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.
Join Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula for a fun-filled, ‘hot’ night in Havana. This event will take place Saturday, October 21st at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.
This year’s themed auction, ‘One Hot Havana Night,’ will feature a cigar roller, steel drummer, salsa dancers, and some of the hottest auction items on the Peninsula. Enjoy cocktail hour and browse hundreds of silent auction items before dinner. Experience exciting food stations inspired by Havana, bid on a brand new car, and enjoy a salsa dancing lesson!
All proceeds benefit members of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula. This year’s event is chaired by Tommy & Chrissy Garner and Scott & Tricia Russell.
For more information on our Club services and opportunities, visit www.bagclub.com.
Attention party people! If you appreciate real hip-hop, reggae music and a great crowd, mark your calendars for this weekend. Saturday, September 9th, FMB presents “Salute Back”, a fundraiser held to benefit the Combat Wounded Coalition and Kevin Thorp, a loyal friend to the FMB family.
Kevin was recently involved in an accident, puncturing one lung and causing him to miss work. A portion of proceeds made will go towards Kevin’s mounting medical bills.
There will be live performances by Jason Coffey, I Gabe, DrummerBoy and DJ Raw Base. You’ll receive a free FMB cup with entry and enjoy drink specials all night long. This event will be held at County Grill in Yorktown. Attendees must be 21 and up with valid ID. The party starts at 9.30pm and will continue until close. It’s always a good time with the FMB crew!
For more info, visit facebook.com/events
Okay.. not everyone wants to celebrate the end of summer, except for ALL parents! Sunday, September 3rd, plant to attend the ‘End of Summer Beach Party’ at Schooners Grill.
Wear your best beach gear while you still can. Come casual and comfortable and enjoy the outside patio and spacious indoor bar. There will be an incredible lineup of acoustic music all day long.
This event will begin at noon and feature some awesome food and drink specials throughout the day. Admission is free and open to the public.
For more info, visit the Facebook Event Page.
The biggest Summer Party returns to Paradise Ocean Club Sunday, July 30th! DJ Pauly D will again take the stage along with DJ Joe Fu and DJ Julian Rivera. This all-day beach party is hosted by Z104 and powered by Pungo Off Road.
If you didn’t get a chance to experience the fun last year, make sure to attend this year. New to the stage will be live music from Cheap Thrills (my personal favorite). Enjoy the private beach, drinks, great food, and fun contests throughout the day.
General admission tickets are $20, VIP tickets (allowing access to VIP area) are $30, and the ‘Seaside Cabana Package’ includes 10 VIP tickets, 1 cabana rental (with food platter, soft drinks/water) and VIP area access for $700. VIP tickets are limited. This event is from 11am-9pm.
To purchase tickets, visit getmyperks.com/summer-beach-bash-2017.
Come out and celebrate the One-Year Anniversary of the new Schooners location! If you haven’t had the chance to check out the awesome new spot, definitely come out Friday, June 16th. There is plenty of room inside and out with extra parking available.
Enjoy outdoor seating on their spacious patio in the sun or under the shade of an umbrella. Schooners also has multiple TV’s located around the bar to catch your favorite games. Celebrate the Anniversary all day long with food and drink specials and live music with ‘Brother Lucy’ performing into the evening. Try the fish tacos while you’re there, our personal favorite! The party starts at 11am and will continue until closing.
For more info, visit the Facebook Event Page.
The Third Annual Pride Party on the Peninsula is quickly approaching! Wednesday, June 14th, the Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau along with Downtown Hampton Development Partnership will host the Pride Party at the Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina Hotel.
Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a DJ, and a complimentary drink ticket for the first 300 guests. This event is free and open to the public, but please register online in advance at visithampton.com/prideparty.
New to the festivities this year is the ‘Drag Down the River Boat Cruise’ aboard the Miss Hampton II with emcee Jennifer Dion and special guest. Highlights will include drag queens, music, dancing, and light fare by Graham & Rollins. This event is from 5.30-8pm.
Tickets for the boat cruise are $10 and can be purchased here eventbrite.com/pride.
The Block Party is back y’all! Saturday, May 13th, let’s kick off the warm weather with some great live music, family entertainment and refreshments at the block! Enjoy beach music and oldies from The Tiki Bar Band. This week only, Jimmy Buffett’s former lead guitarist and one of the Original Coral Reefers, Roger Bartlett will be joining the band, so come prepared to dance.
The concert is free and for all ages starting at 7pm. The children’s area will be open from 6-8pm. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
For more info, visit downtownhampton.com/block-party.