Experience life as a pharaoh at 10th annual Egyptian Festival in Hampton

Living Local

Kick it with King Tut this weekend at the 10th annual Egyptian Festival in Hampton.

This three-day extravaganza from Friday to Sunday includes photo opportunities with pharaohs, ancient Egyptian artifacts, and a hieroglyphics station. 

There will be free tours of the local St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, where guests can learn about the Coptic Church’s nearly 2,000-year-old history, in addition to a kids corner with bounce houses, henna tattoos and face painting.  

Eat like a Pharaoh at Nefertiti’s Palace, where you can try dozens of traditional Egyptian delicacies.  

Egyptian Festival schedule:  

  • Friday, September 27: 11 a.m.- 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 28: 11 a.m.- 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 29: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Church schedule:

  • Friday, September 27: Noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 28: Noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 29: 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m.

Admission and parking is free.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Also on Living Local

Event Calendar

Weekend Planner Email

Don't Miss

WAVY Twitter Widget

***Don’t Miss Module Removal CSS***

WAVY Facebook

Trending stories