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Halloween at the Museum

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

You're cordially invited to Halloween at the Museum where history really does come alive 👻 In the spirit of “Night at the Museum,” interact with our notable characters. Engage with famous scientists and artists as you collect treats and trinkets. Guests are encouraged to join in the fun and dress up. Join us - if […]

Olde Towne Ghost Walk

Trinity Episcopal Church 500 Court Street, Portsmouth, VA

The Olde Towne Ghost Walk returns for its 40th anniversary Friday, October 28, at 6:15 p.m. rain or shine. Ghosts of the Olde Towne Ghost Walk tell their tales of love, loss, murder, and mayhem! Patrons are guided on a walking tour through the historic district of Olde Towne, Portsmouth. At each haunted house visitors […]

$15
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Farmers Market Saturdays

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

Friendly, welcoming farmers market and community gathering space with a wide variety of produce, food, artisan & crafter handmade goods, tea, coffee, music & yoga rain or shine, a great starting point for your Saturday exploring Olde Towne Portsmouth VA!

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Halloweekend

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Calling all ghouls, goblins, witches & wizards! Join us for a scary good time at The Children's Museum of Virginia's Halloweekend. Dress in your Halloween costume and enjoy themed crafts and activities throughout the museum. Reserve tickets online at ChildrensMuseumVirginia.com

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Olde Towne Antique & Flea Market

Olde Towne Portsmouth Olde Towne, Portsmouth, VA

Visit the Olde Towne Antique & Flea Market on the first Saturday of each month, rain or shine, and enjoy the eclectic collection of unique and antique wares. With more than 70 vendors, you will discover a great selection of antique and flea market items of all types – priced to sell! Shop for estate […]

Olde Towne Holiday Market & Tree Lighting

Enjoy a hometown holiday tree lighting complete with decorations, music, the Snow Queen, Father Christmas, and even a little snow! Additionally, the Olde Towne shops will be open late and 20 crafters & authors will be selling their wares. There will also be a free Tidewater Winds Quartet concert, strolling colonial carolers, hot cider, prize […]

Shop Small Saturday in Olde Towne

Olde Towne Portsmouth Olde Towne, Portsmouth, VA

Skip those Black Friday crowds and come ENJOY Shop Small Saturday in Olde Towne! Get your holiday shopping started a bit earlier this year! Starting at 10 am, visit all of the beautifully decorated shops, listen to great live music, and treat yourself to a relaxing lunch in one of our 26 chef-owned restaurants! Come […]

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Rooting For the Home Team: Portsmouth’s Black Baseball Players, Promoters, and Parks

Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum 901 Elm Avenue, Portsmouth, VA

Black History Now 2022 and the Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum proudly presents the exhibition of  Rooting for the Home Team: Portsmouth's Black Baseball Players, Promoters and Parks.  In the post-World War II era, "Baseball was king" in the sports world of Hampton Roads, especially in the African American community.  Discover the joy of baseball […]

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Snow Wonders

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Snow will fall from the sky, music will fill the air, and we hope that it brings nostalgic memories of the past. Enjoy this magical holiday experience! Join us on the Middle Street Mall outside the Children's Museum of Virginia for this free seasonal event.

Free

Museum Shop Sunday

Museum Shops & the Portsmouth Welcome Center Special discounts on one-of-a-kind items found at any of the Museum Shops and the Portsmouth Welcome Center. Get ahead on holiday shopping while supporting your local museums!

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Winter Wonderland (The Coleman Nursery Collection)

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

Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Nursery Collection offers a nostalgic, holiday-themed visual treat for young and old alike. Come visit the animated scenes of Christmas trees and lights, ice skaters, children sledding, little people, children from around the world, a Victorian chalet, caroling villagers and more. The display opens on Friday, November 25th, in conjunction with […]

$3
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Coleman Collection Nativity Scene

Monumental United Methodist Church 450 Dinwiddie St, Portsmouth, VA

Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Collection is a popular holiday tradition in Portsmouth. However, a centerpiece of the collection resides just around the corner at Monumental Methodist Church. The Nativity Scene, because of it’s religious significance, was best housed outside a public building and separate from the rest of the collection. However, it remains a very […]

Free