Hampton’s Winter Bucket List

Back-and-forth winter weather got you down? Hampton’s got plenty of exciting indoor activities to keep you entertained this season! Can you check off all of these winter bucket list items?

Visit a museum 

Marvel at the space exploration and aviation history all while having interactive and imaginative fun at the Virginia Air & Space Science Center. Then, pop across the street to explore over 400 years of Hampton’s rich history at the Hampton History Museum.

Cozy up in a coffee shop

Bring a book, some work or a friend to warm up with a good cup o’ joe at one of Hampton’s wonderful coffee shops.

Put your brain to the test at trivia night

Grab your pals, get some drinks and put your thinking cap on for one of Hampton’s many trivia nights. 

Cheer on the Hampton Hammerheads

Hampton’s newest sports team, the Hammerheads, will be crushing some professional box lacrosse at the Hampton Coliseum on Feb 3, 10, 17, 18 and March 3 & 5. Come out and root for the home team! 

Swim at the Aquaplex 

Looking for some indoor exercise and fun in the water? The Hampton Virginia Aquaplex is the perfect place to stay fit and up on your swimming skills when it’s cold out. Sign your kiddo up for swim lessons, join a fitness class or simply popin for open swim.

See a show at the American Theatre

Nearly every weekend, the American Theatre presents a variety of live performances from musicals, to concerts, to live comedy, and more! Check hamptonarts.org to see what’s playing.

Savor a warm seafood dish

Whether it’s she‑crab soup, steamed crab legs, or oyster stew, Hampton’s got delectable warm seafood dishes fresh from the Chesapeake Bay. We recommend a visit to Fuller’s Raw Bar, The Deadrise or Graham & Rollins Seafood

Bundle up for peace & quiet on the beach

If you love the peaceful sounds of waves crashing but hate crowds, the time is right for you to hit Hampton’s beaches. If you choose a sunny day and grab your coat, the sunshine, crisp air and quietness can be a very refreshing combo!