Hampton Virginia Aquaplex will host its opening event Oct. 29
The newly built Hampton Virginia Aquaplex will have an opening event on October 29 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Adjacent to the Hampton Roads Convention Center and Hampton Coliseum, this state-of-the-art facility is the largest of its kind in Virginia. This 62,739 sq. ft. facility features a 50-meter competition pool, 25-yard programming pool, spectator seating for 1,500, on-deck athlete seating for 760, and an outdoor splash park. The free opening event will feature entertainment, refreshments and pool demonstrations. Doors will open at 10 a.m. followed by a program at 10:30 a.m. featuring Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones.
Enjoy fantasy, fanfare at the Hampton Roads Convention Center
Comic fans unite! The Hampton Comicon returns this year to the Hampton Roads Convention Center on October 15 from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. with comic book creators, special celebrity guests and more. Additionally, crafters can make their way to happiness at this seasons' Bodacious Bazaar! The Bodacious Bazaar Fall Show will kick off November 11-13 and features 350 quality vendors, crafters, artists and local businesses.
Have a ghoulishly good time at these ghost walks throughout the city
Take a walk on the grisly side of history at the Hampton Horror Tours from October 25-30 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Hosted by the Hampton History Museum, these 60-minute walking tours include eerie tales of Old Hampton and the Coastal Virginia region. Visitors can also enjoy the spooky Fort Monroe Ghost Walk, Where History Meets Mystery from October 21-23 from 6-9 p.m.
Fall in love with Hampton's Magnolia House Inn
Plan your fall stay at the Magnolia House Inn. Founded by Lankford and Joyce Blair, this charming abode is the perfect getaway for a weekend trip or seasonal staycation. Guests can enjoy amenities such as a private spa tub, luxury linens and a full gourmet breakfast. One special feature of the Magnolia House Inn is that the property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register.
Harvest flavors are brewing at Sweet Beans Coffee Bar
Warm your heart with a tasty, autumn-inspired beverage from Sweet Beans Coffee Bar. From caramel apple cider to hot cocoa bombs, this coffee shop serves up more than just your average cup of joe! Coffee lovers can also test their knowledge of All Hallows' Eve with trivia night at Sweet Beans this October! The shop will host Halloween-related trivia games every Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m.
Stay tuned for more details on these upcoming events:
Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau | 1919 Commerce Drive, Suite 290 | Hampton, VA 23666
Hampton Visitor Center | 120 Old Hampton Lane | Hampton, VA 23669
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