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 20 · York Town Area Events
    Blues, Brews, and BBQ
    Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( map ) Join us for Yorktown's second annual Blues, Brews & BBQ, a festival on the river. Enjoy a showcase of the best Blues musicians in the ... (...)
  • January 05 · 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 (...)