Events

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Fri & Sat, September 2016 (8:00 - 11:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout September.

Friday 16th: Blue House
Saturday 17th: Tom Vinick
Friday 23rd, Jonny Cardigan
Saturday 24th: Hector
Friday 30th: Good Shot Judy

For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net....

9/30/2016

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series

Friday, September 30, 2016 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Get your toes tappin’ to fantastic sounds during this five-week concert series featuring three Fridays of toe tappin’ Jazz and Big Band followed by two Fridays of knee slappin’ Country. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500  Schedule Flyer 

Sept. 30  Dave Cynar Band  
Oct. 7     Doug Dunn and the Steel River Band

9/30/2016 6:30 PM

'Yorktown Art' Exhibit at the Gallery at York Hall

October 1 thru 31, 2016 (times vary)

Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Come out to the Gallery at York Hall and enjoy beautiful and local 'Yorktown Art' exhibit, featuring Linda Miller, botanical artist.  In addition to the exhibit the Gallery will have a host of new and beautiful art, jewelry, pottery and much more for sale.  Closed Mon.  Free.  757.890.4490   Exhibit Flyer

10/1/2016
Categories: AllArtsFall

Yorktown Wine Festival

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (12:00 - 6:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA  (map)

Sample wines from premiere wineries throughout the Commonwealth. Art and food vendors, plus entertainment, are also scheduled. Rain or Shine. Riverwalk Landing. Admission is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. For details 757.877.2933 or www.villageevents.org   Flyer

10/1/2016 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Saturday & Sunday, October 2 & 15, 2016 (12:15, 1:15, 2:15 & 3:15 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Volunteers demonstrate the firing of Revolutionary War Cannon and discuss their role during the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. $ 757.898.2410

October 2  Lamb's Artillery - Continental Army - A volunteer unit depicts the 2nd Continental Artillery Regiment commanded by Colonel  John  Lamb, which saw action at the 1781 Siege of Yorktown....

10/2/2016

Watermen's Museum hosts 'Painting on the River'

Monday, October 3, 2016 (6:00 - 8:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( Map)

The Watermen’s Museum is hosting a monthly evening of painting with a local artist. The local artist will guide you through the techniques of painting, and you will go home with your own work of art. $. For reservations email Liz2teach@hotmail.com or call 757.813.6664 

10/3/2016 6:00 PM

"Steal the Pint Night" at Water Street Grille

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 (5:00 - 9:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Featured beer is  Port City Brewing Beer on Draft.  Buy the beer and "steal" the glass.  While supplies last, one per customer. Like us on Facebook and get notifications.  $  757.369.5644

10/5/2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Water Street Grille Running Club

Wednesdays, October 2016 (6:00 - 7:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Family fun 5k Run/Walk every Wednesday at 6:00pm that starts and ends at WSG with food and beer specials!   For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net

10/5/2016 6:00 PM

Riverwalk Restaurant celebrates Virginia Wine Month

Fridays, October, 2016 (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

Riverwalk Restaurant, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

October is Virginia Wine Month!  Come and enjoy our wines while overlooking the scenic York River. We will be featuring Virginia Wines and will be resuming our free Friday night wine tastings in the lobby from 5pm-7pm.  $  Call 757.875.1522 for more information or visit Riverwalk Restaurant website.  

 

10/7/2016 5:00 PM

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series

Friday, October 7, 2016 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Get your toes tappin’ to fantastic sounds during this five-week concert series featuring three Fridays of toe tappin’ Jazz and Big Band followed by two Fridays of knee slappin’ Country.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500  Schedule Flyer 

Oct. 7     Doug Dunn and the Steel River Band

10/7/2016 6:30 PM

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Fri & Sat, October 2016 (7:00 - 10:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout October.

Saturday, 1st: John Harrel
Friday, 7th: Hector 
Saturday, 8th: The Meltones 
For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net....

10/8/2016

Yorktown Market Days and Fall Festival Celebration

Saturday, October 8, 2016 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA  (map)

In addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, specialty cut flowers, quality art, and entertainment, fall festival activities include hayrides, face painting, children’s games and activities, pumpkins and mums. This weeks entertainment is Elderberry Jam (Country/Bluegrass/Folk).  Riverwalk Landing.  Free.  757.890.3500  Event Flyer

10/8/2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Re-enactment play of the York Town, Virginia Tea Party of 1774

Sunday, October 9, 2016 (12:45 - 1:45 PM)

Riverwalk Landing 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Performances by the York Town Tea Players and The Fifes and Drums of York Town. Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.254.4986

10/9/2016 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

Watermen's Museum host York River Floating Folk Jam

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 (5:30 - 9:30 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( Map)

Music Jam Session:  Don't miss an evening of fun and music with ShantyGrass and visiting amateurs and professional musicians as you join them in passing songs around a circle.  Just come and enjoy traditional and modern music from colonial to the modern day.  Bring a small side dish to share.  Free  757.887.2641    

10/12/2016 5:30 PM

Water Street Grille Running Club

Wednesdays, October 2016 (6:00 - 7:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Family fun 5k Run/Walk every Wednesday at 6:00pm that starts and ends at WSG with food and beer specials!   For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net

10/12/2016 6:00 PM

Riverwalk Restaurant celebrates Virginia Wine Month

Fridays, October, 2016 (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

Riverwalk Restaurant, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

October is Virginia Wine Month!  Come and enjoy our wines while overlooking the scenic York River. We will be featuring Virginia Wines and will be resuming our free Friday night wine tastings in the lobby from 5pm-7pm.  $  Call 757.875.1522 for more information or visit Riverwalk Restaurant website.  

 

10/14/2016 5:00 PM

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Fri & Sat, October 2016 (7:00 - 10:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout October.

14th: Kari and the Jay
15th: Tom Vinick...

For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net....

10/15/2016

'Yorktown Art' Exhibit at the Gallery at York Hall

October 1 thru 31, 2016 (times vary)

Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Come out to the Gallery at York Hall and enjoy beautiful and local 'Yorktown Art' exhibit, featuring Linda Miller, botanical artist.  In addition to the exhibit the Gallery will have a host of new and beautiful art, jewelry, pottery and much more for sale.  Closed Mon.  Free.  757.890.4490   Exhibit Flyer

10/15/2016
Categories: AllArtsFall

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Saturday, October 15, 2016 (12:15, 1:15, 2:15 & 3:15 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Volunteers demonstrate the firing of Revolutionary War Cannon and discuss their role during the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. $ 757.898.2410

October 15  Lamb's Artillery - Continental Army - A volunteer unit depicts the 2nd Continental Artillery Regiment commanded by Colonel  John  Lamb, which saw action at the 1781 Siege of Yorktown....

10/15/2016

Yorktown Victory Weekend

Sat & Sun, October 15 & 16, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)
Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

The 235th anniversary of America’s 1781 Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown will be celebrated October 15 and16 with hands-on military experiences, artillery firings, military music, and a preview of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown with the debut of permanent exhibition galleries and films – and a new museum name. Yorktown Victory Center/American Revolution Museum at Yorktown......

10/15/2016 9:00 AM - 10/16/2016 5:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, October 15, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market is in its 10th season and operates weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, local art and weekly entertainment. This week's live entertainment is Marty Plante - Acoustical Guitar. Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays. Free.  757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com

 

10/15/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Auntie M's American Cottage October Workshop

Saturday, October 15, 2016 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Auntie M's American Cottage, 330 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Come join Auntie M's fun and unique workshop. The workshop moderator leads you through various fun filled art program to enhance your creativity through one-of-a-kind workshop. Minimum of 4 participants needed. $ More details at 757.369.8150 or www.auntiemsamericancottage.com.

Saturday, October 15 - Needle Felting Cardinal or Fish

10/15/2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Watermen's Museum Oyster Roast

Saturday, October 15, 2016 (12:00 - 3:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( Map)

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

10/15/2016 12:00 PM

York River Maritime Heritage Festival

Sat & Sun, Oct. 15 & 16, 2016 (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Two days of family fun with re-enactors, sea shanties and maritime music, displays, vendors, maritime crafts, boat building, and more. Watermen’s Museum. Free. 757.887.2641   

10/16/2016 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Third Sunday Children's Art class at On the Hill Gallery

Sunday, October 16, 2016 (1:00 - 3:00 PM)

On the Hill Gallery, 402 Main St., Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

In this Third Sunday Children's Art event, we will have a different art medium every month.  Supplies are included. Reservations required. $  More details at 757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com

10/16/2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Watermen's Museum Swing Dance

Monday, October 17, 2016 (7:30 - 10:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Swing dance - 7:30 - 8 PM for instructions and 8 - 10 PM dancing!   $  757.887.2641

10/17/2016

Yorktown Day

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Ceremonies, a parade, fifes and drums performances, and special programs commemorate the 235th anniversary of America’s momentous Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown. Yorktown Battlefield. Free. 757.898.2410 Schedule of Events

10/19/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Botanical Artist and Book Signing at the Gallery at York Hall

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

The Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Come and meet local artist, Linda Miller, and view her new botanical paintings. She will be doing demos and signing prints.   Also, from noon to 3pm, we will have authors, Dorothea Jenson and Alan R. Hoffman available to discuss their historical books and signing. Free. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.  Exhibit Flyer

10/19/2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Categories: AllArts

Water Street Grille Running Club

Wednesdays, October 2016 (6:00 - 7:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Family fun 5k Run/Walk every Wednesday at 6:00pm that starts and ends at WSG with food and beer specials!   For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net

10/19/2016 6:00 PM

"Steal the Pint Night" at Water Street Grille

Thursday, October 20, 2016 (5:00 - 9:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Featured beer is The Virginia Beer Co.  Buy the beer and "steal" the glass.  While supplies last, one per customer. Like us on Facebook and get notifications.  $  757.369.5644

10/20/2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Riverwalk Restaurant celebrates Virginia Wine Month

Fridays, October, 2016 (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

Riverwalk Restaurant, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

October is Virginia Wine Month!  Come and enjoy our wines while overlooking the scenic York River. We will be featuring Virginia Wines and will be resuming our free Friday night wine tastings in the lobby from 5pm-7pm.  $  Call 757.875.1522 for more information or visit Riverwalk Restaurant website.  

 

10/21/2016 5:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, October 22, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market is in its 10th season and operates weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, local art and weekly entertainment. This week's live entertainment is Ron Fetner- Acoustical Americana.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays. Free.  757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com

 

10/22/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

TACL’s RUNforARTS 10K

Sunday, October 23, 2016 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Call your friends and register for the Yorktown 10K Run for Arts to show your support for Public Art in our region. The 10K will take place through the scenic and historic Yorktown Battlefield followed by a Kid's 1 Mile race in the Riverwalk area.  The race will start and finish at the festival grounds at Riverwalk Landing for TACL’s RUNforARTS, and will be followed up with a festive party.  In addition to this professionally timed and produced race, runners are encouraged to bring their family and friends for a morning or artful fun.....

10/23/2016 9:00 AM

Decorative Painting Class at On the Hill Gallery

Sunday, October 23, 2016 (10:00 AM- 5:00 PM)

On the Hill Gallery, 402 Main St., Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Learn the basics of decorative painting in a step by step method of basic brush care and handling, blending, paint prepping and much more. Supplies are included. Reservations required. $  More details at 757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com

10/23/2016 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Watermen's Museum presents Story Tellers

Monday, October 24, 2016 (7:00 - 8:30 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( Map)

StoryTellers come together at the Yorktown Story Slam once a month to share their true personal tales about a monthly theme.  7 PM - Storytellers Presentation.  8 to 8:30 PM - Audience Stories.  Come join them to listen or maybe even tell your own story.  If you would like to submit a story for consideration in the program send your name, brief bio, and story synopsis to YorktownStorySlam@gmail.com by the Friday prior to the program. Free  757.887.2641.    

10/24/2016 7:00 PM

Riverwalk Restaurant celebrates Virginia Wine Month

Fridays, October, 2016 (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

Riverwalk Restaurant, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

October is Virginia Wine Month!  Come and enjoy our wines while overlooking the scenic York River. We will be featuring Virginia Wines and will be resuming our free Friday night wine tastings in the lobby from 5pm-7pm.  $  Call 757.875.1522 for more information or visit Riverwalk Restaurant website.  

 

10/28/2016 5:00 PM

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Fri & Sat, October 2016 (7:00 - 10:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout October.

22nd: Jonny Cardigan
28th: Something Different Duo
29th: Felicia Hoyos

For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net.

10/29/2016

'Yorktown Art' Exhibit at the Gallery at York Hall

October 1 thru 31, 2016 (times vary)

Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Come out to the Gallery at York Hall and enjoy beautiful and local 'Yorktown Art' exhibit, featuring Linda Miller, botanical artist.  In addition to the exhibit the Gallery will have a host of new and beautiful art, jewelry, pottery and much more for sale.  Closed Mon.  Free.  757.890.4490   Exhibit Flyer

10/29/2016
Categories: AllArtsFall

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, October 29, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market is in its 10th season and operates weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, local art and weekly entertainment. This week's live entertainment is Louis Vangieri - Acoustical Guitar.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays. Free.  757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com

 

10/29/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Williamsburg Harvest Celebration

Fri thru Sun, November 4 thru 13, 2016 (times vary by event)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Featuring over 30 culinary inspired events hosted in Yorktown, Williamsburg and Jamestown highlighting VA chefs, farmers, foragers, authors, and beverage professionals.  Come celebrate community and gathering together this fall. Admission. $ 800.368.6511

11/4/2016

Grace Church Veterans Day Ceremony

Friday, November 11, 2016 (10:00 AM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Ceremony followed by the playing of “Taps” and replacement of flags “with Honors” of the 83 known veterans. Grace Episcopal Church. Free. 757.898.3261

11/11/2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Veterans Day Ceremony

Friday, November 11, 2016 (12:00 PM)

The Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

York County Historical Committee presents, “Letters from War”, theme for this annual event in which all veterans are honored. York Hall, 301 Main Street. Free. 757.890.3500


11/11/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days, featuring guest Chef Walter Staib

Saturday November 12, 2016 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.   As part of the Williamsburg Harvest Celebration, the market will operate with extended hours and offer items unique to the season, in addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, cut flowers, quality art, entertainment and more.  Two cooking demos will take place in the Freight Shed at 10:30 am and 12 pm, prepared by guest Chef Walter Staib from City Tavern, Philadelphia.  Samples of the prepared items will be offered after each demo. Plus enjoy live entertainment by Henley Fork (Bluegrass).  Free.  757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

11/12/2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Watermen’s Museum Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, November 12, 2016 (11:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( Map)

Come and sample the competitors’ chili and vote for the People’s Choice. Additional chili may be purchased, if available. Call for rules and forms to enter. Watermen’s Museum.  $ 757.887.2641

11/12/2016 11:00 AM

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Sunday, November 13, 2016 (12:15, 1:15, 2:15 & 3:15 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Volunteers demonstrate the firing of Revolutionary War Cannon and discuss their role during the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. $ 757.898.2410

November 13 -  Lamb's & Royal Artillery - Lamb's Artillery - Continental Army - A volunteer unit depicts the 2nd Continental Artillery Regiment commanded by Colonel  John  Lamb, which saw action at the 1781 Siege of Yorktown......

11/13/2016

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, November 19, 2016 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

As part of the Harvest Celebration and Holiday Open House Weekends, the markets will operate with extended hours and offer items unique to the season, in addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, quality art, and more. This weeks entertainment is Ralph Motley and the Last Minute Grass (Bluegrass). Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

11/19/2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Yorktown Holiday Open House Weekend

Sat & Sun, November 19 & 20, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

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. Free. 757.890.4490

11/20/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Third Sunday Children's Art class at On the Hill Gallery

Sunday, November 20, 2016 (1:00 - 3:00 PM)

On the Hill Gallery, 402 Main St., Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

In this Third Sunday Children's Art event, we will have a different art medium every month.  Supplies are included. Reservations required. $  More details at 757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com

11/20/2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia

Thurs thru Sat, November 24 thru 26, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5 PM)

Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Explore 18th-century Virginia foodways by exploring typical soldiers’ fare of the American Revolution and tracing the farm’s bounty from field to kitchen. Yorktown Victory Center. Admission. $ 757.253.4838

11/26/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

A Colonial Christmas

December 1 thru 31, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Closed Christmas and New Year’s days.  Holiday traditions of 18th-century Virginia are recalled through special interpretive programs. Yorktown Victory Center. Admission. $ 757.253.4838

12/1/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Christmas Tree Lighting

Friday, December 2, 2016 (7:30 - 8:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

 

A tradition that began in 1945 continues with the Yorktown Tree Lighting. Evening highlights include a 7 pm performance by the Fifes and Drums of York Town at the Victory Monument, festive music at Riverwalk Landing, the procession of lights through the historic village, and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Free. 757.890.3500
12/2/2016 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

A Colonial Christmas

December 1 thru 31, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Closed Christmas and New Year’s days.  Holiday traditions of 18th-century Virginia are recalled through special interpretive programs. Yorktown Victory Center. Admission. $ 757.253.4838

12/3/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Christmas Market on Main

Saturday, December 3, 2016 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Main Street, Yorktown, VA 21690 (map)

Whether you are 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. The market features arts and crafts vendors, strolling entertainment, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Historic Main Street. Free. Vendor information VillageEvents@cox.net 757.890.3500


12/3/2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday, December 3, 2016 (6:00 - 8:00 PM)

Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Festively decorated sail and power boats compete for “Best in Show.” The Yorktown waterfront is bedazzled with holiday sights and sounds, including a spectacular floating parade of lights, caroling around a roaring beach bonfire, musical performances and complimentary hot cider. Yorktown waterfront. Free. 757.890.4970

12/3/2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cookies with Santa

Sunday, December 4, 2016 (1:00 - 4:00 PM)

York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Christmas is alive at York Hall where children and parents can visit with Santa Claus, enjoy some tasty treats, and shop for holiday gifts in the Gallery at York Hall. Cameras are encouraged. 301 Main Street. Free. 757.890.4490

12/4/2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 10, 2016 (8:30 - 10:00 AM)

Riverwalk Restaurant, 323 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus, our special guests from the North Pole, for a kid-friendly breakfast. Experience the enchantment on the children’s faces as they relay their Christmas wish list to Santa. Special treats for the kids. Riverwalk Restaurant. Seating is limited. Tickets Required. $ 757.875.1522 
12/10/2016 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, December 10, 2016 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 425 Water Street, Yorktown, VA  (map)

The market will operate with extended hours and offer items unique to the holiday season, in addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, quality art, and more.   Riverwalk Landing.  Free.  757.890.3500 

12/10/2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Toyland Parade

Saturday, December 10, 2016 (1:00 - 3:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Decorate a stroller, wagon, yourself, or even a pet and join in the 1:30 pm parade. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand to greet the guests. The Fifes and Drums of York Town will lead the parade, and as an added treat, the Polar Express will be chugging along through Riverwalk Landing. All aboard! Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500


12/10/2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A Colonial Christmas

December 1 thru 31, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Closed Christmas and New Year’s days.  Holiday traditions of 18th-century Virginia are recalled through special interpretive programs. Yorktown Victory Center. Admission. $ 757.253.4838

12/17/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wreaths Across America Ceremony

Saturday, December 17, 2016 (12:00 - 1:00 PM)

Yorktown National Cemetery, 1000 Colonial Pkwy, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

A remembrance ceremony conducted by the Yorktown Coast Guard Station and members of local organizations pay tribute to our fallen war veterans. Fresh Christmas wreaths will be placed on grave markers to honor veterans buried there.  Yorktown National Cemetery. Free. 757.856.2287

12/17/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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