2020 Special Events

The following are special events scheduled for 2020 for all of Colonial National Historical Park including Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. Detailed information will be posted when it becomes available.

Schedule is subject to change. Covid 19 may prevent scheduled events from taking place.

 
  • Saturday, August 1: First Assembly Day at Historic Jamestowne
  • Saturday, August 15: First Africans Commemoration at Historic Jamestowne
  • Saturday, August 15: Royal Artillery Fires 6 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield. Times: 11:15; 12:15; 1:15; 2:15
  • Sunday, August 16: Lamb’s Artillery fires 18 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield Times: 12:15; 1:15; 2:15; 3:15
  • Tuesday, August 25: National Park Service Birthday – FEE Free Day=
  • Sunday, September 13: Lamb’s Artillery fires 18 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield Times: 12:15; 1:15; 2:15; 3:15
  • Saturday, September 19: Bacon’s Rebellion at Historic Jamestowne. Special Day tour and Evening Walking Tour - Free with paid day admission to the park.
  • Saturday, September 26: NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY –FEE FREE DAY
  • Saturday, September 26: Royal Artillery Fires 6 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield. Times: 11:15; 12:15; 1:15; 2:15
  • Sat. and Sun., Sept 26-27: “BEFORE THE SIEGE: THE BRITISH ARMY IN YORKTOWN,” 9 AM to 5 PM Details will posted at a later time.
  • Saturday, October 10: VIRGINIA ARCHEOLOGY MONTH. Historic Jamestowne
  • Sunday, October 11: Lamb’s Artillery fires 18 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield Times: 12:15; 1:15; 2:15; 3:15
  • Saturday, October 17: Royal Artillery Fires 6 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield. Times: 11:15; 12:15; 1:15; 2:15
  • Monday, October 19: YORKTOWN DAY. Details to come.
  • Saturday, October 24: Tales of "The Devil, the Witches and the Enchanters..." Historic Jamestowne Special Evening program with additional ticket charge.
  • Sunday, November 1: Lamb’s Artillery fires 18 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield Times: 12:15; 1:15; 2:15; 3:15
  • Saturday, November 7: American Indian Month. Historic Jamestowne
  • Wednesday, November 11: Veteran’s Day – FEE Free Day
  • Saturday, November 14: Royal Artillery Fires 6 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield. Times: 11:15; 12:15; 1:15; 2:15
  • Fri. & Sat., December 11 & 12: A COLONIAL CHRISTMAS: TRADITIONS & PASTIMES. Yorktown Fri. 6:30 to 8 PM & Sat. 10 AM to 3 PM. York. Details to come
  • Saturday, December 12: "At Christmas be mery" Historic Jamestowne. Special Evening program with additional ticket charge. Details to come.

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Last updated: May 28, 2020

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