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 24 | 4Play
June 7 | Red Neck Pool Party
June 21 | Bustin’ Loose
July 5 | No One’s Hero
July 19 Rock Bottom Bridge
Aug 2 | Fine Swiss Cheese
Aug 16 | The Brothers Hoodoo
Aug 30 | Monkey Fist
Sep 13 | One Way Ride

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


Wonder City Craft Beer Festival  

The City of Hopewell is excited to announce the return of the Wonder City Craft Beer Festival. The event will once again be held at Festival Park (upper City Park and Appomattox Street) on Saturday, June 17. Additional details will be made available at a later date. Mark your calendars today!

Saturday, June 17
Festival Park (upper City Park and Appomattox Street)
Hopewell, VA 23860


Fireworks on the Appomattox

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The City of Hopewell will celebrate Independence Day in style with a dazzling fireworks display on the Appomattox River. The event will be held on Saturday, July 1. Check back later for more details on this exciting event!

Saturday, July 1
Hopewell, VA 23860

For additional information, please call (804) 541-2353 or email customerservice@hopewellva.govcustomerservice@hopewellva.gov.