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What's happening in Hampton? If it's fun and exciting, you'll know all about it when you check our regularly updated events calendar. Get the details up to four months in advance and you'll have plenty of time to make your plans and have a good time in Hampton.

October 2018 EVENTS

05 | Crawlin' Crab Half Marathon, 5K, Kids Kilometer & Shell Yeah Challenge (Oct. 5-7)

Crawlin' Crab Half Marathon, 5K, Kids Kilometer & Shell Yeah Challenge (Oct. 5-7)Presented by Bon Secours In Motion. All Half Marathon runners "crawl" past the beautiful waterfront in downtown Hampton making their way down the historic Chesapeake Ave. and back to the Hampton Roads Convention Center for a crawlin' fun time at the post-race party. The Crawlin’ Crab 5K starts and finishes in front of the Hampton Roads Convention Center.  The Shell Yeah Challenge is for participants who wish to run both the 5k and half marathon. All runners are invited to a post-race party with live music, food and a craft brew festival.

Hampton Roads Convention Center
Visit website for registration and participation costs

05 | Annual Harvest Fest Gala

Presented by the Historical Foundation of Aberdeen Gardens, this annual event celebrates its 13th year with dinner, a guest speaker, awards, door prizes, and music. This year’s emcee is Jay Lang of WHOV. Hampton Roads Convention Center. 6:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. $60 per person. 757/722-2345. 

Hampton Roads Convention Center

13 | Phoebus Fall Festival

Phoebus Fall Festival celebrate a return to simpler times at the Phoebus Fall Festival. The event, taking place 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., will feature live music, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, a doggie costume parade, pie eating contest, children’s activities, and Lucky The Dinosaur! Returning this year is the Craft Beer Festival, taking place on Mellen Street. Eight craft beer vendors will be offering two selections a piece (16 beer tastings total) to festival attendees. Participating craft beer vendors include Midnight Brewing, Seven Arrows, Brass Cannon, Apocalypse Brew Works, Shiner, Wyndridge Farm Brewing, Sierra Nevada Brewing, and Chaos Mountain. Cost is $25 for 16 tastings or $5 full pour.

Phoebus (212 E Mellen Street)
Free Admission

20 | Bluebird Gap Farm Festival

Bluebird Gap Farm FestivalOn Saturday, October 20, check out the return of the Blue Bird Gap Farm Festival! The event, held rain or shine, will include awesome activities and events like punkin’ chunkin’, live entertainment, happy hay rides, and more! There will also be craft beer and food available for purchase. Best of all, the event is free and open to the public.

Bluebird Gap Farm

27 | Downtown Hampton Halloween Block Party

Downtown Hampton Halloween Block PartyHampton takes to the streets on Halloween night for a fun-filled street fair including music by a Full Spectrum, cold refreshments and plenty of activities for the young and old.

Downtown Hampton