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Chicago – Live in Concert

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

Hailed as one of the "most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era," the legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago, came in as the highest charting American band in Billboard Magazine's Top 125 Artists Of All Time. And Chicago is the first American rock band to chart […]

$28.50

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 Annual African American culture and heritage celebration promoting cultural diversity and unity. Bring the entire family to enjoy all the festivities including live music, kids' […]

Chaka Khan with Special Guest 5STARR

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

Chaka Khan is one of the world’s most gifted and celebrated music icons. A singer, songwriter, actor, author, philanthropist, entrepreneur and activist, Chaka has influenced generations of music creators during her four decades as an artist. A ten-time GRAMMY Award winner, she has the rare ability to sing in a number of musical genres, including […]

$24.75

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 28. Since 1884, Portsmouth has recognized and honored the sacrifices of the brave men and women in the United States Armed Forces. Starting at 10 […]

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 Bank Pavilion in Portsmouth on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at 7 PM. 70s Soul Jam comes at the close of the 2022 Portsmouth UMOJA Festival, […]

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 place at 10 a.m., Monday, May 30. This year's grand marshal is Captain Dianna Wolfson, Commander, Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The annual event salutes the service […]

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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!

Portsmouth Pride Festival

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

The first ever Portsmouth Pride event.

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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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Jim Henson’s Splash and Bubbles: Dive In, Lend a Fin!

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

Your kids will love our new exhibit based on the hit PBS show, Splash & Bubbles. Dive into the incredible world of ocean exploration in this early childhood STEM-based exhibit. Join Splash, Bubbles and the Reeftown Rangers to explore marine biology, ocean science and different ocean ecosystems Navigate a kelp forest maze Learn about bioluminescence […]

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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., from Florida; Portsmouth native and now Florida resident Ramel Jasir; Arthur Rogers, Jr., from Charlotte, North Carolina; and Clayton Singleton, from Norfolk, Virginia.

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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 his family sharecropped on plantations where they were once enslaved. For 50 years, he’s been building guitars from cast-off materials gathered from across the county […]