Jamestown Beach Event Park Fees

Convenience Fee

A 2.95% fee will be applied to all credit and debit card transactions.

Parking Fees 

The following parking fees* are charged at Jamestown Beach Event Park Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day:
Vehicle Type Weekdays Weekends & Holidays
Passenger Vehicle (up to 8 passengers) $4 $7
High Occupancy Vehicle (9-15 passengers) $10 $10
Bus (16 or more passengers) $15 $15
*Parking fees for nonresidents are charged at Jamestown Beach Event Park Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. weekends and holidays. There is no parking fee for James City County and Williamsburg residents (must physically reside in County or City) who provide onsite proof of residency. Decals for free parking will be available for residents beginning May 1. Parking decals are not required; however, without a parking decal residents must prove residency each visit. Residents are encouraged to pick up a free parking decal to avoid delay or charge at the park entrance.

To pick up a free parking decal, City and County residents must present a valid driver’s license or a valid Virginia identification card that shows current address.  If the driver’s license or identification card does not show current address, one of the following may be provided along with ID:
  • Lease agreement
  • Utility bill
  • Voter registration card

Parking Decal Distribution Locations:

Note: Parking decals previously issued are still valid. There is a $5 replacement fee. Separate parking fees may apply to residents and nonresidents alike during special events.

Kayak Rental Fees

Rental Resident Non-Resident
Single Kayak (hourly) $6 $9
Tandem Kayak (hourly) $10 $15
Kayak rentals are available noon-3:30 p.m. (last rental at 3:30 p.m.) Monday through Friday and noon-4:30 p.m. (last rental at 4:30 p.m.) weekends and holidays Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Renters must be age 18 or older, or have a guardian age 18 or older sign a waiver. Children 15 and younger must be accompanied by a guardian age 18 or older. Children ages 5-12 permitted only on a tandem kayak with a guardian age 18 or older.

Kayak rentals will be suspended if there is thunder or lightning 30 minutes prior to the rental period or if there's a small craft advisory.

Photo I.D. required for rentals. Tandem kayaks seat up to 2 adults and 1 child age 5 and under.

Paddle Craft Storage Fees

Rental Resident Non-Resident
Monthly $15 $23
Annually $150 $225
Paddle craft storage fees may be paid at Jamestown Beach Event Park between noon-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon-6 p.m. weekends and holidays Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Storage fees may be paid at the following locations year-round:

Special Event Fees

Rental Type Individual, Private or
For-Profit Organization
Local Civic Association or
Non-Profit Organization
Event Space #1 $250 $190
Event Space #2 $250 $190
Event Space #3 $250 $190
Refundable Deposit $250 $250
Application Fee (non-refundable) $25 $25
Other fees may apply. Please call 757-259-5360 or visit our Renting Event Space page for more information.