The Peninsula enjoys free outdoor music all summer long. The summer concerts will be going out in style with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, led by Adam Turner at 7:30 p.m. along Riverwalk Landing.
The award-winning Fifes and Drums of York Town take the stage at 6 p.m. for a festive performance.
This free concert is presented by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee of the Yorktown Foundation with generous support from York County, York County Arts Commission, and the Virginia Commission for the Arts, plus from community organizations, businesses and individuals. The Celebrate Yorktown Committee is an all-volunteer organization.
Visitors can bring picnics, lawn chairs and/or blankets for seating, and arrive early for a night of music. The most creative picnic set-ups will be awarded blue ribbons.
Important traffic reminders:
Parking is available at the two-level parking terrace on Water Street, with handicapped parking located on the lower level. Additional parking can be found at York Hall, County Administration Building, York County Courts and Office Complex, and other designated lots throughout town. For this evening only, guests may also park at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown beginning at 5 p.m.
Loading of any equipment will not be permitted during or at the conclusion of the concert at the corners of Water and Ballard Streets and Water and Buckner Streets.
The Yorktown Trolley service ends at 5:30 p.m. Service will not be available during and after the concert.
Rain date: Sept. 7.