Dads should be celebrated every day of the year, but especially so on Father’s Day, which falls on Sunday, June 18th, 2017. There are many special events in Hampton Roads during Father’s Day weekend. Here are a few top spots around Hampton Roads to take Dad for a most memorable Father’s Day celebration. And remember – Rutter Mills is available 24-7 if you need us. Simply call or text us at 757-622-5000, or click here to email us.
Boardwalk Art Show and Festival
Thursday, June 15, 2017 through Sunday, June 18, 2017. Thursday from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM, and Sunday from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM.
Located at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront; 17th-32nd Streets, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.
Highlights: Enjoy artists and a fun festival atmosphere at the oceanfront during Father’s Day Weekend! The Boardwalk Art Show and Festival is one of the oldest and best outdoor fine art shows on the Eastern Seaboard. Produced by the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, this four-day festival features fine art, great shopping, and live entertainment for the entire family.
Party at the Pier
Friday, June 16, 2017 from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM.
Located at Little Island Park and Fishing Pier at 3820 Sandpiper Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456.
Highlights: Kick off your shoes, bring your friends and join us for a concert in the sand with live music by The Rhondels, plus food trucks and dancing! If you love awesome live music and the beach, then this party is for you! Rain date is June 17, 2017. Food will be available for purchase. Onsite parking is available and free after 5:00 PM!
The Super Run 5K
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 8:00 AM until 11:00 AM.
Located at the Princess Anne Sportsplex at 2181 Landstown Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456.
Highlights: Be a Hero. Help a Cause. Join the Run. Grab your cape and fly over to The Super Run, a national series of Superhero-themed 5K fun runs that partner with nonprofit organizations to put on events to help raise funds and awareness for their cause. Heroes and villains are all welcome. Be sure to get your picture in front of the Superhero photo screen, get an official event Superhero cape and finisher’s medal, and enjoy the fun for all ages. The Super Run is here to make your day!
Naro-Minded: Do The Right Thing
Friday, June 16, 2017 from 9:15 PM until 11:30 PM.
Located at Naro Cinema at 1507 Colley Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23517.
Highlights: Naro-Minded brings you Spike Lee’s thought-provoking and powerful comedy/drama.
Norfolk Tides vs. Louisville Bats
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM.
Located at Tides Baseball At Harbor Park at 150 Park Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23510.
Highlights: Join the Norfolk Tides in honoring all the brave men and women that serve in the Marine Corps. Plus, active duty and retired United States Marines as well as dependents can show their ID at the Harbor Park box office to get box seat tickets for a discounted rate.
OBC Outdoor Concert Series: Family Tree, A Tribute to Andy Smith
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 7:00 PM until 11:00 PM.
Located at O’Connor Brewing Co. at 211 W 24th Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23517.
Highlights: Featuring live music in the OBC Beer Garden by: Family Tree and Friends, 11ton, Fixity, and Jahboo. All proceeds benefit the Andrew Michael Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund. All ages welcome. $10 admission fee.
Movie Night On The Patio: La La Land
Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 8:30 PM until 10:00 PM.
Located at Mermaid Winery at 330 W 22nd Street #106, Norfolk, Virginia 23517.
Highlights: Enjoy a movie night on the patio! This event is open to the public and is free of charge. Must be 21 years old to attend. Complementary gourmet popcorn.
The Bronze Door International Wine Classic
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.
Located at Victory Arch at 25th Street & West Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607.
Highlights: The Bronze Door society is the premier donor society of The Mariners’ Museum. Each year they host The Bronze Door International Wine Classic as their annual fundraiser. This upscale wine tasting is held in the beautiful Main Lobby of the Museum and features over 80 international and domestic wines, great food and live music.
Fridays at the Fountain at City Center
Friday, June 16, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.
Located at City Center at 735 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA 23606.
Highlights: Featuring live music by the Deloreans, a dance floor, corn hole, lawn games, free children’s activities, food vendors, and beverage sales (proceeds benefit Newport News charities). Free admission and free parking.
Downtown Hampton Block Party
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 11:00 PM.
Located at Queens Way in Downtown Hampton, VA 23669.
Highlights: Featuring live musical entertainment by Little Country, cold refreshments and plenty of activities for the young and old.
Movie & More Series: Storks
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
Located at the Chesapeake City Park at 900 Greenbrier Parkway, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320.
Highlights: Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism invites you to Chesapeake City Park this Father’s Day weekend for the first FREE 2017 “Movie & More” Series. This feature presentation will be Warner Bros. STORKS. Before the movie starts, dance the evening away with a DJ playing family friendly music; visit the information tent and sign-up to win prizes; let the kids bounce in large inflatables and the younger ones play in “Chessie’s Waddler and Toddler Zone”. Other activities include face painting, lawn games, kids craft tent and food vendors. ALL activities are FREE! Food vendors are on-site. Please bring your blankets or lawn chairs. No tents permitted.
1964 The Tribute
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 8:00 PM until 11:00 PM.
Located at the Portsmouth Pavilion at 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth, Virginia 23704.
Highlights: 1964 The Tribute playing at the Portsmouth Pavillion for Father’s Day weekend!
Movies in the Park: Pete’s Dragon
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM.
Located at Portsmouth City Park at 140 City Park Avenue, Portsmouth, Virginia 23701.
Highlights: Featuring a showing of Pete’s Dragon! First come, first serve. Sponsored by the Portsmouth Department of Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services. For more information please call 757-393-8481.
Circ Du Library Summer Kickoff at the Park
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM.
Located at Lake Meade Park at 201 Holly Lawn Parkway, Suffolk, VA 23434.
Highlights: Welcome summer with fun for the whole family! Enjoy games, a performance by Flow Circus at 11:00 AM, a bike decorating contest and parade at 2:00 PM (ages 3-12), a storybook walk, and even more. Pack a picnic and stay for the whole day! This event is free and for all ages.
Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival
Friday, June 16, 2017 through Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 11:00 AM until one hour before closing.
Located at Busch Gardens Williamsburg at 1 Busch Gardens Boulevard, Williamsburg, VA 23185.
Highlights: A tasty adventure awaits culinary explorers at Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival. Busch Gardens invites guests to unleash their inner foodie with a variety of dishes and wines not normally served at the park. Enjoy authentic tastes from around the world while strolling through the world’s most beautiful theme park. Individual sampling portions and wine tastings, available for purchase in the park, create the recipe for a delicious experience each visit. New this year, cuisines from India, which will bring new tantalizing flavors to the Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival.
Friday, June 16, 2017 from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM.
Located at Chowning’s Tavern at 109 East Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185.
Highlights: Visit Colonial Williamsburg’s Chowning’s Tavern for local music in the Chowning’s garden area. This event is free and open to the public. So bring your friends, enjoy some great music, and enjoy some colonial libations!
New Town Summer Fest
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 12:30 PM until 5:00 PM.
Located at New Town Williamsburg at 4301 New Town Avenue, Williamsburg, VA 23188.
Highlights: The fourth annual New Town Summer Fest showcases 15 breweries featuring 30 craft brews to benefit Meals on Wheels. Beers are presented by M. Price Distributing at the event. Enjoy your drinks while listening to live music from Johnny St. Clair and Julius Pittman & The Revival! Food is available from our food vendors, Center Street Grill, The Corner Pocket, or Cogan’s Deli.