Events in Chesapeake, VA 2012

 

Greenbrier Shrine Oyster Roast   Eggstravaganza     Dismal Swamp Stomp     Paddle for the Border    Chesapeake Jubilee    American Indian Festival     Phelps Brothers Music Festival    4th of July Celebration      Bluegrass at the Bagley     Caribbean Carnival         Swingin’ at the Bagley     Symphony Under the Stars with Fireworks    Great American Food Fest     Bark In The Park    Ghost Train    Heritage Arts Festival     Christmas Craft Show    Battle of Great Bridge

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March 31, 2012    1-4pm

Greenbrier Shrine Oyster Roast

$30adv "HOTCAKES"

 

 

April 7, 2012 10am - 12pm

Eggstravaganza

900 Greenbrier Parkway

Chesapeake, VA 23320
 

Hop over to Chesapeake City Park

Children 8 and under can join in the Egg-citement!

Games, Basket & Bonnet Contests, pony rides, animal displays, arts and crafts and more...

 

Peter Cottontail Hotline (757) 382-6411
 

More Info

 

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon and Children’s Half Mile Fun Run

Join us for the 6th Annual Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon. This 13.1 mile course will take runners on a spectacular journey through lush, mysterious landscape and rich history.
 

http://dismalswampstomp.mettleevents.com/

New this year is the Inaugural Children's Half Mile Fun Run. It is open to ages 12 and under.

 

Saturday, May 5, 2012
Paddle for the Border 2012

Great Dismal Swamp Boat Ramp
RT 17 and Ballahack Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

(757) 382-6411
 

www.chesapeake.va.us/services/depart/park-rec/paddlefortheborder.shtml

 

May 18-19, 2012  Shrimp Feast

Chesapeake Jubilee
Chesapeake City Park,
Chesapeake, Virginia
757-482-4848

www.chesapeakejubilee.org

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June 10, 2012 (1:00 PM-6:00 PM)
11th Annual Phelps Brothers Music Festival
This Music Festival will be held at the beautiful Lakeside Park to celebrate the music careers of the local legends: Norman, Willie, & Earl Phelps. Local musicians will perform country, & blue grass music. Be sure to bring a lawn chair. Concessions will be available for purchase. (A rain date is set for June 21). This event is FREE to the public and sponsored by Beahive Promotions & Chesapeake Park & Recreation.
 

Time: 1pm-6pm
Lakeside Park
FMI: (757) 382-6411

 

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Saturday, June 2 - 3, 2012 (10:00 AM-6:00 PM)
American Indian Festival
Chesapeake City Park
500 Greenbrier Road
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 382-6411
 

Celebration features American Indian storytelling, traditional dancing, demonstrations, Native jewelry, crafts, festival and Native American food vendors. This event is part of and is an official program of Jamestown 2008 .

Event is free to the public.
 

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July 4, 2012 10am-4pm

4th of July Celebration at Lakeside Park

Lakeside Park
1441 Bainbridge Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23324

(757) 382-6411

 

Event is FREE to the public.
 

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July 25, 2012
Virginia Caribbean Carnival

Chesapeake City Park
500 Greenbrier Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23322
 

 

Will feature authentic Carnival costumes as well as indigenous foods and music from Caribbean vendors.
 

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(TBD)
Symphony Under the Stars with Fireworks

Chesapeake City Park
500 Greenbrier Road
Chesapeake, VA 23328
 

14th Annual Symphony Under the Stars & Fireworks – 2009 with the “Virginia Symphony Orchestra” is the conclusion of the 2009 Under the Stars Performance Series. This performance is presented FREE on the “Buddy” Bagley Stage.  More Info

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September 15, 2012

Deep Creek Ruritan Beef Fest

Izaak Walton Park

Chesapeake, VA

 

 

October 3, 2012

The Great American Food Fest

Chesapeake City Park
(757) 382-6159
 

   

October 07, 2012 (12:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Bark In The Park - Chesapeake

Chesapeake City Park
500 Greenbrier Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Bring your canine out to City Park for a dog-gone good time. The event features vendors, animal rescues, games, contests, demonstrations and more! 12 pm – 5 pm; Sponsored by Parks and Recreation and Chesapeake Humane Society. This event is FREE to the public.
 

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October 20-22 & 27-29, 2012 (7-10pm)
Ghost Train at Northwest River Park

Northwest River Park
1733 Indian Creek Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Information at Northwest River Park:

(757) 421-7151
 

Ride the terrifying train and see the haunts and ghouls of the haunted woods of Northwest River Park. Tickets go on sale, at all Chesapeake community centers, and Northwest River Park, or register online on September 16. (Reservations required) Tickets will be available, however limited, at Northwest River Park during train times on a space available basis. http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/Government/City-Departments/Departments/Parks-and-Recreation-Department/Special-Events/special_events/ghost_train.htm

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(TBD)
Chesapeake Heritage Arts Festival

Chesapeake City Park
500 Greenbrier Pkwy
Chesapeake, VA 23328
 

Celebrate awareness of and interest in our rural roots with heritage and fiber artisans, workshops, sheep dog and other demonstrations, competitions, children’s activities, food and more. Live acoustic music all day, both days! Free parking and free admission; from 10 am—4 pm, both days.

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November 17-18, 2012  (10:00 AM-5:00 PM)
Indian River Christmas Craft Show

Indian River High School
1969 Braves Trail
Chesapeake, VA 23325
(757) 382-6411
 

Get your holiday shopping started early. Over 90 talented artisans display and sell their crafts at this traditional opening of the holiday shopping season in Chesapeake. FREE admission. Concessions will be available for purchase.
 

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December 1 & 2, 2012   (9:00 AM-4:00 PM)
Battle of Great Bridge

Great Bridge
Callison Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Chesapeake Parks & Recreation: (757) 382-6411

Commemorate the victory at Great Bridge on December 9, 1775, with battle re-enactments, character portrayals, demonstrations and displays. This living history event is sponsored by Great Bridge and Chesapeake Chapters National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and Chesapeake Parks and Recreation.  Event is FREE to the public.
 

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December (TBD)
Chesapeake Christmas Parade
Mt. Pleasant Rd. and Battlefield Blvd.
(757) 546-1321
 

   
     

 

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