Events

Smoke on the Water: Yorktown Civil War Weekend

Saturday & Sunday, April 8 & 9, 2017 (times vary)

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

Recall the Battle of Yorktown 1862 History with Naval Battle re-enactment, Confederate Coast Guard Exhibit and living history, vendors, music and more at the Watermen’s Museum and throughout Yorktown.  $ 757.887.2641  Flyer

Saturday 10am- 5pm - Civil War events throughout Yorktown.  Civil War Contra Dance Sat 6-8pm
Sunday 12pm - 5pm - Civil War Events throughout Yorktown

4/8/2017 - 4/9/2017

National Park Service Civil War Weekend

Saturday & Sunday, April 8 & 9, 2017 (9 AM - 5 PM)

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

Tactical demonstrations and encampments interpret the role Yorktown played during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. Yorktown Battlefield. Admission. $ 757.898.2410 

4/8/2017 9:00 AM - 4/9/2017 5:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Monday, May 29, 2017 (11:45 AM to 12:45 PM)

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

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 11:45 am. Memorial Day Ceremony, York Hall, 301 Main Street. Free. 757.898.9418

 

5/29/2017 11:30 AM

York County Historical Committee Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 29, 2017 (12:00 - 1:00 PM)

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

Posting of colors, historical re-enactors, guest speaker, and the placing of flowers. Free. 757.890.3500

5/29/2017 12:00 PM

National Park Service Birthday

Friday, August 25, 2017 (9 AM - 5 PM)

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

Free admission to National Parks and other Federal sites throughout the country. Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown. 757.898.2410

8/25/2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

"Before the Siege: The British Army in Yorktown"

Sat & Sun, September 2 & 3, 2017 (9:00 am - 5:00 PM)

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

Experience the village of Yorktown as it might have appeared in 1781, under the occupation of His Majesty's forces.  Watch British soldiers drill, and execute their daily duties.  See local town folk of the day going about their business under the watchful eye of the administration of Lord Cornwallis. Demonstrations, martial and domestic will delight visitors, offering a glimpse into a period in our history long past. Yorktown Battlefield. $ 757.898.2410

9/2/2017 9:00 AM - 9/3/2017 5:00 PM

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