Your Mid-Summer Festival Hampton Roads Weekend


This weekend Town Point Park will be transformed into one big outdoor theater during the Mid-Summer Fantasy Festival.

Also in Chesapeake it’s all-you-can-eat crabs and BBQ during the 10th annual Blue Crab Festival.

See anything we missed? We want to know about it! Send us an email: info@hrscene.com or submit your events to our calendar by clicking here.

All Weekend

Norfolk

Friday – Sunday | Grease | TCC Roper Performing Arts Center
Grease is the word! Hurrah brings you Rydell High’s Class of ‘59 complete with Danny, Sandy and Oh Those Summer Nights.
Tickets are $25

Virginia Beach

Friday – Sunday | Tidewater Stage Theatre Presents: The Christians | Regent University
Backed by a full gospel choir, The Christians is a rousing, soul-searching new play about how faith can unite – or divide – a community.
Click here for ticket information

Friday

Hampton

10:30 a.m. | Storytelling in the Park: Middleton Academy Dance | Bluebird Gap Farm
What better way to end a summer of unbelievably awesome stories than with Middleton Academy Dance performing a show filled with a series of your favorite storybook characters such as Jack and the Bean Stalk and Goldielocks and the Three Bears, but with a twist you wouldn’t want to miss.
FREE

7 p.m. | Herbie D | Oozlefinch Brewing Company
FREE

8 p.m. | Katt Williams: Great America Tour | Hampton Coliseum
With more than 20 years in entertainment, Katt Williams has developed a career seeded with thousands of stage shows in sold-out arenas, a laundry list of starring roles on the small screen and memorable performances in major box office hits.
Click here for ticket information

Isle of Wight

8 p.m. | Movies in the Park – Finding Dory | Nike Park
Bring the whole family out for movies under the stars. There will be popcorn for everyone. Grab your lawn chairs or blankets to watch family-friendly cinema.
FREE

8 p.m. | Friday Night Summer Concert Series | Smithfield Times Gazebo
The concerts are free; bring a chair or a blanket and enjoy an eclectic mix of music and musicians.
FREE

Newport News

6 p.m. | Fridays @ The Fountain Concert Series | City Center at Oyster Point
Begin your weekend here! Join us for free concerts by the region’s best bands. Bring your friends, lawn chairs, blankets and dancing shoes. Food and beverages for sale.
FREE

Norfolk

3 p.m. | El Taco Loco! – O’Connor Food Truck Challenge | O’Connor Brewing Company
The contendors will each create one craaazy taco for $5 +tax, sold separately. Full menus will be available too. Be sure to get a judging ballot from a bartender or truck and score for presentation, taste, consistency to theme, creativity/originality, and personal favorite! Winners are chosen from the popular vote as well as from a round of guest judges.
FREE

5 p.m. | Friday Food Truck Rodeo | MacArthur Center
This weeks line-up includes: Capt’n Crabby, Cast Iron Catering Co., Ferg’s Missing Ingredient, New York Souvlaki, Street Eats USA, Taste Of Asia AND, play your favorite board games outside on the green with our oversized versions of Chess, Connect 4, Jenga, Checkers and Corn Hole.
FREE

6 p.m. | T.G.O.V. – Summer Concert Series | Ocean View Beach Park
The TGOV Beach Music Concert Series is a great way to start the weekend with Live Music on the Chesapeake Bay, children’s activities, cornhole games, food, beverages and more.
FREE

7 p.m. | Saint Motel | Waterside District
FREE

Suffolk

7 p.m. | Keep Calm School’s OUT Library Lock-In | North Suffolk Library
Celebrate National Teen Library Lock-in with free food, gaming, crafts, and virtual chats with authors!
FREE

Virginia Beach

5 p.m. | Blue Moon A Full Moon Palooza | Hunt Club Farm
The 3rd Blue Moon Full Moon-a-Palooza is a celebration you don’t want to miss! Moon light, live music with Anthony and the Conqueroos,mayhem, magic & Blue Moon. Proceeds benefit Princess Anne Hunt Club Farm Foundation’s scholarship fund.
FREE

8 p.m. | R. Kelly | Virginia Beach Amphitheater
Click here for ticket information

Saturday

 

Hampton

11 a.m. | CHKD Lulapalooza Dance-A-Thon | Walmart Marketplace
All for CHKD. Dance-a-thon featuring Zumba, BANG Powerdance, TrapFit, ThickFit, Booty Bounce Fitness, and more.
FREE

2 p.m. | Downtown Hampton Block Party — Fuzz Band and a Waiters Race | Downtown Hampton at Queens Way
For the Waiters Race, food service professionals race through a series of obstacles holding a loaded tray of Stella Artois, without spilling a drop.
FREE

7 p.m. | Lovecats Piano Duo | Oozlefinch Brewing Company
FREE

Newport News

8 p.m. | Drew Gasparini | Ferguson Center for the Arts
Drew Gasparini is an award-winning composer/lyricist, and a performing singer/songwriter.
Click here for ticket information

Norfolk

10 a.m. | VGA Game Day! | Slover Library
Come on out for our monthly game day. Bring a game or play one of ours. This is a family-friendly event, and as always all ages are welcome.
FREE

10:30 a.m. | Sign Savvy Storytime | Slover Library
Storytime with a focus on deaf literacy.
FREE

11 a.m. | International Tiger Day | Virginia Zoo
There will be discovery stations, tiger-themed crafts, face painting, fun activities, and trail hosts throughout Asia – Trail of the Tiger. Get to know more about Api, Christopher, and the Zoo’s two tiger cubs we all love so much.
FREE with zoo admission

2 p.m. | Virginia VIBES FEST | Military Circle Mall
Enjoy lively stage shows, a grand fashion show exclusive vendors, pop-up shops, children’s activities, family fun, and the Jazz, Top 40, R&B, Latin, Reggae, and Gospel Vibes while we bring awareness and benefit the cause of Kennedy’s Angel Gowns; a local not-for-profit agency that assists families who have experienced miscarriages or still births.
FREE

2 p.m. | Slover Draw Lab: The New Black | Slover Library
The Slover Draw Lab is a summer project created to give YOU the materials and the place to draw and create this summer. Visit the DRAW LAB anytime during library hours.
FREE

6 p.m. | Mid-Summer Fantasy Theatre in the Park: Greco Allusion | Town Point Park
Audiences are invited to wear a toga, bring a lawn chair or blanket, and wait to become part of the story to create their own unique experience. Discover modern experiential theater magical environments, experience art and become a part of imaginative tales within the beautiful Town Point Park.
FREE

7:05 p.m. | Norfolk Tides vs. Columbus Clippers | Harbor Park
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Portsmouth

11 a.m. | Yoga for Adults | Portsmouth Public Library
Join us for a 60-minute Yoga practice. Our primary concentration is Hatha Yoga where we emphasize following your breath. Everyone is encouraged to participate.
FREE

7 p.m. | Movies in the Park: Frozen | Portsmouth City Park
FREE

Suffolk

10 a.m. | Suffolk Health & Fitness Fair | North Suffolk Library
All ages are welcome to come out for a morning of fitness activities, vendors, and building healthy habits! There will be fitness stations for kids, a library workout of the day, vendors, and more.
FREE

6 p.m. | T.G.I.F. Summer Concert Series: The Deloreans | Bennett’s Creek Park
Join your neighbors at Bennett’s Creek Park for the second half of the TGIF Summer Concert Series in Suffolk. Enjoy this free and family-friendly event in the park, as The Deloreans play a variety of hits and kids enjoy the children’s area.
FREE

Virginia Beach

10 a.m. | Walking Tour in the District – MASER artworks | ViBe Creative District
Free Parking at MOCA – Tour will leave from there and visit all three MASER Art projects along with other popular ViBe Creative District murals. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated.
FREE

10:30 a.m. | Hoppy Yoga | Green Flash Brewing Company
Enjoy a little beer with your Namaste. Join Green Flash Brewing Co. for a session of Hoppy Yoga. All-levels welcome.
Admission is $20

Wallops Island

11 a.m. | Imagination Playground | NASA Visitors Center
Let your imagination soar with our Big Blue Blocks from Imagination Playground. Children can test their engineering and design skills.
FREE

Sunday

Chesapeake

2 p.m. | 10th Annual Blue Crab Festival | Khedive Temple Greenbrier
All you can eat Steamed Crabs, Pork BBQ, and beverages with DJ entertainment.
$45 at the door

Hampton

8 a.m. | Yoga at Buckroe Beach | Buckroe Beach Park
Join instructor Janet Tucker for free yoga sessions on the left side of the James T. Wilson Pier at Buckroe Beach.
FREE

6 p.m. | Groovin’ by the Bay | Buckroe Beach
Summer concert series, July 30 – Tidewater Drive
FREE

Norfolk

4:05 p.m. | Norfolk Tides vs. Columbus Clippers | Harbor Park
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8:30 p.m. | Movie Night on the Patio: A Million Ways to die in the West | Mermaid Winery
Get here early to reserve your seat on the patio Movie begins at 8:30 p.m. Must be 21-years-old to attend. Complimentary popcorn available.
FREE

Virginia Beach

10:30 a.m. | Hoppy Yoga | Green Flash Brewing Company
Enjoy a little beer with your Namaste. Join Green Flash Brewing Co. for a session of Hoppy Yoga. All-levels welcome.
Admission is $20

7:15 p.m. | Chicago & the Doobie Brothers | Virginia Beach Amphitheater
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