We've got your weekend all planned out!

It's the last couple weeks of summer, so you need to soak up your free time while you can! We've got you covered with plenty of fun activities to end your summer with a bang! Check out this compiled list of everything going on in Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Williamsburg this weekend, August 16–18! 

Hampton Roads

Comedy With Cats | Zeke's Beans & Bowls, Norfolk | Every Friday

Are you just purring for some funny jokes and fluffy friends to hang out with? Then check out Comedy With Cats! Local comedians will be performing their belly-aching jokes along with some delicious drinks and food, and of course, cats. The event is free and open to the public (yes!). Check it out here!

Comedy With Cats Poster

Courtesy of Comedy With Cats

Family Fun Movie Night | Ocean View Beach Park, Norfolk | Friday

Family Fun Movie Night brings together locals from around Hampton Roads for a night of children's activities, live music, delicious food, art, and an outdoor movie under the stars. Each week features a different film, and this week's screening will be of The Jungle Book. The event is free and open to the public. Check it out here!

Ocean View Park Movie Night

Courtesy of Visit Norfolk

Lavell Crawford | The Virginia Beach Funny Bone | Friday–Sunday

The Virginia Beach Funny Bone is hosting a special event for one funny comedian, Lavell Crawford, who is best known for his role in Breaking Bad!! If you are in need of a good relatable laugh, then check out his comedy special. Lavell discusses his personal life struggles such as family, dating, school, and more so you can get to know the actor up, close, and personal. Tickets are $30 each. Get them here! If you want to check Lavell out before you go see him, check him out here!

Lavell Crawford

Courtesy of Virginia Beach Funny Bone

Virginia Honey Bee Festival | Norfolk Botanical Garden | Saturday

Do you want to be a future beekeeper? Then check out the Virginia Honey Bee Festival. The Beekeepers Guild of Southeast Virginia will be hosting a day of activities, bee-related products for purchase, and plenty of learning opportunities including how to purchase your own bee plants and how to care for the bees. Tickets to the event are $10–$12 each. Check the event here!

Kids dressed as bees

Courtesy of Virginia Honey Bee Festival


Live Reggae With Space Koi | Castleburg Brewery and Taproom | Friday

Get ready to bob your head to a talented band man! Space Koi is a local reggae favorite who combines reggae with different genres to create their unique and out-of-this-world sound! They will be offering a free concert to locals so take advantage of this opportunity. Learn more about their backstory on Visit Richmond's website!

Space Koi

Courtesy of VisitRichmondva.com

Nature Connects: Art With LEGO Bricks | Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden | Ongoing

Artist Sean Kenney will be showcasing 24 sculptures in 13 different displays around the garden. The sculptures will advocate for the interconnectivity of all living things and display the beauty in nature's creatures! Tickets are $11-$13 each or free for members. See the event on Visit Richmond's website!

Butterfly LEGO Sculpture

Courtesy of VisitRichmondva.com

Would I Lie to You? Mural Walks | Various Locations | Ongoing

If you love art and history, check out this guided tour to discover Richmond's hidden art history! Tour guides will lead you around the city to discover hidden murals and listen to their compelling stories. Dive deep into Richmond's history and enjoy learning more about your fabulous city! Tickets are $10-$15 each. Learn more here!


Courtesy of VisitRichmondva.com


Bier Fest | Busch Gardens | Friday–Sunday

Celebrate the end of summer with three weekends of over 100 tapped beers from other countries, as well as brewery talks, delicious food, and live local bands! Tickets to the event are free with admission to the park. Find out more here!


Courtesy of Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Jubilee 2019 | Aleworks Brewing Company | Friday–Sunday

Enjoy an evening filled with delicious Aleworks beer, live music lineup, and delicious food. They will be featuring the annual beer, Belgian Dark Strong Ale, which will be brewed in bourbon barrels!! Tickets are $10-$25 each. Learn more here!

Jubilee Poster

Courtesy of VisitWilliamsburg.com

The Original Ghost Tour Pub Crawl | Various Locations | 345 Duke of Gloucester Street | Ongoing

Participate in a pub crawl that will crawl its way into your stomach and nerves. Feast on some themed cocktails to match the spooky atmosphere and enjoy haunted stories about the local places in Richmond. Learn about the extreme murders around the city and take the edge off with delicious drinks. Tickets are $25 each. Find out more here!

Haunted Tours

Courtesy of The Original Ghost Tour

What are you doing this weekend? Do any of these events look fun to you? Tag a friend you want to take in the comments!