Yorktown Market Days!
Saturday, May 11
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Yorktown Market Days’ annual Wellness Market on Saturday, May 11, includes all your healthy farm-to-table and dock-to-dish favorites with some added demonstrations and free fun for the whole family. NEW this year will be a rock climbing wall set up on the Fountain Green. This is the ninth year of the program, presented by York County Parks and Recreation and York County Tourism Development.
In addition to the regular weekly market, guests will find a fitness section to enjoy demonstrations, gather information, participate in exercise classes, and meet with local wellness vendors. Several free interactive fitness activities for kids have been added this year and will be on and around the grassy area near the Fountain.
Schedule of Demonstrations & Outdoor Classes
8:00 am – 3:00 pm – Variety of music and hits by DJ Ron Herrick
HEALTHY COOKING DEMONSTRATION:
10:30 am – Grunow’s Kitchen, Chefs Sheree Curry and Patricia Grunow
FREE FAMILY FUN:
(Fountain Grassy Area)
8:00 am – 3:00 pm – Archery Demonstrations, hula hooping, hop scotch, and jump roping
11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Rock Climbing Wall
(Freight Shed Grassy Area)
8:00 am – Kids Fitness Activities
9:00 am – 1 pm – Segway Demonstrations
11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Face Painting
(Riverwalk Landing Stage)
10:00 am – 10:15 am – Action Arts Academy USA
10:30 am – 10:45 am – Jazzercise Williamsburg
11:00 am – 11:15 pm – Action Arts Academy USA
11:30 pm – 11:45 pm – Zumba with Victory Family YMCA
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – Center Stage Academy
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm – Country Bootleggers Dance Studio
1:15 pm – 1:30 pm – Center Stage Academy
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm – Zumba presented by Jennifer Collins
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm – Jazzercise Williamsburg
Guests won’t want to miss the healthy chef cooking demonstration by Grunow Kitchen’s at 10:30 when Chefs Sheree Curry and Patricia Grunow whip up an easy healthy meal guests can make at home. The crowd will receive a printed copy of recipes for Bean Salad and Shrimp Chimichurri, with many of the fresh ingredients for sale by the market’s farmers, artisans, and specialty vendors.
The market is also the perfect opportunity for parents to register for York County Parks & Recreation’s summer programs, including summer youth sports and special interest camps; the Summer Fun playground program; the Safety Town program for rising kindergarten students; Special Recreation Camp for children with special needs. Citizens also can learn more about youth and adult instructional and fitness classes, as well as summer activities at the Senior Center of York.
|9Round Kickboxing||Jazzercise Williamsburg|
|Abetter U||Lackey Clinic|
|Action Arts Academy USA||My Gym Children’s Fitness Center|
|Back in Motion||Patriot Tours & Provisions|
|Centerstage Academy||Pure Barre|
|Colonial Gastroenterology Associates||Riverside Wellness & Fitness Center|
|Country Bootleggers Dance Studio||Southeastern Virginia Health System|
|Dermatology Consultants of Gloucester||Space Walk of Yorktown|
|Faster Way to Fat Loss||Tidewater Dental Arts|
|Full Circle Kung Fu||Victory Family YMCA|
|Garden of Zen Yoga Studio||Virginia Health Services|
|Hampton Roads Combat||York County Mosquito Control|
|In Balance Mobile Yoga Studio, LLC||York County Parks and Recreation & York County Tourism Development|
|Integrated Dermatology of Newport News||Zumba Presented by Jennifer Collins|
York County’s waterfront farmers market was just voted OVERALL GOLD winner for “Best Farmers Market” in Hampton Roads. The market is one of the most unique in the Tidewater Area—offering spectacular views of the York River; live weekly entertainment; food trucks; chef cooking demonstrations on select weeks; and a variety of vendors and artists! Markets run on Saturdays through the end of October, rain or shine, with the exceptions of this Saturday, May 4, and October 5.
This year’s market season brings several special extended markets that include everything from a Paws at the River Pet Day, to a new Maritime Market, and also a Fall Festival—all geared toward families and kids. Visit www.yorktownmarketdays.com for the complete schedule.