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 11 · York Town Area Events
Hokule’a Community Outreach and Education Day
Riverwalk Landing Piers, 425 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 ( map ) The Polynesian voyaging canoe Hokule’a (“Star of Gladness” in Hawaiian) is circumnavigating the globe on a voyage. (...)
- February 29 · York Town Area Events
National Park Service 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 .. (...)
- December 17 · 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 (...)