Things To Do

Yorktown offers an amazing choice of opportunities for relaxation, education, and just plain fun.  Yorktown’s historic district and surrounding area feature 18th century homes, revolutionary battlefields, a scenic riverfront beach, plus unique restaurants and shops, all without the city crowds. Just a short drive away you’ll find Colonial Williamsburg,  Jamestown Settlement, and Busch Gardens. Visit to explore local dining and shopping options.


Below is a small sampling of Yorktown’s Calendar of  Events.
(for a full list click here)

  • November 07 · York Town Area Events
    WWII 75th Anniversary Commemoration at York Hall
    The Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 ( map ) The Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission was created by the Virginia General Assembly during its .. (...)
  • May 03 · York Town Area Events
    Toyland Parade
    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 ... (...)
  • May 03 · York Town Area Events
    Yorktown Market Days
    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 ... (...)