Hampton Restaurant Week

Hampton Restaurant Week returns March 5-19, with area restaurants offering specials including $10 and $15 lunches and $25 and $35 dinners. This year’s theme “Sip, Savor & Stroll” invites guest to explore the paths, waterways and historic districts in a location with a wide variety of culinary choices. For more information, click here.

Participating restaurants include:

  • 29th & Green
  • Baked Bistro
  • Baker’s Wife Bistro & Bar
  • Bowman’s Soul N the Wall
  • Copper Barley
  • County Grill & Smokehouse
  • Fox Tail Wine Bar & Gastropub
  • Graham & Rollins
  • Mango Mangeaux
  • Momo’s Cafe
  • Monsoon Modern Eclectic Indian
  • Scratch Bakery
  • Smoothie Stop
  • Stillwater Tavern
  • The Grey Goose
  • The Vanguard Brewpub & Distillery
  • Tommy’s Restaurant

Hampton Jazz Festival

The Hampton Jazz Festival is returning to the Hampton Coliseum, 1000 Coliseum Drive, after a three-year break. The 53rd Annual Hampton Jazz Festival will take place June 23-25 with a star-studded lineup. Artists scheduled to appear include Stephanie Mills, Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Babyface, and Kenny G. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com and the Hampton Coliseum Box Office. For more information, click here.

Events & Entertainment

Boo Williams Sportsplex

Boo Williams Sportsplex will be hosting events every weekend in March. Mark your calendar for these upcoming events:

  • March 4-5 Junior Youth Phenom “Kings of the Circuit” Boys Basketball Tournament
  • March 9-12 World Class Gymnastics: National Elite Qualifier and Magical March Meet
  • March 17-19 World Class Gymnastics: VA State Championships Level 6/7
  • March 24-26 World Class Gymnastics: VA State Championships Level 8, 9, 10

For more information, click here.

Comedy Tour

Some of the biggest names in comedy will be coming to the Hampton Coliseum, 1000 Coliseum Drive, on March 25. The Straight Jokes! No Chaser Comedy Tour hosted by Mike Epps features Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, Earthquake and D. C. Young Fly. Tickets are available at the Hampton Coliseum Box Office or Ticketmaster.com.

For more information, click here.

Promote Your Event

Add your events to the Coliseum Central website calendar! Located on the Calendar page of coliseumcentral.com, choose “Submit an Event” and complete the form with the details of your event; an event photo may also be added. Once submitted, events will be published on the site calendar within one business day.


Roundtable Survey

To help our businesses succeed, Coliseum Central hosts a series of free Business Roundtable meetings where speakers present information related to the current business environment. We are asking for your feedback to help us enhance these meetings. Please click here to complete a short survey.

Everyone who completes the survey by March 8th will be entered for a chance to win 2 tickets to the March 26th Country for Kids concert featuring Sara Evans. Tickets are provided by the Center for Child & Family Services.

Community Clean Up Day

Coliseum Central will join the Hampton Clean City Commission to Walk Hampton Clean on April 27. This will be our first event since 2019. We are looking for individuals or teams to assist in this year’s clean up. Volunteers will meet at Central Security Services, 2101 Executive Drive, Suite 375, at 3:00PM and finish by 5:00PM. Coliseum Central will provide the litter pick-up tools, vests, gloves, and trash bags. To sign up, please click here or email Angie Ewton at aewton@coliseumcentral.com.

Smoothie Stop Reopened

Smoothie Stop, 3150 Allainby Way, reopened its Peninsula Town Center location in January. Vice Mayor Jimmy Gray was on-hand at their Grand Reopening event on February 3rd.

Stop by and try their new menu items which include homemade soups, paninis, juices, and smoothies. For more information about Smoothie Stop, click here.

Upcoming Blood Drive

March 31
City Hall
22 Lincoln St.

Private Development Updates

Now Open

Coliseum Specialty Shops
2400 Coliseum Drive, STE. 600

Crown Jewelers
Peninsula Town Center
2510 Mcmenaminst.

Coming Soon

Beauty Outlet
Peninsula Town Center
3460 Von Schilling Dr.

Ivy Glam Beauty Bar
Peninsula Town Center
3460 Von Schilling Dr.

Mcalister’s Deli
Peninsula Town Center
2860 Kilgore Ave.

U Rock Art
Coliseum Crossing
70 Coliseum Crossing