Yorktown Market Days kicks off its regular season with weekly farmers markets on Saturdays. Enjoy spectacular views of the York River, live music, food trucks and a fantastic variety of vendors and artists at Riverwalk Landing.
The Go Green Market, in recognition of the month’s Earth Day Celebrations, runs Saturday April 10, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
In collaboration with York County’s Department of Public Works and the York County Beautification Committee, there will be free family activities and educational exhibits to help promote environmental sustainability.
GIVEAWAY: a limited supply of reusable shopping bags will be handed out as giveaways. All shoppers are encouraged to bring their own reusable bags for stocking up on market goods.
LIVE Music: The Fifes and Drums perform at 9 a.m. followed by live entertainment from SOJORN.
Check out the other events going on in Historic Yorktown on April 10th including a Chili Cook Off and Revolutionary encampments!
The Yorktown Market Days was voted Best Farmers Market in Hampton Roads and it runs Every Saturday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. until October 31 (with the exceptions of May 1, July 3 and October 2).
Seasonal produce; fresh poultry, eggs, and milk; beef, pork and seafood; artisan breads and scratch-made desserts; honey, jams, and sauces; flowers, plants, and herbs; coffee, tea, fresh-pressed juices, and wine; high-quality art; and even gourmet dog treats! AND all the beautiful local art!
Markets are rain or shine because they can move into the large parking garage at the river front. During the regular season, and even into the holiday months, you’ll find several extended markets with fun family-friendly themes! Themed markets are listed below – keep scrolling!
2021 Themed Yorktown Farmers Markets
April 10: Go Green Market (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
April 17: Sister Cities French Market (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
April 24: Pirate Invasion Market (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
May 8: Wellness Market (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
August 7: National Farmers Market Week (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
October 9: Fall Market (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
October 16: First Responders Market (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
October 30: Paws at the River (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
November 13: Maritime Market (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
November 20: Harvest Festival (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
December 11: Mistletoe Market (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
All pandemic safety procedures remain in place to help keep customers and vendors safe, including required spacing between vendors and a setup to avoid congestion in typically high-traffic areas. Market vendors, artists, and staff are required to wear face coverings when interacting with customers who are less than six feet away.
Customers are also encouraged to wear face coverings. Hand sanitizer stations will be available and signs will be posted stating that no one with symptoms or known exposure to COVID-19 in the previous 14 days is permitted to shop at the market.
Location & Parking:
Just put 331 Water Street into your GPS. Free parking is available at the Riverwalk Landing parking terrace, York Hall, York-Poquoson Courthouse, County Administration Building, and other designated public parking lots. The complimentary, wheelchair accessible Yorktown Trolley is available for this market, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with several convenient stops throughout town.
Come see why Yorktown Market Days are the GOLD winner of Best Farmers Market in all of Hampton Roads for the second year in a row by the readers of Coastal Virginia Magazine.
All events are subject to postponement or cancellation due to COVID-19
Presented by York County & Riverwalk Landing
Pre-Order Options Available with Select Vendors!
Yorktown Farmers Market Accept SNAP!
Yorktown Market Days is excited to participate in the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to help ensure all families in our community have access to fresh fruits, vegetables, and other healthy food options. Qualifying participants will be able to purchase special tokens with their SNAP-EBT cards they can then use at participating vendors. NEW this year, the market also participates in Virginia’s Fresh Match Program. SNAP customers get one dollar for every dollar they spend on fruits and vegetables. It’s easy! Just visit our information tent at the market to learn more.
In addition to SNAP-EBT cards, many vendors accept credit cards. However, some only take cash. ATMs are conveniently located at Ben & Jerry’s and Yorktown Pub.