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Portsmouth Paddle Battle

High Street Landing Portsmouth, VA

Join us on September 10, 2022, from 9:30-4:30, for the 2nd Annual Portsmouth Paddle Battle on the Elizabeth River.  Participants will compete in SUP and kayak categories depending on age/experience level. If Racer and Spectator comments from 2021 are any guide, the 2nd Annual Portsmouth Paddle Battle will be an awesome day out on the water and […]

3rd Annual Local Brew Fest

Join all your favorite local craft breweries for a day of delicious brews, live music, vendors and food trucks! The Heart Stompers and The Bay Rats will be rocking the day! Tickets available through Ticketmaster!

Museum Day

The Olde Towne Business Association presents Museum Day! It's a chance to visit all seven Portsmouth Museums and explore the Portsmouth Cultural Arts District. Here's what to expect: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum - Free admission. Outside, meet shipyard founder Andrew Sproule and learn how to fold a kilt! The Lightship Portsmouth Museum - is undergoing […]

Wesley Center Presents Lalah Hathaway Concert

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 17, 2022, at 8 p.m. for a live concert featuring Grammy-Award winner and R&B legend Lalah Hathaway. Joining the lineup is 4-time Grammy-Award winner pianist and songwriter Robert Glasper appearing at the Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion. Tickets may be purchased at the pavilion’s box office, online at all Ticketmaster […]


Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

Presented by the Wesley Community Service Center ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE WESLEY CENTER The daughter of Donny Hathaway, the late soul legend, Lalah Hathaway has forged her own way in music, using a lovely contralto to pursue various styles that mix R&B, jazz, and pop. She's also a pianist who won three Grammys in three […]

Maker Fest 2022

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

Discover the joys of creating at Portsmouth Museums Maker Fest 2022. From computer coding to cutting, weaving and painting, this family-friendly event provides an opportunity to explore the modern DIY culture and become a maker yourself. Throughout the day there will be interactive displays, demonstrations and hands-on activities from a full range of makers – […]


Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

Chicago's Lil Durk is not only one of the forefathers of Chicago's drill movement that influenced a generation of rappers across the world, he's also one of rap's current stars. 2020 saw Durk release two gold-certified albums -  Just Cause Y'all Waited 2 and The Voice - which both peaked at #2 on the Billboard […]


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!


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 […]


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 […]

Fall for Portsmouth

Towne Bank Parking Lot 200 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Free festival celebrating creativity in Portsmouth