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  1. The Beast in the East 4 gaming weekend

    October 4, 2019, 11:00 AM - October 6, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    The Beast in the East is Hampton Roads' largest annual gaming festival held by gamers for gamers. Enjoy the best arcade, console, and retro games all weekend long. This year we will be featuring more than 40 games with more than 20 arcade cabs ranging from fighting, rhythm, and racing genres.

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  2. Crawlin' Crab Half Marathon, 5K Weekend and Brew Fest

    October 4, 2019, 2:00 PM - October 6, 2019, 1:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    The Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay, 5K run, Kids Kilometer (1K), and Craft Brew Fest return Oct. 4-6. The J & A Racing event is known to draw more than 5,000 walkers and runners and their families. Try the Shell Yeah Challenge – Run the 5K on Saturday and the Half Marathon on Sunday. Go to for registration, prices and details.

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Hampton History Museum

  1. Haunted Horse Rides at the Hampton Carousel

    October 5, 2019, 11:00 AM - October 7, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Carousel Park & Hampton Carousel

    Unfortunately, the carousel will not be operating for at least a couple more days as we await delivery of a part to complete repairs. We will post to this page when we are up and running for Haunted Horse Rides at the Hampton Carousel. We apologize for the inconvenience, and appreciate your patience. Thank you! “Trick or Treating with the Headless Horseman” and free candy are part of the fun in store for visitors to “Haunted Horse Rides” at the historic Hampton Carousel Tuesday through Sunday, October 1 through November 3, 11 am - 8 pm. Located in Carousel Park, Downtown Hampton, the Hampton Carousel will be decorated for the season of ghosts and goblins, with costumed carousel staff giving candy to visitors. The finely carved and painted horses will also be decorated, with one of the horses occupied by the infamous Headless Horseman.

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Parks - Special Events

  1. Yoga @ Buckroe Beach

    October 6, 2019, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Buckroe Beach and Park

    Join Instructor Janet Tucker at Buckroe Beach for yoga on the beach. Bring a yoga mat, bottled water, and a friend or friends and wear comfortable attire. All levels of experience are welcome. May 5 and 19. June 2, 16, and 30. July 7 and 21. August 4 and 18. September 1, 15 and 29. October 6 and 20.

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