Portsmouth: Just For Fun

Children's Museum of Virginia

Description: Hands On Exhibits, Classes and Events. Birthday Parties and Summer Camps and Homeschool Programs.
Phone: (757) 393-5258

First Events Olde Town Portsmouth

Description: The first weekend of each month in Olde Town Portsmouth. Events and activities include Arts to Antiques Flea Market, free museum admission, exhibit openings and art afternoons, and more.

Hampton Roads Nature Club

Description: Family Nature Clubs worldwide are dedicated to helping people get time in nature back on the family calendar by providing regular opportunities to engage in hikes, paddles, camping trips and other fun outdoor family activities.

Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Description: Hiking trails and kayaking. Children's programs as scheduled. Free admission. Birthday Parties available.
Phone: (757) 686-8684

LeMans Karting

Description: Karting, Paintball, Inflatables. Birthday parties available.
Phone: (757) 606-1776

LIGHTSHIP PORTSMOUTH

Description: This lightship turned museum is fitted out realistically and filled with artifacts, uniforms, photographs, models, and more.
Phone: (757) 393-8591

PaddleWheel Ferry

Description: Ride the paddlewheel ferry between North Landing and High Street in Portsmouth and Harbor Park in Downtown Norfolk.
Phone: (757) 222-6100

Paradise Creek Nature Park

Description: Outdoor Nature Park in Portsmouth VA along the Elizabeth River! Lots of activities for families.
Phone: (757) 399-7487

Pokey Smokey II

Description: The Pokey Smokey II is a ride-able scale replica of the 1863 C.P. Huntington train. Rides given seasonally according to a set schedule (see website link) for a small fee.
Phone: (757) 393-8000

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum

Description: This museum covers over 250 years of history surrounding America’s oldest and largest naval shipyard.
Phone: (757) 393-8591

Portsmouth Public Library

Description: Library events and programs for the entire family.
Phone: (757) 393-8501

Railroad Museum of Virginia

Description: Lear all about the local history of trains. Birthday party options may be available.
Phone: (757) 335-2284

Towne Bank River Playground

Description: Located along the Elizabeth River Trail this playground includes Climbing Structures, Slides, Natural Musical Instruments, Shade Structure, Colorful Stump Stools, Wooden Ship, Local Mural Wall depicting a living and working Elizabeth River, and a Little Free Library.

Victory Duckpins Bowling

Description: Bowling lanes, leagues and fun. Birthday parties available.
Phone: (757) 487-1614

Virginia Railroad Museum

Description: Come out to learn about the exhibits and artifacts from the history of railroads and their people.
Phone: (757) 335-2284
 
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