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50th Annual Jazz Festival Weekend is Upon Us!

June 19, 2017 |

Just a few days away from the 50th Anniversary Hampton Jazz Festival!

Friday's show features two of the greatest “neo-soul” artists of all time. Festival favorite Jill Scott – and everyone's favorite KEM.  Between them they will mark a fitting opening…

Miss Hampton II and Graham & Rollins Announce New Crabtown Cruise Dates

June 15, 2017 |

Miss Hampton II and Graham & Rollins are happy to announce new dates for their Crabtown Cruise series. Sunset Cruises will take place July through September! Each cruise, approximately two-hours in length, will offer fresh steamed seafood from Graham…

Hampton Watersports Now Operating at Buckroe Beach

June 09, 2017 |

The City of Hampton is happy to welcome Hampton Watersports, a brand new watercraft rental business, to Buckroe Beach and Bluebird Gap Farm. Visitors to both locations will have the opportunity to rent a variety of watercraft by the half hour, and hour…

Virginia Sand Soccer Championships Returns to Buckroe Beach June 3-4!

June 01, 2017 |

This June 3-4, Buckroe Beach will welcome the Virginia Sand Soccer Championships! The event, formerly the AIM Sand Soccer Shootout, is open to the public and expected to draw over 500 athletes and thousands of spectators from across the country.

During…

Blackbeard Pirate Festival Returns to Downtown Hampton!

May 19, 2017 |

Named one of the Top Five Pirate Festivals in North America by USA Today Travel, the annual Hampton Blackbeard Festival celebrates Hampton’s rich maritime heritage by commemorating the demise of their most infamous visitor, Captain Edward Teach, a.k.a…

Miss Hampton II and Graham & Rollins Launch Series of Evening Seafood Cruises in Downtown Hampton

May 18, 2017 |

Beginning Saturday, May 27, Miss Hampton II and Graham & Rollins will launch a series of evening seafood cruises out of downtown Hampton! Each Crabtown Cruise, approximately two-hours in length, will offer fresh steamed seafood from Graham & Rollins …

Sankofa's 6th Annual International Day of Remembrance

May 16, 2017 |

For the 6th year in a row, The Sankofa Projects will host its Annual International Day of Remembrance ceremony on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 11:00am EST on Buckroe Beach in Hampton, VA.  The ceremony will be held to the far left of the Main stage at…

Virginia Memorial Day Cluster All-Breed Dog Show Returns to the Hampton Roads Convention Center May 25-29

May 12, 2017 |

May 25-29, the Hampton Roads Convention Center welcomes an estimated 1,500 canine friends to The Virginia Memorial Day Cluster All-Breed Dog Show. Hosted by the Langley Kennel Club and Virginia Beach Kennel Club, the event is expected to draw over 4,000…

‘5th Annual Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past’ Event and Exhibit Returns to Hampton History Museum

May 09, 2017 |

Experience the work of artists and craftspeople whose attire, weaponry, and gadgets conjure up a time when airships were commonplace and steam power ruled the world; an alternative Victorian era and an imagined Wild West frontier as presented in “Ste…

Hampton History Museum Hosts Seafood Fundraiser at Historic Graham & Rollins Working Waterfront Dock May 20

April 27, 2017 |

The Hampton History Museum invites the public to partake in a one-of-a-kind seafood feast to raise funds for the museum on Saturday, May 20, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the unique setting of the Graham & Rollins working waterfront dock at 19 Rudd Lane in…