This is one of those weekends that has something for everyone. Greek Festival? Check. Luau? Check. Flying Warbirds? Yep. Arts & Craft Festivals? You bet. Wine fest … Jubilee … Comicon? Yes, yes, and yes. And not one, but TWO Greek Festivals! This is not a weekend to stay at home. The best part? We get to live here!
All Weekend Long
Thursday through Sunday: Prepare yourself for the Chesapeake Jubilee! There are amusements, entertainment and more throughout the event, with fireworks on Saturday.
Thursday through Sunday: Get your fill at the Norfolk Greek Festival on Granby Street. This is a fun one, folks!
Friday through Sunday: See the Warbirds Over the Beach Air Show!
Friday through Sunday: See 13 The Musical at the Hugh R. Copeland Center.
Friday through Sunday: (please read the following event listing in your loudest voice) OMG! It’s the Pungo Offroad Monsters on the Beach!!! There will be, like, MONSTER TRUCKS … ON. THE. BEACH!
Friday through Sunday: Enjoy the eats at the Williamsburg Greek Festival.
Saturday and Sunday: Shop and experience the awesome Stockley Gardens Arts Festival.
2pm: The doors open early for the Lunatic Luau 2019 in Virginia Beach. Check out the lineup which includes Bush, Shinedown, and more.
11am-12pm: Head to the Hunter House Victorian Museum for From Civil War to Gilded Age: U.S. Sailors in the Victorian Era event.
5:30-9:30pm: Get your tickets for the 5th Annual Suds & Buds happening at the Norfolk Botanical Garden.
6:30-8pm: Head to The Plot for The HandleBards: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
7pm: Enjoy the Bobbi and Helen School of Dance as they present Come Fly With Me … at the Harrison Opera House.
8-9:30pm: Prepare your bike for a night ride! Meet at The Plot for Glow Ride IV.
8am: Check out the events happening during the day-long BioBlitz 2019 at Indian River Park in Chesapeake.
8am-5:30pm: In Plein Site: A Plein Air Event will be at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts.
10am-4pm: Celebrate all things strawberry at the Strawberry Jamboree at the Virginia Beach Farmers Market.
10am-4pm: For a drive, you can experience the Chesapeake Sea Glass Festival.
10am-6pm: Celebrate Hampton Heritage Day 2019 at Mill Point Park.
12-1:30pm: Enjoy The HandleBards: A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Ocean View Beach Park.
12-6pm: Shop the Spring Crafted Market Part 2 at O’Connor Brewing.
12-6pm: Drink up at the 2019 Pungo Wine Festival at Back Bay Farms.
2-3:30pm: Support the Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation by donating during the Ordeal by Innocence – Children in the Victorian Era Cemetery Tour at Elmwood Cemetery.
3-7pm: Bring your canine best friend to Red Wing Park for Woofstock Virginia Beach.
4-8pm: Camping and beer? Sign us up! Join in on the fun during Common Grounds – A Collaboration Beerfest & Camp Night at the Holiday Trav-L-Park in Virginia Beach.
5:30-7:30pm: Chill at Elizabeth River Park for the Sunset Concert at the Park.
7-8:30pm: Want to know what all of those interesting art pieces mean in the NEON District? Join in on the NEON Art Tour.
7:30-10:30pm: It is concert time in Virginia Beach. This week, see Bob Seger!
8pm: See Jonathan Butler at the Harrison Opera House as part of the Church Street Jazz Series.
8pm: Head to Chrysler Hall for Shakespeare’s Antony & Cleopatra.
8pm: Hear music by Cody Johnson and Jobe Fortner at The Norva.
12-3pm: Community Day = FREE Admission and more at the Virginia MOCA.
12-6pm: Support the Norfolk SPCA by attending Woofstock III at Maker’s Craft Brewery.
2pm: Enjoy A Midsummer Night’s Dream for FREE with the Handlebards at the Sandler Center Plaza.
4pm: Learn about the songs you love and the stories behind them with Michael Feinstein – Great American Songbook at the Sandler Center.
5:30-8:30pm: Time for dinner theater at Montego Island Grill with Me (mi) Nah Know! Dinner and Play.
7:30pm: Bad Wolves and Hostile Within will be playing at The Norva. Expect a lot of raw testosterone. Maybe even some howling at the moon.