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Events

Love food trucks, wine, and watching the daylight fade over the river? What about fresh crabs prepared any way you'd like, live music, and having fun with friends at one of Virginia's most popular fall festivals? Are you a runner looking to add new medals to your collection? Do you enjoy shopping for fresh fruit, veggies, and more at local farmers markets? How about welcoming the holidays in a quaint, historic downtown shopping district with hot chocolate, Santa, and lots of family fun? If all of those things sound great to you, we invite you to #visitwestpointkingwilliam and join us for one (or all!) of our many year-round events, featured below.

 

And, for even more to see and do around West Point and King William County, click on our events calendar to see what's happening at our local shops, farms, community organizations, and more!

 West Point & King William Restaurant Week

Locations: Anna's Italian Restaurant and Pizza, The Blue Crab of WP, Tony & George's Seafood and Italian Restaurant, Mattapony Reserve Winery, Roma Ristorante Italiano, Halterman's Eatery - Seafarer's Family, and Lovell's Place.

Dates: January 15th - 21st, 2024

Details: A culinary celebration of West Point and King William's cuisine and flavors. Learn more at visitwestpointkingwilliam.com/restaurantweek.

 Jammin' On the Point

Location: West Point Town Park (click for map)

Time: 6pm to 9pm

Details: Sponsored by the West Point Chamber of Commerce, our free Jammin' On the Point Summer Concert Series runs June through September at Town Park between 8th and 9th Streets in downtown West Point. Live bands, food, drinks, and more. Visit the Chamber's website for details: westpointvachamber.com/jamminSave the following dates for 2024! 

May 3rd: Double Down RVA

June 14th: Crazy X

July 12th: Ella Wagner

August 23rd: Artist TBA

September 6th: Sound Waves Band

 King William County Farmers Market

Location: King William County High School, 80 Cavalier Drive, King William, Virginia

Dates & Times: Follow the Market on Facebook and Instagram for updates and announcements.

Details:  Stock up on fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy products, and more at the King William County Farmers Market! 

 West Point Farmers Market

Location: The Pavilion at Riverwalk Park, 1000 Chelsea Road, West Point, Virginia (click for map)

Time: 8am to Noon

Details:  Saturday mornings from May 18, 2024 through mid-September! Stock up on fresh local produce, dairy and meat products, honey, plant seedlings, baked goods, flowers, and more! Visit our Farmers Market page here and follow the Town of West Point on Facebook for the latest vendor information.

 West Point's Food Trucks by the River

Location: The Pavilion at Riverwalk Park (click for map)

Time: 5pm to 8pm

Details: On select Friday nights in the spring, summer, and fall, join the Town of West Point for delicious food from a variety of local food trucks, wine from Gauthier Vineyard, river views, live music, sunsets, and more! Save the following dates for 2024!

 May 17th: West Point High School Jazz Band, Gauthier Vineyard, Keith's Ice Cream Truck, Small Town Burger, Carmen's Jamaican Authentic Cuisine, and The Grateful Grill RVA

June 21st: Robbie Kerns, Gauthier Vineyard, Sno-to-Go, The Scottish Pig, and Small Town Burger

July 19th: Wayne Ruotolo, Gauthier Vineyard, Sno-to-Go, True Blue BBQ, and Salty Bob's Oyster & Seafood Co.

August 16th: Dave McKenney, Gauthier Vineyard, Sno-to-Go, Don Chido, and The Tin Tub

September 20th: Jim Davidson, Gauthier Vineyard, Sno-to-Go, Creekside Catering Co., and The Grateful Grill RVA

October 18th: The Windbags, Gauthier Vineyard, Sno-to-Go, Hellenic Kouzina, and The Scottish Pig

 35th Annual Upper Mattaponi Tribe Pow Wow

Location: 13476 King William Road, King William, Virginia 23086

Date and Time: Saturday, May 25th, 2024, 10am to 5pm and Sunday, May 26th 11am to 5pm

Details: Join the Upper Mattaponi Indian Tribe for its 35th Annual Pow Wow! Visit www.umitribe.org for details. 

 West Point Chamber of Commerce Annual Benefit Gala

Location: 3510 King William Avenue, West Point, Virginia 23181

Date and Time: Saturday, June 8th, 2024, 6pm to 10pm

Details: Each year in warm summer months, the West Point Chamber of Commerce welcomes hundreds of people to its annual Gala - friends, supporters, and partners who share a common goal: to support our community members and give them a bright future. The Gala is a benefit to raise funds for the West Point Chamber of Commerce Trade Scholarship. Learn more: westpointvachamber.com/annual-benefit-gala.

 Juneteenth - Celebrating Freedom

Location: 124 Horse Landing Road, King William, Virginia 23086

Date and Time: Saturday, June 15th, 2024, 10am to 3pm

Details: Celebrate freedom with the King William County NAACP. Vendors include food, jewelry, dance team, DJ, antique cars, merchandise, and much more! naacpkwva.org

 26th Annual Mattaponi Indian Tribe Pow Wow

Location: 1314 Mattaponi Reservation Circle, West Point, Virginia 23181

Date and Time: Saturday, June 15th, 2024, 12pm to 5pm

Details: Join the Mattaponi Indian Tribe & Reservation for its 26th Annual Pow Wow! Follow the event on Facebook for details. 

 16th Annual Chesty Puller 10K

Location: Downtown West Point (Start/Finish line at Town Park - 8th Street)

Date and Time: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024 at 7:30am

Details: One of the Town of West Point's most anticipated events, our Chesty Puller 10K honors West Point's own Chesty Puller, the most decorated United States Marine in American history, as well as all of our brave men and women of the military. After the race, relax and celebrate your accomplishment in Town Park with food, drinks, and more! For additional details, visit us on Facebook!

Registration: 2024 Chesty Puller Memorial Twin Bridge 10K | West Point, VA (enmotive.com)

 West Point's Autumn Market

Location: The Pavilion at Riverwalk Park, 1000 Chelsea Road, West Point, Virginia (click for map)

Date & Time: October 2024, check back for details!

Details: Join the Town of West Point for its Autumn Market. Shop for fall produce, pumpkins, baked goods, honey, coffee, and more! Stick around for Gaga Ball and special kids activities. Stay updated at facebook.com/townofwestpointva.

 Arts Alive, Inc.'s 2023-2024 On Stage Season Series

Location: Robinson/Olsson Civic Auditorium & Fine Arts Center, 1030 Thompson Avenue in West Point

Time: All shows begin at 7pm

Details: Bringing national talent close to home! From award-winning musicians to talented magicians, and more, Arts Alive Inc.'s 2023-2024 On Stage Season Series will delight audiences of all ages! To subscribe to and purchase tickets, visit artsaliveinc.org

 September 16th, 2023A Tribute to the Music of Motown, The Brencore Allstars Band is a tremendously talented 14 piece band comprised of music dynamos that bring depth, richness and appreciation to some of Motown's greatest hits.

 October 28th, 2023Crowded Minds, Crowded Minds Trio provides a professional family-friendly show with music selections from artists spanning several decades and genres.

 December 9th, 2023: The Raleigh Ringers, The Raleigh Ringers is an internationally acclaimed, Emmy-nominated, advanced community handbell choir that dazzles concert audiences.

 January 21st, 2024: Jonathan Austin, The Magician, Jonathan Austin is a top variety entertainer for all ages that performs juggling, magic, comedy, and unicycling all in one!

 March 2nd, 2024: The Suits, The Suits are comprised of four dynamic gentlemen performing four genres of hit music across four decades, from the 50s to the 80s. Their repertoire features recognizable hits like "Oh What A Night," "My Girl," "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," and more!

 April 20th, 2024: Key of G! A Tribute to Garth Brooks, Key of G Live! is a tribute to country superstar, Garth Brooks. The group is led by AJ Bisto on lead vocals and guitar, and backed by a 6-piece band of drums, fiddle, bass, steel guitar, and key.

 May 11th, 2024: Bennie & The Jets: A Tribute to Elton John, Bennie & The Jets is the premier Elton John tribute. Led by Greg Ransom on piano and vocals, this group has performed around the world for a variety of audiences with songs like "Candle in the Wind," "Can You Feel the Love Tonight," and "Rocket Man."

 42nd Annual West Point Crab Carnival

Location: Downtown West Point

Date and Time: Friday, October 4th & Saturday, October 5th, 2024

Details: One of Virginia's most popular and longest-running fall festivals, the West Point Crab Carnival welcomes visitors from all over the east coast to the Town of West Point's downtown waterfront district. From fresh seafood to live music on multiple stages, beverages, shopping, fireworks, parades, and more, there's fun for all ages at Crab Carnival. Visit westpointvachamber.com/crabcarnival to plan your visit.

 Christmas on the Town

Location: Downtown West Point

Date and Time: Sunday, December 1st, 2024

Details: Visit westpointvachamber.com/christmas for all the latest details about how the quaint river town of West Point plans to welcome the holiday season! From shopping to dining to our Tree of Life Grand Illumination,  there's something for everyone to enjoy at Christmas on the Town.

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