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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Tuesday, July 02, 2019
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.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Tuesday, Thursday, ends on Oct 17, 2019
Wednesday, July 03, 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)

Wednesday, July 3, 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.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
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.

Wednesday, July 3, 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.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
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, July 3, 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, July 3, 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, July 3, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Dec 30, 2020
Thursday, July 04, 2019
Historic Yorktown
301 Main Street Yorktown 23690
July 4, 2019, 8am - 10pm

Independence Day in Yorktown is a free family-friendly celebration featuring a full lineup of events leading up to the big fireworks finale! The morning starts with a 8K Run and 5K Walk followed by a patriotic parade along Water and Main Streets. Throughout the day, you can lounge on the beach, jam to live music, visit local shops, and explore several museums. Evening activities include a bell-ringing ceremony, patriotic concert, and an amazing firework display over the York River.

Thursday, July 4, 2019 -
8:00am to 10:00pm
York High School
9300 George Washington Memorial Hwy. Yorktown 23692
July 4, 2019, 8am - 11:30am

Start your 4th of July off by participating or volunteering for the 2019 Yorktown Independence Day 8K & 5K!

If you are looking for something fun to do the morning of 4th of July, come out and participate or volunteer at the annual Yorktown Independence Day 8K & 5K. The York County Historical Museum welcomes runners to a beautiful 8K loop course on the scenic roads and trails of the Yorktown battlefield.

Thursday, July 4, 2019 -
8:00am to 11:30am
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
July 4, 2019, 9am - 6pm

Salute the 243rd anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with music, military drills and artillery demonstrations. View a rare July 1776 broadside surrounded by the signatures of those who proclaimed America's independence and learn about the challenges that faced our nation's founders.

Thursday, July 4, 2019 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News 23601
July 4, 2019, 5pm - 10:45pm

Raining outside? Can’t stand the mosquitoes? All the good viewing spots taken? No worries! Celebrate America with this patriotic laser show in the Virginia Living Museum's nice cool theater. "Spirit of America" mixes great patriotic music with America-inspired rock and roll and songs that have defined American music. Rock on to great artists like John Fogerty, Garth Brooks, Lee Greenwood and so many, many more. Don’t miss out on some Independence Day fun! Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Thursday, July 4, 2019 -
5:00pm to 10:45pm
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, July 4, 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.

Thursday, July 4, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
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, July 4, 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, July 4, 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, July 4, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Sep 25, 2019
Billsburg Brewery
2054 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
Every First Thursday. Repeats Monthly.
April 4 - August 29, 2019, 7pm - 9pm

Bluegrass Truegrass is an open bluegrass jam night with local and regional musicians joining us at Billsburg Brewery. These talented musicians are playing all the string insturments and delivering great talent as a free music night at Billsburg Brewery on the deck overlooking the James City County Marina next to the Jamestown Island and Jamestown Settlement. Come on in, grab a pint, get some fresh local food from the food trucks and enjoy a night of old school Bluegrass music.

Thursday, July 4, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the first Thursday of the month, ends on Aug 29, 2019
Friday, July 05, 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, July 5, 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.

Friday, July 5, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 5, 2019, 10am - 11am
May 3, 2019, 10am - 11am
May 17, 2019, 10am - 11am
June 7, 2019, 10am - 11am
June 21, 2019, 10am - 11am
July 5, 2019, 10am - 11am
July 19, 2019, 10am - 11am
August 16, 2019, 10am - 11am
September 6, 2019, 10am - 11am
September 20, 2019, 10am - 11am
October 4, 2019, 10am - 11am
October 18, 2019, 10am - 11am

Learn about the history and archaeology of Jamestown's churches and the crucial role women played in the excavations since 1897. This program includes an indoor lecture followed by a visit to the Jamestown Memorial Church (weather permitting) to view current dig sites. Additional ticket required. Tickets coming soon to historicjamestowne.org. Tickets also available for purchase in person or by calling 757-856-1250.

Friday, July 5, 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, July 5, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
July 5 - 26, 2019, 12pm - 12:30pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
August 9 - 23, 2019, 12pm - 12:30pm

Join in the ranks with Captain Brewster and train to defend Jamestown! As a new recruit, learn the manual of arms for the halberd-"a most ancient and honorable pole arm"-and then march in the "Grand Parade" inside James Fort!

Friday, July 5, 2019 -
12:00pm to 12:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Jul 26, 2019

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