Student Performance Venues
Newport News offers many unique opportunities for your students to become stars. Showcase their talents at one of our bustling shopping and dining areas. Hold a pre-show performance for world-class artists. Or, let one of our attractions serve as a unique backdrop for students. Please contact Barb Kleiss, Group Marketing Manager at 757.926.1442 or toll-free at 888.493.7386 to arrange performance opportunities.
Port Warwick is an award-winning, mixed-use community located off Jefferson Avenue in the Oyster Point area of Newport News, Virginia. At the center of the Port Warwick community lays Styron Square, a three acre green space designed after the great squares of London. The Grant Pavilion in the middle of the square is host to numerous performances, weddings and events. Surrounding the Square is a vibrant retail and business district featuring over 40 locally owned specialty shops, exclusive restaurants, numerous general businesses and medical buildings. Not to mention, over 1,500 people call Port Warwick home, living in houses, townhouses, live-above homes, apartments and condominiums on or near Styron Square. To rent Styron Square as a performance venue, please contact Amy Myers with Town Park Real Estate at (757) 369-3045.
The Mariners' Museum and Park
The Mariners' Museum is no stranger to hosting some of the region's most elegant events. Be sure to ask about all of the options available for your next event. We have space for a wide variety of events including wedding ceremonies, receptions, seminars, lectures, board meetings, conferences, fundraisers and holiday parties. Whether formal or informal, seated or standing, large or small, we can help make your event memorable.
Virginia Living Museum
Party among the animals at the Virginia Living Museum! The Virginia Living Museum is the perfect choice for receptions, corporate parties, banquets and celebrations of all kinds for up to 500 people. Rent the indoor exhibit area where living exhibits recreate an Appalachian Cove and a Cypress Swamp. Enjoy the underwater world of the Chesapeake Bay and the underground world of a limestone cave. Have a cocktail party on the rooftop patio and look at the stars through the telescope. Start your event on the outdoor deck overlooking Deer Park Lake and dance the night away on two levels inside. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres around the spiral staircase or a sit-down meal for 200. All rentals are scheduled after the museum closes at 5 p.m.