Hampton to host OpSail 2012 Virginia
The city of Hampton will host OpSail 2012 Virginia from June 1 to June 12 in recognition of the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the "Star-Spangled Banner."
The 12-day event will begin with the annual Blackbeard Pirate Festival from June 1 to June 3 and will end with a procession of ships leaving the Chesapeake Bay for Maryland on June 12.
Activities will take place at the downtown waterfront at 756 Settlers Landing Road in Hampton.
For more information, visit www.visithampton.com.