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  1. NekoCon

    November 1, 2019, 9:00 AM - November 3, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    The Hampton Roads Convention Center welcomes back more than 3,000 otaku (fanboys and fangirls) to NekoCon, a Japanese anime convention featuring everything from cosplay to LARP (live-action-role-playing) in which attendees dress up as their favorite anime characters and become part of the action. Members are welcome to attend various panels and workshops, purchase merchandise in the dealers room, and be a part of main attractions like karaoke contests, art shows, and nightly dances.

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  2. Start Peninsula

    November 1, 2019, 5:30 PM - November 3, 2019, 8:30 PM @ McGrew Towers Conference Center

    Start Peninsula is a weekend-long event that combines a pitch competition with business education and celebrates the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. Early-stage businesses are invited to apply to pitch at Start Peninsula. If a business is invited to pitch at Start Peninsula, they must pay a fee of $75 before Oct. 1 or $100 after that. Thirty businesses will be invited to pitch on Friday, Nov. 1, and three winners will be selected on Sunday, Nov. 3. “We are excited to host Start Peninsula at Hampton University. Start Peninsula has proven to be a valuable entrepreneurship initiative on the Peninsula and we are thrilled to welcome early-stage businesses to pitch at this year’s event,” said Chuck Rigney, Hampton's Economic Development director. Start Peninsula 2019 is hosted by Hampton in partnership with Newport News, Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York County.

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  3. Buckroe Beach Farmers Market

    November 2, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Buckroe Beach gazebo

    The Buckroe Beach Farmers Market is open each Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., May 4 through Nov. 16. Sept. 14 is a fitness market (rescheduled from June 1), Sept. 21 will be vintage-themed, and Oct. 19 is a pet market. Because of other events, there is no market on Aug. 31 and Sept. 7. Vendors will be located on the grassy area surrounding the Buckroe Beach gazebo and will sell local produce, baked goods, sausage, seafood, jarred food items and more.

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  4. Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures

    November 2, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Hampton Coliseum

    Hit the road with Mickey and his pals for a high-octane road trip adventure. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy -- and you -- embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. See the world from the rooftops of London, travel to sun-soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands. Discover a whole new world as you’re swept up in a princely parade and play at a larger-than-life carnival. A fun-filled getaway jam-packed with unexpected hijinks and up-close character interactions! See stars from Mary Poppins Returns, Moana, Frozen, Lion King, Incredibles 2, Toy Story 4, Aladdin, your favorite Disney Princesses, and Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy.

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  5. Kecoughtan Warrior Classic Marching Band Competition

    November 2, 2019, 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Darling Stadium

    Kecoughtan High School hosts the 29th annual competition for high school marching bands. Watch bands from the area and beyond compete all day.

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  6. Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures

    November 2, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Hampton Coliseum

    Hit the road with Mickey and his pals for a high-octane road trip adventure. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy -- and you -- embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. See the world from the rooftops of London, travel to sun-soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands. Discover a whole new world as you’re swept up in a princely parade and play at a larger-than-life carnival. A fun-filled getaway jam-packed with unexpected hijinks and up-close character interactions! See stars from Mary Poppins Returns, Moana, Frozen, Lion King, Incredibles 2, Toy Story 4, Aladdin, your favorite Disney Princesses, and Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy.

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  7. Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures

    November 2, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Hampton Coliseum

    Hit the road with Mickey and his pals for a high-octane road trip adventure. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy -- and you -- embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. See the world from the rooftops of London, travel to sun-soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands. Discover a whole new world as you’re swept up in a princely parade and play at a larger-than-life carnival. A fun-filled getaway jam-packed with unexpected hijinks and up-close character interactions! See stars from Mary Poppins Returns, Moana, Frozen, Lion King, Incredibles 2, Toy Story 4, Aladdin, your favorite Disney Princesses, and Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy.

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Parks - Special Events

  1. Hampton One: Working, Building and Racing on the Water exhibit

    June 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 31, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    This dynamic photo and artifact-rich experience explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, its seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the locally developed Hampton One sailboat, and the competitive sailing culture that grew out of it.

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