Special Events

Our Special Events Team is committed to provided entertainment and fun for the whole family throughout the course of the year.  You wouldn't believe all of the fun that we have here in Suffolk.  Our family friendly events provide recreation for the entire family regardless of community or lifestyle. 

Active Adult Events

Our Active Adults ages 55 and over have a specialized program that allows recreation and fun weekly.  Each quarter, the Special Events Department will provide such events as our Sweetheart Ball, Summer Fun Festival and the Holiday Gala.

Drive In Movie

Twice a year, a drive in movie is conducted on the lawn of our beautiful Bennett's Creek Park at 3000 Bennett's Creek Park Road.  This event is usually held in May and October.  Bennett’s Creek Park will transform into a Drive-In Movie Theater with two screens. Stay comfy in your car or bring your lawn chairs and blankets and get the best seat in the park.  Two full concession areas are available with food and treats with no outside food or drink allowed.  Pets are welcome on a leash when outside of your vehicle. The event is always free and open to the public.    Our upcoming Drive In Movie is October 21 featuring Hotel Transylvania.

TGIF Summer Concert Series

Each Summer, a Summer Concert Series is held at Constant's Wharf Park and Marina and at Bennett's Creek Park.  Local bans are invited to help you dance the night away.  There are vendors, merchants and children's activities. Usually the Concert Series kicks off at Constant's Wharf Park and Marina in June and continue through August of each year.  There are four concerts held at Constant's Wharf Park and Marina and four at Bennett's Creek Park.

Stars and Stripes Spectacular

Taste of Suffolk

Want to find great food, fabulous entertainment, and plenty of children’s activities all within walking distance of each other? Take a bite out of the annual Taste of Suffolk street festival.  It is usually held on the second Saturday in September from 1100am-6pm.  If you are r having attracted residents, as well as visitors, from all over Hampton Roads. The event site will stretch down Main Street starting on Finney Ave and cover Washington Street from Commerce to Saratoga Street. Main Street will be lined with restaurants from all over Suffolk presenting some of their specialty food items, merchandise vendors displaying a variety of goods and services, a New Car show with local Suffolk dealerships, all day entertainment with live music and contests that are sure to get everyone on their feet. 

Santa's Calling

Grand Illumination

Holiday Parade