The 233rd anniversary of America's decisive Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown will be marked with a weekend celebration, with a variety of engaging hands-on military interpretive programs and tours on Saturday and Sunday, October 18 and 19, at Yorktown Battlefield and the Yorktown Victory Center. A commemorative ceremony and patriotic parade will be held on Sunday, October 19 – Yorktown Day – in historic Yorktown and at Yorktown Battlefield.
The Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution, will feature musket and artillery demonstrations, and hands-on interpretive programs at re-creations of a Continental Army encampment and 1780s farm. Admission is $9.75 for adults and $5.50 for ages 6 through 12. Children under 6 are admitted free.
The National Park Service at Yorktown Battlefield, site of the climactic 1781 siege, effectively ending the American Revolutionary War, will offer a variety of tours and talks highlighting the 1781 siege of Yorktown. Yorktown Battlefield admission on Saturday, October 18, is $10.00 per adult, and those under age 16 admitted are free. Admission on October 19, is free as part of the Yorktown Day celebration.
Admission Fee: Yorktown Victory Center admission is $9.75 for adults and $5.50 for ages 6-12. Save 20% with a combination ticket to Jamestown Settlement, a museum of 17th-century Virginia: $20.50 adults; $10.25 ages 6-12. Children under 6 are free. Free parking. Tickets and packages available with other Williamsburg area attractions.
Last Updated: 7/29/2014 1:54 PM