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Liberty Celebration

Salute the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Observe tactical drills, take part in a variety of military exercises, and learn about the challenges that faced our nation’s founders, including those who signed the historic document. More

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American Indian Intertribal Powwow

Join in a two-day celebration of song and dance by members of American Indian tribes with storytelling and a film presentation. Among the featured singers will be Thunder Voices of the Lumbee, from Lumberton, N.C.; Pretty Elk Singers of the Lakota, from Lancaster, Pa.; and The White Buffalo Singers of the Lakota, from Rosebud, S.D.

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Yorktown Victory Celebration & New Museum Preview

The 235th anniversary of America’s momentous 1781 Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown is celebrated with hands-on military experiences, artillery firings, and a preview of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown with the debut of the new introductory film and exhibition galleries. Commemorative events take place on October 19 at Yorktown Battlefield and in historic Yorktown.

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Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia

Explore colonial Virginia foodways during a three-day event beginning on Thanksgiving Day.  At Jamestown Settlement, learn how food was gathered, preserved and prepared by Powhatan Indians and English colonists. At the Yorktown Victory Center, learn about typical Revolutionary War soldiers’ fare and trace the farm's bounty from field to kitchen.

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A Colonial Christmas

Experience centuries-old holiday traditions and, December 23-31, festivities featuring period musical entertainment and appearances at Jamestown Settlement by the Lord of Misrule.

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