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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities

Looking for something to do in Hampton Roads for Father’s Day Weekend?  Charlotte at My Active Child [1] has a lot of suggestions!

All Weekend

Friday (4-10pm), Saturday (11am-10pm), Sunday (12-5pm)- 21st Annual Afrikan American Festival [2] at Mill Point Park 100 Eaton Street Hampton, VA 23669 (757) 727-8311

Friday* & Saturday (12-10pm), Sunday (12-6pm)- 22nd Annual AT&T Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival [3] at Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk, VA (*Free Admission 12-4 Friday only!)

Friday, Saturday & Suday (7-11pm)- Sandstock [4] at Virginia Beach Oceanfront 17th, 24th, 31st Streets 


11am- Storytelling In the Park – Rainbow Puppet Productions at Blue Bird Gap Farm [5] 60 Pine Chapel Road Hampton, VA 23666 (757) 727-8314

5:30pm- Mad Science of Hampton Roads- Free Show! at Springhill Suites, 901 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (757) 417-3982

5:30-9pm – T.G.I.F. Summer Concert Series at Constant’s Wharf & Marina [6], 100 East Constance Road, Suffolk VA (757) 514-7267

8:30-10:30pm- ODU Screen on the Green: Justin Bieber Never Say Never at Kaufman Mall [7], the grassy lawn located in front of Webb University Center on ODU Campus


8-10am- Early Bird Walks at Hoffler Creek Wildlife Refuge [8] 4510 Twin Pines Rd. Portsmouth, VA 23703

10-11:30am- Kids Fishing [9] (ages 3-15) at Sandy Bottom Nature Park 1255 Big Bethel Rd Hampton, VA 23666 (757) 825-4657

10am-12pm- March Into Summer Walk [10] at Norfolk Botanical Garden 6700 Azalea Garden Road Norfolk, VA 23518 (757) 441-5830

10am-3pm- Butterfly Society of VA- Mini Festival & Plant Sale [11] at Hampton Roads Agricultural and Research Center 1444 Diamond Springs Road, Virginia Beach VA 23455

12-3pm- Summerfest! With Pic-n-paint and Ryan the Balloon Guy! [12] Van Wyck Branch Library 1368 DeBree Avenue Norfolk, VA 23517 (757) 441-2844

5-7pm- 4th Annual Music on Monarch Way [13] – Free family concerts on Monarch Way on the green lawn behind the Ted Constant Convocation Center along Monarch Way in Norfolk, VA

5:30-7:30pm- Zoo Grooves Summer Concert [14] at Virginia Zoo 3500 Granby St Norfolk, VA 23504 (757) 441-2374

8:30pm- Night Hike at First Landing State Park- Trail Center [15] 2500 Shore Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (757) 412-2300


6-9pm- Groovin’ by the Bay at Buckroe Beach & Park [16] 100 1st Street South: Hampton, VA 23664 757 727-8314

7-9pm- Big Bands On The Bay at Ocean View Beach Park [17] 111 West Ocean View Avenue Norfolk, VA 23503