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  1. 1619 Commemoration of the First Enslaved African Landing at Point Comfort

    August 27, 2022, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Continental Park 

    Join us as we commemorate the 403rd anniversary of the 1619 landing of the first enslaved Africans in English North America at Old Point Comfort. Professor and Civil Rights Attorney Gloria Browne-Marshall will give the keynote address and Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra will perform! Also come and enjoy African drummers, dancers, spoken word, tours, craft, and food vendors and more.

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  2. The Beast in the East 5

    August 27, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Hampton Roads Convention Center

    Hampton Roads’ largest gaming festival is back, with over 50+ arcade machines from the top providers Arcade Impact, Neo Mega Shock Arcade, Wedoca, and Snow Phoenix! BITE 5 will have over a dozen main video game tournaments and several community ran tournaments. Check out some of the video game vendors that have cool and unique merch. Live entertainment provided by Stage Select band and Lovely Heart Maid Café. Come enjoy a weekend of gaming fun, and make new friends and memories in the process!

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Parks - Special Events

  1. Buckroe Beach Farmers Market

    August 27, 2022, 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 7 through Oct. 29, including themed market days. 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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Therapeutic Recreation

  1. Special Olympics

    August 27, 2022, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Gosnold's Hope Park

    Interested in Special Olympics? Come join us for games, fun, and food on Saturday, August 27th at Gosnhold's Hope Park (Cedar Shelter) at 1pm. Can be as young as 8 years old to participate in Special Olympics. Questions? Call (757)251-2826 or (757)268-8837 or email

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