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

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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.

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