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3 Things to do in Hampton Roads: Memorial Day Weekend

Posted at 6:20 AM, May 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-26 06:23:26-04

HAMPTON, Va. - The 3-day weekend is nearly here! Figured we'd remind you to get a jump start on planning ahead.

News 3 has you covered this Memorial Weekend with 3 things you can do.

The Patriotic Festival
The Patriotic Festival kicks off Friday at its new home Downtown Norfolk. Town Point Park serves as the military zone where families can expect navy jet fly overs, and different branches of the military. Throughout the weekend, musicians like Jon Pardi, Kane Brown and Morgan Wallen will play at the Norfolk Scope-- other artists will play at Town Point Park.

Friday May 27 – May 29

For event and ticket information click here. 

For parking and street closure information click here.

A special event rate of $20.00 for Patriotic Festival event parking will be in place at the following locations:

Friday, May 27: Bank Street, Charlotte Street and Scope Garages, Brambleton Lot

Saturday, May 28 & Sunday, May 29: Boush Street, Fountain Park, Main Street, Town Point and West Plume Garages, School Administration, Brambleton, East Street, Plume Street and Union Street Lots

Norfolk Tides Vs. Gwinett Stripers at Harbor Park

The Norfolk Tides face off against the Gwinnett Stripers at Harbor Park Thursday through Sunday.

Tickets run $13 to $15 and can be purchased here.

The games will be held the following times:

Thursday: 12:05 PM

Friday: 7:05 PM

Saturday: 6:35 PM

Sunday: 1:05 PM

Portsmouth Memorial Day Parade

On Monday, join us as we salute the men and women who gave their lives while serving in the armed forces.

The Memorial Day parade has been a Portsmouth tradition since 1884 and is one of the nation's longest running Memorial Day parades.

At 10 a-m On WGNT Channel 27 and, we will broadcast the City Of Portsmouth's Memorial Day Parade live and commercial-free. Join us right before the parade at 9 a.m. on WTKR for a special edition of Coast Live, celebrating positivity in Portsmouth.