“Wine & Brine Lounge” at the Gabriel Archer Tavern

Due to a tremendously successful first and second Wine & Brine Event at Gabriel Archer Tavern, the Williamsburg Winery is pleased to present ‘Wine & Brine Lounge’ every single weekend.

Join  the winery every Saturday and Sunday at the Gabriel Archer Tavern’s outside Wine & Brine Lounge to taste some of the Chesapeake Bay’s finest oysters along with other fresh seafood delights such as shrimp and mussels.

Every Saturday, a Virginia oysterwoman and/or oysterman will be on-site serving their delicious oysters. Hear from the hardworking women and men who farm their world-class bivalves while you enjoy a glass of Virginia wine overlooking the vineyards at The Williamsburg Winery

This ongoing event is every Saturday 11 am -8 pm and Sunday 11 am – 5 pm.

For more info, visit williamsburgwinery.com.

“Whistle Belly Festival 2018 in Williamsburg”

The city of Williamsburg is excited to host the always-popular Whistle Belly Festival 2018! This year, the event will take place on Saturday, August 4th in Merchants Square.

Whistle Belly is a celebration of amazing food and drinks in honor of Virginia Craft Beer Month. This highly anticipated event was created by DoG Street Pub and proudly presented by the Junior Woman’s Club of Williamsburg.

Enjoy craft beer from over 30 breweries along with delicious food from DoG Street Pub, Trellis Bar & Grill, Blue Talon Bistro, Culture Cafe, and The Catering Company. Tickets include drinks and all-you-can-eat food for only $50. You can also save up to $10 by purchasing in advance.

Get early access tickets to enjoy exclusive beers from Alewerks, Bells, Founders, Hardywood, Billsburg, Commonwealth, Virginia Beer Company and more.

There will be raffles with gifts from breweries and local businesses. Proceeds benefit local non-profits and scholarships to high school students. This event will go on rain or shine. General admission entry is from 7-11pm. Tickets are non-refundable. Get your tickets now because this WILL sell out!

For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.

“55th Annual Art on the Square” in Williamsburg

The Junior Woman’s Club of Williamsburg will proudly host the 55th annual Art on the Square event Sunday, April 29 in Merchants Square.

Art on the Square will feature over 150 artists and a variety of local vendors including Aroma’s, Ben & Jerry’s, Two Drummers and King of Pops. From pottery and paintings to throw blankets and accessories, visitors can shop and support local artists from across the country.

Proceeds from artists’ booth fees and raffle ticket sales are donated to visual and performing arts organizations throughout the greater Williamsburg area.

Art on the Square is free and open to the public. Visitors can purchase raffle tickets at the JWCW main tent for a chance to win an original DePaul painting. This event is from 10am-5pm.

For more information about 2018 artists, click here.

“ART Unplugged: Palms & Pints” at Billsburg Brewery

What a splendid idea for a girls night out! Billsburg Brewery is excited to host Palms & Pints Tuesday, April 17th. Enjoy an evening of great beer, fun company and creative painting. Unplug from everyday life and enjoy the night.

Billsburg is located near the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry and Jamestown Beach Park. Palms & Pints will take place in the large tent on the property from 6-8pm. All levels are welcome and seats are limited, so be sure to buy your ticket now.

Entry is $35, which includes all painting materials and your first Billsburg $5.00 brew on tap. Guests are encouraged to bring an old shirt or apron to protect clothing. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance.

For more info and to purchase tickets online, click here.

“Good Shot Judy Rocks Waypost Week” in Williamsburg

Friday, March 23rd, kick off the 2-year anniversary weekend party at The Virginia Beer Company. Enjoy great beer, an awesome crowd and a swingin’ set by Good Shot Judy.

The Virginia Beer Company is celebrating with beers & cheers and their friends at Good Shot Judy with a beer garden concert from 6-9pm. FoodaTude food truck will be onsite and there will be an awesome lineup of small batch beers tapped to prepare everyone for the weekend of celebrations.

The Waypost Week 2-Year Anniversary Party will take place Saturday from 12-10pm and the Waypost Week Hangover Brunch will be Sunday at 12pm. A weekend full of epic proportions indeed.

For more info and to purchase tickets for events throughout the weekend, click here.

 

“St. Patrick’s Day Festivities” on the Peninsula

St Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, which means lots of parties and shenanigans. Here is a detailed guide to make your adventure a shamrockin’ good time. Don’t forget to wear green and may the luck of the Irish be with you!

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Tradition Brewing Company | St. Paddy’s Day Inflatable Foosball Tournament

Lionsbridge FC and Tradition Brewing Company are excited to present this one-of-a-kind St. Patrick’s Day party. The Inflatable Foosball tournament will take place from 9-5pm. Enjoy bagpipes throughout the day and stay for the smooth sounds of Heather Gillis at 7pm. What’s better than a little soccer, great beer and good company? For more info, click here.

SMOKE BBQ | St. Paddy’s Day Party

Begin your St. Patrick’s Day celebration the right way with SMOKE BBQ. Enjoy an Irish breakfast, bagpipes, K9 demos and live music.  There will be a cornhole tournament with cash prices and Hey Hey Hooligan will take the stage at 8pm. For detailed info, click here.

Hoss’s Deli | St. Patrick’s Day Party

Don’t miss the amazing $2.50 Bloody Mary buffet and mimosa specials starting at 11am. Enjoy 50% off of road kings; the biggest, baddest burger around. A little birdie told me that Jager models will be making an appearance at 2pm. Green beer all day! Live music by The Mullins Sisters at 9pm. For more info, click here.

Quaker Steak & Lube | St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Irish specialities on the menu and drink specials until 9pm. Cornole tournament, shamrock bingo and best dressed contest at 7pm. Live music by Gerald and Marc from 5-8pm. For detailed info, click here.

The Cove Tavern | Slapnation at The Cove

Enjoy the amazing food and beautiful views of City Center at The Cove Tavern. Catch the festivities around the fountain and then dance the night away with Slapnation from 6-9pm.

City Center | St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Bring the family out for St. Paddy’s Day fun by the fountain. Adult beverages, food trucks, line dancing and free fun activities from 2-6pm. Vinyl Headlights will perform live on stage. For detailed info, click here.

HAMPTON

Park Lane Tavern | St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans

Enjoy an authentic Irish brunch, drink specials and live music all day. Bryan Dunn, Brian Sewell and Jan and Zane of Schooner or Later will perform. This event is from 10-1am. For detailed info, click here.

Oozlefinch Craft Brewery | Fest O’ The Finch Party

Good ole Celtic sing-alongs, pub music and a shamrock hunt. Enjoy the Jameson Inspired firkin and the “The Lady in Green”. Sean and Colin also know as Glencoe Lads will be playing from 6-9pm. The fun begins at 1pm. For all of the details, click here.

Bull Island Brewing Company | St. Patrick’s Day with Mercy Creek

Enjoy amazing water views, great beer and an awesome crowd. Mercy Creek will be rockin’ the stage starting at 6pm. This event is from 6-9pm. For more info, click here.

PBR Hampton Roads | Shamrock Shenanigans

Come get some green beer and see the leprechaun race. Catch the Irish trashcan specials and Buckshot live on stage. For all the details, click here.

The Greene Turtle | St. Patrick’s Day ‘Shellebration’

Happy hour specials from 3-1am, DJ Chris beginning at 6.30pm and Guinness Power Hour! Games and giveaways all day. The Deloreans will perform at 9pm. For more info, click here.

WILLIAMSBURG

Billsburg Brewery | St. Patrick’s Day with Hangar 09 and B2

Great beer, amazing atmosphere and live music. Hangar 09 will be rockin’ the stage in the event tent. Come enjoy stunning views and a fun crowd. For more info, click here.

Amber Ox Public House | St. Precarious Day

The St. Precarious block party is a craft beer, music, and food festival full of friendly banter, live music, flowing taps and delicious Irish fare. For all of the details, click here.

Alewerks Brewery | St. Patrick’s Day at Alewerks

Good Luck Irish Stout will be on nitro as always, and to commemorate the occasion, they’ll be debuting a brand new beer!
Leprechauns Are Real Irish Red will be on draft all day and Fiddler’s Green will be there serenading with traditional Irish tunes. For detailed info, click here.

The Corner Pocket | St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

The annual St. Paddy’s Day party returns with a performance by Poisoned Dwarf, the best traditional Irish music around and a special menu with Irish food all day. For more info, click here.

Center Street Grille | St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza

Irish food and drink specials beginning at 11am. Catch authentic Irish music by Dennis O’Riordan starting at 6.30pm. For more info, get it here.

“Chocolate Rendezvous” at Billsburg Brewery

Do you appreciate fine chocolates and craft beer? If so, Billsburg Brewery has the perfect pairing for you.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Billsburg presents ‘Chocolate Rendezvous’. This event will be held Tuesday, February 13th from 6-8pm. Enjoy pairings of chocolate and decadent desserts from Carrot Tree Kitchen and Blackbird Bakery with four 8oz pours of Billsburg beers.

VIP tickets are available which allow early access from 5-6pm and a special cask, not released to the general public until after the event (if there is any left!). Members of the Billsburg Founders Growler Club will be upgraded to VIP for free when you bring your growler. Tickets are $25 and $30 for VIP.

For detailed info and to purchase tickets, click here.

“Bitter Valentine Release” at Alewerks Brewing Co.

February is quickly approaching and with that, comes Valentine’s Day. What better way to celebrate the upcoming holiday than to welcome back a highly popular beer at Alewerks Brewing Company?

Bitter Valentine will be released at noon on draft and in 16oz cans for the first time ever. This Double IPA has been celebrated since its inception, including being rated the best beer in Virginia. The flavor is exceptionally balanced and smooth with notes of citrus and pine from Pacific Northwest hops.

Saturday’s festivities will also include tapping a very special cask of BBP, blended with Coffeehouse Stout. This beer is very limited, there is only one firkin of the rare blend of two of their most popular beers. Be sure to get there early! This event is Saturday, January 13th from 12-9pm.

For more info on this event and others, click here.