Special Events

Hopewell Recreation and Parks sponsors a variety of special events throughout the year. Generally, special events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Please check out all of our upcoming events below for additional information.


Rockin’ on the River Concert Series  

For all ages. Join us on the Appomattox River for live entertainment and tons of fun! This family-friendly concert series is free and open to the public and features local bands playing a wide range of current hits and classics. Beverages and concessions will be sold on site. No outside food/drink or pets will be allowed inside the concert area. Parking is limited.

Show dates | Performance by:
May 10 | Magnolia
May 31 | 4Play
June 7 | Red Neck Pool Party
June 21 | Bustin’ Loose
July 5 | No One Hero
July 19 Rock Bottom Bridge
Aug 2 | Fine Swiss Cheese
Aug 16 | The Brothers Hoodoo
Aug 23 |  No One Hero
Aug 30 | Monkey Fist
Sep 13 | One Way Ryde

7PM – 9:30PM
Free and open to the public.
Hopewell City Marina
1051 Riverside Avenue
Hopewell, VA 23860


Upcoming Events
Event dates | Activity:
Sat. Oct 14 | Hopewell Haunts @ Crystal Lake
Sat. Oct 28 | City Point 5K & Kids Fun Run
Sat. Oct 28 | HEAL-Fest
Sat. Dec 2 | Holiday Boat Parade
Sun. Dec 3 | Light Up the Night
Sat. Dec 9 | Walk Through Santa Land


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Wonder City Ice Skating
Opening November 2017!