Hampton Block Party

21 Years of Summer Saturdays in Downtown Hampton Virginia



Warm Summer Nights

Spend your Saturday nights on The Block this summer.  Bring a chair and watch the band or bring your appetite and sample food from our vendors or from one of the many independently owned downtown restaurants.


Local & National Music

From country to hair bands to local favorites, each week is something new.  Scroll down for schedule.  

Block Party is from 6pm to 10pm (unless otherwise noted)




Funding Local Charities

We get charities to run the beer tents and let them keep the tips.  They get to spread the word about their good deeds and we get cold beer served with a smile.  Click Here to learn about having your charity volunteer.


Want to sell something at the Block Party? Email Taylor@DowntownHampton.com for information on becoming a vendor

For the past 21 years, thousands of residents from all over Hampton Roads have gathered together in Downtown Hampton for music, food, and community during the annual Downtown Hampton Block Party series.  This year's Block Party is set to be bigger and better than ever before!  Week after week, all summer long, 2015 Block Party goers will be treated to a variety of local and national musical acts, spanning all genres, as well as our always quirky signature events such as "The Rolling of the Bulls", and a few special surprises.  Make sure you stop by every  week to see what the Block Party will think of next!


May 2: Party Fins

May 9 - Fishbone / DJ Williams Projekt / Rocky 7

May 23 - The Fuzz Band / Myra Smith Experience

Jun 6 - Sons of Bill / The Vir

Jun 13 Col. Bruce Hampton and the Madrid Express / Big Something / 
The Dharma Initiative / Last Fair Deal (Grateful Dead Tribute)

Jun 20 - "Slide the City" The Fighting Jamesons / The Dahus / Johnny Trash in Mill Point Park

Jun 27 - Major and the Monbacks / Empire Strikes Brass

Jul 4 - Rare Mixx / Fortresses

Jul 11 - "Rolling of the Bulls: Black and Bluegrass" w/ Hackensaw Boys / Love Canon / Jackass Flats / Weather & Waves / Big Daddy Love / Brackish Water Jamboree

Jul 18 - DÉJÀ

Jul 25 - Bobby BlackHat Walters / Blues on Fire

Aug 1 - Buckshot

Aug 8 - Tim Reynolds & TR3 w/Jesse Chong Band

Aug 15 - Slapnation Band

Aug 22 - Seth Stainback & Roosterfoot w/ Planet of the Abts and Anthony Rosano & the Conqueroos

Aug 29 - "Downtown Hampton Firk Off" w/The Fixx, The Dahus, and The Dharma Initiative

Sept 5 - "First Annual Drag Race on Queens Way" w/Teaze, 100% Hair Metal

Sept 12 -  "Mint Julep Vintage Market" w/Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Kasey Rae, and The Fuzz Band

Oct 31 - "Halloween Block Party":  The biggest costume party on the peninsula!

Oct 29-31 - First Annual Monster Maze:  Presented by M2 Pictures and Hampton Exchange Club

Dec 31 - "New Years Eve Block Party":  The annual Downtown Hampton crab pot drop