Celebrate the last weekend of the year with these nine awesome events happening in Virginia!

Every week we compile the best weekend events happening in Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Williamsburg. Check out the list of our nine favorites for this weekend, December 27–29.  

Hampton Roads

Cirque Du Soleil Ovo

Scope Arena, Norfolk | Friday–Sunday

Witness this unique take on Cirque Du Soliel! Following the story of insects who work to discover the secrets of a mysterious egg, Cirque Du Soleil Ovo has been described as a "magical riot of nonstop entertainment." See it here!

Cirque Du Soleil Ovo Banner

Courtesy of Visit Norfolk

Dickens' Christmas Towne's After Christmas

Nauticus, Norfolk | Friday–Sunday

Just because Christmas is over doesn't mean the celebrations at Dickens' Christmas Towne have to stop! This weekend, kids can enjoy a pirates and princesses party on Friday or a pajama party on Saturday. Then Sunday is Dog Day! Check it out here!

Dancing Northern Lights Tree

Town Center Fountain Plaza, Virginia Beach | Through Tuesday, Dec. 31

Enjoy the Northern Lights Tree and its dancing lights, every hour on the hour, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Check it out here!



Pre-NYE Salsa Night

Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery | Saturday

Swing those hips and move those feet for one night only of salsa dancing at the Vineyard Estate! Ring in the new year with style, and shake off the last of your worries from 2019! Several dance instructors will be in attendance to teach guests some new moves or help you sharpen your current ones. They will be serving tacos for dinner! Tickets are $6 each. Find out more here!

Salsa Dancers

Courtesy of Visit Richmond

Great Force

Institute for Contemporary Art | Ongoing

The Great Force exhibit combines photography, paintings, sculptures, and paintings to give you an all-around look at the world of art! The exhibit is free with admission to the institute. Check it out here!

Holiday Dreams! A Spectacular Holiday Cirque

Altria Theater | Friday

A holiday circus is visiting Hampton Roads for one night only and bringing along spectacular holiday themes, costumes, songs, and air-defying tricks. This is a modern holiday show that will have circus performers, comedians, daredevils, and more. Tickets are $42-$72 each. Read more here!

Holiday Circus Cast

Courtesy of Visit Richmond

2019 Capital City Kwanzaa Festival

Martin Luther King Middle School | Saturday

The Capital City Kwanzaa Festival is reserved for spreading culture, positive messages, and music! Tickets are $5-$6 per person -- find out more here!


Inside James Fort: The Powhatan Indians 

Historical Jamestown | Saturday

Visit Jamestown and learn all about how the Powhatan Indians lived and thrived on the land. The exhibit is free with admission to Jamestown! See it here!

Powhatan Indians

Courtesy of Visit Williamsburg

Julie Clark

Brass Cannon | Saturday

Get the chance to see Julie Clark perform for one night only at Brass Cannon. She is a local talent unlike any other—she can paint a picture in your head with her captivating lyrics and folk-pop sound. The performance is free and open to the public. See it here!

Courtesy of Julie Clark

Which of these events are you planning on attending? Did we leave a good one off our list? Tell us in the comments!