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Immerse Yourself in History and Charm: Upcoming Events in Yorktown

Yorktown, Virginia, boasts a rich history, scenic waterfront, and vibrant community. With events happening throughout the year, there’s always something to discover in this charming town.

From outdoor concerts and wine festivals to art strolls and historic reenactments, there are many reasons to visit Yorktown in 2024. This year’s event calendar features several new additions such as the Yorktown Victory Market and a week of celebrations to commemorate the 250th Anniversary of the Yorktown Tea Party.

Other popular events include the Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival; Paws at the River; Sounds of Summer and Rhythms on the Riverwalk Concert Series; Virginia Symphony Concert; Yorktown Wine Festival; Yorktown Tea Festival; and Independence Day and Yorktown Day celebrations.

The 2024 season concludes with the annual Yorktown Celebrates Christmas events, including the Christmas Tree Lighting, Christmas Market on Main, Lighted Boat Parade, Cookies with Santa, An Enchanted Evening on Main Street, and Mistletoe Market, which features the Toyland Parade.

The popular Yorktown Market Days returns to Riverwalk Landing on Saturdays with specially-themed markets on select dates. Four winter markets are scheduled to occur from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in February and March. The new market season officially begins April 13 with the Go Green Market. Markets will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. from April 13 to October 26 (excluding May 4 and October 5), unless otherwise noted.

All events are FREE and take place at Riverwalk Landing, unless otherwise indicated.  Grab your calendar to save the dates for Yorktown’s family-friendly events!

WINTER EVENTS IN YORKTOWN 2024

Yorktown Market Days – Valentine’s Day Winter Market  
Saturday, February 10   |   10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

Yorktown Market Days – Winter Market  
Saturday, February 24   |   10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

Yorktown Market Days – Winter Market  
Saturday, March 2   |   10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

Yorktown Market Days – St. Patrick’s Day Winter Market  
Saturday, March 16   |    10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

SPRING EVENTS IN YORKTOWN 2024

Victory at Yorktown Race
Saturday, April 6   |   9 a.m. to 12 p.m.    |   Riverwalk Landing   |   $  

Yorktown Market Days – Go Green Market  
Saturday, April 13   |   8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

Yorktown Market Days – Sister Cities French Market  
Saturday, April 20   |   8 a.m. to 3 p.m. |   Riverwalk Landing 

Pirates Invade Yorktown Weekend
Saturday & Sunday, April 27 & 28   |   10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   |   Riverwalk Landing & the Watermen’s Museum

Yorktown Market Days – Pirate Invasion Market 
Saturday, April 27   |   8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing
Sunday, April 28     |   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival
Saturday, May 4   |   12 to 6 p.m.   |      Riverwalk Landing   |   $
Rain Date: Sunday, May 19

Art at the River Juried Art Show
Sunday, May 5   |   10 a.m. to 4 p.m. |   Riverwalk Landing 

Yorktown Market Days – Vintage Market / Car Show on Main Street  
Saturday, May 11   |   8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing & Historic Main Street

SUMMER EVENTS IN YORKTOWN 2024

Sounds of Summer Concert Series
Thursdays, June 6, 13, 20 & 27; July 11, 18 & 25; August 1, 8 & 15   |   6:30 to 9 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

Military Appreciation Weekend
Saturday, June 8   |    10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   |   Historic Main Street, York Hall & the Watermen’s Museum
Sunday, June 9     |    12 to 4 p.m.   |   Historic Main Street, York Hall & the Watermen’s Museum

Independence Day Celebration
Thursday, July 4   |    9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.   |   Historic Yorktown 
Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.

Yorktown Market Days – Fun in the Sun Market  
Saturday, July 13   |   8 a.m. to 12 p.m. |   Riverwalk Landing 

Yorktown Market Days – National Farmers Market Week
Saturday, August 3 & Saturday, August 10   |   8 a.m. to 12 p.m. |   Riverwalk Landing 

Virginia Symphony Concert
Saturday, August 31   |   7:30 p.m. (Pre-concert fun starts at 6 p.m.) |   Riverwalk Landing 

FALL EVENTS IN YORKTOWN 2024

Rhythms on the Riverwalk Concert Series
Thursdays, September 5, 12, 19 & 26; October 3 & 10    |   6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

Yorktown Market Days – First Responders Market  
Saturday, September 7   |   8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

Yorktown Art Stroll
Sunday, September 29   |   10 a.m. to 5 p.m.   |   Freight Shed & Riverwalk Landing

Yorktown Wine Festival
Saturday, October 5   |   12 to 6 p.m.   |   Riverwalk Landing   |    $ 
Rain Date:  Sunday, October 6  

Yorktown Market Days – Fall Festival  
Saturday, October 12   |   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

Lafayette Grand Tour 1824 – 200th AnniversaryThursday, October 17 to Sunday, October 20   |   Various Locations in Historic Yorktown 

Yorktown Day
Saturday, October 19   |   9 a.m. to 5 p.m.   |   Victory Monument & Historic Main Street

Yorktown Market Days – Yorktown Victory Market  
Saturday, October 19   |   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

Yorktown Market Days – Paws at the River  
Saturday, October 26   |   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

Yorktoberfest
Sunday, October 27   |   12 to 5:30 p.m.   |   Riverwalk Landing   |   $   
Rain Date: Sunday, November 3  

York County Vintage Market
Saturday, November 2   |   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.   |   McReynolds Athletic Complex
Rain Date: Sunday, November 3

250th Yorktown Tea Party Anniversary
Thursday, November 7 to Sunday, November 10   |   10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   |   Various Locations in Historic Yorktown

Yorktown Tea Festival
Wednesday, November 6 to Friday, November 8   |   10 a.m. to 3 p.m.   |   Historic Main Street, the Watermen’s Museum, and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Yorktown Market Days – Maritime Festival  
Saturday & Sunday, November 9 & 10   |   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

Yorktown Market Days – Harvest Festival  
Saturday, November 16   |   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  |   Riverwalk Landing 

HOLIDAY EVENTS IN YORKTOWN 2024

Christmas Tree Lighting
Friday, December 6   |   7:30 p.m.   |   Victory Monument & Riverwalk Landing

Christmas Market on Main
Saturday, December 7   |    10 a.m. to 3 p.m.   |   Historic Main Street
Sunday, December 8     |    11 a.m. to 3 p.m.   |   Historic Main Street

Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade
Saturday, December 7   |   7 p.m.   |   Yorktown Waterfront

Cookies with Santa
Sunday, December 8   |   1 to 4 p.m.   |   York Hall, Historic Main Street

An Enchanted Evening on Main Street
Friday, December 13   |   5 to 9 p.m.   |   Historic Main Street

Yorktown Market Days – Mistletoe Market  
Saturday, December 14   |   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.   |   Riverwalk Landing   |   Toyland Parade at 1:30 p.m.

For more information on these and our partner events at attractions, museums, and restaurants, visit www.visityorktown.org/events, or call Visit Yorktown at 757-890-5900.  Events are subject to change without notice. For inclement weather updates, please call the Event Weather Hotline at 757-890-3520.