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Posted on: August 28, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Labor Day Weekend Events

Labor Day Flash

James City County Parks & Recreation invites you to spend some time with us this Labor Day weekend!

Friday night, Aug. 30:

Jamestown Jams Concert, Free! – come out to hear the popular Jazz Band Good Shot Judy perform the last concert of this summer series.  The concert is 5:30-9 p.m. at Jamestown Beach Event Park, 2205 Jamestown Road.  Assorted beer, wine and food are available for purchase. Bring your own chair or blanket; snacks, picnics and non-alcoholic beverages are also permitted. For more information on the concert series, visit During the concert, join us for the free Cornhole Tournament, 6-8 p.m., put on by James City County and Williamsburg Pickup Games. Win prizes and enjoy some friendly competition. For ages 10+. Preregistration is encouraged but not required (806100-C). Info: 757-259-5355 or Weather permitting.

Movies Under the Stars, Free! – enjoy a great box office title outdoors under the stars! Bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks. All ages welcome; children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. The scheduled feature is Wonder (PG); movies are subject to change. The movie starts at 8:30 p.m. at Chickahominy Riverfront Park, 1350 John Tyler Highway. Weather permitting.

Through Sept. 2, Outdoor Pools 

The County’s two outdoor pools and splash pad are open daily, noon-6 p.m. through Sept. 2. Join us as we wind up the summer season!   Pool fees for James City County/Williamsburg residents are children 5 and younger, free; youth 6-17 are $3; adults 18-54 are $4; and seniors 55+ are $3. Weather permitting.

* Chickahominy Riverfront Park, 1350 John Tyler Highway, 757-603-1114. The Chickahominy pool offers a splash pad, large pool, separate restrooms, two shade structures, lounge chairs, a playground nearby, ADA accessible pool lift and a snack bar stocked with ice cream, drinks and chips.

*Upper County Park, 180 Leisure Road in Toano, 757-566-1451. The Park pool features a 25m pool with a slide and a toddler pool. For your convenience, there are separate and family changing rooms with showers, a snack bar, shade structures, lounge chairs and a playground nearby.

All events are Weather permitting. If inclement weather is in the forecast, please call the activity hotline for updates at 757-259-3232. Look for Parks & Recreation’s Fall 2019 Destination Recreation Activity Brochure Sept. 9. The brochure details all Parks & Recreation activities through December 2019. Copies can be picked up at all parks and recreation facilities, all public County government offices, the James City County and Williamsburg libraries or downloaded from

Media Contact:
Veda McMullen, Senior Communications Specialist

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