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Greater Williamsburg "Scrumptious Festival"

Enjoy Yorktown’s Tour for the Taste Buds during Greater Williamsburg’s “Scrumptious” Weekend

Yorktown is pleased to partner with Culturefix for a regional culinary festival featuring food, drink, music and art in Greater Williamsburg. The four-day event, April 25 – 28, is designed to increase visitation to the destination by showcasing some of the area’s amazing restaurants, breweries, wineries, chefs and musicians.

The festival kicks off Thursday, April 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Riverwalk Landing with the Yorktown Tapas Crawl featuring delicious menus and select alcohol pairings at three waterfront restaurants. The menu will appeal to seafood fans, craft beer lovers and anyone with an undeniable sweet tooth! 

Customers start at Riverwalk Restaurant with a choice of a draft beer, glass of red or white wine or specialty cocktail. The menu includes a beautiful Seafood Charcuterie of cured salmon, ahi tuna, and octopus salami served with French bread, pickled onion, dill cream cheese and wasabi aioli.

Next up, at Water Street Grille, the group will get a choice of a 12-oz draft beer selection, glass of selected red or white wine, or a specialty cocktail offering. Drinks are paired with a tantalizing trio: Mac & Cheese Eggroll, Crispy Fried Oyster and Flash Fried Zucchini.

They’ll finish up the night at Carrot Tree for a taste of the bakery’s legendary Desserts: Opera Cake, Tiramisu, and a delicious éclair.

Tickets are $60 and can be purchased online.

 

Other Scrumptious Festival Highlights

Each of the below events is on the green, under a tent, on the lawn of the Williamsburg Community Building on N. Boundary St.  

Thursday, April 25: “Live on the Green” is a free community concert featuring Slapnation. Yorktown Market Days Food Truck Matchsticks BBQ and FoodaTude will be on site selling dinner. York County breweries Virginia Beer Company and Alewerks along with Billsburg Brewery, the Williamsburg Winery and Precarious Beer Project will also be set up from 6 to 10 p.m. This event is FREE and open to the public.

 Friday, April 26:  “Foodapalooza of Taste” takes place at 6:30 p.m. with eleven phenomenal chefs from Hampton Roads most popular restaurants preparing small plates served with wine, beer and unique cocktails. Adding to the ambiance is a live performance from Good Shot Judy. Tickets are $75 per person with proceeds to support Williamsburg Area Meals on Wheels.

 Saturday, April 27: “Young and Hungry” featuring six of the region’s youngest and most progressive chefs as they prepare a six-course menu utilizing ingredients from our region’s best local sources. Complete menu available here. Tickets are $93.

 Sunday, April 28: The sixth annual “Williamsburg Craft Beer Festival” takes place from noon to 5 p.m. and will feature 50 craft beers from 25 craft breweries. Tickets are $35 for general admission and $60 for VIP which includes a complimentary tasting glass and unlimited pours. 100% of the proceeds from the event will go to local non-profits including Avalon Center; Bacon Street Youth and Family Services; Here for the Girls, Inc; Literacy for Life; Williamsburg Rotary Club; and Aspire Young Professionals of Greater Williamsburg.

 

This is just a small taste of all the amazing events planned for the weekend. Please see the below contact information to learn more.

For More Information:

Scrumptious Festival Information at www.scrumptiouswilliamsburg.com

Pirates Invade Yorktown at www.visityorktown.org

Culturefix President Steve Rose: 757-592-4289

York County Tourism Development: 757-890-3500

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