This is the weekend that guarantees if you get out of your house, you can dance, hear music, and see loads of color. And for those of you who are still in a post-Game of Thrones funk, you can get some closure during a few events. Happy Weekend!
All Weekend Long
Friday and Saturday: Sway your hips during Latin Fest at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. There are one and two-day ticket options. The fun is included.
Friday and Saturday: Grab tickets for the weekend-long Virginia Arts Festival presents Williamsburg Live.
Friday and Saturday: Catch a show at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone while Karlous Miller is in town.
Saturday and Sunday: Stop by ENJOY in Norfolk for the Saturn Return by Marleigh Culver exhibition.
Saturday and Sunday: Catch one of the shows of Kids Cabaret at the Hugh Copeland Center.
3-11:59pm: Bring back grunge at the Vanguard Brewpub and Distillery with Flannel Fest, with tributes to Alice in Chains, Stone Temple Pilots, and more.
5-7pm: Attend the Satellite Gallery Opening Reception: In Service in Virginia Beach.
5:30pm: Hear live music from Brian Sewell during Live on the Lawn: Summer Concert Series at Taste Shore Drive.
5:47-10pm: Happy Summer Solstice! Celebrate during Project: Five Forty Seven with James City County. It’s Parks & Recreation’s Longest Day of Play!
6pm: Grab your tickets for Slightly Stoopid: Summer Vacation 2019 in Virginia Beach.
6-9pm: Enjoy music from Paul & Terry at Big Ugly Brewing.
6:30-8pm: Walk in Elmwood Cemetery during For Whom the Bells Toll: Somber Tales of Elmwood Cemetery. This donation-based tour supports the Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation and takes you through one of the city’s beautiful Victorian cemeteries.
6:30-8:30pm: Not sure what to do with your teen? Drop that kid off at the Virginia MOCA during Teen Takeover.
7pm: Enjoy “From Harold Street to Times Square” with the Evelyn Ott School of Dance at Chrysler Hall.
8-10pm: See Laugh Through The Pain Comedy Show at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.
9pm-1:30am: See The Stops!!!, Doomsday Lullaby, and Rad Taco at Taphouse in Norfolk.
9pm-2am: Head to The Wave for Pose: Pride Party.
10am: See the Dynamic Movements School of Performing Arts as they present their summer recital at the Harrison Opera House.
10am-5pm: Shop from 28 local artists during the Art Show at Tin Soldiers Forgotten Treasures on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach.
10am-5pm: Happy Birthday, Nauticus! Party with your nautical friends during Nauticus 25th Birthday Party.
11am-2pm: This weekend begins the Cool Live Music for Hot Summer Saturdays at City Center.
11am-4pm: Stop by Townebank Great Bridge for the Water Themed Art Show.
11am-9pm: Party at the 9th Annual Chesapeake Bay Reggae Fest.
2-11pm: Enjoy the Musical Soul Food Festival in Chesapeake.
6-9pm: Frank Sings Frank at the Virginia Beach Town Center Plaza.
6pm-1:30am: Celebrate during PrideFest 2019 After Party at Waterside District.
6:30-9:30pm: Enjoy music from Musicplayer at Smartmouth in Norfolk.
7pm: Hear music from The Cosmic Donnies at 619 Cantina Oldetowne.
7:30-10:30pm: Floridians are invading Hampton. Okay, not really, but you can hear music from The Adventures of Annabelle Lyn at Bull Island Brewing Company in Hampton.
8-9:30pm: Spoiler alert! Nothing is funny about how Game of Thrones ended, but at the Push Comedy Theater, there is reason to laugh! Join them during Game of Thrones: A Night of Improv and Fire. And don’t worry, that super white thing on stage isn’t one of the dead coming to change you; it is just Brad with his shirt off.
8:30pm: $5 gets you into Snake Mountain Rival live at Back Bay Brewing with RHOTS.
9pm: Enjoy A Comedy Variety Show with Plan B Comedy at the Zeiders American Dream Theater.
9pm-2am: Put on all the colors for Zen Rainbow Rave for Pride at 37th and Zen.
10-11:30pm: Head to the Push Comedy Theater for Wishful Thinking: A Live Sketch Comedy Show.
10pm-1am: See the spectacular The Fuzz Band at Marker 20 in Hampton.
10:30am: Grab your spot for Bhav Yoga in the Gardens at the Hermitage Museum and Gardens.
11am-4pm: Enjoy RIVERFest 2019 at Back Bay’s Farmhouse Brewing Company in Virginia Beach.
11am-4pm: Shop Riverview Village Days Farmers Market in Norfolk. And this weekend, it features a Vegan Market! This is one of the many markets featured in this AltDaily article. You can also participate in Village Days Yoga from 11am-12pm.
2-3:30pm: Grab the kids and get ready for some laughs during The Improvised Fairy Tale: A Family Friendly Comedy Show at the Push Comedy Theater.
2-7pm: Grab some sun and sand during Pride at the Beach at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront.
4-6pm: If you haven’t had enough Game of Thrones yet, perhaps you can break down what happened in the series during Game of Thrones Discussion & Analysis at the Muse Writers Center.
5:30pm: Enjoy live music from Vocal Group Fond Memories at the Virginia Beach Town Center.
6-9pm: Hear music from Myra Smith at Buckroe Beach during the Groovin’ by the Bay Summer Concert Series.
7-9pm: Nothing heals like laughter. Check out Veterans Comedy Show at the Push Comedy Theater.
7-9pm: Sway to the sounds of The Original Super Band during Big Bands on the Bay Summer Concert Series at Ocean View Beach Park.
9pm-2am: End your weekend at The Wave during Pride Foam Party.