NAVSTA Norfolk 2017 Fleet Fest

October 18, 2017 3:33 pm

On Saturday, October 21 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., head over to Pier 14 and the Q Area for Naval Station Norfolk's Fleet Fest. This family-friendly event will offer ship tours, static aircraft displays, children’s entertainment area, military demonstration, chili cook-off, car show, beer garden, food trucks, concessions, concert and a grand finally fireworks show. Here's the complete schedule of events:

8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Chili Cook-off Set-up: Fire & Preventative Maintenance Screening

9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Car Show Contestants Arrive, Food Truck & Breweries Set-Up

9 a.m., Chili-Cook-Off Begins

11 a.m., Fleet Fest Begins (Fleet Fest Gates Open for General Public)

11 a.m., Ship Tours Begin

Noon, Chili Cook-Off Judging Begins

4 p.m., Car Show Judging Begins

5 p.m., Ship Tours End

5 p.m., Fleet Fest Ends & Concert Site Opens

5:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Announce Car Show, Brewery and Chili Cook-off Award Winners

6 p.m., U.S. Fleet Forces Band


8:30 p.m., Fireworks Show

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Check Out the Suffolk Peanut Festival This Weekend

October 6, 2017 11:59 am

This weekend, the Suffolk Peanut Festival takes over Suffolk for the 40th year running. This longtime family favorite event pays honor to peanuts, the backbone of the Suffolk area's agricultural heritage.

During the Suffolk Peanut Festival, people of all ages will enjoy live music, tasty food stalls, classic amusement park rides and more. You'll also get to watch a demolition derby on Friday, October 6, the Virginia Festival of Flight on Saturday, October 7 and the Suffolk Peanut Fest Mud Jam on Saturday, October 7. Whether you're there for the fun or the food, there's something for everyone at the Suffolk Peanut Festival.

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Check Out the Virginia Children’s Festival on October 7!

September 30, 2017 11:39 pm

On October 7, 2017, check out the Virginia Children's Festival at Town Point Park in Downtown Norfolk Waterfront, Virginia. This family-friendly festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs just $5 to attend (and infants age 1 and under are free!).

At the Virginia Children's Festival, there will be 100 fun, creative and interactive activities such as storytelling, hands-on workshops, educational displays, cultural experiences, and arts and crafts. You can also take advantage of military demonstrations, costumed characters and more! This event is designed with children 10 and younger in mind.

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