Kick off your weekend with some fun festivities in Port Warwick! Beginning Friday, June 1, catch the cool kids at HIP for live music, fun food and outstanding artwork.
First Fridays will take place in and around HIP, located at 2170 William Styron Square S in Newport News. Enjoy an evening of live local musicians, foodies, artists and door prizes.
Stroll through the beautiful Port Warwick Square to participating restaurants and businesses for First Fridays Fun. This event is from 6-9pm and is free and open to the public. Come out and show some local love!
Check out all of the upcoming events and details by clicking here.
The 25th Annual ‘Tastefully Yours’ fundraiser returns to the Hampton Roads Convention Center Thursday, April 12th. This premier food tasting event will feature craft beer, wine and food from over 36 of our top local restaurants.
Funds raised from this event will be used to provide food to over 170 partner agencies which include food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other emergency organizations in our community.
Don’t miss the the fun photo booth, casino games, and live music all evening. This event is from 6-9.30pm. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 the day of. Tickets will sell out!
For detailed info and to purchase tickets, click here.
Hampton Restaurant Week returns March 4-1oth. This is a highly anticipated week long celebration of culinary excellence.
Several restaurants throughout the city will offer special prix-fixe menus for lunch and dinner. This is a fantastic opportunity to try some of Hampton’s best restaurants at a great price. Diners can enjoy two-course lunches for $10 or a three-course dinner for either $20 or $30 at participating restaurants*.
Participating restaurants include The Grey Goose, Brown Chicken Brown Cow, Marker 20, Monsoon, Park Lane, Mango Mangeaux, Graham & Rollins, The Point, Musasi, Regatta Grille, Stillwater Tavern, Venture, Cyprus Grille, Bowman’s Soul N-the-Wall and County Grill.
For detailed info, click here.
A wide array of artists’ booths will line Styron Square this weekend in Port Warwick. The Art & Sculpture Festival returns October 14-15th with fine arts, live entertainment, food, beer and wine.
The festival will feature 100 artists, a fabulous lineup of eclectic music each day and a tent for young collectors. Enjoy strolling the square stocked with world-class fine art, gourmet food vendors and family friendly activities.
Don’t forget to visit the local chic boutiques, award winning restaurants and other unique businesses in the Square. Saturday hours are from 10-6pm and Sunday from 10-5pm.
For more info, click here.
Saturday, September 30th, don’t miss ‘SONset on the Isle’. This is a fun family friendly event with live music throughout the day.
Catch some of the best Christian bands around while enjoying the beautiful atmosphere of Bell Isle Marina. Every King and Commoner, Caleb Folks and Co, Mehlek Pfsha, REP, 757 Worship and Reverence Worship will be rockin’ the beach club all day.
Pack some chairs, bring a picnic and enjoy this beautiful weather on the Isle. Food, drinks and snacks will be available for purchase at the marina store. This event is free and open from 12-9pm.
For more info, visit facebook.com/BellIsleMarina.
The Bay Days Foundation is proud to present a partnership with Larry King’s Langley Speedway to host the Inaugural ‘Racing to Save the Bay Festival’.
This highly anticipated event will take place September 9-10th. There will be two stages of entertainment showcasing music by over 20 artists. The festival will take place Saturday from 11am-9.30pm and Sunday from 11am-6pm.
The eclectic lineup of bands will feature a wide variety of music such as jazz, classic rock, country and dance. Be sure to catch the Deloreans before the fireworks display Saturday night. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Parking is free.
For more information, visit BayDaysEvents.com.
Williamsburg is excited to host the ever-popular Whistle Belly 2017 Sunday, August 6th. Whistle Belly is a celebration of amazing food and drinks in honor of Virginia Craft Beer Month. The much-anticipated event was created by DoG Street Pub and proudly presented by the Junior Woman’s Club of Williamsburg.
Enjoy craft beer from over 30 breweries along with delicious food from DoG Street Pub, Trellis Bar & Grill, Blue Talon Bistro, Culture Cafe, and The Catering Company. Tickets include drinks and all-you-can-eat food for only $50. You can also save up to $10 by purchasing in advance. Get early access tickets to enjoy exclusive beers.
There will also be raffles with gifts from breweries and local businesses. Proceeds benefit local non-profits and scholarships to local high school students. This event will go on rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.
For more info and to purchase tickets, visit eventbrite.com/whistle-belly.
If you’re like us, you’re probably sitting at your desk right now contemplating your upcoming weekend festivities. If so, be sure to include Bell Isle for this Saturday, July 15th. The Beach Club and Marina will host ‘Paint Night with Gary Fig’. The painting project will be a Bell Isle Sunset on Driftwood. There will also be a ‘social’ that evening featuring an art show, food, music, and wine.
Enjoy the beautiful views and try your hand at painting (with wine). Ticket prices are as follows: Marina members and boat owners $15; guest $45. Tickets include all paint supplies, instructions, wine, and snacks from 6-9pm. Non-painters may also attend to enjoy the music, food, and social event on the isle. Guest fee is $10 (paid at office upon arrival).
Tickets are required and can be purchased online at bellislemarinava.