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To Newport News

Ships, History, And The Great Outdoors

Newport News' great location and rich history, which begins shortly after the founding of Jamestown, has shaped the city into what it is today. Located on the banks of the Hampton Roads harbor in southeastern Virginia, Newport News is located near Hampton, minutes from Williamsburg and a short drive to Virginia Beach and the Atlantic Ocean. From this central Coastal Virginia location, you can experience ships, history and the great outdoors.

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Fireworks are Back in Newport News
Fireworks are Back in Newport News

It’s baaaaaack! Nothing sparks joy like fireworks on Independence Day, and after a two-year absence due to the pandemic, the city’s iconic 4th of July Stars in the Sky is returning to Victory Landing ...

2022 Juneteenth Festivities
2022 Juneteenth Festivities

Juneteenth is a day that commemorates and celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. Although President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation freeing slaves in January 1863, i...

Mother's Day 2022 Events in Newport News
Mother's Day 2022 Events in Newport News

Looking for something special to do this Mother’s Day? Well, look no further than Newport News! Below, you’ll find six ideas that your mother, grandmother, sister or any special woman in your life wou...

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