April 2018 Events in Hampton Roads, Virginia

Festivals, parades, exhibitions, sports and more in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Williamsburg and the rest of Hampton Roads. Come out and play!

Check back often. Events will be added as information becomes available.


April 7, 2018
East Coast She Crab Soup Classic
Restaurants serve their individual recipes and compete for People’s Choice Awards, determined by the ballots of those attending.  Critic’s Choice Awards also are given by a panel of four leading regional cuisine experts. Held at 24th Street Park, Virginia Beach, VA.

April 14, 2018
Dismal Smap Stomp Running Festival
Half marathon through the Dismal Swamp. Chesapeake, VA.

April 21, 2018
International Children's Festival
A fun way for kids and their families to learn about different world cultures. Over thirty countries are represented at this event, sharing their culture through entertainment, food, and educational exhibits. Held at Mill Point Park in Hampton, Virginia.

April 21 - 28, 2018
Historic Garden Week
Garden tours in Hampton-Newport News, Virginia Beach, and Norfolk

April 26 - 28, 2018
Great Dismal Swamp Migration Celebration
Guided birding walks through Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Chesapeake, VA

April 28, 2018
Union Bank & Trust Pavilion Presents: Free Family Movies - Cinderella
Free movie night at the Pavilion amphitheater. Portsmouth, VA


Virginia Beach & Norfolk

The region's two biggest cities are very different but both have so much to offer. The good news is they're only a short drive apart.