Whether your idea of fun includes awesome festivals, fine dining, new local brews, a haunting experience, or a good show, we have you covered this weekend.
All Weekend Long
Now through Saturday: Make your way to Virginia Beach for the Fil Fest USA.
Now through Sunday: There is more to a peanut than protein. Find out all the ways to celebrate the special nut at the Suffolk Peanut Festival!
Now through Sunday: Want to dine out and try new things? Check out the restaurants participating in the CoVa Restaurant Week.
Friday through Sunday: Celebrate the opening of the new Zeiders American Dream Theater building and enjoy all of the offerings from the Proteus Festival.
Friday through Sunday and beyond: Have a first date this weekend? See how they handle scary situations by taking him/her to the Haunted Hunt Club Farm.
Saturday and Sunday: Find your way to Newport News Park for the Fall Festival.
Saturday and Sunday: Get a ticket for one day or all weekend to enjoy the Biplanes & Brews event at the Military Aviation Museum.
Saturday and Sunday: Check out the 2018 Virginia Beach Coin Show at the Convention Center.
3-10pm: Head to O’Conner Brewing Company for the Jumeirah Beach Saison Release.
4pm: At The Bold Mariner Brewing Company, you can try Noser Brown Ale during its release.
4-10pm: Rip Rap Brewing is releasing its Rules of the Road Red Rooibos Tea Pale Ale.
5pm: It’s time for First Friday in Norfolk. This month, enjoy music by the ever-awesome The Delorean’s.
7-9pm: Head to 37th and Zen for the Masquerade Dance Party.
7-10pm: Purchase your tickets now for the Books & Brew & Vino, Too event at the Slover Library.
7:30pm: See the World of Dance Live Tour at Chrysler Hall.
8pm: See the funnier side of the relationship roller coaster during Date Night at the Push Comedy Theater.
9pm-1:30am: Head to Charlie’s American Cafe to see Petra Glynt, Bile Sister, Persons, and Melted Visions.
10am-12pm: Celebrate National Arbor Day at Lafayette Park in Norfolk.
10am-3pm: This is a great family event designed for kids 10 and under! Grab your tickets for the 30th Annual Virginia Children’s Festival in Town Point Park.
10am-4pm: Take advantage of Free Admission Day at the Virginia MOCA.
10am-5pm: Explore your imagination at PixelFest 2018 in Norfolk.
11am and 1pm: Take your kiddos to see Halloweenie at the Virginia Stage Company, put on by the Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads.
11am-4pm: Participate in the Elizabeth River Project RIVERFest 2018.
11am-5pm: It’s time for the 2018 Smithfield VA Bacon, Bourbon & Beach Fest.
12-6pm: Cheers! It is the Yorktown Wine Fest.
12-6pm: Celebrate what makes Chelsea great during the 5th Annual Chelsea West Fest.
1-6pm: Make your way to the Thank You Gallery for the Norfolk Zine Fest 2018.
2-3pm: Head to the Chrysler Museum of Art to hear For Freedoms Gallery Talk: Freedom of Speech.
2-3:30pm: Put on your walking shoes and head to Cedar Grove Cemetery fro the Series of Unfortunate Deaths Tour.
2:30-3:30pm: Attend Chemistry and Conservation: It’s Science! at The Mariners’ Museum and Park.
5-8pm: Stop by the Max Yawney Exhibit Opening at Gallery 21.
6-9pm: Grab your ticket for the always fun GrowlFest 2018 at The Virginia Zoo.
6-9pm: Pop over to the Opening Reception: David Andrew Smith – One Man Show at The Dragonfly Art Studio.
7pm: As a part of the Church Street Jazz Series, enjoy seeing Julian Vaughn at the Attucks Theatre.
7-10pm: Hear Wilde Owl Live at Big Ugly Brewing.
8-9:30pm: Roast your comedic s’mores at Tales from the Campfire at the Push Comedy Theater.
10-11:30pm: Late-night laughs are better than late-night munchies (though you can get snacks there, too). Attend SKETCHMAGEDDON at the Push Comedy Theater.
10-11am: Grab a mat and stretch out at Yoga on Tap at Bearded Bird Brewing.
12-1pm: Take your bike to Smartmouth Beer for the Tour de ORF Bike Ride.
12-4pm: Shop the 19th Annual CPRV Front Porch Art Walk.
2-3:30pm: Be sure to attend The Upright Senior Citizens Brigade show at The Push Comedy Theater. You won’t be disappointed.
3pm: Enjoy Destinations: Latin America at the Sandler Center.
3-6pm: Attend Ales & Tails at Big Ugly Brewing.
4-6pm: The Muse Writers Center is hosting Renée Olander Book Launch & Reading.
8pm: Eddie Izzard will be at Chrysler Hall as a part of his Believe Me Tour.