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 09 · York Town Area Events
    Christmas Tree Lighting
    Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 ( map ) A tradition that began in 1945 continues with the Yorktown Christmas Tree Lighting. Evening highlights include a 7 pm performance ... (...)
  • April 09 · York Town Area Events
    Christmas Market on Main
    Main Street, Yorktown, VA 21690 ( map ) Whether you are searching for a holiday gift for family, friends, or as a treat to yourself, you’re sure to find it at the Christmas Market on Main. The .. (...)
  • April 09 · York Town Area Events
    Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade
    Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 ( map ) Festively decorated sail and power boats compete for “Best in Show.” The Yorktown waterfront is bedazzled with holiday sights and sounds, including a ... (...)