Maritime Market Festival – Yorktown Market Days on Saturday, November 11

Maritime Market Festival – Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, November 11, 2023
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Riverwalk Landing

It is the Annual Maritime Market at Yorktown Market Days. Pirates โ€œARRRRโ€ going to invade the waterfront to teach curious kids about seafaring life, and there will be educational information for mariners of all ages. Join the buccaneers for a live sea shanties singalong on the Riverwalk Landing Stage. Kids can also make crafts for their โ€œmateysโ€, get their face painted or join buccaneers for a live sea shanties singalong. This is an extended farmers market, where you can sample some of the best seafood in the area, like oysters, lobster rolls, and shrimp. Artisans will be selling nautical-inspired jewelry and art. There are ๐’Ž๐’๐’“๐’† ๐’•๐’‰๐’‚๐’ ๐Ÿ“๐ŸŽ ๐’—๐’†๐’๐’…๐’๐’“๐’” coming to this special market (see vendors attending)! You can even sing along to live sea shanties on the Riverwalk Landing Stage or join in the “Tea Party” reenactment!

โ€œSeasโ€ the day by sampling some of the best seafood in the area, including oysters, lobster rolls, and shrimp. Guests can also shop for nautical-inspired art and jewelry.

Schedule of Events:

9 ๐˜ข.๐˜ฎ. ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ 3 ๐˜ฑ.๐˜ฎ.

โš“๏ธBlacksmith demos in front of the LOVE Letters next to the Yorktown Freight Shed

โš“๏ธ Tall ship ๐˜“๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข will be docked at Riverwalk Landing Piers.

โš“๏ธ Market vendors and food trucks at Riverwalk Landing

โš“๏ธ Pirate encampment in front of Water Street Grille

โš“๏ธ Workboat displays and tours at Riverwalk Landing Piers

10 ๐˜ข.๐˜ฎ. ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ 3 ๐˜ฑ.๐˜ฎ.

๐ŸŽถClan MacCool Band will perform on the Riverwalk Landing Stage.

๐ŸŽจ Face painting behind the Freight

โš“๏ธ History Fair inside the Freight Shed featuring:

– Boat historian Bill Height

– Deltaville Maritime Museum

– Historian and author Larry Chowning

– Hudgins Horn Harbor

– Watkins Boat Models

– WORKBOAT LIFE

โœ‚๏ธ Kids crafts (while supplies last) behind the Freight Shed

12 ๐˜ฑ.๐˜ฎ.

โ˜•๏ธ Yorktown Tea Party Reenactment will occur at Riverwalk Landing Piers.

It’s going to be an exciting day to pay tribute to Virginia’s history and heritage by honoring, celebrating, and preserving the proud traditions of the men and women who have made a living for centuries on the Chesapeake Bay and its estuaries, including the York River.

Learn more at VisitYorktown.org


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