Spend July 4th With the Whole Family at Fort Monroe

July 2, 2016 7:00 pm

Looking for a great place to watch the Independence Day fireworks in Norfolk? Head over to the July 4th celebration at Fort Monroe! This all-ages event offers great views of the fireworks along the fortress wall at 9:15 p.m., as well as a number of other fun activities all day long.

Begin the day with a visit to one of the area's beaches, where lifeguards will be on duty from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Learn about the military history around Fort Monroe at the Casemate Museum, and then at 6:30 p.m., enjoy a performance by the USAF Heritage of America Rhythm in Blue Ensemble. The Music by the Bay Summer Concert continues at 8 p.m., and then an Air Force flyover caps off the evening before the big fireworks show begins.

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Love Rock Music? Don’t Miss “Sandstock: A Tribute to Rock and Roll” from July 1 – 3

July 1, 2016 4:30 pm

If you're looking for something unique to do this 4th of July weekend, check out "Sandstock: A Tribute to Rock and Roll" from July 1 – 3. This unique festival is a beach-inspired take on the iconic Woodstock festival, and it features both regional musicians and nationally touring tribute artists from all genres.

This year's acts includes tribute bands covering songs by The Who, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin and more. There are two stages situated right along the Virginia Beach waterfront, and all performances will be held "dueling" style so you won't miss a beat. The festival takes place on the beach at 24th Street, just across from 24th Street Park.

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Get Out and Celebrate the Norfolk Waterfront at the Annual Norfolk Harborfest

June 8, 2016 12:05 pm

Things are already heating up this summe in Norfolk, and that means that it's once again time for the Norfolk Harborfest. This annual festival celebrates the downtown waterfront that Norfolk is known for, and it transforms this scenic area into a fun-filled playground that people of all ages will enjoy.

The Norfolk Harborfest runs for three days from Friday, June 10th through Sunday, June 12th, with various types of entertainment and activities on each day. The Parade of Sail is one of the major highlights of the festival, and the fireworks display is the largest waterfront fireworks show on the entire East Coast. There will also be work boat races, a build-a-boat contest, a wide variety of food and drink vendors and much more, so you certainly don't want to miss this year's Norfolk Harborfest.

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