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What's happening in Hampton? If it's fun and exciting, you'll know all about it when you check our regularly updated events calendar. Get the details up to four months in advance and you'll have plenty of time to make your plans and have a good time in Hampton.

September 2018 EVENTS


BASS CENTER X RETURN TO THE MOTHERSHIP (Sep 1-2)For the eleventh event in this very special series, Bass Center XI comes to the Mothership, Hampton Coliseum, for two nights of magical pandemonium, Sept. 1-2. Bassnectar will be playing each night alongside a diverse cast of musical guests including Barclay Crenshaw, Hatcha, Ana Sia, Noisia, Stylust and ill-esha. For more information: Must be 18 or older with ID to attend.

Hampton Coliseum
Three Day Ticket - $189.50

07 | Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest is Americas Largest and most realistic Dinosaur Event. Our guests will walk through the Cretaceous period, the Jurassic Period and The Triassic period and experience for themselves what it was like to be among living, breathing dinosaurs.

Hampton Roads Convention Center


08 | 8th Annual Buckroe Beach Arts in the Park

8th Annual Buckroe Beach Arts in the ParkThe Buckroe Improvement League is excited to bring you the 8th Annual Buckroe Beach - Arts in the Park!! Join us at the Buckroe Beach Park in Hampton, Virginia overlooking the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. The event will be located in front of the large Buckroe Beach Pavilion adjacent to the boardwalk, allowing artists, craftsmen, Food and Beverage Trucks, Children's Area and DJ to be in one festival area. This event is free to attend. Come out and enjoy a day of shopping (or just browsing by the beach!)

Buckroe Beach Pavilion Park, 100 1st Street South, Hampton 23664

15 | 2018 Langley Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show (15-18)

2018 Langley Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show (15-18)The Hampton Roads Convention Center will once again welcome over 1,000 canine friends, and 4,000 spectators. Come watch the dogs and shop ‘til you drop! Vendors will be onsite offering unique pet merchandise, jewelry, books and more.

Hampton Roads Convention Center
Admission Fee

20 | Sisters United

Sisters United: It’s Our Time is a movement of powerful women who will come together to uplift with music, comedy, motivation and empowerment. What happens when strong, positive and successful women come together for a common cause? Life changing moments! Sisters United: It’s Our Time is a one of a kind evening of entertainment starring some of the biggest entertainers in the industry including Yolanda Adams, MC Lyte, Stephanie Mills, Avery*Sunshine, and Marsha Ambrosius.

Hampton Coliseum


22 | Southeastern Guns & Knives Show (Sep 22-23)

Southeastern Guns & Knives Show (Sep 22-23)Southeastern Guns and Knives is an organized and legal gun show event that promotes understanding of the shooting sports, appreciation of American history, and an opportunity to view historic and contemporary weapons. A variety of people, from professionals to blue-collar workers, attend gun shows. Gun show patrons attend the shows as collectors, hobbyists, sportsmen, and hunters; many also attend because they are interested in home defense. Children 14 and younger are free and children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult 21 years or older $80.00 per 8 foot table Show Hours: Saturday 9-5 Sunday 10-4

Hampton Roads Convention Center

22 | Hampton Bay Days (Sep. 22-23)

Hampton Bay Days (Sep. 22-23)Nationally recognized Bay Days is the premier festival in Hampton, Virginia celebrating the Chesapeake Bay.  Bay Days is a spirited celebration that has educated more than a million people about this beautiful, natural resource. Bay Days is a family oriented, annual festival that reflects the unique character of our community.This year we plan to bring you bigger and better of everything! Bay Education & History, Beer & Food Trucks, Beer & Wine Tasting, Artisans, Crafters and Merchants, Car Show and, Children's Area...PLUS Fireworks!! Bring your friends and family to enjoy activities for all ages! 

Larry King Law's Langley Speedway
Free Admission

27 | Shag at the Foodbank

Shag at the FoodbankDance, dine, and donate at the 8th Annual Kiwanis Shag & Seafood Festival, an ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT seafood extravaganza located at the Foodbank! Join in the fun sponsored by Division 13 of the Southeast Region of the Capital District of Kiwanis International.

Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula (2401 Aluminum Avenue)
$40 advance tickets, $50 at the door

29 | 93rd Running Hampton Cup Regatta (29-30)

93rd Running Hampton Cup Regatta (29-30)Speed into aquatic action as the 93rd Annual Hampton Cup Regatta , the oldest continuously running hydroplane boat race in the country, returns to Mill Creek in Hampton, Virginia. Join over 30,000 spectators for a weekend of on-the-water thrills, chills, and racing excitement.Enjoy a children's area, food vendors, Bay Education, and environmental exhibits.

East Mercury Bridge at Fort Monroe (Mill Creek, Entrance to Fort Monroe in Hampton)
Free Admission