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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.

November 2018 EVENTS

16 | 22nd Annual Mayflower Marathon (16-18)

22nd Annual Mayflower Marathon (16-18)106.9 The Fox and FM99 are hosting the 22nd Annual Mayflower Marathon Food Drive, presented by Bud’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, with a special thanks to Kroger Supermarkets, Hampton Roads Moving & Storage, and First Team Auto. Your favorite on-air personalities from 106.9 The Fox and FM99 will be reaching out to their listeners from the Mayflower Marathon, November 16 – 19, collecting food and funds to provide the gift of a meal this holiday season for the thousands of individuals who struggle with hunger across the greater Peninsula. This 57-1/2 hour food drive makes giving easy. Simply drive through and donate. Volunteers will be there to collect your donations. Your generosity will bring hope and joy to individuals, families, children, seniors, and veterans that struggle with hunger.  Thank you for making the holidays a little brighter and healthier for them.

2170 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, VA 23666

16 | Frankenstein

Are you ready for a Monster Mash? Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein celebrates its 200th anniversary this year. Inspiring countless film and stage adaptations, Shelley’s thrilling tale of a monster brought to life is brilliantly re-imagined by Aquila Theater, which brings its bold and theatrical storytelling to Shelley’s frightening tale. Swiss scientist Victor Frankenstein succeeds in creating an artificial human, and after wandering the world alone, the monster eventually returns for redemption. Offering a unique performance style unlike any other interpretation, Aquila’s Frankenstein delivers a night at the theatre filled with chills, gasps, and plenty of theatrics.

The American Theatre

17 | 20th Annual Coliseum Central Holiday Parade

Kick-off the holiday season with the 20th Annual Coliseum Central Holiday Parade on November 17th. Come join in the excitement as the marching bands, floats, squads and animals parade through Coliseum Central. Santa Claus is also sure to stop by!

Peninsula Town Center
Free Admission

17 | Machen Elementary School 2nd Annual Vendor Fair

Machen Elementary School is hosting their 2nd Annual Machen Vendor Fair. Help us usher in the Holiday Season by oing from Turkeys to Trees! Shop with some amazing local vendors. Grab BBQ with Little Piggy's Wurst Nightmare or Hot Dogs from the school concessions. PLUS...the $1 Raffle-everyone loves getting a great gift! A great chance to win one or many different items for Christmas. We will also be offering FREE Child ID so bring the kids.  

Machen Elementary School (20 Sacramento Drive)
Free Admission

17 | 26th Annual Tennis Ball

26th Annual Tennis BallExperience one of the best charity events in southeast Virginia. Bid on unique items during the silent and live auctions, enjoy a delicious gourmet dinner, meet the Achievable Dream Class of 2019 and hear from an AAD graduate during an inspiring program. Black tie optional. Proceeds support An Achievable Dream Newport News. An Achievable Dream develops independent, productive citizens through a Social, Academic and Moral Education (SAME). Corporate and individual sponsorships available. For information on sponsorships, click here: or contact Brittany Lavalleur at 757-599-9472.

Hampton Roads Convention Center
Admission Fee

30 | Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas

Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric ChristmasBrighten your holidays with this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship, and hope set to timeless holiday hits! Combining theater and eye-popping technology performed in complete darkness, Lightwire brings stories to life in ways that will mesmerize children of all ages. The troupe has been featured on NBC’s America’s Got Talent and returns to The American Theatre after last year’s enchanting sold-out performance. Lightwire Theater’s original story follows a young bird named Max who gets blown off course and finds himself at the North Pole. Expect caroling worms, dancing poinsettias, Nutcracker soldiers, mischievous mice, and more in this delightful and illuminating holiday production.

The American Theatre