All about Jamestown Beach Event Park in Williamsburg Virginia
Jamestown Beach Event Park is a family and dog-friendly beach that’s open daily 8 a.m. – sunset. The beachfront park features picnic areas (some shaded) with charcoal grills; a designated fishing area (freshwater license is required); an observation pier (for viewing only); outdoor rinse stations; paddle craft launch/loading/storage area; and a concession facility where ice cream, hot dogs, burgers, drinks and snacks are sold. Kayaks are rented Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
This fully accessible park features an ADA-accessible walkway, parking, restrooms, outdoor rinse stations, picnic area and grill, and a beach mat that provides direct access to the river—a floating beach chair is available for guests who request water access accommodation Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day.
While there is no parking fee for James City County and City of Williamsburg residents (must physically reside in the County or City), there are parking fees for nonresident for the summer season at Jamestown Beach Event Park.
Parking fees are charged for nonresidents visiting Jamestown Beach Event Park, Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. Effective Saturday, May 28 through Monday, Sept. 5, the nonresident fee is charged Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and on weekends and holidays from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
There is no parking fee for James City County or City of Williamsburg residents; however, proof of physical residency is required. To avoid paying the parking fee, residents should bring with them proof of residency such as a valid driver’s license or valid Virginia identification card that shows current address. If the driver’s license or identification card does not show current address, residents may present a current lease agreement, utility bill or voter registration card along with ID.
Parking decals for residents are no longer issued; however, previously issued decals are still valid, provided the decal is readable. Decals which are not readable will no longer be valid and will not be replaced.
Parking Fees for Non-Residents for 2022:
Passenger Vehicle (up to 8 passengers):
Weekends & Holidays: $10
High Occupancy Vehicle (9-15 passengers):
Weekends & Holidays: $20
Bus (16 or more passengers):
Weekends & Holidays: $30
Jamestown Beach Event Park is located at 2205 Jamestown Road. Please stop at the gate for payment of fees (cash, credit/debit cards and checks accepted) or to provide proof of residency. For more information, call 757-259-5360 or visit us at https://jamescitycountyva.gov/756/Parks-Trails#jccparksrec