America Mobilizes 1917: A World War I Re...

Visit Newport News June 17-18 and experience “one of the only events of its kind in the United States!” In recognition of the 100th anniversary of our nation’s entry into the Great War, a World War I ...

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Save the Dates: Upcoming Festivals in Ne...

It’s finally here! Warmer weather and longer days mean it’s the start of festival season – that time of year when we break out the lawn chairs and blankets for some outdoor fun in the sun. We've comp...

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Celebrate Historic Garden Week in Newpor...

What is Historic Garden Week? Historic Garden week is an 8 day state-wide event that celebrates the beautiful homes, gardens and historic landmarks in Virginia. The proceeds help fund the preservatio...

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Eat Like a Local: The Best Burgers & BBQ...

There is no better way to get a taste of a city’s local “vibe” than by sampling its cuisine. In a series of upcoming blogs, we will offer suggestions on how to “Eat Like a Local” in Newport News. From...

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Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Newport N...

Vacations don’t have to end when 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 yo...

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3 Ways to Celebrate Spring in Newport Ne...

There are many ways to get outside and enjoy the spring splendor in Newport News! On April 15, you can experience the Antebellum South on the grounds of Richard D. Lee’s mid-nineteenth century plantat...

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