Hampton Bay Days Festival 2014

2013 Entertainment & Events

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The 31st Annual Hampton Bay Days Festival continues its tradition of attracting over 200,000 visitors to the city's downtown waterfront the first weekend of September. The 2013 festival features family fun and entertainment with a lineup of the region's best and diversely talented local musicians, entertaining events, exhibits and popular vendors peddling unique arts & crafts and a wide variety of tasty foods and drink.

Musical Acts

English Channel 

Man Fighting Bear  

Mike Aiken Band 

Pawn Shop Lifters  

Crazy X



Code Blue

Blues Empacts

Lewis McGehee


and many more...

Events & Exhibits

Tidewater Dock Dogs

Hampton Bay Days 8K Run

Hampton History Museum (FREE)

Bay Days Car & Motorcycle Show

Live, Work, and Play on The Chesapeake Bay


The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary - a place where fresh water from rivers meets the salt water of the ocean. But the Bay is much more than just a body of water. Our nation's history began along its shores. The Bay and its resources have shaped our history, our economy, and our culture. It affects how we live, work, and play on a daily basis. More than 15 million people live along its shores, and it is home to over 2,700 species of plants and animals.

The city of Hampton, Virginia exemplifies all aspects of this great heritage and the Chesapeake Bay will continue to be the primary theme of our annual festival. View some of our resources throughout this site and support the programs that help us continue to live, work, and play on the Chesapeake Bay.