“St. Patrick’s Day Festivities” on the Peninsula

St Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, which means lots of parties and shenanigans. Here is a detailed guide to make your adventure a shamrockin’ good time. Don’t forget to wear green and may the luck of the Irish be with you!

NEWPORT NEWS

Tradition Brewing Company | St. Paddy’s Day Inflatable Foosball Tournament

Lionsbridge FC and Tradition Brewing Company are excited to present this one-of-a-kind St. Patrick’s Day party. The Inflatable Foosball tournament will take place from 9-5pm. Enjoy bagpipes throughout the day and stay for the smooth sounds of Heather Gillis at 7pm. What’s better than a little soccer, great beer and good company? For more info, click here.

SMOKE BBQ | St. Paddy’s Day Party

Begin your St. Patrick’s Day celebration the right way with SMOKE BBQ. Enjoy an Irish breakfast, bagpipes, K9 demos and live music.  There will be a cornhole tournament with cash prices and Hey Hey Hooligan will take the stage at 8pm. For detailed info, click here.

Hoss’s Deli | St. Patrick’s Day Party

Don’t miss the amazing $2.50 Bloody Mary buffet and mimosa specials starting at 11am. Enjoy 50% off of road kings; the biggest, baddest burger around. A little birdie told me that Jager models will be making an appearance at 2pm. Green beer all day! Live music by The Mullins Sisters at 9pm. For more info, click here.

Quaker Steak & Lube | St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Irish specialities on the menu and drink specials until 9pm. Cornole tournament, shamrock bingo and best dressed contest at 7pm. Live music by Gerald and Marc from 5-8pm. For detailed info, click here.

The Cove Tavern | Slapnation at The Cove

Enjoy the amazing food and beautiful views of City Center at The Cove Tavern. Catch the festivities around the fountain and then dance the night away with Slapnation from 6-9pm.

City Center | St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Bring the family out for St. Paddy’s Day fun by the fountain. Adult beverages, food trucks, line dancing and free fun activities from 2-6pm. Vinyl Headlights will perform live on stage. For detailed info, click here.

HAMPTON

Park Lane Tavern | St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans

Enjoy an authentic Irish brunch, drink specials and live music all day. Bryan Dunn, Brian Sewell and Jan and Zane of Schooner or Later will perform. This event is from 10-1am. For detailed info, click here.

Oozlefinch Craft Brewery | Fest O’ The Finch Party

Good ole Celtic sing-alongs, pub music and a shamrock hunt. Enjoy the Jameson Inspired firkin and the “The Lady in Green”. Sean and Colin also know as Glencoe Lads will be playing from 6-9pm. The fun begins at 1pm. For all of the details, click here.

Bull Island Brewing Company | St. Patrick’s Day with Mercy Creek

Enjoy amazing water views, great beer and an awesome crowd. Mercy Creek will be rockin’ the stage starting at 6pm. This event is from 6-9pm. For more info, click here.

PBR Hampton Roads | Shamrock Shenanigans

Come get some green beer and see the leprechaun race. Catch the Irish trashcan specials and Buckshot live on stage. For all the details, click here.

The Greene Turtle | St. Patrick’s Day ‘Shellebration’

Happy hour specials from 3-1am, DJ Chris beginning at 6.30pm and Guinness Power Hour! Games and giveaways all day. The Deloreans will perform at 9pm. For more info, click here.

WILLIAMSBURG

Billsburg Brewery | St. Patrick’s Day with Hangar 09 and B2

Great beer, amazing atmosphere and live music. Hangar 09 will be rockin’ the stage in the event tent. Come enjoy stunning views and a fun crowd. For more info, click here.

Amber Ox Public House | St. Precarious Day

The St. Precarious block party is a craft beer, music, and food festival full of friendly banter, live music, flowing taps and delicious Irish fare. For all of the details, click here.

Alewerks Brewery | St. Patrick’s Day at Alewerks

Good Luck Irish Stout will be on nitro as always, and to commemorate the occasion, they’ll be debuting a brand new beer!
Leprechauns Are Real Irish Red will be on draft all day and Fiddler’s Green will be there serenading with traditional Irish tunes. For detailed info, click here.

The Corner Pocket | St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

The annual St. Paddy’s Day party returns with a performance by Poisoned Dwarf, the best traditional Irish music around and a special menu with Irish food all day. For more info, click here.

Center Street Grille | St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza

Irish food and drink specials beginning at 11am. Catch authentic Irish music by Dennis O’Riordan starting at 6.30pm. For more info, get it here.

“Artini – Virginia Made” at Boathouse Live

The PFAC Board of Advisors is excited to announce the 7th Annual Artini – Virginia Made. This year, the event is taking place at Boathouse Live Friday, March 2nd.

Local mixologists will compete to create the best cocktail using ingredients made in Virginia. Attendees will choose the winner. Enjoy amazing appetizers from Circa, Waypoint, Harpoon Larry’s, P.F. Chang’s, Second Street, Fin, Riverwalk, Juan’s, Kismet, Mellow Mushroom, Schlesinger’s and of course Boathouse Live.

Tickets are $60 in advance and $75 after February 23rd. Admission includes drink tastings and food pairings. Enjoy great food, exquisite drinks and live music by Plastic Eddie. This event is from 6-9pm.

For more info and to purchase tickets online, click here.

“Fur Ball 2018, to Benefit the SPCA” in Newport News

It’s almost time for the most adorable fundraiser on the Peninsula! The 11th Annual Fur Ball Gala will take place February 17th at the Newport News Marriott in City Center.

This year’s highly anticipated theme is ‘Take Me To Paris’. Dress your best and come enjoy French-inspried fine dining and cocktails. Don’t miss the always popular pet parade, silent and live auctions, dancing and more. This event is held from 6-11pm.

Tickets are on sale now. For more info and to purchase tickets online, click here.

“Boathouse Live” in Newport News

Ready for the weekend? Suffering from cabin fever? Get out of the house and go to Boathouse Live in Newport News.

With awesome food options, live music and over 50 taps, you’ll be glad you came. Enjoy playing pool on one of their six tables, catch a game on the largest TV on the Peninsula or just kick it with friends and enjoy the atmosphere. Mark your calendars now for exciting upcoming musical acts such as Last Fair Deal, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen and Matisyahu in March.

For more info, check out their Facebook page by clicking here.

“The Barrel Room” at Tradition Brewing Co.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve a day early at Tradition Brewing Company. Saturday, December 30th, experience the Tasting Room as it will be completely transformed for a special guest and event.

Enjoy a limited release of a special Tradition Brewing Company barrel-aged beer, live music and great company. The Barrel Room will also feature several guest taps for this event only: Buskey Cider, Fair Winds Brewing Company, Center of the Universe Brewing and Smartmouth Beer just to name a few. Word on the street is, they will even have wine!

Circa 1918 Kitchen & Bar will have their amazing food truck on site for your dining pleasure. Live music will be provided by Chamomile and Whiskey. This event is 21 and up, with valid ID required upon entry. Attire is casual cocktail. The brewery will be open from 6pm-12am for this occasion.

For more info on this event, click here.

“Hollydazzle Celebration” in City Center

The 14th annual Hollydazzle Celebration returns to city center Saturday, December 2nd.

This family-friendly event has something for everyone, including live musicians, choral groups and dancers performing on four different stages. Catch the amazing street performers to include living statues, fire performers, magicians, hoop dancers, holiday characters and stilt walkers!

From 4-8pm, the evening will be filled with fun activities leading up to the spectacular Fountains of Light Show beginning at 7.45pm. Following the fireworks and incredible special effects will be the lighting of the 45 foot tree on the Fountain Plaza.

The children’s area will have holiday crafts, entertainment and free face painting. Twenty food vendors will sell food items ranging from turkey legs to pizza and funnel cakes.

For more info, click here.

“City Center Oyster Roast” in Newport News

Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism will partner with Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate to present The City Center Oyster Roast. This event will take place Friday, October 20th from 6-9pm.

You’ll enjoy live music, great food, a variety of beverages and other fun activities. Harpoon Larry’s will provide raw and roasted oysters along with other signature favorites. Additional food vendors include Capt’n Crabby, Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cake of Virginia, Couture Cakes By Nika and Mama Neem’s Mobile Seafood. Beer, wine and bourbon sales will benefit the Warwick Ruritan Club.

Admission and parking are free. The food is ‘pay as you go’. Dance the night away with The Deloreans 80’s Band and enjoy great food, drinks and friends.

For more info, click here.

“City Center Fall Festival” in Newport News

City Center is excited to host the 6th Annual Fall Festival Saturday, October 14. Festivities this year include craft beer, hard cider, wine tastings, artwork and live music.

Browse over 40 vendors featuring seasonal fruits, produce, baked goods and plants. Enjoy the sounds of The Joe Gasman Band and Borderline Crazy live on the Market Stage. The children’s area will offer free hay rides, a craft area, face painting and door prizes.

Beer and wine tasting tickets are available for $30. Discounted tickets are available now until October 10th for $25. This event is free, family friendly and open to the public.

The festival is from 11-6pm. For more info, click here