Experience a Taste of New Orleans at the 2016 Bayou Boogaloo and Cajun Food Festival

June 24, 2016 12:00 pm

You don't have to jet down to the Big Easy to experience a true taste of New Orleans; all you have to do is head out to this year's 2016 Bayou Boogaloo and Cajun Food Festival! This foodie fest is one of the most popular events of the year in the Norfolk area, and now it's back once again to celebrate the flavors, the sounds and the culture that New Orleans is known for. This year's festival takes place on June 24 through 26 right along the Norfolk Waterfront.

At this year's Bayou Boogaloo and Cajun Food Festival, there will be a number of authentic Louisiana chefs serving up gumbo, beignets, shrimp and grits and much more right in Town Point Park. You'll also enjoy live music performances from acts like the Royal Southern Brotherhood, Anders Osborne and the New Breed Brass Band along with your delicious meal. With that lively, friendly New Orleans atmosphere everywhere you turn, it's hard to have a bad time at the 2016 Bayou Boogaloo and Cajun Food Festival!

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Don’t Miss Rick Springfield’s Performance at the 2016 Harborfest on the Norfolk

June 8, 2016 12:05 pm

This year is the 40th anniversary of the Harborfest on the Norfolk, the longest-running maritime festival in the whole country. Needless to say, this is always one of the most popular events of the year in Norfolk, and you won't want to miss this year's festivities from June 9th through 12th.

Admire stunning views of the numerous tall ships that make their way into the harbor for Harborfest, as well as more than 130 hours of live entertainment across multiple stages. This year's headliner is Rick Springfield, the '80s musical icon behind hits like "Jesse's Girl" and "Don't Talk to Strangers." The Challenge Regatta sailboat race is scheduled for Thursday, June 9th, and there will even be an 8-mile parade of sail thorughout the festival. Dine on global cuisine from 30 creative eateries during your time at the 2016 Harborfest on the Norfolk, and don't miss the pop-up shops from businesses around the Norfolk area and beyond.

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Celebrate the Community at Bam Bam’s Spring Jam Memorial Day Cook Out!

May 25, 2016 12:04 pm

If you're looking for a way to do some good for the Norfolk community while also getting outdoors this weekend, check out Bam Bam's Spring Jam Memorial Day Cook Out! This fun, family-friendly event is hosted by the Kam Cares Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by Kam Chancellor of the Seattle Seahawks. All proceeds from Kam Cares events go toward helping underprivelaged children in the Hampton Roads and Seattle areas by providing them with health and wellness tools.

During Bam Bam's Spring Jam Memorial Day Cook Out on Saturday, May 28, people from all around the Norfolk area will enjoy a fried chicken lunch in scenic Town Point Park. Kids under 18 eat for free, and adults can pay $8 for lunch to benefit the foundation. There will be live music from the Fuzz Band, as well as a celebrity basketball game that evening at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. Have some fun in the sun and feel good about helping the children in the community when you attend Bam Bam's Spring Jam Memorial Day Cook Out!

Bam Bam's Spring Jam Memorial Day Cook Out
Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
kamcaresfoundation.org/index.php/bam-bam-spring-jam

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