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

E.g., 08/24/2019
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Friday, September 06, 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, September 6, 2019 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Sep 27, 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, September 6, 2019 -
5:00pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Apr 24, 2020
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. 2019 Jamestown Get Down Band Lineup:
9/6: Ben Phelps Project

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Nov 22, 2019
Riverwalk Landing
331 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
September 6 - October 4, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Our exciting five-week concert series features local favorites who play a little bit of everything-jazz, big band, and country. Don't forget your blankets and chairs. Coolers permitted. Pack a picnic to enjoy supper and a serenade!

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Oct 04, 2019
Kimball Theatre
428 W Duke of Gloucester St Williamsburg 23185
September 4, 2019, 7pm - 10pm
September 6, 2019, 8pm - 11pm
September 8, 2019, 2pm - 5pm

The Pearl Fishers by Georges Bizet, in French with English supertitles. Live fully-staged opera with world-class cast, presenting a masterpiece by the composer of Carmen.  Two loyal friends fall in love with the same woman. Will their friendship survive? Eve Summer, the director of Opera in Williamsburg's The Magic Flute in May 2019, will direct. Maestro Jorge Parodi conducts the orchestra. Costume design: Eric Lamp.

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Saturday, September 07, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Rd. Williamsburg 23185
September 7, 2019

Just minutes from I-64 in Williamsburg, VA the Patriot’s Half is a must do event. After a 1.2 mile swim in the James River, athletes will ride through 58 miles of rural countryside on mostly flat terrain and good pavement. Once you have laced up your running shoes, you’ll be treated to a flat and fast 13.1 mile run on a combination of bike paths and jogging trails.

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Merchants Square
402 W Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
September 7, 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, September 7, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
325 Francis St. E Williamsburg 23185
September 7, 2019, 11am - 9pm

Coddiwomple Local Music Festival, the second annual original music and community event, is a showcase of all original music from eleven different songwriters, duos, and full bands on two stages.

Saturday, September 7, 2019 -
11:00am to 9:00pm
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
September 7, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

Tony from Cultivated Mind is returning to the Cannon, and this time he's going acoustic! Along with the groovy vibes,Carmen's is coming to offer up delicious authentic eats. To find out more about Cultivated Mind go to their page:

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

Tony from Cultivated Mind is returning to the Cannon, and this time he's going acoustic! Along with the groovy vibes, Carmen's Authentic Jamaican Cuisine is coming to offer up delicious authentic eats. Don;t miss out on a great time, only at Brass Cannon Brewing.

Saturday, September 7, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Rd. Williamsburg 23185
September 7 - 8, 2019

Just minutes from I-64 in Williamsburg, VA the Patriot's International is a must do event. After a 1,500 meter swim in the James River athletes will ride through 24 miles of rural countryside on mostly flat terrain and good pavement. Once you have laced up your running shoes you'll be treated to a flat and fast 6.2 mile run on a combination of bike paths and jogging trails.  The International will be run in conjunction with the Patriot's Half, you'll have a great weekend in Williamsburg!

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 12:00am
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, September 7, 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, September 7, 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, September 7, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
Sunday, September 08, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
September 8, 2019

Just minutes from I-64 in Williamsburg, VA this is another must do event. After a 750 meter swim in the James River athletes will ride 20K over great pavement along Rt. 5 in James City County. Once you have laced up your running shoes you'll be treated to a pancake flat 5K on an asphalt bike path.

This event features a tri-blend crew style t-shirts, custom race socks, finisher's medals, professional DJ, bounce house and a post race meal.

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Rd. Williamsburg 23185
September 7 - 8, 2019

Just minutes from I-64 in Williamsburg, VA the Patriot's International is a must do event. After a 1,500 meter swim in the James River athletes will ride through 24 miles of rural countryside on mostly flat terrain and good pavement. Once you have laced up your running shoes you'll be treated to a flat and fast 6.2 mile run on a combination of bike paths and jogging trails.  The International will be run in conjunction with the Patriot's Half, you'll have a great weekend in Williamsburg!

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
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 8, 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 8, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News, VA 23606
Every Second Sunday. Repeats Monthly.
July 14 - August 11, 2019, 5pm - 7pm
Every Second Sunday. Repeats Monthly.
September 8 - December 8, 2019, 9am - 11am

Have a family member, friend, or loved one that needs a tailored museum experience? Join us for Friendly Hours on the second Sunday of each month. Friendly Hours is an inclusive time where guests with mobility, cognitive, or physical challenges can experience the Museum in a less crowded environment with reduced sound and lighting. Space is limited, so please register in advance to let us know you are coming.

Sunday, September 8, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the second Sunday of the month, ends on Aug 11, 2019
James City County Marina
2054 Jamestown Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 26, 2019, 9:30am - 12:30pm
May 26, 2019, 9:30am - 12:30pm
June 30, 2019, 9:30am - 12:30pm
July 28, 2019, 9:30am - 12:30pm
August 25, 2019, 9:30am - 12:45pm
September 8, 2019, 9:30am - 12:45pm

Jamestown Island and the surrounding ecosystem is an incredibly diverse network of tidal creeks and marshes divided by wooded upland ridges. Jamestown is a nationally significant historic site which attracts visitors from around the globe to learn about the 1st permanent English settlement. In 1607, three ships arrived in the Chesapeake Bay to establish a successful English colony under the join venture company, the Virginia Company.

Sunday, September 8, 2019 -
9:30am to 12:45pm
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 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Dec 29, 2019
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 8, 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 8, 2019 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Sep 29, 2019
Kimball Theatre
428 W Duke of Gloucester St Williamsburg 23185
September 4, 2019, 7pm - 10pm
September 6, 2019, 8pm - 11pm
September 8, 2019, 2pm - 5pm

The Pearl Fishers by Georges Bizet, in French with English supertitles. Live fully-staged opera with world-class cast, presenting a masterpiece by the composer of Carmen.  Two loyal friends fall in love with the same woman. Will their friendship survive? Eve Summer, the director of Opera in Williamsburg's The Magic Flute in May 2019, will direct. Maestro Jorge Parodi conducts the orchestra. Costume design: Eric Lamp.

Sunday, September 8, 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

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