Events in Williamsburg, Va.

Greater Williamsburg has an event for every season. Visit us any time for year-round fun.

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Friday, May 17, 2019
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, May 17, 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, May 17, 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.
April 12 - May 31, 2019, 2pm - 9pm

Every week at The Cannon we have a brand new brew! Ranging from traditional styles to out of this world creations and blends, we always have something new for you to try on tap.

Hungry? Don't worry! There's always a food truck on site every Friday night too. The start to the weekend just got a whole lot better. See ya there!

Friday, May 17, 2019 -
2:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on May 31, 2019
Jamestown Setlement
2110 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
May 10 - 11, 2019, 7:30pm - 9pm
Repeats Daily.
May 16 - 18, 2019, 7:30pm - 9pm

Jamestown Settlement presents the premiere of "Mother Tongue," an original play written by Abigail Schumann, that explores the stories of three women of Jamestown – Matoaka, Anne Burras Laydon and Angelo – as they come together to consider if, and how, the future will remember them and why it matters.

Friday, May 17, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on May 11, 2019
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Merchants Square
Merchants Square Williamsburg 23185
May 18, 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, May 18, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
May 18, 2019, 5pm - 8pm

We are happy to welcome back Nathan Lienard to The Cannon Tap Room at Brass Cannon Brewing Co.!
Nathan plays acoustic rock influenced by artists like Dave Matthews, Jack Johnson, Jimmy Buffett, James Taylor, and many more. Carmen's Authentic Jamaican Cuisine will be on site with their out of this world authentic delights and we've got the brews! Come have a blast with us at The Cannon. Showtime 5-8 pm. Cheers!

Saturday, May 18, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
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, May 18, 2019 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Dec 14, 2019
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 5, 2019, 10am - 4pm
April 12, 2019, 10am - 4pm
April 13, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
May 3 - 24, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 18 - 25, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 1 - 22, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
June 14 - 21, 2019, 10am - 4pm

Location: Inside James Fort, weather permitting

Blacksmithing was one of the earliest trades to be practiced at Jamestown. Join Blacksmith 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

Saturday, May 18, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on May 24, 2019
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News 23601
August 11, 2018, 1pm - 1:15pm
September 15, 2018, 1pm - 1:15pm
October 27, 2018, 1pm - 1:15pm
November 17, 2018, 1pm - 1:15pm
December 15, 2018, 1pm - 1:15pm
January 12, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
February 23, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
March 30, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
April 27, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
May 18, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
June 22, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
July 27, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
August 17, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
September 21, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
October 26, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm
November 16, 2019, 1pm - 1:15pm

Join our walking T-Rex for dinosaur parades, photo ops and a roaring good time on the Dinosaur Discovery Trail! The trail also includes a Paleo camp, dig pits for amateur paleontologists, and displays of dinosaur fossils, including an actual whale specimen from Hampton Roads.

Saturday, May 18, 2019 -
1:00pm to 1:15pm
Billsburg Brewery
2054 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
Every . Repeats Monthly.
April 18 - 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.

Saturday, May 18, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on day 18 of the month, ends on Aug 29, 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.

Saturday, May 18, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Jamestown Setlement
2110 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
May 10 - 11, 2019, 7:30pm - 9pm
Repeats Daily.
May 16 - 18, 2019, 7:30pm - 9pm

Jamestown Settlement presents the premiere of "Mother Tongue," an original play written by Abigail Schumann, that explores the stories of three women of Jamestown – Matoaka, Anne Burras Laydon and Angelo – as they come together to consider if, and how, the future will remember them and why it matters.

Saturday, May 18, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on May 11, 2019
Sunday, May 19, 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)

Sunday, May 19, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:45am
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, May 19, 2019 -
12:00pm to 7:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Oct 28, 2018
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, May 19, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:15pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, ends on Sep 15, 2019
Monday, May 20, 2019
1010 Kingsmill Rd Williamsburg 23185
May 20 - 26, 2019, 8am - 5pm

The Pure Silk Championship is excited to announce the addition of a new presenting partner, Visit Williamsburg, as they prepare for the prestigious LPGA tournament at Kingsmill Resort, May 20-26. The Pure Silk Championship will showcase top women golfers from around the world as they compete for a $1.3 million purse in a 72‐hole stroke play tournament.

Monday, May 20, 2019 -
8:00am to 5:00pm
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)

Monday, May 20, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:45am
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!

Monday, May 20, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:15pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, ends on Sep 15, 2019
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Alewerks Brewing Company
189B Ewell Rd Williamsburg 23188
Every Tuesday. Repeats Weekly.
February 12, 2019 - December 29, 2020, 5pm - 9pm

Every Tuesday we bring out the turntable and flood the Taproom with sweet nostalgic tunes. Bring in your favorite vinyl records, and we'll give them a spin! It's a great way to hang out and talk music and memories with other aficionados and vinyl fans. Oh, and there's delicious beer on tap too. We start spinning at 5 pm in the Brewery Taproom, so grab your wax and head our way!

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Tuesday, ends on Dec 29, 2020
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
1010 Kingsmill Rd Williamsburg 23185
May 20 - 26, 2019, 8am - 5pm

The Pure Silk Championship is excited to announce the addition of a new presenting partner, Visit Williamsburg, as they prepare for the prestigious LPGA tournament at Kingsmill Resort, May 20-26. The Pure Silk Championship will showcase top women golfers from around the world as they compete for a $1.3 million purse in a 72‐hole stroke play tournament.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 -
8:00am to 5:00pm

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