of the best Halloween-themed events on the east coast.  A heightened scare factor will creep into six ghastly haunted houses, six nightmarish Terror-tories™, hair-raising escape rooms and frightening shows. 

Beginning Sept. 14, Howl-O-Scream will kick off its 21st season with fresh new scares.

·        Jack is Back (Show) - This year marks the return of Jack is Back, the popular street-style disco dancing celebration.

Friday, November 1, 2019 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Billsburg Brewery
2054 Jamestown Rd WILLIAMSBURG 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
September 6 - November 22, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

The Jamestown Get Down at Billsburg Brewery brings you live music every Friday night this fall from great local and regional bands. Every Friday, Sept. 6 – Nov 22 from 6-9pm, enjoy great live music outdoors on the waterfront of the James City County Marina at your favorite local brewery, Billsburg Brewery. Our taproom opens at noon, brewhouse garage door opens at 5pm for full pours of your favorite brews.

Friday, November 1, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Nov 22, 2019
Saturday, November 02, 2019
Merchants Square
402 W Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
November 2, 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, November 2, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
McReynolds Athletic Complex
412 Sports Way Yorktown 23692
November 2, 2019, 10am - 3pm

If you enjoy restored old furniture, shopping for vintage clothing and jewelry, or filling your home with one-of-a-kind handcrafted pieces-you don't want to miss this event. Browse the McReynolds Athletic Complex to search for collectibles, antiques, art, accessories, and unique home décor. Adding to the festive ambiance will be live entertainment and food trucks. 

Saturday, November 2, 2019 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
November 2, 2019, 10am - 4pm

Historic Jamestowne celebrates American Indian Month through a variety of specialized tours, programs, and interactive activities and encounters. 

Take a Native American Material Culture Tour, join Daniel Firehawk Abbott of the Nanticoke people to learn about the lifeways of the Tidewater Algonquians, or explore "The World of Pocahontas" exhibit  which draws from thousands of archaeological artifacts found at James Fort. 

Saturday, November 2, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
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, November 2, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Dec 14, 2019
Busch Gardens
1 Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
September 14 - 15, 2019, 10am - 10pm
September 20, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
September 21 - 22, 2019, 10am - 10pm
September 27, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
September 28 - 29, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 4, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 5, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 6, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 10, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 11, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 12, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 13, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 17, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 18, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 19, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 20, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 24 - 27, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 31, 2019, 5pm - 10pm
November 1, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
November 2 - 3, 2019, 10am - 10pm

Busch Gardens® Howl-O-Scream® returns as one of the best Halloween-themed events on the east coast.  A heightened scare factor will creep into six ghastly haunted houses, six nightmarish Terror-tories™, hair-raising escape rooms and frightening shows. 

Beginning Sept. 14, Howl-O-Scream will kick off its 21st season with fresh new scares.

·        Jack is Back (Show) - This year marks the return of Jack is Back, the popular street-style disco dancing celebration.

Saturday, November 2, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:00pm
Sunday, November 03, 2019
Berkeley Plantation
12602 Harrison Landing Rd Charles City 23030
November 3, 2019, 11am - 4pm

Every year on the first Sunday of November, Berkeley Plantation hosts the Virginia Thanksgiving Festival. This annual tradition dates back to 1619 when Captain John Woodlief and his crew of thirty-five men landed on the shores of the James River. Join us for a day immersed in the history of early Colonial America as we celebrate the First English Thanksgiving in the New World. Experience the re-enactment of this historic event moderated by Tim Timberlake.

Sunday, November 3, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Busch Gardens
1 Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
September 14 - 15, 2019, 10am - 10pm
September 20, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
September 21 - 22, 2019, 10am - 10pm
September 27, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
September 28 - 29, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 4, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 5, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 6, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 10, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 11, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 12, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 13, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 17, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 18, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 19, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 20, 2019, 10am - 10pm
October 24 - 27, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 31, 2019, 5pm - 10pm
November 1, 2019, 12pm - 10pm
November 2 - 3, 2019, 10am - 10pm

Busch Gardens® Howl-O-Scream® returns as one of the best Halloween-themed events on the east coast.  A heightened scare factor will creep into six ghastly haunted houses, six nightmarish Terror-tories™, hair-raising escape rooms and frightening shows. 

Beginning Sept. 14, Howl-O-Scream will kick off its 21st season with fresh new scares.

·        Jack is Back (Show) - This year marks the return of Jack is Back, the popular street-style disco dancing celebration.

Sunday, November 3, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:00pm
Monday, November 04, 2019
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
June 24 - December 30, 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am

Maritime Mondays are fun for both children and parents! Join us every Monday morning for engaging activities with your children as they learn how we are all connected to the world’s waters with story time and a craft. This program is designed for children from 18 months to 8 years.

Monday, November 4, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Dec 30, 2019

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