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Find fun family activities and events to fill your weekend. If you don't find the perfect fit below then visit our Daily Calendar for all the events! 

June 13 - June 16 - Highlights

Kalmar Nyckel, the Tall Ship of Delaware, Riverwalk Landing - Thursday, June 13 - Saturday, June 15

Climb aboard this magnificent square-rigged full scale replica of the Swedish war ship that brought settlers to North America in 1638 and explore life as a 17th-century sailor.

Day Sails:

  • Thursday, June 13 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 3-5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, June 14 from 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 3–5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 5–7:30 p.m.

Advanced reservations are highly recommended. Space is limited to 49 passengers per sail. More info

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Special Event: Essential African Threads at Hennage Auditorium - Thursday, June 13 at 5:30 pm

Storyteller Dylan Pritchett brings the early days of slavery to life through these tales that are wound tightly with themes of family strength and morals as well as lessons that teach about character and survival. FREE & Open to the Public. More Info

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Sounds of Summer Free Concert Series in Yorktown - Thursday, June 13 from 6:30 - 9 pm

June 13 – The Main Event Band
Come early and get your favorite spot on the grassy field in front of the performance stage. Don’t forget to bring chairs, blankets, coolers and dancing shoes. The favorite Sounds of Summer at the Yorktown Waterfront returns. See the full summer lineup and...More info

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Last Weekend!! Peter and the Star Catcher at Williamsburg Players - Thursday, June 13 - Sunday, June 16

Come bring the family to this hilarious Peter Pan origin story, an orphan and his mates are shipped from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by evil King Zarboff. They are unaware of the mysterious trunk stashed away in the captain’s cabin. At sea, the boys are discovered by precocious young Molly, a Starcatcher-in-training who realizes that the precious cargo is starstuff, a celestial substance so powerful that it must never fall into the wrong hands. When the ship is captured by...More info
Final Shows:
Thur. & Fri. June 13 & 14 at 8 pm
Sat. June 15 at 2 pm and 8 pm

Sun. June 16 at 2 pm

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Steak & Spirits: The Rockefeller Experience - Williamsburg Inn - Thursday, June 12th - Saturday, June 15th

Get ready to celebrate Father’s Day week with a mouthwatering feast!  Dive into a carnivorous delight as they showcase the finest cuts and flavors that will make any steak lover’s heart skip a beat. Their à la carte menu is packed with prime selections, meticulously curated to take your dining experience to the next level. Dad definitely will enjoy this very special dinner…


  • Dry Aged Tomahawk Ribeye for Two
  • Sixteen Ounce American Wagyu Ribeye
  • Eighteen Ounce Prime Dry Aged New York Strip
  • Ten Ounce Wagyu Butcher’s Steak
  • Eight Ounce Certified Angus Beef Filet Mignon
  • Twelve Ounce Certified Angus Beef New York Strip
  • Fourteen Ounce Certified Angus Beef Ribeye

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2024 Jones Cup - Parent / Child - Gold Course - Friday - Sunday, June 14 -16

The Jones Cup Parent/Child Invitational will consist of 18-Holes on the Top-100 ranked Gold Course followed by a BBQ luncheon.  Teams will be able to choose their division / format of play.   Eligible “Parent/Child” teams will be comprised of:

  • Parent & Child Stepparent / Stepchild
  • Parent-in-law / Child-in-law
  • Grandparent / Grandchild 

Competitors vie to have their names added to the coveted Jones Cup trophy...More Info

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Special Event: Poetry and Percussion - Art Museum of CW - Friday, June 14 at 2 pm

Get ready for a joyful and engaging workshop with the amazing percussionist Gary Garlic!  Participants will write poetry to percussive rhythms and explore different rhythm types based on their abilities.

Teamwork is the name of the game as you'll join small groups to create collaborative poetry paired with chosen rhythms. Together, you'll build your percussive poetry routine “from the drum up,” and each group will get to perform for their peers while Gary cheers you on! 

Gary Garlic has been rocking the percussion world since 1994 when he started as a drummer at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg.  Since then, he’s shared the stage with legends like The Temptations, Earth Wind & Fire, and Donna Summer.... More Info

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Mario Kart Tournament - JCC Library - Friday, June 14 from 3 - 5 pm

Celebrate summer break with a race to victory in a Mario Kart tournament. 1st place wins a prize! For ages 9-18. More Info

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Timeline Jazz Quartet - Williamsburg Lodge - Friday, June 14 at 6 - 9 pm

Head down to wind down from your week with a little jazz, good friends, great drinks and eats!. If you cannot make Friday night, head down on Saturday, June 15 for Michael Hawkins Trio...   More info

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Heel - Zoom Room Williamsburg - Friday, June 14 at 6 pm

Working on the heel or heel master milestone? Then this is the class for you! If you haven't started with Zoom Room - it all starts with a free 30 minute Orientation Class (without your pup).  More info

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FURever Homes 8k, 5k, and Pet Run - Saturday, June 15 from 7-11 am at Jamestown High School

Runners and walkers of all ages and fitness levels welcome. Register online through Friday, June 14 at 9pm. Walkups welcome Saturday morning at the event. There will be community vendors, music, food, family fun, raffles, and more! The event supports local homeless pets in need.  More Info

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Yorktown Market Days - Saturday, June 15 from 8 am to 12 pm

Spend a beautiful morning on the York River shopping a variety of vendors. Don't forget about dad (Father's Day is Sunday!)--grab all the fixins' for a delicious barbecue, plus a gorgeous wallet or belt from Wharton Leather. Check out this week’s list of vendors here.

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Williamsburg Farmers Market on Duke of Gloucester St., Saturday, June 15 from 8 am to noon

Spend Saturday morning strolling the streets of Colonial Williamsburg and shopping. Over 40 vendors will attend with produce, coffee, baked goods, prepared foods, honey, and more!   

Power of Produce is back for kids ages 2 - 12, from 9 - 11 am, try two bites, find the Carrot and receive Market money!

Check out the ALL NEW...Market Perks! The loyalty program is for all Williamsburg Farmers Market guests! Stop by the Main Market tent to sign up for Market Perks and spin the wheel for an extra prize!...More Info

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Virginia State Parks History & Culture Day at York River State Park on Saturday, June 15 from 10am - 3pm

Embrace the history of the upper York River region from the colonial period to today.  Learn about plots for freedom by indentured servants and enslaved people with the Rebellion & Runaway Walk.  Discover the rise and continued heritage of independent waterfront communities with the Afro American Waterman's Display - but it is a big Saturday at YRSP - see all the event this Saturday! 

  • Virginia State Parks History & Culture Day
  • Afro American Waterman's Display
  • Rebellion & Runaway Walk
  • Present Day Pirates
  • Dabble in Discovery
  • Paddle thru the Past
  • Mysterious Moonlight Canoe Tour

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Bookmobile Funfest: Bubbles and Foam - Abram Frink Jr. Community Center - Saturday, June 15 from 10 am to 1 pm

Join the Williamsburg Library Book Mobile at Saturday's at the Frink! This week experience unique foamy fun with a foam cannon that shoots out bubbles up to 6 feet high! Explore the science of bubbles that you can bounce and roll in your hand. More Info

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Father's Day Sale - Zoom Room - Saturday, June 15 - Sunday, June 16

Shop in the store located in New Town at 5129 Main St. or online using code: FATHER15.  All evaluations ONLY $15! (Must be purchased this weekend, but can be scheduled for a later date), $25 off all upcoming workshops (agility league and junior handler) as well as 10% off all retail!  More Info

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End of School Kickoff and Teacher Appreciation - Saturday, June 15 from 1-11pm

Schools out and Tap N Roll has what you need to beat the boredom for the next few months. Whether it’s picking up a new card game, finding an exciting board game, or joining one of their many player communities in store for weekly events. 20% discount for teachers! Plus a special teachers only raffle. More info

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Juneteenth Community Fest at Freedom Park on Saturday, June 15 from 1 - 5pm

Join the NAACP and James City County at America’s First Free Black Settlement in honor of Juneteenth. Enjoy live music, readings, performances and a presentation on the history of Juneteenth. 

Local vendors and food will be on-site for purchase. Free admission. More info

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Juneteenth Celebration at McReynolds Athletic Complex on Saturday, June 15 from 3 - 10 pm

Celebrate America’s second Independence Day. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets.

Free event with children’s activities, community groups and guest speakers, food trucks, concessions and more! 

The popular band Slapnation performs from 6 to 8 p.m. and then stay for The Little Mermaid movie at 8:30 pm More info

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FREE Outdoor Movies in the Park - Saturday, June 15 at 8:30 pm at McReynolds Athletic Complex

Movies in the Park - FREE outdoor movies are back! This Saturday movie features The Little Mermaid (2023) (PG). Movie begins roughly 15 minutes after sunset. Concessions available. Bring blanket and/or chairs. More info

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Juneteenth Sunrise Service at Compton Oak in Colonial Williamsburg - Sunday, June 16 at 6 am

An inspirational early morning outdoor service under the Compton Oak, one of Colonial Williamsburg’s most iconic trees. The service honors the resilience and triumph of the African American community. Special keynote address by world-renowned poet and writer Nikki Giovanni. More info

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Father's Day Dining from Brunch to Lunch to Dinner in Colonial Williamsburg

As on all holidays, the Chef's at Colonial Williamsburg create themed menus for special occasions and Father's Day is no exception.  Here are some great options for this Father's Day Weekend:

$3 Summer Movie - Sunday, June 16 at 11am at Movie Tavern

Summer Movies at Movie Tavern are back for the summer. This weeks movie features Sonic the Hedgehog. Movies run Sunday-Thursday. More info and upcoming movies

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First Day Fun at Williamsburg Library - Sunday, June 16 from 1-3 pm

Enjoy the summer weather with live music, sno-cones, and more on the plaza outside the Williamsburg Library.

Learn what makes WRL's summer reading program, Summer Reading Road Trip, unique. Share your recent reads and get some summer reading swag. More info

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Pokemon Day at Tap 'N Roll on Sunday, June 16 from 1-4 pm

Head to Tap N Roll this Father's Day and have some bonding time over Pokemon! All fathers, father figures, and families welcome. Visit here to see their full schedule  More info)

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Writers’ Club: Brainstorming Plot Problems (FREE) - Stryker Building - June 16 at 2 pm

Feeling uninspired or stuck on a particular scene? Unsure of how to start or continue your story? 

In this interactive workshop, share your plot holes and we’ll use our group as a mastermind to offer you different solutions. 

Along the way, you’ll discover:...More Info

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Prelude to Juneteenth: Emancipation on the Virginia Peninsula - Sunday, June 16 from 3-4 pm at Jamestown Settlement

Thought-provoking history and performances exploring the precarious nature of freedom from 17th-century Jamestown to Juneteenth. Presenters include Shalandis Wheeler Smith, Brandon Lee, and Dale Heiskill. Songs performed by Sylvia Tabb Lee & the Rejoicing Singers. Free for all, registration is encouraged to attend. More info

Take Dad on a Haunted Williamsburg Ghost Tour! - Colonial Williamsburg - Nightly at 7 & 8:30 pm

It is the perfect time of year for a little haunted jaunt through Colonial Williamsburg and since this is the ONLY official ghost tour for Colonial Williamsburg -  this candlelit walking ghost tour will take you and yours strolling through town, into gardens, and beyond the barriers to our most haunted sites!! More Info

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Big List of Events for Father's Day Weekend!

Is your Dad an outdoor adventure dad, a foodie, a museum goer...or something else? We have a list of fun things that you can do with Dad this weekend! More Info

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Top Things to Do in and around Williamsburg in June

Looking for fun things to do during the month of June in Williamsburg, Yorktown and Hampton Roads? Well here is our top list of events for adults, kids, teens, seniors, students…everyone! June is an exciting time of year, school is ending, summer is quickly approaching and the humidity has not yet arrived, this is a great time to get out and explore! More Info

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Upcoming Events

Juneteenth events will start this weekend on Monday, June 17 through Wednesday June 19

Annual events and some new ones appear each year for Juneteenth.  There are several in the Williamsburg & Yorktown area over the weekend and into next week.  Don't miss your chance to enjoy free admission to both Colonial Williamsburg & Jamestown Settlement on June 19th.  Here are all the events!

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Agility League Workshop - Zoom Room - 2 Sessions start 6/18 & 6/19

Something new at Zoom Room Williamsburg!

You won’t want to miss this fun and friendly competition! Join them for their NEW and first session of Agility League - 6 week sessions - one starts on Tuesday June 18, the other starts on Wednesday June 19 - Learn more 

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Longest Day of Play - JCC Parks & Recreation Events - Thursday, June 20 from 5:47 am - 8 pm

This day is filled with fun free events from dawn till dusk!  There are a few events that you need to pre-register for (even though they are free) because they will be cancelled if there are not enough people participating - so make sure to sign up for those!! More Info

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Pink Stones - Merchants Square - Friday, July 5 from 6 pm - 8 pm

It’s back and and we mean back…back to the original location in Merchants Square and back with an amazing line up!  This concert is FREE!

This cosmic country band is taking the music scene by storm with its eclectic blend of genres and dynamic live performances. More Info

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Daily Events

Summer Reading Programs (Adults, Teens & Kids) - Williamsburg Regional Libraries

Oh we love this one and it is not only for kids!  Kids, Teens & Adults have Summer Reading Programs at the Williamsburg Libraries that run from June 1-August 31!

Start reading this weekend and logging your books online then start getting prizes and going into the library for kids to talk to staff starting June 13....More Info

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Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design Exhibition – Jamestown Settlement - Open Daily from 9 am - 5 pm

Iconic costume designs by Ruth E. Carter for film and television converge with fashion of the 1600s and 1700s in a new exhibition at Jamestown Settlement. 

Make sure to take the is amazing! There are costumes from "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever", the costume Spike Lee wore as "Mookie" in "Do the Right Thing", and costumes from "Selma", "Roots", "Coming to America 2", "Malcom X", and Oprah's costume from "The Butler" and so many more.

FUN THING TO SEE: Look for the fish (fake, don't worry) in the platforms of the costume from "I'm Gonna Get You Sucker"...  More Info

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Classes & Activities

Weekly Schedule of Events at Tap N Roll

Check in to see what events are going on at Tap N Roll, Williamsburg’s ultimate game store! Whether you’re a seasoned gamer or a newbie looking to dive into the world of tabletop games, this is the place to be.  With regular events and game nights, Tap N Roll is  a great spot to meet fellow gamers and discover new favorites. More info

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Jr. Handler Workshop - Zoom Room Dog Training - June 22 - July 13

Let your kids join the fun this summer at Zoom Room Williamsburg! This 4-week workshop lets kids and their pups learn agility, tricks, obedience, and more. Starting Saturday, June 22 @ 4:00 PM.

The workshop price includes a required evaluation to ensure the dogs are ready for group classes. Up-to-date vaccination records are also required. More info

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Introducing New Town School's New Kindergarten & First Grade Program! Now Registering for Fall!

New Town School is excited to announce their innovative combined Kindergarten and First Grade program designed to offer a nurturing, personalized learning experience for your child.


  • Individualized Learning Pace:
  • Each child will progress at their own pace, guided by the Virginia Standards of Learning.
  • Their lessons are designed to meet each student’s unique developmental level.
  • Play-Based, Hands-On Learning: They believe in the power of play!
  • Their program emphasizes hands-on learning with a strong focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and critical thinking skills.

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WISC Kids Club Before & After School Program for the 2024/2025 School Year - Now Registering!

WISC Kids Club is open to children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. They can participate in a variety of activities such as: soccer, dodgeball, kickball, relay races, arts & crafts, dance and more. There is also a Homework Room available with staff to assist your child in their studies.  More Info

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Inventor’s Club Summer Camp: Chain Reaction Machine

A summer camp for budding engineers ages 9-12 years. A weeklong camp where we will explore simple machines and “build up” to a final functional chain reaction machine by the end of the week!  Camp meets from 12:30-3:30 daily June 24-28, 2024 at Quarterpath Recreation Center. More Info

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Upcoming Classes at Tabitha Sewer Studio! Classes for Kids & Adults

The Studio has a ton of new offerings - from your beginner sewing classes to block printing, sneaker painting, Sewcials, Squishmallow Workshop, Fashion Illustration to a Taylor Swift Workshop!  There is something for every creative at the Studio!  More Info

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Deals & Special Offers

Visit Virginia Museums with WRL’s New Explore Virginia Collection – Discounted & Free Passes

Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL) users can now check out passes to Virginia museums and historic sites through the library’s new Explore Virginia collection. Find out which of the ten Virginia Museums you get a discount through...More Info

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Discount tickets for attractions in Williamsburg & Yorktown

Looking for discounted tickets to your favorite spots in Williamsburg?  Here is our big list of discounts for locals and visitors!  See all the offers

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Great Wolf Lodge Groupon Offer - Day Passes & Overnight!

Check out these specials...Single-Day Passes for 1, 2 or 4 with 1 Pizza, 2L Soda. Overnight discounts and more! See the offer here

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How to get a Colonial Williamsburg Good Neighbor Pass and why it is a Great Deal!

Colonial Williamsburg’s Good Neighbor Pass – a local’s best deal to the historic area!

For the Month of May it is ON SALE!
The Colonial Williamsburg’s Good Neighbor Pass (GNP) will give you 365 days of access to the entire historic areas and discounts on shopping!

Who is eligible?* visit here for zip codes and details! 

Free Admission for Locals* to the Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

To show appreciation for their neighbors and to honor their commitment to the area, local residents receive free admission to Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown with proof of residency. Who is eligible?* visit here for zip codes and details! 


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Review: Loch Ness Monster Re-Opens at Busch Gardens!! We were greeted by Duncan!

Loch Ness Monster is celebrating 46 years at Busch Gardens. After being shut down last fall, the ride has returned with new sights, sounds and surprises!! We got the chance to talk to park staff and ride the infamous coaster. Read our review here.

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Burg Shirts! Get your Burg Wear!

Unisex Tshirts that show your love of The Burg while being fashionable and oh, so soft! New Colors just in! Check out all options online. Shirt in photo is Heather Slate.


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Do you see our Daily Funny posted at 6:45 a.m. daily? This is the most popular one from this past week!

We post a "Daily Funny" every morning at 6:45 am on our Facebook, Twitter & Instagram accounts. The funny above was the most popular one last week. Follow us and check in every morning for a laugh! Just click the social icons below and "follow"

Our Daily Calendar has great things to do - some online but more and more are now in person!

Check out our Daily Calendar and find fun things to do with you friends and family!  More Info

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