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“Fridays @ The Fountain” Offers Free Concerts Weekly Starting May 3, 2013

Did you know that Newport News will soon have three outdoor concerts a week through the end of August? And the best part is they’re FREE! The concerts will be held every Wednesday night, starting May 15, in Port Warwick; every Thursday night, starting June 6, at Mariners’ Museum Park; and every Friday night, starting May 3, in City Center at Oyster Point. Here’s the schedule for the first concert series to kick off this spring:   “Fridays @ The Fountain” in Cit...

Win Some Great Prizes in Our 2013 Newport News Tourism Awareness Contest

Our annual Tourism Awareness Contest starts May 6th and gives you a chance to win some awesome prize packages, all thanks to our friends in the hospitality industry who donated some great gifts!   A $500 airline voucher is among the prizes you can win, not to mention five prize packages full of free passes, gift certificates and other special offers for you and your family and friends! Check these out …   The Jimmy Buffett Package includes two tickets to the July 13th concert at...

Special Events To Take Us Through The Summer of 2013

With cold, snowy days behind us (we hope), it’s time to turn our thoughts to the outdoor fun that warm, sunny weather brings! The city recently released its annual events for 2013, which kicks off March 15 with a St. Patrick’s Day event called “Shamrock Party on O’Plaza” in City Center at Oyster Point. For the most part, these activities are free (unless otherwise noted), and because you can bet there’ll be food and beverage vendors on site, it gives you a gre...

A Shopping Getaway in Newport News, Virginia, is Worth The Trip!

Girlfriends looking for a retail-therapy-getaway must put Newport News, Va., on their radar!   From locally owned specialty stores to some of the most eclectic collections of antique, thrift and consignment shops, Newport News offers a refreshingly unique shopping experience – something not found in chains and sprawling malls these days!   It’s here that you’ll find shopping that is both charming and personal. At “Rooms, Blooms & More,” for example, ow...

November 2012 Events to Put a Smile on Your Face!

Has the time change got you down? Does it feel like the winter blues are starting to kick in? Yes, there’s not as much sunlight and the days do indeed feel shorter, but we’ve got good news for you! In Newport News, there’s no shortage of special events that can put you in a better mood! And many of these events NEED a backdrop of darkness to shine even more brightly for the upcoming holiday season!   Grab your calendar and a pen because you’re going to need both to k...

Holiday Party Planning Suggestions

With the crisp, cool days that fall brings, your thoughts may now be turning to the upcoming 2012 holiday season - and the need to plan that annual holiday get-together, whether it's for your office staff or visiting friends and family.

Well, here in Newport News, your options are endless!

Of course, when you think of holiday celebrations, the first thing that comes to mind is FOOD - sharing a meal with family, friends or colleagues at one of the many fine restaurants in Ne...

Newport News Nightlife

When you mention Newport News to most, nightlife isn't the first thing that comes to mind; however, Newport News has an extensive variety of bars, pubs, dance clubs and lounges. Here are just a few suggestions to help you start your search for your favorite nighttime venues in our city - whether you're a tourist or a Newport News native.     Bailey's Pub & Grill
12300 Jefferson Ave. #110
Monday-Sunday 11 a.m.-2 a.m.
757.881.9180 Equipped with flat screens and a smoki...

Fun Ways to Beat the Heat in Summer 2012 in Newport News!

We've had some wild and crazy weather so far this summer, with the worst of it being the heat - often followed by torrential downpours! Vacations don't have to end when high temps become unbearable or those pesky raindrops fall. Come inside and enjoy some of the many indoor activities Newport News has to offer. Family-friendly activities abound in our city - and you won't need sun block or an umbrella to enjoy them!    Read on to see just a few of the many ways in Newport News to keep ...

New Eateries in City Center at Oyster Point

It's the start of summer 2012 ... and the start of something new in City Center @ Oyster Point. In fact, it's the start of some things new!   The much anticipated Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill is slated to open this summer. When we last peeked inside, the enormous guitar on the ceiling and the guitar-shaped bar were in place - just waiting for their signature "stars and stripes" decor.  The Newport News location will be the 10th opened by the country music singer since 20...

FREE Outdoor Summer Concerts to be Held Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays throughout Summer 2012

Did you know that Newport News will soon have three outdoor concerts a week through the end of August? And the best part is they're FREE! The concerts will be held every Wednesday night, starting May 23, in Port Warwick; every Thursday night, starting June 7, at Mariners' Museum Park; and every Friday night, starting May 4, in City Center at Oyster Point.   That means "Fridays @ The Fountain" in City Center at Oyster Point will have three concerts under its belt prior to the May 23rd start ...

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