Top May 2024 Events

Mark Your Calendar for these May Events around Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown areas.

Updated by Chris Murphy

The month of May is full of fun and exciting events all across Greater Williamsburg. Whether you’re searching for family-friendly events, food and drink events, live music or free festivals, you’ll have plenty of options to choose. Be sure to pick up a goWilliamsburg Visitors Guide for even more events happening throughout the year.

Throughout May on Thursday-Sunday: Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival

Flavors are in bloom at the Food & Wine Festival featuring internationally inspired tastes & sips to savor.

Embark on a culinary adventure from cork to fork with over 25 international flavors – including 8 ALL-NEW dishes and beverages. From Hawaii to Asia, the festival will take guests on a savory, sweet and scrumptious culinary trip around the world.

Enjoy sampling various specialty spirits during expert-led tasting experiences throughout the park, including Scotch Whisky & Bourbon at Acadia Traders and Wine at La Belle.

May 5: Annual Art at the River

Come joins us for the 10th Annual Art at the River juried Art Show on May 5, 2024. An array of talented artists will add a touch of creative flair to the Yorktown waterfront at the 10th Annual Art at the River Juried Art Show on Sunday, May 5, 2024. Stroll along the scenic Riverwalk from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to marvel at the incredible one-of-a-kind work on display!

May 11: Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival in Yorktown

Sample dozens of local craft beers, dig into some amazing BBQ, and listen as some of the best Blues musicians in Hampton Roads take the stage at Riverwalk Landing.

Admission also gets you into the wine garden with limited tastings and more great music! Every year, the proceeds benefit the York Foundation for Public Education.

Click here to purchase tickets to the Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival.

May 25-27: Memorial Day Weekend in Colonial Williamsburg

Join us over Memorial Day Weekend to explore America’s founding ideals and honor the men and women who died defending them.

Click here to read more about visiting Colonial Williamsburg.

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