Rockets to Race Cars: Two Family Fun Events Happening in Hampton This Saturday

This Saturday will be filled with family fun events that you don’t want to miss!

First up join the Hampton History Museum at Air Power Park from 10AM-2PM for a day celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing. Explore Hampton’s contributions to space flight and the first steps on the Moon. Be there for the ribbon cutting of the restored “Little Joe” rocket. This event is the free and open to the public!

Park at the former Kmart lot, 210 W Mercury Blvd. Shuttle buses will take you to and from the event. In case of inclement weather, the event will be postponed to Saturday, July 27, 10 am-2 pm.

Next, the Hampton Heat blazes back to Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway for it’s 11th year! A 6:15 pm Fan Meet & Greet kicks off the evening’s racing schedule, with racing underway at 7 pm featuring Bandolero, Legends, Super Trucks and Grand Stock events. The Hampton Heat green flag for drops at 9 pm.  There will be a six-lap controlled caution at lap 100 during which teams have an opportunity to make necessary adjustments to their vehicles.

Regular admission fees for the Hampton Heat event are $12.00 Adults, $10.00 Military (Active or Retired) and Senior Citizens (60 & Over), and $5.00 Children 6-12.  Admission is free for fans under age 5. Free tickets are available to Hampton residents and employees. Tickets are available 9 am – 5 pm at the Hampton Visitor Center, located at 120 Old Hampton Lane, in downtown Hampton. Proof of residence or employment by the City is required. A limit of four tickets per household applies.