Sizzlin’ Summer Fun in North Carolina and Virginia

Friends riding bikes on a road together at sunset.

The temperatures are hot, and the days are long, which must mean summer is finally here! We believe it’s how you live that matters and want to help you make the most of the season. To fill the long summer days with the best of what North Carolina and Virginia have to offer, we compiled a list of the events near our new home communities that you just can’t miss.

North Carolina

Apex Movies in the Park Series (June 9 and 30): Want to take advantage of a cool summer night? Grab a lawn chair, blankets, a picnic dinner, and relax as you watch a movie under the stars. The movie screenings begin at 8:30 pm and all ages are welcome!

Sizzlin’ Summer Fun in North Carolina and Virginia

SunFest at Dorothea Dix Park (July 13): Perfect for groups of all ages, the gorgeous field of sunflowers at Dorothea Dix Park is a summer must-see. Not only will you be able to wander through stunning sunflowers, but you can also enjoy live music, food trucks, and more at this unique event in Raleigh.

Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival (August 2-3): Is there anything better than barbecue in the summer? This festival in Cary has everything food and drink lovers could want. This is one of the best events in the country!


Busch Gardens (Daily through August 31): Summer means it’s time for rides and thrills! Busch Gardens in Williamsburg has several new rides this year plus delicious food, exciting performances, and more. There’s something for everyone!

Richmond Flying Squirrels Baseball (May 21 – September 2): The 2019 season for the Flying Squirrels is in full swing. Grab your glove, put on your baseball cap, and enjoy thrilling games, themed nights, firework displays, giveaways, and more.

World Arts Celebration (August 24): Discover exciting international foods, performances, and arts and crafts at this free event at City Center at Oyster Point in Newport News. This event is perfect for groups of all ages.

Whether you’re a food aficionado or roller coaster enthusiast, we hope you enjoy your summer plans. If finding a home is part of those plans, we’re happy to help you discover your dream home in Richmond, Williamsburg, Hampton Roads, Virginia, and Raleigh, North Carolina.