Monday, March 4, 2024

Wide Variety of Events Planned for Yorktown in 2024

Good Shot Judy performs at Rhythms on the Riverwalk. (York County Public Affairs)

YORKTOWN — From outdoor concerts and wine festivals to art strolls and historic reenactments, York County has announced the 2024 event calendar for Yorktown.

Several new additions are featured, including the Yorktown Victory Market and a week of celebrations to commemorate the 250th Anniversary of the Yorktown Tea Party. Returning favorites 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 county said the 2024 season will conclude 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.

Also returning to Riverwalk Landing on Saturdays are Yorktown Market Days with specially-themed markets on select dates. In addition to the 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 noon from April 13 to Oct. 26, except for May 4 and Oct. 5, unless otherwise noted.

Unless otherwise indicated, all events are free and take place at Riverwalk Landing.

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

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