Holly Days Parade

The annual Hampton Holly Days Parade is held each December.

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  1. Blackbeard Pirate Festival -- and all its fun -- returns to downtown Hampton for its 20th year

    May 20, 2019 - Hampton’s waterfront comes alive Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2, when the annual Blackbeard Pirate Festival returns for its 20th year. Read on...
  2. Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past -- June 1 & 2

    Imagination and artistry conspire to present artifacts of alternative history in the 7th Annual “Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past” Exposition of Marvels and “Geared-Up Gala” evening celebration during the 20th Annual Blackbeard Pirate Festival weekend! Read on...
  3. Memorial Day marks the start of beach season and lots of summer fun at Buckroe Beach

    May 21, 2019 - Memorial Day is the official beginning of beach season, and beach-goers will notice some returning favorites and some changes this summer, including major improvements to the miniature lighthouse, rotating food trucks, and parking shuttles. Read on...
  4. Vote now for your favorite attraction in Hampton, including Buckroe Beach

    March 20, 2019 - Several City of Hampton attractions, including Buckroe Beach, The Woodlands golf course, Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center and Hampton Coliseum, have been nominated for Coastal Virginia Magazine's Best of Readers' Choice Awards. Read on...
  5. New Parks and Rec director brings organizational experience, vision

    Hampton's new Parks and Recreation director, Dave McCauley, brings a strong background in organization and leadership to this role after his first career in the Army. Hear about his background and his view of the city’s park assets and needs. Read on...
  6. Farmers market returning to Buckroe Beach this summer starting on May 4

    Feb. 5, 2019 - The farmers market is returning to Buckroe Beach. Starting May 4, you will find local produce, baked good, sausage, seafood, jarred food and much more on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on the grassy area surrounding the Buckroe Beach gazebo Read on...
  7. Hampton champions now qualify to play for youth football national championship

    Jan. 4, 2019 – Hampton’s youth football league is now associated with the United Youth Football League, and Hampton champions in each age division will now qualify to go to Tampa, Fla. to play for a United Youth Football League National Championship. Read on...