Exhibits and Events at the Virginia Zoo

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Did you know that hundreds of animals call the Virginia Zoo home? This zoo dates back to when the Lafayette Park began acquiring animals in 1900. The zoo became the Lafayette Zoological Park the following year and was eventually renamed the Virginia Zoo in 1989. Today, it is dedicated to protecting wildlife by inspiring a […]

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Monster Jam at Hampton Coliseum

Monster Jam at Hampton Coliseum

In just a matter of days, the sound of revving engines will fill the air around Hampton, Virginia. That’s right, from January 19th to the 21st Monster Jam at Hampton Coliseum roars in for another year of exciting monster truck action! Best of all, the most action-packed live event on four wheels is just a […]

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Explore the Cosmos at the Abbitt Planetarium

At the Abbitt Planetarium, visitors can observe spinning galaxies and study the Earth from space. Housed in the Virginia Living Museum, it features seventy-one seats and a state-of-the-art digital full-screen projection system that recreates the wonders of the universe. Shows include: Solar System Odyssey (through November 21) – Set in the future, Solar System Odyssey is a fun, character-driven adventure that’s set […]

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