From concerts to food truck festivals, we've got your weekend all planned out. 

Now that the kids are back in school, you need to plan fun activities to do during the weekends. We've compiled the 10 best events going on this weekend for you! Check out this compiled list of everything going on in Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Williamsburg this weekend, September 13-15! 

Hampton Roads

2nd Annual Great Food Truck Festival | Centura College, Newport News | Saturday

Do you love food? Do you love having a variety of options? Then check out Hampton Roads' largest food truck gathering, featuring local gourmet options, music, games, prizes, face-painting, balloon-twisting, a magic show, juggling performances, and photo ops with your favorite Disney characters. Tickets are $3-$5 each. Get them here! See the event here!

Food Trucks

Courtesy of Lux Events

Neptune's Fall Wine Festival | Neptune's Park, Virginia Beach | Saturday and Sunday

Virginia's leading vineyards will gather at the Oceanfront for the largest wine-tasting event in Hampton Roads. Guests can taste over 70 different wines, purchase their new favorite (by the bottle or case), and jam out to live music. Tickets are $30-$350 each. Get them here! Check out the event here!

Courtesy of Studio Center

Norfolk In-Water Boat Show | Town Point Park, Norfolk | Friday–Sunday

If you are looking for your next prized possession, then head down to Town Point Park to check out the wide selection of new and used luxury motor yachts, sportfish, and personal watercraft. Tickets to the event are $10-$25 each. Get them here! Find out more here!

Courtesy of Norfolk FestEvents

Sonrise Music Festival | 24th Street Stage, Virginia Beach | Friday-Sunday

As Hampton Roads' largest Christian music festival, this event features local artists and bands at the 24th Street stage for a night of entertainment and charitable opportunities. You are encouraged to bring non-perishable items to donate to charity. Tickets are $25-$250 each. Get them here! Read more about the event, here!

Courtesy of Sonrise Music Festival

Southeastern Guns and Knives Show | The Hampton Roads Convention Center, Hampton | Saturday and Sunday

Get the chance to shop a top collection of knives and well-priced guns. They will bring together the best display and home defense firearms for your viewing and purchase. Tickets are $12 each. Get them here! Read more about the event here!

Hampton Roads Convention Center

Courtesy of Hampton Roads Convention Center


Andrew Scotchie and The River Rats | River City Roll | Friday

Don't miss this fiery and explosive concert that will keep you dancing the night away. A band from North Carolina, Andrew Scotchie and The River Rats bring an engaging, interactive, and high-energy sound. The concert is free and open to the public! See the event on Visit Richmond's website

River City Roll

Courtesy of Visit Richmond

Bark Ranger 2019 | Totopotomoy Creek at Rural Plains | Saturday

If you love taking your dog to the park, there are certain rules that you need to know! Owners are encouraged to bring their dogs to the historic battlegrounds to learn the rules and regulations for bringing their dogs to historic sites. Rangers will be demonstrating proper pet etiquette so you will be able to take the dogs back to the historic sites. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Check it out here

Dog and Ranger

Courtesy of Visit Richmond

Phantoms of Franklin Ghost Tour | Haunts of Richmond Ghost Tours | Friday

Witness the eerie haunts of Franklin Street and the stories that went along with it. You will be taken on a guided tour through the historical and haunted sites around Richmond and discover its secrets. Tickets to the event are $12-$16 each. Check the event out here!

Richmond Street

Courtesy of Haunts of Richmond

43rd Festival of The Arts | 43rd Street Gallery | Saturday

Head on down to the 43rd Street Gallery to enjoy a gallery of fine arts and crafts, local musicians, and delicious food. If you are already thinking towards Christmas or later birthdays, this is the best place to find the perfect gift. Admission to the event is free—Learn more here!

Art Festival

Courtesy of Visit Richmond


Jamestown Get Down Concert Series | Billsburg Brewery | Ongoing

You can drink your favorite beer, dance, and listen to live music from local live bands every Friday this fall. The concert series kicks off with Bobby C and the Slackers for the second week. Admission to the concert is free. Check it out here!

Billsberg Brewery Concert

Courtesy of Billsburg Brewery

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!