It’s Harborfest weekend, but if you don’t want to join the crowds at Town Point Park there’s so much in store for your weekend in Hampton Roads!
Friday, June 5-Sunday June 7/Harborfest/Town Point Park
Music, incredible sailing vessels, food, drink, and more! Click here for a complete schedule and more information. FREE
Friday, June 5-Sunday June 7/2015 North American Sand Soccer Championships/Oceanfront
See 10,000 talented players from 16 states and 20 countries compete during this renowned and free-to-watch oceanfront festival. The highlight of NASSC weekend is the international men’s U.S. OPEN, during which ten highly skilled teams battle for the title of U.S. National Champion. FREE
Friday, June 5-Sunday June 7/Lafayette’s Hermione Voyage 2015/Riverwalk Landing
The French Tall Ship Hermione is on her maiden Atlantic crossing and stopping in Yorktown. This three-day event will include a variety of programs and events for the education and inspiration of the public: receptions and dinners, free public deck tours and ship events, a heritage village, traveling exhibit, Jamestown Settlement’s Godspeed, interpretive programs, Virginia’s Finest fair, entertainment, educational programs, and more. FREE
First Friday ViBe/Oceanfront
Explore Virginia Beach’s newly designated ViBe Creative District during First Friday ViBe (June 5), when local artisans and shops extend their hours to feature special events, music, food and other entertainment throughout the neighborhood’s galleries and stores, located just steps off the oceanfront boardwalk at theResort Beach.
Sunset/Skywatch at Northwest River Park/Northwest River Park
Join Back Bay Amateur Astronomers (BBAA) as they bring their scopes and expertise to bear on the Galaxy weather permitting at the Equestrian Area at Northwest River Park. Call (757) 421-7151 to confirm. FREE
6 p.m. – 10 p.m./Downtown Hampton Block Party
Live music and fun in Downtown Hampton with your neighbors! FREE
Noon-6:00 p.m./2nd Annual Paradise Ocean Club Craft Brew Fest/Paradise Ocean Club
Fort Monroe, Hampton. Price includes 20 Beer samples, BBQ, and Live Music. General admission $25, Military $20
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m./King Lincoln Park Day/King Lincoln Park
The event features a broad range of free activities for all ages including make-and-take crafts, free Bingo (ages 50 & up), community exhibits, and live entertainment. FREE
3:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m./Seawall Music Festival/Portside
Join us for a summer celebration of music along the seawall with free family fun. Musical performance by local and regional acts as well as National Recording Artist Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes followed by the East Coast’s largest pyrotechnical show at 9:30 PM.
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m./First Saturdays Suffolk Farmer’s Market/Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion
Enjoy the best in locally-grown fresh fruits and vegetables, along with eggs, honey, homemade jams and jellies, baked goods, fresh cut flowers, plants and handmade jewelry and crafts. “First Saturday at the Market” will feature live music and the Teeny Tiny Farm Petting Zoo (10am-1pm)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m./Springfest 6 Car Show/Virginia Beach Convention Center
Set the cruise control and head to get your classic car fix during the Springfest 6 Car Show. Browse the rare car showcases, including the East Coast Rotary Classic, watch the RC Drift competition, check out Mobile AWD Dyno or simply enjoy the event’s live music, food, raffles and giveaways.
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m./Belmont Bash/Equikids
Join us for a live broadcast of the The Belmont Stakes as American Pharoah goes for the prestigious Triple Crown! Hosted at EQUI-KIDS’ facility, featuring sponsor suites throughout the indoor riding arena, all you can eat BBQ, a silent auction and race raffle, casino tables, beer and wine, and a fantastic performance by the band Karnivale, the Belmont Bash is the place to be!
Sunset/Big Screen Saturdays: The Princess Bride/Virginia Aquarium
A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a long separation and save her. They must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other.
Big Screen Saturday movies are free for Virginia Aquarium members in the month of June and cost $5 for non-members. Beginning in July, Big Screen Saturday tickets will be $3 for members
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m./Chesapeake Civic Chorus Spring Concert/Greenbrier Middle School
Chorus will perform its annual spring concert featuring sacred and classical choral music, patriotic anthems, spirituals and Broadway favorites. We will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Academy Award winning film “The Sound of Music” by performing a medley of songs featured in the movie.