Spring Has Sprung in Hampton

Spring in Hampton

With vaccines going out, restrictions winding down, and the weather warming up, spring in Hampton presents the perfect opportunity to finally get out of the house with safe, socially distanced outdoor events and festivals, outdoor activities, and more! Here are a few activities and events we are looking forward to this spring in Hampton;

Hiking:

Enjoy the beautiful spring foliage and flowers by taking a hike! Hampton offers access to countless beautiful walking paths and hiking trails for any skill level. Some of our favorite hiking areas around Hampton include:

Events:

Sunny spring weather creates the perfect occasion for safe, socially distanced outdoor events.

Blues and Brews FestivalThe 2021 Yorktown’s Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival will take place May 1st at the Riverwalk Landing. Sample dozens of local craft beers, dig into some amazing BBQ and listen as some of the best Blues musicians in Hampton Roads take the stage at Riverwalk Landing.

Shop local on Saturday mornings at the Buckroe Beach Farmers Market! The Farmers Market takes place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., beginning in May and continuing through the fall. Vendors will sell local produce, baked goods, sausage, seafood, jarred food items, and more.

The Sounds of Summer Series at Riverwalk Landing features free outdoor concerts by the river all summer long! Bring your lawn chairs and coolers, and stay until the sun sets! Enjoy jamming to some of the area’s top acts playing beach favorites, Motown, disco, funk, R&B, Pop & more.

Kids Activities:

We’ve all been cooped up this winter and no-one has felt it more than the kids! Spring finally brings the opportunity for them to get outside, release all that pent up energy, and enjoy some activities and events just for them.

The Summer Movie Series will take place every Tuesday all summer long, at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, and feature family films for kids of all ages.

The Kids Bash is the East Coast’s largest, annual kid’s fitness event, dedicated to prioritizing health and fitness amongst the youth in our communities. Taking place July 17th at the Virginia Beach Field House, the event features challenges, exhilarating games, competitions, live performances, celebrities, contests, gift giveaways and so much more!

Outdoor Dining:

Hampton Outdoor DiningOutdoor dining is the best way to dine at (and support!) your favorite restaurant, while staying COVID safe! Enjoy the perfect weather and delicious food with patio dining at Hampton’s best restaurants or a picnic at the many wineries in the surrounding area. A few of our favorites include:

Spring provides countless opportunities to enjoy everything Hampton has to offer, way more than we can fit in a blog post! The best way to discover Hampton is to explore it yourself and experience it all! So mask up, stay safe, and get out to enjoy spring in Virginia!

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