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Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

Stroll through the museum’s courtyard and explore our one-of-a-kind outdoor sculpture exhibit, featuring six original sculptures by notable Mid-Atlantic artists. View the intricacies of these three-dimensional forms, then pick up […]

30th Annual Umoja Festival

Festival Park at Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth, Virginia

Portsmouth’s Umoja Festival is BACK! The 2022 Umoja Festival will be held May 27-29, 2022, in Festival Park in Portsmouth. Join us in a grand celebration of unity at Portsmouth’s […]

Memorial Day Parade

What is known to be one of the longest running Memorial Day parades in the country, the City of Portsmouth’s 134th Annual Memorial Day Parade, will be held Monday, May […]

Recurring

Soul Finger Project

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

This 4-person art exhibition features paintings and drawings influenced by contemporary Black Culture that traces its roots to the Caribbean, Northern Africa and beyond. Featured artists are Anthony Burks, Sr., […]

Recurring

Hanging Tree Guitars

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

Hanging Tree Guitars is a traveling exhibition that showcases the work of Freeman Vines, a luthier, musician and material artist. Mr. Vines was born in Greene County, North Carolina, where […]

70s Soul Jam Hosted by Jimmie JJ Walker

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

70s Soul Jam featuring The Stylistics, The Legendary Blue Notes, Heatwave, and hosted by Jimmy “JJ” Walker, will be closing out the 2022 Portsmouth UMOJA Festival at the Atlantic Union […]

138th Annual Memorial Day Parade

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, 2022 marks the return of the in-person Portsmouth 138th Annual Memorial Day Parade. The Portsmouth Memorial Day Parade, a tradition since 1884, takes […]

Portsmouth Pride Festival

Festival Park at Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth, Virginia

The first ever Portsmouth Pride event.

Seawall Music Festival Weekend

Join us Friday, June 10 for the first day of the annual Seawall Music Festival downtown Portsmouth. Bring your dancing shoes and unpack all your moves for this lineup of […]

43rd Annual Seawall Music Festival

Two days of great food, local and national entertainment as well as Saturday night fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. Children’s activities on Saturday, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Face painting, […]

Seawall Music Festival Day#2

High Street Landing Portsmouth, VA

Come back to the Seawall Music Festival for Day#2 on Saturday, June 11. The music starts at 2 p.m. There's something for the whole family. Check out the June 11th […]

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