100 Fun Things To Do In Chesapeake

Chesapeake is an amazing city! From the Hampton Roads to the Mermaid Factory, you’ll find plenty of things to do, places to eat, and spots to relax. Be sure to check out our top fun things to do in the state of Virginia!

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Oak Grove Lake Park

Walk, Jog or even Fish at the very beautiful Oak Grove Lake Park

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Cloud 9 Trampoline Park

Defy gravity at one of the Coolest Facilities in America – Cloud 9 Trampoline Park

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Cinema Cafe

Enjoy a dish from the expansive menu while catching the latest films on HD digital projection screens

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Deep Creek Park

Take a picnic and relish in scenic surroundings at Deep Creek Park

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Dismal Swamp Canal Trail

Plan a visit to Dismal Swamp Canal Trail to enjoy bicycling, walking, running/hiking, horseback riding, and boating

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Glazenfyre

Spend an evening in a canvas painting party at Glazenfyre, to explore your creative side!

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Greenbrier Mall

Shop, dine or see a movie at Greenbrier Mall

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Adventure Kayak Tours

From exploring fresh water marshes in Virginia Beach, to entering ancient cypress swamps in Chesapeake, enjoy a memorable journey with Adventure Kayak Tours

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Breakout Games

Put your analytical skills to test at Breakout Games

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Chesapeake Sports Park

Stop by and see why players are talking about Chesapeake Sports Park for the best paintball experience!

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Big Woodys- Great Bridge

Stop by Big Woody’s for food, live music, sports and great fun

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Chesapeake Arboretum

Meander through miles of walking trails at Chesapeake Arboretum

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Haygood Roller Skating Center

Skate along with your family at Haygood Roller Skating Center

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Hampton Roads Air Tours

Soar through the skies and see all the sights that Hampton Roads* has to offer with Hampton Roads Air Tours

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Fun Ville Playground

Celebrate your birthday or a special event at Fun Ville Playground

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Norfolk Botanical Garden

Let your summer evening bloom at Norfolk Botanical Garden

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Northwest River Park

Choose among a lot of recreational activities at Northwest River Park i.e. Year-round boating, fishing, hiking, putt-putt course, horse shoes, volleyball nets and so much more

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Zombie Thrill Ride

Clear a military base full of the walking dead at Zombie Thrill Ride

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Hickory Ridge Farm

Learn, pick, play and ride at Hickory Ridge Farm

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Signet Bowling Center

Get your mind off work and spend an evening of games with Pool tables, multiple 40″ plus screens for video games PlayStation and Xbox, plus 8 bowling lanes at Signet Bowling Center

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Virginia Zoo

Did you know that you can feed a giraffe, or meet a lion, tiger or bear!? Try Virginia Zoo’s our behind-the-scenes tours

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Lakeside Park

Visit Lakeside Park – this 11-acre beautiful lakeside Park features mature trees and a scenic archway bridge that provides historic and panoramic views

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Hermitage Museum and Gardens

Wander through a great and diverse nationally recognized art collection spanning 5,000 years at Hermitage Museum and Gardens

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Mermaid Factory

Get handmade miniature Norfolk mermaid statues, pre-painted or that you can paint-your-own in Mermaid Factory’ s Studio

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Clarke farms

Head to Clarke Farm for a bite to eat and pick some pumpkins & other fresh produce

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Lunar Mini Golf Inc

Play a fun mini golf game at Lunar Mini Golf Inc

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Paint Nite

Shake up your nite out with friends at Paint Nite by taking the perfect mix of artistic and alcoholic spirits

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Harbor Park

Watch Minor League Baseball at its Best at Harbor Park

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VA Live Entertainment

Plan a dream celebration at Live Entertainment Venue – a Sports Bar and Lounge

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Finao Sportfishing

Whether it is a relaxing inshore family fishing trip or a exciting sportfishing trip, let Finao Sportfishing design a perfect trip for you!

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Chesapeake City Park

Enjoy doggie parks, a picnic, play grounds for the children. Skate park, the festivals at Chesapeake City Park

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Town Point Park

Have a blast at one of the astounding festivals at Town Point Park

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Chesapeake Square

Spending your weekend shopping and eating at Chesapeake Square

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Ocean View Fishing Pier

Walk out on and observe the fishing at Ocean View Fishing Pier

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Chilled Ponds

Have a go at ice skating at Chilled Ponds

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GameWorks

Experience the surreal world of Gameworks’ Gforce Laser Tag!

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Izaak Walton Park

Pack a picnic, kick back and enjoy a mini picnic at Izaak Walton Park

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Lake Drummond

Visit Lake Drummond – The origins of this largest natural lake in Virginia still remain a mystery

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Eagles Nest Rockin Country Bar

See todays hottest local, regional and national live artists

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Nauticus

Learn about sea with interactive exhibits and touch pools at Nauticus Museum

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GamerBus

Experience the best Video Gaming Party Bus in the Hampton Roads area!

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Jillian's Billiards

Eat, drink, play and entertain at Jillian’s Billiards

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Peabody's Nightclub

Share your enjoyment of dancing with other dancers at Peabody’s Nightclub

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Escape Ship

Take this new and exciting challenge on the Battleship Wisconsin at Escape Ship

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Chrysler Museum of Art

Watch skilled glass blowers do live glassmaking at Chrysler Museum of Art

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Portsmouth City Park

Visit to hit golf balls, go for a run, go enjoy a breeze off the water or just to relax and throw a baseball at Portsmouth City Park

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Weyanoke Bird and Wildflower Sanctuary

Feel like entering Alice’s Wonderland at Weyanoke Bird and Wildflower Sanctuary

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Fun Forest

Spend some quality time with your loved ones at Fun Forest

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Children's Museum of Virginia

Step inside a world where bubbles grow bigger than they are, where the forces of energy electrify and spark your imagination.at Children’s Museum of Virginia

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Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

Be inspired by the two stories of hands-on exhibits and Celebrate past and present athletes and inspires future ones at Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

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American Rover Sailing Cruises

Set Sail with the friendly and experienced crew of this 125 passengerSailing Schooner – American Rover Sailing Cruises

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G-Force Karts

Experience the thrill of racing at G-Force Karts

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Hampton Roads Naval Museum

Check out great exhibits on Naval history at Hampton Roads Naval Museum

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Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises

Cruise the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River while you will see the sights of one of the world’s busiest sea ports with Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises

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Chespeake Bay Diving

Learn to Scuba dive, freedive, swim and Explore the underwater world with Chespeake Bay Diving

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Regal Harbour View Grande Stadium 16

Catch a flick with comfortable reclining seats and great popcorn at Regal Harbour View Grande Stadium 16

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Sleepy Hole Park

Kick back and take in the breathtaking views of the Nansemond River

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Painting with a Twist

Unleash your creative side with Painting with a Twist!

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Riverfront Golf Club

Get in the swing with 18-hole course at Riverfront Golf Club

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Coastal Food Tours

Enjoy food tours and culinary events in and around norfolk and virginia beach with Coastal Food Tours

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Skydive Suffolk

Jump from the sky (literally) for a mind-blowing view and experience, with Skydive Suffolk

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Virginia Beach

Go on a family outing to Virginia Beach, Located just 20 miles from Chesapeake

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iFLY Va Beach Indoor Skydiving

Book a flight at iFLY Va Beach and Exprience indoor skydiving at it’s best!

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Great Dismal Swamp

Hear the birds singing at Great Dismal Swamp

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Bier Garden Draft List

Dine in at Bier Garden Draft List – welcoming atmosphere where authentic Bavarian cuisine meets a stellar beer selection

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Ocean Breeze Waterpark

Shoot down a giant slide into the plunge pool below at Ocean Breeze Waterpark

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Sandbridge Beach

Get to know some of the sea’s friendliest creatures i.e. Dolphins at Sandbridge Beach

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Hunter House Victorian Museum

Get the real observable history of this area with excellent guides and art always on view at Hunter House Victorian Museum

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Great Bridge Lock Park

Take the kids to play and, fish or crab off the shore at Great Bridge Lock Park

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Rudee Inlet Stand Up Paddle

Find water, stand up & start paddling at Rudee Inlet Stand Up Paddle

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Tula Adventure Sports

Rent the boat and captain for a wakeboard/waterski adventure! with Tula Adventure Sports

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False Cape State Park

Head to False Cape State Park for hiking, biking and boating

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USS Wisconsin

Learn about one of the largest and last battleships ever built by the U.S. Navy at USS Wisconsin

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Potts and Paint

Let Your Creativity Explode In The Ceramic Paint and Glass Buffet at Potts and Paint

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The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium

Take to the treetops on 15 trails that weave between tree platforms on the 6-acre site at The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium

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Sparetimes

Knock down the pins at Sparetimes

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O'Connor Brewing Company

Try an epic beer at O’Connor Brewing Company

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Ghost Train at Northwest River Park

Take a half-hour ride through the haunted woods of Northwest River Park with Ghost Train

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Buckroe Beach and Park

Have a some fun in the sun and enjoy the sounds of the waves at Buckroe Beach and Park

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VB Surf Sessions

Take surfing to the next level with VB Surf Sessions

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Sarah Constant Beach Park

Discover a place where you can experience the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, play with your kids or dance the night away under the stars at Sarah Constant Beach Park

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Sandbridge Little Island Fishing Pier

Sit back and watch the beautiful sunset sight at Sandbridge Little Island Fishing Pier

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Jordan Bridge

Appreciate the architecture of the beautiful Jordan Bridge

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Great White Water Sports

Have “Waves of Fun!” on the beautiful beaches of the Chesapeake Bay with Great White Water Sports

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Virginia Beach Rock Gym

Seek rock-climbing adventures at Virginia Beach Rock Gym

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Funny Bone

Laugh, Laugh and Laugh some more with Funny Bone

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Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Take a peaceful walk in the woods for Quiet Trails, Off the Beaten Tracks and Water Vistas at Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

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The Railroad Museum of Virginia

Observe & appreciate the exhibits and artifacts from the history of railroads at The Railroad Museum of Virginia

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Greenbrier Family Skating Center

Show off how flexible your feet are at Greenbrier Family Skating Center

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Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

See the world through artists eyes at Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

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Sandy Bottom Nature Park

Rent Canoes, kayaks, and paddle boats or just Walk the trails at Sandy Bottom Nature Park

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Motor World

Check out our heart-pounding Skycoaster, Gravity Storm, Bumper Boats, Kiddie & Thrill Rides, Splat Zone Paintball and Shipwreck Golf at Motor World

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Western Branch Park

Spend a day of fun, sports, recreation and relaxation at Western Branch Park

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Cedar Point Golf and Country Club

Play a round of golf and then wine and dine in style at Cedar Point Golf and Country Club

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Mo & O'Malley's Irish Pub

Savor acoustic music with great food at Mo & O’Malley’s Irish Pub

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SailTime Virginia Beach

Sail a scenic cruise to witness an amazing sunset view with SailTime Virginia Beach

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Morgan House Antiques Gallery

Wander around Morgan House Antiques Gallery to collect some antiques

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Smartmouth Brewery

Go see what’s on tap at Smartmouth Brewery

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Poor John's Farm

Pick some fresh strawberries at Poor John’s Farm

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Kangaroo Jac's

Give the little one a chance to enlight in the inflatable bouncy houses, slides, jungle gyms, and climbing walls and toys at Kangaroo Jac’s

Chesapeake is a beautiful and great city! You deserve to know what the best attractions are. Whether or not you’re just visiting or staying for the week, Fun Things To Do has your back. Chesapeake will never be boring again! Be sure to contact us if you see any additional fun activities or feedback that you’d like to include!