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(Courtesy York County)
(Courtesy York County)

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Benjamin Rous, will return to Yorktown on Saturday, Sept. 3 for a concert at Riverwalk Landing. Its 20th annual outdoor concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

According to a York County news release, visitors are encouraged to arrive early with lawn chairs and picnic baskets. The award-winning Fifes and Drums of York Town will open for the orchestra, taking the stage at 6 p.m.

The county offered the following tips for concertgoers:

  • Plan to arrive early because parking is expected to fill up in Yorktown and traffic can be heavy.
  • Event parking will be available at the York County Courts and Office Complex, Administration and York Hall buildings on Ballard Street, and the Riverwalk Landing Parking Terrace on Water Street.
  • Handicap parking is available on the lower level of the parking terrace.
  • The Yorktown Trolley service will end at 5:30 p.m. and will not be in service during or after the concert.
  • Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.

No rain date is scheduled for the concert. In the event of inclement weather, call the event weather hotline at (757) 890-3520. For additional information visit or call (757) 890-4490.