It's Father's Day weekend, so use this list as your guide to treating your dad!
Spoil your Dad with one of these fun events to do this weekend! Check out this compiled list of everything going on in Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Williamsburg!
Bird Walks | Newport News Park | Sunday
What birds do you hope to see along a gorgeous nature path? Maybe you'll come close to a local heron or see a blue jay! Whatever local birds you see, you are guaranteed to be amazed! Wander around the gorgeous Newport News Park and enjoy this ultimate bird-watching event! Admission is free, and carpooling is recommended. Find out more here!
Boardwalk Art Show and Festival | Virginia Beach Oceanfront | Saturday
Experience the annual event that brings together thousands of artists from around the U.S. as they showcase their beautiful creations for your purchase. During the annual Boardwalk Art Show and Festival, you will find the perfect, one-of-a-kind gift for your loved one – maybe even for Dad! Admission to the show is free – learn more here!
Dancing for Paws | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | Saturday
Just think ... you get to watch dancers glide across the stage and show off their skills all while donating to and helping the Virginia Beach SPCA. What is even better is that this is a dancing competition, so you will get to see several different dancing acts! Can you think of a better way to spend your weekend? Tickets are $33 each. Check out the event here!
Father's Day BBQ | The Virginia Zoo | Sunday
Held in the event pavilion, the Virginia Zoo's Father's Day BBQ will feature a buffet, games, activities, bounce houses, and animal encounters! Tickets are $5-$40 (depending on if you are a member or not) – find out more here!
Father's Day of Golfing | Top Golf, Virginia Beach | Sunday
Reserve a bay for a fun day of golfing fun! You can reserve a bay with a Father's Day package, either Premium or Premium Plus. Spoil him like never before by going all out with a private golfing bay and family fun! Check out the various available packages here!
Family Day | The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk | Sunday
Enjoy a new display of Eric Carle's work "Moonlight Nights and Other Illustrations" while you enjoy a day with the whole family. Admission to the Museum is free – Find out more here!
Party at the Pier | Little Island Park, Virginia Beach | Friday
Dip your toes in the sand and enjoy the fresh ocean air as you jam out to the free live entertainment! Since the concert will be in the evening, you won't have to worry about lathering on the sun-screen! The best part? Local food trucks will be on site to sell you delicious food and drinks, so be sure to come hungry! Check it out here!
Father's Day Cookout | Tuckahoe Plantation | Sunday
Treat that special guy in your life to some delicious food, and spend quality time with him and the family. There is more fun to be had with an up-close look at cannons, firetrucks, tractors and a helicopter, fun lawn games, historic learning opportunities, and more. General admission is $5 per ticket. Find out more here.
Father's Day Celebration | Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens | Saturday and Sunday
Your dad works hard to make sure you're happy, well-fed, and ready for life after college! Doesn't he deserve a relaxing day in a garden? Treat him to a relaxed celebration with live music and a cookout (food available for purchase)! The event is free with general admission to the garden. Find out more here!
Jam Sandwich Festival | Mayo Island | Saturday
No, this festival is not about sandwiches – sorry! Jam out to live music, munch on delicious food, drink your favorite beverage, and enjoy some fun crafts. Tickets are $30 apiece – learn more here!
2019 Big Band Swing Weekend | Grand Ballroom of the ACCA Shrine Center | Friday and Saturday
Dance to the tunes of Glen Boswick and the Sound of Swing, as well as Joe Enroughty and His Royal Virginians. You can enjoy a delicious dinner and free dance lessons, too. Tickets are $20 a pop – check out the event here!
Axe-Throwing | Colonial Williamsburg | Friday and Saturday
Practice your skills with a historical game of axe-throwing. Do you think you are good enough to hit the target? Tickets are $10 each – find out more here!
Colonial Williamsburg Escape Room: Escape the King | Public Gaol | Friday and Saturday
Can you escape the king's madness? Work alongside other guests to solve the riddle and figure out the clues before the British interrogate you! Tickets are $25 each. See more here!
DIG! Kids, Dirt & Discovery | Prentis Store | Saturday
Are you wanting to pursue a career in archaeology? This kid-friendly event is perfect for your kid who loves to dig and learn. No ticket is required, but admission to Colonial Williamsburg is. Check it out here!
Free Beer Garden Concert Series | The Virginia Beer Company | Friday
Sip on your favorite beer and jam out to some local live talent! Beer + Music = everything you could ask for! The event is free and open to the public; just pay for the beers! Find it here!
Did we miss your favorite event? What do you plan on doing this weekend? Tell us in the comments!