Special Events


James City County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of large special events that provide unique year-round experiences for residents and tourists. Below is a list of annual events – for more specific information about dates of current offerings, please refer to the Special Events section of the Destination Recreation Activity Brochure.

Featured Event: Boo Bash at the Beach!

Oct. 20, 1-4 p.m. at Jamestown Beach Event Park

Enjoy a day at the beach with a Halloween twist! Costumes welcome. Trick or Treating on site for children ages 12 and younger. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Hands-on activities, music, games, pumpkin carving and decorating ($), first-come, first-served while supplies last. Food for purchase and much more! Outdoor event. Weather permitting; call the activities hotline for any changes in schedule. Admission is $5 per car (cash or check). 2205 Jamestown Road in Williamsburg.

Boo Bash at the Beach

  1. Jan./Feb.
  2. March/April
  3. May/June
  4. July/Aug.
  5. Sept./Oct.
  6. Nov./Dec.
  7. Concessionaires

Fitness Open House - Jan. 12

Now is the time! It’s a New Year, time to start new healthy habits! Land and aquatic instructors will be available to discuss their classes, formats and typical modifications with you in a personal setting. Participate in mini classes throughout the morning. Sentara nurses will be available to administer health screening. Raffle prizes and more! No registration required.