From concerts to festivals, we have a jam-packed list of things to do in Hampton Roads, Williamsburg, and Richmond this weekend!
Enjoying the outdoors is easy now that the weather has finally warmed up! Check out this compiled list of everything going on in Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Williamsburg this weekend!
Atlantic Shores Garden Tour | Atlantic Shores Retirement Community, Virginia Beach | Saturday
Have you ever wanted to visit the Mediterranean without getting on a plane? Atlantic Shores Retirement Community has the event just for you! Pick up your free passport and have it stamped in order to enjoy interior and garden designs, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and cocktails, an art gallery, container-planting demonstrations, photo booth, live music, and lawn games with prizes. The event is free and open to the public but requires an RSVP requested. Check out the event here!
Bad Wolves | Norva, Norfolk | Sunday
Don't miss this opportunity to see the hard rock group that moves the whole house! Bad Wolves makes invigorating music that you don't want to stop playing (*turns up the volume*)! Tickets are selling for $22.50 each – for more information, check out the event here!
Cocktail Hour: The Show | Zeiders American Dream Theatre, Virginia Beach | Saturday and Sunday
It's a ballet ... with a twist! Cocktail Hour: The Show features your favorite drinks in action, such as Mai Tai, Manhattan, Martini, and more. Tickets are selling for $45 apiece. Find out more here!
Croc's Drag Yourself to Brunch | Croc's 19th Street Bistro, Virginia Beach | Sunday
It's brunch and a show! Enjoy entertaining songs, lip-syncing, and a buffet-style brunch as well-known drag queens put on a performance you won't forget. Bonus: These shows are interactive so you get to be part of the show! Reservations are required and can be made here! Check out the event here!
Chesapeake Jubilee | Chesapeake Park, Chesapeake | Friday-Sunday
The popular and annual event is back for another fun day in the sun! There will be a Shrimp Feast, BBQ cook-off competition, American-themed activities, live music, and a fireworks extravaganza. General admission is $3 per person. For more information, find the event here and on Facebook!
Hampton's Heritage Day | Carousel Park, Hampton | Saturday
Learn about our history and celebrate the Native American, European, and African cultures. Take a break from the education for traditional music, dance, storytelling, and other performances and presentations, family activities, cultural displays, demonstrations, food, traditional arts and crafts, more. Check out the event here!
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!
Special Day for Special Needs | Children's Museum, Portsmouth | Sunday
The Children's Museum will be opening early on Sunday just for those who need a special, sensory-friendly environment! Dimmed lights, lowered sounds, and less-crowded spaces will let kids with special needs explore the exhibits comfortably. Tickets are selling for $5 apiece, and one caregiver gets in for free – learn more here!
Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | Saturday
In only the third performance of its kind (worldwide), this musical rendition of Antony and Cleopatra is sure to wow you! See Shakespeare's work come to life in a whole new way. Tickets are selling for $20, $35, $45, $55 – check it out here!
35th Annual Stockley Gardens Fall Arts Festival | Stockley Garden, Norfolk | Saturday and Sunday
The arts festival will feature over 140 artists showcasing their works such as painting, glass, sculpture, photography, and jewelry. The event will also include an emerging artist display, live music, children's activities, and a variety of food vendors. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, find it here!
Altria Masterworks 8: Carmen in Concert, with Denyce Graves | Dominion Energy Center at Carpenter Theatre | Saturday
Witness the talent of mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves as she and the Richmond Symphony perform Bizet's Carmen. Tickets are $20-$100 depending on where you choose to sit. Learn more here!
Dominion Riverrock | Brown's Island and Historic Tredegar | Friday-Sunday
The annual Dominion Riverrock combines different types of races with post-finish-line activities such as live music and games! Don't like running? No worries, you can bike your way to the finish line! Check out the event here!
Gallmeyer Farms Strawberry Fields Festival | Gallmeyer Farms The Berry Patch | Saturday
Head on out to Gallmeyer Farms to pick fresh strawberries, jam out to live music, enjoy hayrides and pony rides, shop, eat, and more. Admission to the event is free! Check out the event here!
Pop Goes the Chorale | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts | Saturday
Jam out to your favorites from the '60s, '70s, and '80s with the Virginia Beach Chorale. Tickets are selling for $15-$22. For more information, check out the event here!
Pianos in Bloom | Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden | Friday-Sunday
Grand pianos + the Botanical Garden ... enough said. Tickets are selling for $8-$12 – learn more here!
Drummer's Call | Various Locations | Friday-Sunday
Enjoy 18th-century military music played by fifers and drummers. Admission is free with regular Colonial Williamsburg admission. Check out the event here!
Military Weekend | Williamsburg KOA | Friday-Sunday
Celebrate and honor veterans with this outdoor celebration all weekend. Enjoy plenty of fun activities including Bubbles the Clown and the Teeny Tiny Farm – this is a family-friendly event. Admission to the event is free with a reservation! Find more information here!
Mother Tongue | Jamestown Settlement | Friday and Saturday
See the original play, Mother Tongue, written by Abigail Schumann, and watch as three women land in the Jamestown Settlement and decide how they'll leave their mark on the world. The play combines history with modern-day perspectives. Tickets are selling for $20 each – check out the event here!
Did we miss your favorite event? What do you plan on doing this weekend? Tell us in the comments!