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Iration x Atmosphere

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

Returning to the road this summer, underground hip-hop titans Atmosphere will co-headline the Sunshine & Summer Nights Tour with California-based reggae-influenced alternative rock band Iration. Tickets available at

National Night Out

The Portsmouth Police Department will host a city-wide National Night Out event Tuesday, August 2, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Portsmouth City Park. We're inviting the neighborhoods, businesses, and others to take part in this annual event. National Night Out enhances the relationship between city residents and law enforcement while bringing back a true […]

ZZ Top

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

“That Little Ol’ Band From Texas” has been at it for well over a half century, delivering rock, blues and boogie on the road and in the studio to millions of devoted fans. With iconography as distinctive as their sound, ZZ TOP is virtually synonymous with beards, hotrod cars, spinning guitars and that magic keychain, […]

First Fridays Concerts in the Courtyard presents Blue Cowbell

Featuring amazing blues, vocals, along with some of this area’s most talented musicians. This is a free event. Beer and Wine available for purchase. First Fridays Concerts in the Courtyard are sponsored by Freedom Boat Club of Hampton Roads, Support Portsmouth Public Art, and the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center.


Hoffler Creek Sunset Paddle

Join our experienced guides for a kayak tour of Hoffler Creek as the day winds down. Wrap up the evening by catching the sunset over the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel from the James River. Sign up at

Hoffler Creek Full Moon Paddle

Tag along with Hoffler Creek's experienced guides for a paddle like no other! Launch with us onto Lake Ballard in the center of the Preserve under the light of the full moon. Stay close to the group to learn about our unique history and wildlife or paddle off on your own for a more intimate […]


Sunset Thursdays 2022

High Street Landing Portsmouth, VA

Portsmouth announces the lineup of musical acts for its popular weekly concert series, Sunset Thursdays. Concerts begin June 16 and continue until September 8, 2022. If you need a place to relax and unwind after a rough work week, the city’s free summer concert series is just the ticket. All performances take place on Thursday […]


Halestorm with The Pretty Reckless

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

Halestorm has grown from a childhood dream of siblings Lzzy and Arejay Hale into one of the most celebrated rock bands of the last two decades, with their music surpassing a billion streams worldwide. They'll release their fifth studio album, Back From The Dead, on May 6, and the title track marked their sixth #1 […]


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!


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 […]

Family & Friends Fun Day

Hampton Roads Community Health Center 664 Lincoln Street, Portsmouth, VA

Recognizing National Health Center Week . . . Family & Friends Fun Day recognizing National Health Center Week will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Hampton Roads Community Health Center headquarters, 664 Lincoln Street, Portsmouth, 23704. The free and public event will feature a health fair, entertainment, back-to-school […]


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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