The city of Portsmouth officially reopens on Monday, June 7. Check back often for upcoming special events.

All Summer Events


05jun9:00 am4:00 pmMobile Vaccination Clinics in Portsmouth

05jun(jun 5)9:00 am18dec(dec 18)1:00 pmPortsmouth Farmers MarketCorner of High & Court Streets

09jun9:00 am4:00 pmPortsmouth Museums Reopen

12jun11:00 am3:00 pmProject Toy Drop

19jun12:00 pm6:00 pmJuneteenth Festival

24jun11:00 am4:00 pmSummer Full of Life Blood Drive

26jun10:00 am12:00 pmElevate Your SwagBehavioral Healthcare Services Special Event

26jun11:00 am3:00 pmProject Toy Drop III

28jun(jun 28)8:45 am29jul(jul 29)3:30 pmStarBase Summer CampsPortsmouth Public Schools STEM Summer Camps

01jul8:00 pm11:00 pmThe Black Jacket Symphony Concert

03jul10:30 am3:00 pmCradock 102nd Annual Patriotic SaluteLiberty & Justice for All

04jul9:30 pm10:00 pm4th of July Fireworks on the Elizabeth

04jul9:30 pm10:30 pmIndependence Day Fireworks 20214th of July Fireworks

08jul6:30 pm9:00 pmFeaturedSunset Thursdays 2021 SCHEDULE JULY 8- SEPTEMBER 9Portsmouth's Summer Concert Series

08jul6:30 pm9:00 pmEVENT CANCELED . . . Sunset Thursdays at High Street LandingRaJazz in Concert

08jul(jul 8)6:30 pm09sep(sep 9)9:00 pmSunset Thursdays Summer Concert SeriesSummer After Work Concert Series

10jul(jul 10)11:00 am31oct(oct 31)3:00 pmPokey Smokey II Train Rides AgainPortsmouth City Park Train Schedule

15jul6:30 pm9:00 pmSunset Thursdays Presents The Original Rhondels

22jul6:30 pm9:00 pmSunset Thursdays Presents Better by Tuesday

29jul6:30 pm9:00 pmSunset Thursdays Presents The Janitors

04aug8:52 pm8:52 pmPortsmouth Community Concerts Presents . . .Let's Rock Broadway Starring The Diamonds

05aug6:30 pm9:00 pmSunset Thursdays Presents Soul Intent

07aug7:00 am12:00 pmCoast Guard 5K & Road Rage Cutter 10K RacesCoast Guard Day in Portsmouth

07aug10:00 am2:00 pmOlde Towne Antique & Flea MarketFlea Market Event

12aug6:30 pm9:00 pmSunset Thursdays Presents Champagne Band

14aug10:30 am1:00 pmBike the Arts DistrictGuided Community Bicycle Ride Through Portsmouth Cultural Arts District

19aug6:30 pm9:00 pmSunset Thursdays Presents Tidewater Drive Band

21aug8:00 pm11:00 pmHarry Connick Jr. ConcertWith Time to Play!

26aug6:30 pm9:00 pmSunset Thursdays Presents Blaque Velvet Band

Portsmouth Offers Year-Round Events

Spring Events

Fall Events

Winter Events

Children's Museum of Virginia

Atlantic Union Bank Pavillion

Portsmouth Cultural Arts District

Portsmouth Cultural Arts Center

The Fresnel Lens

Festival Park

Portsmouth Seawall

Portsmouth City Park

Venues of Interest

Portsmouth offers a variety of venues from outdoors parks and spaces, museums, and music venues that set the stage for a hub of activity with special events, festivals and happenings. Get your fill of activities full of culture, food, history, music and community. Enjoy year-round entertainment!

Parking in Portsmouth

Public parking is available on streets and City of Portsmouth lots and garages throughout the Downtown Business District.

Plan Your Day in Portsmouth

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Visit Portsmouth

Many of Portsmouth’s attractions are clustered within easy walking distance of each other, making it the perfect place to spend a day.

Dine, Shop, Stay in Portsmouth

You find a little something for everyone in Portsmouth, Virginia.

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City of Portsmouth

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