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 www.riverwalklanding.com to explore local dining and shopping options.


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

  • April 15 · York Town Area Events
    Civil War Weekend
    Yorktown Battlefield, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 ( map ) Tactical demonstrations, encampments, and a Confederate field hospital interpret the role Yorktown played during the 1862 ... (...)
  • April 15 · York Town Area Events
    Civil War Weekend
    Yorktown Battlefield, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 ( map ) Tactical demonstrations, encampments, and a Confederate field hospital interpret the role Yorktown played during the 1862 ... (...)
  • March 25 · York Town Area Events
    Artist Reception - Linda Miller
    The Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 ( map ) Celebrate Spring - Come and meet local artist, Linda Miller, and view her new botanical paintings including the Yorktown ... (...)
  • February 10 · York Town Area Events
    Pirates Invade Yorktown
    Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( map ) Pirates, representing seafaring life in the late 17th and 18th-centuries, invade Yorktown. Visit the encampment, watch the cannon firing . (...)
  • February 05 · York Town Area Events
    "Shagging on the Riverwalk" Beach Music Concert Series
    331 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( map ) Put on your dancing shoes and join us for this annual concert series featuring a variety of beach music for all ages to enjoy. Bring lawn chairs and ... (...)

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