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Get ready for Yorktown Fun in November! Yorktown, Virginia, makes up a third of the Historic Triangle, offering riverfront charm and fun every season of the year. Yorktown is steeped in American history, and is home to many famous sites that played roles in both the American Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Besides its dedication to preserving and sharing early American history with visitors, Yorktown also boasts shopping, dining, and recreation unique to its geography.
If you haven’t paid a visit to Yorktown yet, plan a fun weekend getaway this season!
McReynolds Athletic Complex
Saturday, November 6
This popular fall event is a one-day-only shopping experience, offering shoppers beautiful, one-of-a-kind antique and vintage wares. Local vendors and artists will fill the outdoor market with restored furniture, hard-to-find collectibles, selections of vintage clothing and jewelry, upcycled treasures and more! Enjoy live music, food trucks, snack vendors and other concessions. Parking is free, and transportation will be provided to shuttle visitors back and forth to their vehicles.
Yorktown Market Days a unique waterfront farmers market offering spectacular views of the York River with food trucks and a variety of vendors and artists! Shop for seasonal produce, fresh seafood, meats, breads, honey, gourmet dog treats, and a beautiful display of work from local artists. Into the holiday months, you’ll find several extended markets with fun family-friendly activities!
Saturday, November 13
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Maritime Market is a nautical twist on a farmers market, with seafood vendors and food trucks, nautical-inspired art, a pirate encampment, colonial reenactments, and more!
Saturday, November 20
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Come to the Harvest Market on November 20 to see a live animal show, a petting zoo, a balloon artist, a log carving demonstration, a pie eating contest, hayrides and a hay maze for the kids, live entertainment and much more!
Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
November 26 & 27
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Anyone who’s hosted Thanksgiving knows what a labor of love it is to prepare traditional Thanksgiving dishes for any size crowd. But do you ever wonder how early Americans cooked a feast without the help of microwaves, electric stoves and refrigerators? Or how they preserved foods that spoiled easily? Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown can answer these questions and more. This Thanksgiving, explore centuries-old cooking techniques at Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia, a two-day event that lets you step back in time to discover the history behind traditions we continue to hold so dearly each and every year.
Yorktown Ghost Walks offers guests a fun and educational experience. Learn true historical accounts and ghostly tales from the area’s only ghost tour led by real paranormal investigators! Reserve your spot and learn more here!
We hope you have the chance to enjoy some of this awesome Yorktown fun in November! As always, finish up your days of adventure at your home away from home, King’s Creek.