Fun Things to do This Spring in Hampton Roads

Spring in Hampton Roads is one of the most beautiful seasons. Flowers are in bloom, bulbs are popping up from the soil and birds are flying down on their migratory routes. Living in southeastern Virginia gives residents many opportunities for fun.

Families will like the Fourth Annual Fountain Fair in Norfolk on April 20, the Atlantic Coast Kite Festival May 4 and 5 in Portsmouth and the World of Pets Expo in Hampton on April 27 and 28. Sip some vino at the Seventh Annual Springtown Point Virginia Wine Festival in Norfolk on May 4 and 5. Taste some delicious local fare at the East Coast She Crab Soup Classic in Virginia Beach on April 27. Check out vintage vehicles at the Fifth Annual Shake, Rattle and Roll Spring Car Show in Suffolk on May 11. Get in touch with your artistic side at the 43rd Gosport Arts Festival in Portsmouth on May 11 and 12 and the Poor Potter of Yorktown Pottery Show and Sale on May 4. Experience the great outdoors in Chesapeake at the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Birding Festival April 25 through the 27 and Paddle for the Border May 4. Gardeners can appreciate Historic Garden Week in Virginia with tours in both the Southside and the Virginia Peninsula in the end of April.

Spring provides temperatures that feel just right for going to places like Sandy Bottom Nature Park, Bluebird Gap Farm, Newport News Farm, Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuge, Grandview Natural Preserve, Historic Jamestowne and York River State Park in the Virginia Peninsula. The Southside offers the Ocean View Pier, Portsmouth City Park, Norfolk Botanical Garden, Virginia Zoo, Chesapeake City Park and of course the beach. Get out and about this spring in Hampton Roads!

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