Yorktown Day

October 19, 2018, Schedule of Events
Colonial National Historical Park Centennial Signature Event
Yorktown Day flag recessional, Yorktown Battlefield
 Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the French Cemetery

8:45 a.m. at Yorktown Battlefield
Sponsored by The American Friends of Lafayette and The Friends of Rochambeau

Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Grave of Governor Thomas Nelson, Jr.

9:00 a.m. at Grace Episcopal Church
Sponsored by the Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution

Wreath-Laying and Commemorative Ceremony at the French Memorial

9:15 a.m. at French Memorial
In memory of French war veterans

Yorktown Day Parade

10:30 a.m. Main Street
Sponsored by the National Park Service

Custom House

11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Main Street
Sponsored by the Comte de Grasse Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution

Patriotic Exercises and Memorial Wreath-Laying Ceremony

11:15 a.m. Monument to Alliance and Victory, Yorktown
Sponsored by the Yorktown Day Association

Brunswick Stew Lunch

11:30 a.m. at Grace Episcopal Church
Sponsored by Yorktown Women’s Club

Additional Activities

Visit the Town of York, the National Park Service Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, the Nelson House, the Custom House, the Watermen’s Museum, the Gallery at York Hall, the York County Historical Museum, and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. On the Battlefield Tour Roads, visit the siege lines, the redoubts, and Surrender Field. Visit Riverwalk Landing along the Yorktown waterfront, where the schooners Alliance and Serenity are docked.