“Game Day 5K/10K” in City Center

Kick off Super Bowl Sunday with a race through City Center! Take part in the GameDay 5K or 10K race so you won’t feel terribly guilty about eating all that junk food later on for the big game.

Runners are encouraged to wear their favorite sports gear in true Super Bowl spirit. There will also be a half-mile ‘Fun Run’ for the little ones. At the post-race party, you’ll enjoy the greatest tailgate in Newport News. Tradition Brewing Company will be onsite providing their best craft beer along with food from Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill.

After the race, be sure to head down the street and visit Tradition Brewing Company for live music by Felicia Hoyos, free sports massages and great food from Sliders Food Truck.

Race Day is February 4th. For detailed info and to register, click here.

“Strange Rootz” at Bull Island Brewery

Friday, January 12th, mark your calendars for the best reggae band in the area. Grab your friends and bundle up to enjoy the island vibes of Strange Rootz at Bull Island Brewery.

Strange Rootz is a group of brothers united together through conscious music. Coming from different roots, the members bring ideas together to create beautiful vibrations of love, unity, truth and rights. Take advantage of the stunning waterfront views while listening to great music. Bull Island offers an amazing selection of craft beer, wine and food. This event is from 7-10pm.

For more info on this and other events, click here.

“Bitter Valentine Release” at Alewerks Brewing Co.

February is quickly approaching and with that, comes Valentine’s Day. What better way to celebrate the upcoming holiday than to welcome back a highly popular beer at Alewerks Brewing Company?

Bitter Valentine will be released at noon on draft and in 16oz cans for the first time ever. This Double IPA has been celebrated since its inception, including being rated the best beer in Virginia. The flavor is exceptionally balanced and smooth with notes of citrus and pine from Pacific Northwest hops.

Saturday’s festivities will also include tapping a very special cask of BBP, blended with Coffeehouse Stout. This beer is very limited, there is only one firkin of the rare blend of two of their most popular beers. Be sure to get there early! This event is Saturday, January 13th from 12-9pm.

For more info on this event and others, click here.

“Mid-Winter Luau” At Tradition Brewing Co.

Let’s celebrate the fact that the weather will be in the 60’s this weekend!  Find your favorite Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts for the Mid-Winter Luau at Tradition Brewing Company.

Friday, January 12th, bring your friends out for great beer, live music and a food truck. Enjoy the sounds of the 90’s with WOAH! beginning at 7.30pm. ‘Got Fish’ food truck will be onsite for your dining pleasure. All ages are welcome, no pets permitted. This event is from 6.30-11pm with a $5 cover beginning at 6.30pm.

For more info, visit the Facebook page 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.

“PG-500 NYE Block Party” at Amber Ox Public House

Still searching for a fun and unique way to ring in the New Year? Join the cool kids at Amber Ox Public House for their New Year’s Eve celebration!

The ‘PG-500’ Block Party is hosted by the Amber Ox Public House, Precarious Beer Project, and in partnership with The Hounds Tale restaurant. This event will feature live music with the guys from ‘JNW’, southern style barbecue and local craft beer. There will be an outside festival tent, music spun by DJ Dre and local beer stations. Featured breweries include Precarious Beer Project, Virginia Beer Company, Alewerks Brewing Company and Billsburg Brewery.

Enjoy a Southern style barbecue station, delicious sides and Amber Ox’s famous buttermilk drop biscuits. Amber Ox Public House and The Hounds Tale restaurant are open to all event attendees and are featuring special dishes, cocktails and locally sourced wines. One food ticket per person is included in the ticket cost. Admission is $20 per person. The festival tent will open at 7pm sharp and close at 1am. Live music begins at 8pm and plays until 11pm.

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

“Tacky Sweater Party” at Tradition Brewing Co.

Okay friends, it’s the time of year to find the ugliest Christmas sweater known to man and wear it in public with pride. Saturday, December 23rd, dress in the tackiest sweater you can find and head to Tradition Brewing Company.

Dance the night away to the sounds of Hey Hey Hooligan and enjoy dinner by The German Snack Shack food truck. Cover is $5 and will begin at 5.30pm. Hey Hey Hooligan will play at 6.30pm. All ages are welcome. Cheers!

For more info on this event and others at the Brewery, click here.

“Fireside Christmas with Good Shot Judy” at Virginia Beer Co.

Gather ’round the fire pits and share some holiday cheer with the Christmas crooners of Good Shot Judy. Saturday, December 23rd, mark your calendars for a ‘Fireside Christmas’ at The Virginia Beer Company in Williamsburg.

We can all probably use a little break from the holiday chaos. Bundle up and take in the sounds of Good Shot Judy in the beer garden from 6-9pm. Enjoy dinner by ‘FoodaTude.. Food with attitude’, Williamsburg’s finest food truck. Christmas themed costumes are welcome, spread the cheer and enjoy the beer!

For more info on this event, click here.