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Santa with three kids on his lap

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus, and He Loves Yorktown

You won’t be surprised to discover that many of the things on Santa's Christmas wish list are from this historic area. 

Mark Shields Gallery at York Hall

2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Ready or not, the holiday season is here! So go ahead–make that list and start checking it off. If you’re not sure where to begin, read through our annual Gift Guide for inspiration. These unique finds are sure to make merry for friends, family, and local businesses who depend on your dollars.

Little York Confectionery Moon Pies

Life is Sweeter in Yorktown

This Christmas marks the first for Main Street’s newest addition, and it is sure to delight the young and old alike. On May 7, 2023, the Little York Confectionery opened its doors, and since then visitors and locals have flocked to this candy wonderland that would make even Willy Wonka jealous. 

Christmas tree lit on the Riverwalk Landing Stage

Nine Yorktown Christmas Events That Will Leave You Feeling Merry & Bright

During December, Yorktown is pleased to give to thee, nine events full of glee and wonderful memories.

Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters building decorated for Christmas

Tourism Team Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season to start thinking about the perfect present for everyone on your list this holiday season. We always recommend keeping your dollars local as you shop for that just-right gift. So, what to buy for friends and family here in Yorktown? We took that question to the experts–our very own York County Economic & Tourism Development Team. 

Man taking picture of his  daughter with Santa sitting on a bench in Riverwalk Landing.

The Best Way to Spread Christmas Cheer Is Visiting Yorktown This Time of Year!

Many people say that visiting Yorktown during the holidays is like walking into a Christmas movie. We agree! In the spirit of the season, see how many Christmas movie allusions you can identify below while learning about the fun things you can do with the entire family in Historic Yorktown.

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