Yorktown Market Days – Season Kick Off Event! Don’t miss it!
The season starts on April 11, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and is free
York County’s 14th annual waterfront farmers market kicks off Saturday, April 11, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Riverwalk Landing.
The Yorktown Farmers’ Market was voted Best Farmers Market in Hampton Roads and it runs Every Saturday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (April 11 – October 31 – except May 2, July 4 & October 3) 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!
Yorktown Market Days waterfront farmers market is one of the most unique in Hampton Roads—offering spectacular views of the York River, live music, food trucks, chef cooking demonstrations, and a variety of vendors!
Shop for seasonal produce; fresh seafood; meats; breads; handmade soaps and candles; honey; gourmet dog treats; and a beautiful display of work from local artists and artisans. While most vendors accept credit cards, some only take cash. There are ATMs conveniently located at Ben & Jerry’s and Yorktown Pub.
Once the weekly season ends, there are three special holiday markets that include favorite Thanksgiving foods, visits from Santa, and plenty of shopping opportunities!
2020 Themed Markets
April 11: Go Green Market (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
April 18: Sister Cities French Market (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
April 25: Pirate Invasion Market (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
May 9: Wellness Market (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.) Registration Form
August 8: National Farmers Market Week (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
October 10: Fall Festival (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
October 17: First Responders Market (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
October 31: Paws at the River (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
November 14: Maritime Festival(9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
November 21: Harvest Festival (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
December 12: Mistletoe Market (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
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.
The 2020 season starts mid-April, and the market runs every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m (except May 2, July 4 & October 3) through the end of October. During the regular season, and even into the holiday months, you’ll find several extended markets with fun family-friendly themes! Check them out.
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.