Events in Williamsburg, Va.

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

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Saturday, November 17, 2018
Historic Yorktown
325 Water Street Yorktown 23690
November 17 - 18, 2018, 9am - 5pm

Soak up the ambiance of historic Yorktown. Special events, festive decorations, special sales, discounts, door prizes, strolling entertainment, and more await you as you start or finish your holiday shopping. Hours of operation vary by business.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Historic Yorktown
325 Water Street Yorktown 23690
November 17 - 18, 2018, 9am - 5pm

Soak up the ambiance of historic Yorktown. Special events, festive decorations, special sales, discounts, door prizes, strolling entertainment, and more await you as you start or finish your holiday shopping. Hours of operation vary by business.

Sunday, November 18, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, November 30, 2018
Riverwalk Landing
331 Water Street,, Yorktown Yorktown 23690
November 30, 2018, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

The holiday fun kicks off with Yorktown's annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. This community tradition goes all the way back to 1945. That's the year that Reverend Claud G. Barkley, Pastor of Yorktown Baptist Church, and staff from the County Clerk's office, decorated a cedar tree that stood at the corner of Main and Ballard Streets.

Friday, November 30, 2018 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, December 01, 2018
Main Street
301 Main Street Yorktown 23690
December 1, 2018, 10am - 3pm

Whether you're searching for a holiday gift for family, friends, or as a treat to yourself--you're sure to find it at the Christmas Market on Main Street! This is one of the most anticipated Yorktown events every year.

Saturday, December 1, 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Riverwalk Landing Piers
331 Water Street,, Yorktown Yorktown 23690
December 1, 2018, 6pm - 8:30pm

If you're ready to get into the holiday spirit, you'll want to put this one on your calendar! Join us at the Yorktown Waterfront from 6-8 p.m. Pre-parade festivities start at 6 and include caroling around a beach bonfire, a musical performance by the Fifes & Drums of Yorktown, and complimentary hot cider. The boats will finish out the evening, as they make their way down the river in a dazzling show of lights that starts at 7 p.m.

Saturday, December 1, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, December 08, 2018
Riverwalk Restaurant
323 Water Street Yorktown 23690
December 8, 2018, 8:30am - 10am

Create special memories and start new family traditions during Riverwalk Restaurant's annual Breakfast with Santa. In addition to a delicious breakfast with kid-friendly menu items-enjoy fun activities, a greeting by the Fifes and Drums of Yorktown, and the reading of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. Don't just bring your appetite!

Saturday, December 8, 2018 -
8:30am to 10:00am
Riverwalk Landing
331 Water Street Yorktown 23690
December 8, 2018, 9am - 3pm

Shop for local produce; fresh seafood; chicken; chowders and soups; eggs; dairy products; cheese; baked goods including an assortment of cakes, breads, brownies, fudge, cookies; jams, jellies, and honey; specialty cut flowers, holiday wreaths and garland; candles and soaps; and local quality art!

Saturday, December 8, 2018 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
December 15, 2018, 6pm

Sir George Yeardley, Virginia's Governor in 1620, invites you to an early-Virginia Christmas celebration complete with a seasonal bonfire, caroling, and firing of the Christmas guns! A unique opportunity to see Jamestown aglow with firelight, "At Christmas be mery" will be presented at 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Join us for this special program offering insights into early-English Christmas traditions.

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 6:00pm