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

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Friday, September 13, 2019
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, September 13, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
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, September 13, 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, September 13, 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 13, 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 13, 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 13, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Oct 04, 2019
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
1350 John Tyler Highway Williamsburg 23188
May 18, 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
June 17, 2019, 8pm - 10pm
July 16, 2019, 8pm - 10pm
August 15, 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
September 13, 2019, 6:45pm - 8:45pm

 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 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.

Friday, September 13, 2019 -
6:45pm to 8:45pm
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
900 Bland Blvd. Newport News 23602
September 14, 2019, 7:30am - 12pm

Along with celebrating our 70 years of air service and bringing our community together,
we are proud to announce a 5K on the Runway event!

Saturday, September 14, 2019 -
7:30am to 12:00pm
Merchants Square
402 W Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
September 14, 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 14, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Waterman's Museum
309 Water Street Yorktown 23690
September 14, 2019, 12pm - 3pm

Enjoy fresh roasted or raw oysters sourced from multiple local sources.  Chowder, side dishes, and desserts included. Watermen's Museum.  Call for tickets. $ 757.887.2641

Saturday, September 14, 2019 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm
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, September 14, 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 14, 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 14, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
Busch Gardens
1 Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
September 14 - 15, 2019, 10am - 10am
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, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 25, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 26, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 27, 2019, 10am - 10pm

Howl-O-Scream features haunted houses, Terror-tories™ and scares in a perfect setting for the fall holiday. The park brings the spirit of Halloween to life at 6 p.m., becoming home to a host of creepy creatures hungry for unsuspecting victims.  Howl-O-Scream 2018 promises to be the scariest ever.

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 10:00am
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Williamsburg Presbyterian Church
215 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23185
September 15, 2019, 4pm - 6pm

Robin & Linda Williams, Virginia's favorite folk duo, open the WPC Open Door Concert Series season with their skillful blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country. This concert is supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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 15, 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 15, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
Busch Gardens
1 Busch Gardens Boulevard Williamsburg 23185
September 14 - 15, 2019, 10am - 10am
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, 2019, 5pm - 11pm
October 25, 2019, 12pm - 11pm
October 26, 2019, 10am - 12am
October 27, 2019, 10am - 10pm

Howl-O-Scream features haunted houses, Terror-tories™ and scares in a perfect setting for the fall holiday. The park brings the spirit of Halloween to life at 6 p.m., becoming home to a host of creepy creatures hungry for unsuspecting victims.  Howl-O-Scream 2018 promises to be the scariest ever.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 10:00am
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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2019 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Sep 29, 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!

Sunday, September 15, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:15pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, ends on Sep 15, 2019
Monday, September 16, 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!

Monday, September 16, 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.

Monday, September 16, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020

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