THE HAMPTON CUP REGATTA

September 23rd and 24th 2017 celebrating their 92nd Running!

September 7, 2017
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THE HAMPTON CUP REGATTA IS BACK! September 23rd and 24th 2017 celebrating their 92nd Running!

The Hampton Cup Regatta is the oldest continuously run motorsports race in the World! It's also host to drivers from all over the US and Canada. Featured boats race in Mill Creek at the entrance of Fort Monroe these boats can reach speeds up to 150 mph!

The Hampton Cup Regatta is FREE! Vendors are there for you to purchase food and drinks, including adult beverages (No outside food, or beverages). There is some bleacher seating, but you are encouraged to bring chairs, umbrellas or small tents. No coolers, pets (excluding service dogs), or bicycles are allowed on the bridge

The Hampton Cup Regatta is put together by an all volunteer organization. There are about 45 dedicated volunteers who meet year round to put on the event, as well as a huge number of race weekend volunteers, security personnel and others that support the event. They also receive a tremendous amount of support from Fort Monroe, the City of Hampton, the Hampton Department of Fire & Rescue, the Hampton Police, LAFB and the Nightingale helicopter.

You can get more information by visiting their website HERE

or visit their FACEBOOK PAGE HERE

AND THEY’RE HAVING A KICK OFF PARTY AT OOZLEFINCH BREWERY FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 22 6-11PM!

THEY WILL HAVE LIVE MUSIC FROM DREW BALLANTYNE STARTING!

FOOD TRUCKS WILL START AT 4PM (INCLUDING TASTE OF ASIA)

(Photo Credit Jim Hansen) 

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ASHLEY SAT DOWN WITH KRAIG COLE TO TALK ABOUT THE HAMPTON CUP REGATTA