October 1-26: Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens Williamsburg transforms into The Dark Side of the Gardens during October. Get your fill of haunted houses, scare zones, and scary shows. The park is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for Howl-O-Scream.
October 2: Williamsburg Gallery Crawl
Climb aboard deluxe chartered buses and let them take you around town to visit Williamsburg’s best art galleries, all while enjoying great wines and cheese. Tickets are $40 per person and include a collectible wine glass. Tickets available online.
From noon-6pm at Historic Yorktown sample wines from some of the best wineries in Virginia during the Yorktown Wine Festival. Tasting tickets cost $25 in advance or $30 at the festival.
The streets around Colonial Williamsburg will be the scene for the annual An Occasion for the Arts outdoor art show. There will be something for everyone with youth art exhibits and activities, live entertainment, fine arts and crafts, and food and drinks. From 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday.
Riverwalk Landing will have hayrides, a hay maze, pumpkin patch, children’s activities, and live music during the annual fall celebration. The event is free and runs from 8am-3pm.
Featuring over 60 varied artisans & 2 stages of live music. Festival presented each month by the Blue Talon Bistro. Be sure to check out all of the artists coming to Prince George Street for 2nd Sundays. Held from 11am-5pm.
Yorktown Battlefield will have special ceremonies, demonstrations, and a parade to commemorate the 233rd anniversary of the victory at Yorktown.
Enroll in “A School for the Soldier” and drill with wooden muskets, apply tactical skills during mock combat, and learn about a soldier’s sleeping quarters and provisions during the Yorktown Victory Celebration. There will be military life and artillery demonstrations Saturday and Sunday.