Local Events Archives for 2022-04

2022 Yorktown Market Days

Winner of Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Best Farmers Market in Hampton Roads for three years running—Yorktown Market Days is your one-stop-shop for seasonal produce; fresh poultry, eggs, and milk; beef, pork, and seafood; artisan bread and scratch-made desserts; honey, jams, and sauces; flowers, plants, and herbs; coffee, tea, fresh-pressed juices, and wine; high-quality art; and even gourmet dog treats! With sweeping views of the beautiful York River, the location is both unique and memorable.

 

Yorktown Market Days has been serving the Peninsula for more than 15 years. The Market is a way for families of all economic backgrounds to access fresh, nutritious food as close to the source as possible—the region’s farmers, chefs, and food artisans. Yorktown Market Days is also a proud participant in the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

 

This season includes 32 weekly markets with several themed Saturdays offering extended hours and additional fun activities such as live trade demonstrations, educational programming, performances by the Fifes and Drums of York Town, and family photo opportunities. Highlights include but are not limited to, the Pirate Invasion Market, Vintage Market, Fun in the Sun Market, First Responders Markets, Fall Festival, Harvest Festival, and Paws at the River. The Market runs Saturdays through the end of October, rain or shine, with the exceptions of May 7 and October 1

 

2022 Themed Markets

July 16: Fun in the Sun Market
August 6: National Farmers Market Week
September 10: First Responders Market

October 8: Fall Festival
October 29: Paws at the River Market
November 12: Maritime Festival
November 19: Harvest Festival
December 10: Mistletoe Market

 

Free parking is available at the Riverwalk Landing parking terrace, York Hall, York-Poquoson Courthouse, County Administration Building, and other designated public parking lots. The complimentary, wheelchair-accessible Yorktown Trolley starts at 10 a.m. on Market Days and makes several convenient stops throughout town.

 

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Special thanks to the 2022 Barn Raising Sponsor State Farm Agent Mark Irwin and Cultivator Sponsor Langley Federal Credit Union. Additional recognition goes to Harvester Sponsor Amory Funeral Home for entertainment, Seed Sower Sponsor Parks Orthodontics for providing kid-friendly activities, and Friend of the Market Sponsor Fox Pest Control.

Yorktown Riverwalk Piers

Dock your boat and take advantage of our beautiful beach, restaurants, and special events!

The Riverwalk Landing Piers provide docking for overnight stays and transient boaters. Tie up and step ashore to grab a bite to eat or do a little shopping. Take advantage of prime parking on the water for our outdoor concerts, Yorktown Market Days, and festivals.

Notes for Boaters: The piers provide 1,200 linear feet of dockage. Electrical, water, and sewer pump-out is available pier side. The concrete floating pier system allows for a constant 28" above-water elevation. The depths at dockside range from 27' to 50' on well over 1,000 feet of dock frontage space. 

A second pier is located behind Riverwalk Restaurant and provides additional docking. This smaller pier offers similar amenities as the T-pier. Mooring balls are available for use if desired. A private shower and restroom facility is also provided for our guests who arrive by water.

 

For Additional Info:

·(757) 890-5900

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