Enjoy the outdoors with plenty of festivals in Hampton Roads, Williamsburg, and Richmond this weekend!
Escape the rain and enjoy a fun-filled weekend with plenty of activities to do around Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Williamsburg. Check out this compiled list of events we have gathered for you!
Annual Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival | Towne Point Park, Norfolk | Saturday and Sunday
Taste delicious wines from over 30 Virginia wineries from all over the state! Shop the vendors for something special and taste gourmet foods. Bring a blanket to sprawl out on the lawn and enjoy delightful conversations with your friends. Purchase a ticket for $48.75, here! Get more information about the event here!
Blues, Brews, and BBQ | Yorktown Riverwalk Landing at Chisciak Green, Yorktown | Saturday
Taste delicious brews, chow down on delightful BBQ, and jam out to the best blues musicians in Hampton Roads. Check out the event here!
Children's Festival of Friends | Newport News Park, Newport News | Saturday
Bring your kids for a fun-filled day of hands-on activities, games, costumed characters, and rides. Admission is free, however, parking is $5 per car. Head on over to Virginia is For Lovers website for more information.
Dance Theatre of Harlem | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | Friday-Sunday
This signature ballet performance covers the historical events in 1619 when the first recorded African Americans arrived in the United States. Admission is $15-59 – head on over to Chrysler Hall's website for more information and video previews.
Marker 12 Boat Festival | Atlantic Yacht Basin, Chesapeake | Saturday
Witness 50 different kinds of boats as they make their way through Chesapeake. The festival will provide guided boat tours, a vintage boat exhibit, artisans and food vendors, live acoustical music, and craft beer and fine wines. General admission is free, but guided tours are $5 each – check out the event here!
Mother's Day Market | Faith Community Church, Newport News | Saturday
Have you found your mom the perfect gift for Mother's Day? If not, head on down to browse handmade one-of-a-kind gifts from 40 vendors and direct sale merchants to help you locate the perfect gift. Admission is free – check out the event here!
May the Fourth Be With You | Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk | Saturday
Celebrate National Star Wars Day with the Chrysler Museum of Art and explore the collection. Escape to a galaxy far, far away. Admission is free! For more information, head on over to Virginia Is for Lovers.
Native Gardens | Wells Theater, Norfolk | Ongoing
Witness this hilarious comedy as neighbors learn to be neighborly. Watch as the characters give their take on race, affluence, and influence. When is a fence more than just a fence? Find out at this showing. The play is recommended for ages 14 and up. Tickets are selling for $20-$55 each – get them here! For more information, check out the event here!
Atlantis: A New Musical | Virginia Rep's November Theatre | Friday-Sunday
Enjoy the musical adventure of Atlantis, the sunken city. Tickets begin at $35 each. Check out the event here!
Animal Control | Firehouse Theatre | Friday
Animal Control focuses on what it's like to be bothered and treated differently by others. The play focuses on a stray pitbull roaming the streets looking for shelter. Tickets are selling for $15-35 each. Check out the event here!
Blue Night for Foster Care | Blue Bee Cider | Friday
Support foster care by joining the Blue Bee Cider to enjoy delicious ciders, food, and live entertainment. Admission is free! Check out the event here!
Cinco De Mayo Fiesta Weekend | Stoney Point Fashion Park | Friday and Saturday
Get your stomachs ready for a traditional celebration filled with fun, food, drinks (margaritas and non-alcoholic), music, dancing, games, activities, taco stations, fruit bars, street food stations, salsa dancing, activities, and craft areas for kids. Admission to the event is free, but they are requiring tickets, which can be reserved here! Check out the event on the Virginia Is for Lovers website!
Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert With the Richmond Symphony | Altria Theatre | Saturday
Fly to a galaxy far, far away! The Richmond Symphony will perform John Williams' famous score in accompaniment to the screening of A New Hope. You can purchase tickets for $40-$80 here. For more information, check out the event on the Altria's website!
Qué Pasa? Festival 2019 | Canal Walk and Virginia Street | Saturday
This must-attend event will feature traditional food, dancing, and artisanship to enjoy, all in celebration of the Cinco de Mayo. Expect food vendors from different Latin American countries and try your skills at salsa dancing. Admission is free and open to the public. Check out the event here!
Craft Weekend | Williamsburg KOA | Friday-Sunday
Camp out for the weekend at Williamsburg KOA and bring out your creative side by participating in making some beautiful crafts. The weekend will also feature activities such as disc golf, a gravity rail, and jumping pillows. Admission is free with a reserved spot here! Learn more on Virginia Is for Lovers' website.
Mr. Jefferson's Palace Garden Party | Colonial Williamsburg | Friday
Mr. Thomas Jefferson requests your presence at The Governer's Palace Party, which will include 18th-century music, dances, games, theatrics, performances, and a grand firework display. Admission is $100 per person. Check out the event here!
Did we miss your favorite event? What do you plan on doing this weekend? Cinco de Mayo? May the Fourth? Comic Book Day? Tell us in the comments!