UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). Governor Northam issued a "stay at home" executive order through June 10, 2020. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

Kids Fishing Derby

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Kids Fishing Derby

In compliance with Governor Northam's Stay-at-Home Order #55, gatherings of 10 or more are prohibited until June 10, 2020 and Waller Mill Park is closed at this time. Therefore, our Kid’s Fishing Derby scheduled for June 6, 2020 has been cancelled at this time. Follow us on Facebook @WilliamsburgRec for updates if this event is re-scheduled for a future date.

Get hooked on fishing during our Kid's Fishing Derby at Waller Mill Park on Saturday, June 6, 2020 from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm. Join us for a morning of fishing fun with a little competition on the side!

Saturday, June 6, 2020
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

•  Open to kids ages 5 – 13 years old .
•  Prizes awarded for largest, smallest and most fish caught.
•  Limited to 20 kids per age group.
•  Age group start times:

  • 5 - 7          9:00 am - 9:45 am
  • 8 - 10        10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • 11 - 13        11:00 pm - 11:45 pm    

•  Check-in 15 minutes before start time.
•  Children must be accompanied by an adult.     
•  Bring your own equipment. Limited free bait and poles available.    
•  Fishing derby is $5.00 per child.    

Pre-registration & payment required prior to event:
(757) 259-3778


Waller Mill Park
901 Airport Road
Williamsburg, VA  23185

* $2.00 park vehicle entrance fee.

If you are interested in sponsoring our Kid's Fishing Derby, please download our Kids Fishing Derby Sponsorship application.

Perch Sponsor:

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Hooker Bait and Tackle
Sunfish Sponsors:

Ripleys Believe it

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