Seasonal Events

Check out the event calendar to make sure you take full advantage of what the Greater Williamsburg area has to offer.

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Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Chickahominy Riverfront park
1350 John Tyler Highway Williamsburg 23185
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
May 6 - August 26, 2020, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Our Endurance & Stroke Class is a fun and challenging 60 minute class that focuses on the breakdown of the stroke technique, how to improve your speed, power and maneuvering skills with strength and balance while in full motion.
This class is for those that have paddleboarding experience and are looking to improve on their technique and speed.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Aug 26, 2020
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, May 6, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Dec 30, 2020
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15 - October 31, 2020, 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, May 6, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2020
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15, 2020 - 15, 2021, 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, May 6, 2020 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Sunday, April 05, 2020
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
December 6, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 7, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 13, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 14, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 20, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 21, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 27, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 28, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 30, 2019, 10am - 4pm
December 31, 2019, 10am - 4pm
January 2, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 3, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 8, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 9, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 10, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 11, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 14, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 16, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 17, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 22, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 23, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 24, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 25, 2020, 10am - 4pm
January 28, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 5, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 6, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 7, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 8, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 12, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 13, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 14, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 19, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 20, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 26, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 27, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 28, 2020, 10am - 4pm
February 29, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 5, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 6, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 12, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 13, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 14, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 19, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 20, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 26, 2020, 10am - 4pm
March 27, 2020, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
June 3 - 6, 2020, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
June 10 - 13, 2020, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
June 17 - 20, 2020, 10am - 4pm
Repeats Daily.
June 24 - 27, 2020, 10am - 4pm

Blacksmithing was one of the earliest trades to be practiced at Jamestown. Join Blacksmiths Shel Browder and/or 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

Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 06, 2020
Thursday, May 07, 2020
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Rd Williamsburg 23188
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
January 23 - June 25, 2020, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Every Thursday Night is 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, picture round and,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, May 7, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Jun 25, 2020
2205 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
May 7 - September 24, 2020, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Paddle Fit is approximately 60 minutes of paddleboarding combined with tabata-style strenght training exercises using body weight, your paddle, and resistance bands. It's the perfect way to quickly build confidence on the board while tightening your core. You will end your night feeling strong and accomplished! Paddleboarding experience is required.

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Sep 24, 2020
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15 - October 31, 2020, 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, May 7, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2020
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15, 2020 - 15, 2021, 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, May 7, 2020 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Friday, May 08, 2020
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
January 17 - December 18, 2020, 4pm - 9:30pm

Brewing is work, but beer is fun - so on Friday evenings, we tap a cask concoction of classic recipes infused with new ingredients to have some fun showcasing small batch offerings of our favorite recipes. Tapped each Friday at 4 pm, the Friday Brewmaster's Pin features gravity pours of Virginia Beer Co. recipes aged with various adjuncts such as maple syrup, fruit purées, vanilla beans, fresh hops, cinnamon sticks, cocoa nibs, and more.

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 4:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Dec 18, 2020
Kimball Theatre
424 W Duke of Gloucester St Williamsburg 23185
May 8, 2020, 7pm - 10pm
May 10, 2020, 2pm - 5pm
May 13, 2020, 7pm - 10pm
May 15, 2020, 3pm - 6pm

La Boheme by Giaccomo Puccini, in Italian with English supertitles. A timeless story of love and loss among young Bohemians in Paris. Maestro Jorge Parodi conducts the orchestra. Costume design: Eric Lamp. Live fully-staged opera with world-class cast in the intimate setting of the 400-seat Kimball Theatre in Williamsburg, Virginia. See details of the cast and the creative team at www.operainwilliamsburg.org

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Kimball Theatre
424 W Duke of Gloucester St Williamsburg 23185
May 8, 2020, 7pm - 10pm
May 10, 2020, 2pm - 5pm
May 13, 2020, 7pm - 10pm
May 15, 2020, 3pm - 6pm

La Boheme by Giaccomo Puccini, in Italian with English supertitles. A timeless story of love and loss among young artists in Paris, with unforgettable melodies -- this is one of the most popular operas world-wide. Maestro Jorge Parodi conducts the orchestra and an international cast of world-class singers, including Williamsburg favorite Suchan Kim as Marcello, Maria Natale as Mimi, the fiery Catalina Cuervo as Musetta, and Pavel Suliandziga as Perpignol. Costume design: Eric Lamp.

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15 - October 31, 2020, 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.

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2020
Tour Meeting Location @ Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15, 2020 - 15, 2021, 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.

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jan 15, 2021
Saturday, May 09, 2020
Dominion Energy Cap2Cap Bike Ride
1350 John Tyler Hwy Williamsburg 23185
May 9, 2020, 6:30am - 5pm

The Virginia Capital Trail Foundation is excited to announce the 15th Annual Dominion Energy Cap2Cap Bike Ride on Saturday, May 9th. Participants can choose from four scenic ride options (Suncrush Century Ride, Virginia Credit Union Half-century, Quarter Century, and Sentara Family Fun Ride). New for 2020, riders will have the option to start and finish at Dorey Park in Henrico County or Chickahominy Riverfront Park in James City County.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 6:30am to 5:00pm
Riverwalk Landing
331 Water Street Yorktown 23690
May 9, 2020, 8am - 12pm

This special market will have you jumping for joy! Not only can you shop your favorite vendors and artists, but you can learn to improve your health with fitness classes, cooking demonstrations, and free health screenings. 

Riverwalk Landing.  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com

Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Merchants Square Williamsburg 23185
May 9, 2020, 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 40 vendors offer a variety of local products, among which are fresh seasonal produce, chicken, beef, pork, oysters, fish, crabs, prawns, herbs, potted plants, baked goods, confections, honey, cheese, cut flowers, handmade soaps, and more.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Chickahominy Riverfront park
1350 John Tyler Hwy Williamsburg 23185
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 2 - August 29, 2020, 9am - 10:30am

Like anything, there is a right way and a wrong way to paddleboard. It is easy to develop bad habits without proper instruction. Our goal is to educate each paddler with our knowledge and expertise so that you will be paddleboarding with confidence and safety as you enjoy your adventure out on the water. We cover everything from the anatomy of the board and paddle, proper launch, kneeling to standing, stroke technique, turns and water safety.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Aug 29, 2020
Yorktown Baptist Church
237 Nelson St Yorktown 23690
May 9, 2020, 9am - 3pm
May 10, 2020, 9am - 1pm

A treat for the eyes! Expert gardeners will be on hand to assist and advise as you shop Yorktown Onions, perennials, gardening books, plein air painters, a “Gently-Used” Garden Treasure Market, and much more. This sale is sponsored by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Coastal Community Church
101 Village Avenue Yorktown 23693
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
April 18 - October 17, 2020, 4:30pm - 8pm

The Classic Cruiser's cruise-ins take place every Saturday night from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM beginning April 18 thru October 17. The location is Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Avenue, Yorktown, VA 23696.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 4:30pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Oct 17, 2020
1350 John Tyler Highway Williamsburg 23185
May 9 - August 3, 2020, 7pm - 9:30pm
May 9, 2020, 7pm - 9:30pm
June 5, 2020, 7pm - 9:30pm
July 5, 2020, 7pm - 9:30pm
August 3, 2020, 7pm - 9:30pm

The Full Moon is a celebrated event throughout the world with many gatherings of people who appreciate the brilliance of the moon when it shines its brightest each month. Our Themed Full Moon Paddle has quickly become a truly special and unique way to experience the Water and Moon working together providing an awesome experience! Each Full Moon Paddle will have its own theme based on the month. This event could last up to 3 hours and the times will vary based on the sunset and the moonrise.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Duke of Gloucester St
424 W Duke of Gloucester St. Williamsburg 23188
Repeats Daily.
January 15 - October 31, 2020, 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.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Oct 31, 2020

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