Whether you celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's birthday or go see the biggest vehicles of your life at Monster Jam, there's lots of fun in store this weekend in Hampton Roads and Richmond!

Here are six fun events happening in Hampton Roads and Richmond this weekend, January 17–20.


Monster Jam Hampton

Hampton Coliseum | Hampton, Virginia | Friday–Sunday

This Monster Jam experience will be like nothing you've ever seen before. See Dragon, Raminator, Grave Digger, and more! Then go to the pit party where you can see trucks up close and personal and visit with the drivers, too! Don't forget your earplugs! Tickets start at $15. Get more information here!


Onesie Bar Crawl

Waterside District | 333 Waterside Drive | Norfolk, VA | Saturday

A unicorn? A giraffe, maybe? What's your onesie of? Well, whatever it is, from 4 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, join 1,000 of your closest onesie-clad friends on a bar crawl you'll never forget. Get into participating bars for free and enjoy two complimentary drinks or items and lots of specials! And don't forget the after-party! Also, a $500 prize will be given for the best onesie costume. Learn more here. 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Honoring the Dream

Attucks Theatre | 1010 Church Street | Norfolk, VA | Monday

Celebrate Dr. King's legacy at Norfolk's annual MLK ceremony and march. The event will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, with doors opening at 9:30. Hear from keynote speaker Reverend Dr. Yvonne Y. Delk, as well as local musicians. Learn more here.


Richmond Antiques Extravaganza

Richmond Raceway | Richmond, VA | Friday–Sunday

Browse more than 100 quality exhibitors of antiques and collectibles at this twice-a-year event. People will flock to Richmond from all over the region for three full days of top-notch antiquing! Learn more here!

Poe's 211th Birthday Bash

The Poe Museum | 1914 East Main Street | Richmond, VA | Saturday

It's Edgar Allan Poe's 211th birthday, and we're ready to celebrate with cake, readings, performances, walking tours, trolley tours, and more! For just $10, you can enjoy Edgar's largest birthday celebration event in the world. Get more information here.

The Richmond Jewish Food Festival

Weinstein Jewish Community Center | 5403 Monument Avenue | Richmond, VA | Sunday–Monday

The 13th annual Jewish Food Festival is one of the fastest-growing events in Richmond. Featuring vendors, entertainment, and—of course—delicious food, this family-friendly event is free to attend! Learn all about it here!

Which event are you going to this weekend? Did we miss a good one on our list? Tell us in the comments!