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)

  • April 29 · 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 29 · York Town Area Events
    Lafayette’s Hermione Voyage 2015
    Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( map ) Join us as we welcome the French Tall Ship Hermione on her maiden Atlantic crossing.  This three-day event will include a variety of ... (...)
  • February 05 · York Town Area Events
    "Shagging on the Riverwalk" Beach Music Concert Series
    Riverwalk Landing, 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. Bring lawn chairs ... (...)