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)

  • July 01 · York Town Area Events
    Yorktown Holiday Open House Weekend
    York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA ( map ) Soak up the ambiance of Historic Yorktown.  Special events, festive decorations, special sales, discounts, door prizes, Musical entertainment, ... (...)
  • April 18 · York Town Area Events
    Yorktown Market Days
    Riverwalk Landing, 425 Water Street, Yorktown, VA  ( map ) As part of the Yorktown Holiday Open House Weekend, the market will operate with extended hours and offer items unique to the ... (...)
  • February 05 · York Town Area Events
    York County Veterans Day Ceremony
    York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 ( map ) "Letters from War" is the continuing theme of the annual Veterans Day ceremony held in Historic Yorktown. Gather with members of the York ... (...)