Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism will present the 12thannualHollydazzle, Hampton Roads’ most unique holiday event, on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in City Center at Oyster Point. Hollydazzle is a free family event with activities and entertainment leading up to the spectacularBayPort Credit Union “Fountains of Light Show” at 7:45 p.m. with fireworks and special effects by Pyrotecnico and the lighting of the 45 foot BayPort Credit Union Tree on the Fountain Plaza. The event will begin at 3:00 p.m. with holiday entertainment at locations throughout City Center a... read more

Celebration in Lights, Virginia’s first drive-through holiday light event, opens for its 23rd season on Thanksgiving night, November 26, 2015, at Newport News Park. The Park will be transformed by over 800,000 individual lights, creating animated holiday and fanciful scenes. Withover 300individual display pieces (70 animated), 43 arches, and three miles of rope lighting, Celebration in Lights enhances the natural beauty of the two-mile drive along Newport News Park’s main road. From November 26, 2015 through January 2, 2016, Celebration in Lights will be open daily. Hours and admission are: S... read more

Zoom In on Newport News

We love capturing our fun times around the city when out with friends and family. If you do too, our annual Zoom In on Newport News photo contest is for you! Take a look at this quick video to learn more details on how you could win one of two $500 cash prizes.

The 2nd annual Virginia Brazilian Festival is coming to City Center at Oyster Point, Saturday, September 19th from 12 noon - 7 PM where we'll celebrate Brazilian arts, culture, music and cuisine! Festival goers will have the opportunity to see Brazilian dance and drum performances, listen to live Brazilian music and learn to dance like a Samba pro in a dance workshop. Brazilian bands will take the stage with traditional instruments and rhythms. This free event will also feature interactive workshops on Samba, Capoeira, and Brazilian drumming. Handcrafted gifts for purchase, face painting, and ... read more