The first full week of May is recognized annually as National Travel & Touri... more
Its versatile 22,700 square feet of meeting and banquet space can handle busines... more
More than 22 miles of fresh, salt and brackish waterways meander through the cit... more
Chesapeake is a foodie's paradise with an array of culinary options from local-o... more
Chesapeake, Virginia hosts sporting facilities including seven outdoor recreatio... more
Chesapeake is proud to be a participant in the Virginia Green Certification, a s... more
Since the arrival of colonial settlers in 1620, the history of Chesapeake has pl... more
In Chesapeake, there's no shortage of ways to rejuvenate, reconnect and relax. From the great outdoors, to festivals, parks, waterways and more, Chesapeake is in the center of it all! Check back often to see the latest Chesapeake events coming up!
Join Eat The Streets 757 at Battlefield Park on the first and third Wednesday of the month starting April 6 and ending October 19. A huge variety of food truck gourmet dishes will be offered along with children's activities and live entertainment by ...more
Back by popular demand, Chesapeake Square will once again present its “StrEAT Shopping Night” series on the third Friday of each month, beginning in April. During this event, guests will enjoy a fresh assortment of local dishes from some...more
Let's eat out and support Chesapeake restaurants while supporting Chesapeake students. A donation from each meal will go to the Chesapeake Public Schools Educational Foundation. Participating Restaurants: Gold Sponsors: &nb...more
During the month of May, the planet Mars will approach closest to Earth. Mars will be visible all night and be at a point in its orbit called opposition. At this time, it will be brighter than any time during the year. It will be fully illuminated by...more
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy live music from the Royal Atlantic Band as the sun sets over the beautiful Elizabeth River. Refreshments will be available for purchase at the Snack Shack.
The 2016 YAV The Arts Matter: A Creativity Festival is a community celebration to raise awareness of the importance of the arts in children's lives and encourage advocacy for the arts both in and out of the classroom. It involves arts partners, commu...more
Hickory Ridge Farm is kicking off their season with a Strawberry JAMboree. There will be U-pick strawberries, pony rides, hayrides, friendly farm animals, music, face painting and a bounce house. Lots of local vendors will be on-hand.
On Saturday, May 14, Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism will be kicking off the 2016 season of the "Movie & More" Series-with the first offering at Western Branch Park. Our feature presentation will be the smart and hilariously fu...more
Discover the nocturnal side of Northwest River Park with our park naturalist and take a short guided hike (2.5 miles). Reservations are required in advance. Contact park for details.
Observe the heart of our solar system with Back Bay Astronomers during this daytime viewing of our sun. With surface temperatures of about 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit and a diameter of over 100 times that of our earth, the sun dominates our solar syste...more
Enjoy kayaking and dinner by food trucks. No RSVPs.
The 2016 Chesapeake Jubilee kicks off Thursday, May 19 with the Kiwanis Shrimp Feast. Rides will be open on Thursday from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Fun-filled amusements and carnival rides provided by Amusements of America; Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanc...more
Build a bottom rig for saltwater and learn knots.
Join Back Bay Amateur Astronomers (BBAA) as they bring their scopes and expertise to bear on the Galaxy weather permitting at the Equestrian Area at Northwest River Park. Call (757) 421-7151 to confirm. Several large telescopes are set-up and guests ...more
The TBMA monthly concert held at the Hickory Ruritan Club features some of the best in local and regional bluegrass talent. May's concert features music by The Dust Cutters. Donations are accepted at the door to cover the cost of the bands and rental...more
Almost 4,000 years ago a tribe of barbarians built a large stone structure for some unknown reason. The circle of stone may have been a pagan temple, burial site or maybe a stone-age computer for predicting astronomical events. The circle of stones a...more