From live music, to festivals, to special events – Here’s our top picks for can’t-miss things to do in Williamsburg this weekend!

November 8

ChowderFest 

Friday, November 8, 6:30 – 9:30pm – part of the annual Wonderful Williamsburg Weekend! Get ready to sample scrumptious chowder from local Williamsburg restaurants at ChowderFest…. $20 per person. Event features Amber Ox, Precarious Beer, Berret’s Seafood, Craft 31, Opus 9, FoodaTude, The Hound’s Tale, Waypoint Seafood & Grill, Williamsburg Winery and many others! Plus, delicious oysters will be available for purchase from Big Island Aquaculture and beer from local breweries The Virginia Beer Company, Precarious Beer Project, Alewerks Brewing Company & Billsburg Brewery. Location: The Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, 326 Francis Street W

Jamestown Get Down at Billsburg Brewery

Jamestown Get Down brings you live music every Friday night from great local and regional bands. Admission is free and a food trucks will be onsite. Nov 8, 6-9pm Live music performed by Rider! Billsburg Brewery 2054 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

November 9

Noktoberfest

Saturday, November 9, 5-9pm – part of the annual Wonderful Williamsburg Weekend! Come and experience an authentic Octoberfest event under a huge heated tent with endless pretzels and beer, served by beer maids and men in traditional lederhosen. Specially brewed beer from our fabulous Williamsburg Breweries. Prost Food truck will be serving Fabulous German fare for purchase, and long communal tables will make for a celebration to remember. Signature beer glass included. Fabulous Polka music with a twist performed by New York’s Polka Brothers. NoktoberFest will feature endless pretzels from LMNz Twizted Pretzel. $20 per person. Location: The Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, 326 Francis Street W

Williamsburg Farmers Market

Visit the Market for local Virginia products including fresh seasonal produce, meats, seafood, baked goods, honey, cheese, cut flowers, handmade soaps, and more. To view the complete list of vendors, click here. Saturday, November 9, 8 AM – 12 PM. Merchants Square- Williamsburg 134 N Henry Street

Yorktown’s Maritime Market

Saturday Nov 9, 9am – 3pm. During this extended farmers market, sample some of the best seafood in the area including oysters, clam chowder, and Virginia blue crabs. Don’t miss two amazing seafood chef demonstrations. Chef Tina at Coastal Thirst will be making her Garlic Lime Shrimp over Avocado-Cilantro Lime Slaw and Chef Brian at Riverwalk Restaurant will show us how to make the perfect Lobster Roll! Plus nautical-inspired arts and crafts, pirates, Coast Guard vessel tours, hands-on activities and programs, a performance by the Royal Atlantic Band and more! FREE! Riverwalk Landing, 425 Water St, Yorktown, Virginia.

November 10

2nd Sunday

Nov 10, 11am-4pm. Williamsburg’s street fair held March – December featuring 75+ unique artisans & musicians along 4 blocks on Prince George Street near Colonial Williamsburg. Family friendly atmosphere offers face painting, craft projects, arts and crafts, local authors, live music and performances, plus food vendors and more! 420 Prince George St, Williamsburg, Virginia.

November 10 2nd Sunday lineup:

Cowboys Uncorked

Sunday, Nov 10 6pm – 9pm. Annual fundraiser held at the Williamsburg Winery to benefit Dream Catchers. Wessex & Westbury Halls at the Winery are transformed into a western town – complete with a DJ, country line dancing lessons, western whiskey bar, jail house, gunslinger quick draw contest, “hats & boots” contest & more. It is rodeo themed with cowboy fare (bar-b-que, brisket, chili, beer, wine, whiskey & sarsaparilla). Wear your boots & jeans and leave the heels & wingtips at home! $75 per person. Williamsburg Winery, 5800 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Veg Out at the Virginia Beer Company

Sunday Nov 10, 2pm – 7pm featuring plant based menus from Bumbling Bee by Cast Iron Catering Co. and LOKAL Café — plus live music by Scott Varney Music until 5pm. Year Round pints will support a local animal focused non-profit, and you can enjoy all-Vegan fare during the inaugural Big, Fat, Sexy, & Beyond: Vegan Sunday! 401 Second Street, Williamsburg.

All Weekend Nov 8-10

Williamsburg Players Cheaper By The Dozen

Friday Nov 8 8pm-10pm, Saturday Nov 9 2pm-4pm and 8pm-10pm. More dates are available! Since 1957, Williamsburg Players has produced community theater in Williamsburg, Virginia – named ‘Best Performing Arts Venue’ on the Peninsula by Coastal Virginia Magazine.  Cheaper By The Dozen, a family comedy, runs November 8 – 24, 2019. 200 Hubbard Ln, Williamsburg.

Kings Dominion Deals

Get unlimited visits and free parking at the lowest price of the year! Includes Soak City, Halloween Haunt and WinterFest. Or choose the Pre-K Pass which grants complimentary admission to children age three to five years for the entire public operating season. Learn more


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