Schedule of Events

2020 Special Events
Schedule is subject to change

More detail about certain events will be posted as it becomes available.
  • Saturday, March 28: PUBLIC ARCHEOLOGY OPENS at Historic Jamestowne
  • Sat. and Sun., April 4 & 5: YORKTOWN CIVIL WAR WEEKEND, Sat. 10 AM to 5 PM & Sun. 12 to 5 PM
NATIONAL PARK WEEK April 18 –April 26
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  • Saturday, April 18: Junior Ranger Day – FEE Free Day
  • Sunday, April 19: Volunteer Day
  • Monday, April 20: Military Monday
  • Tuesday, April 21: Transportation Tuesday
  • Wednesday, April 22: Earth Day (Wild Wednesday)
  • Thursday, April 23: Throwback Thursday
  • Friday, April 24: Friendship Friday
  • Saturday, April 25: Park Rx Day
  • Saturday, April 25: Royal Artillery Fires 6 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield Times: 11:15; 12:15; 1:15; 2:15
  • Sunday, April 26: Bark Ranger Day
  • Sunday, April 26: Lamb’s Artillery fires 18 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield Times: 12:15; 1:15; 2:15; 3:15 Saturday, May 11 Jamestown Day
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  • Saturday, May 11: Jamestown Day
  • Saturday, May 16: Royal Artillery Fires 6 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield. Times: 11:15; 12:15; 1:15; 2:15
  • Sunday, May 17: Lamb’s Artillery fires 18 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield. Times: 12:15; 1:15; 2:15; 3:15
  • Saturday, June 6: National Trails Day
  • Saturday, June 6: Royal Artillery Fires 6 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield. Times: 11:15; 12:15; 1:15; 2:15
  • Sunday, June 21: Lamb’s Artillery fires 18 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield Times: 12:15; 1:15; 2:15; 3:15
  • Saturday, July 4: Independence Day (Please be aware of extra traffic and parking issues at Yorktown Battlefield on July 4 ).
  • Saturday, July 5: Lamb’s Artillery fires 18 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield Times: 12:15; 1:15; 2:15; 3:15
  • Saturday, July 18: Royal Artillery Fires 6 pounder cannon. Yorktown Battlefield. Times: 11:15; 12:15; 1:15; 2:15
  • 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.

Last updated: January 31, 2020

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Colonial National Historical Park - Yorktown Battlefield
P.O. Box 210

Yorktown , VA 23690

Phone:

(757) 898-2410

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