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Hampton Welcomes Fifth Annual Hampton Heritage Day April 15

March 24, 2017 |

The public is invited to join in commemorating the melding of the Native American, European and African cultures that have come together to shape our community at the Fifth annual Hampton Heritage Day, a free celebration taking place Saturday, April 15…

Explore the sights, sounds, and tastes from cultures across the globe at the 17th annual International Children’s Festival April 15

March 23, 2017 |

On April 15, bring the entire family to the 17th annual International Children’s Festival, a veritable palette of color, cultural pride, and camaraderie. The event, taking place 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at downtown Hampton’s Mill Point Park and Queens Way…

Lunar Habitat Arrives at the Virginia Air & Space Center Tomorrow

March 21, 2017 |

Another piece of NASA Langley history arrives at the Virginia Air & Space Center tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. The Planetary Surface Habitat and Airlock Unit, built by ILC Dover in 2007 and tested at NASA Langley, is an anticipated new exhibit for the center…

Hampton Carousel Reopens for 2017 Season April 1

March 16, 2017 |

Operated by the Hampton History Museum, the former Buckroe Beach carousel, one of the City of Hampton’s most treasured historic assets, opens for the 2017 season on April 1.

Built in 1920, the carousel is completely restored to its original beauty and…

Poisoned Dwarf Plays Traditional Celtic Music at Hampton History Museum Concert Tonight

March 15, 2017 |

Acoustic band Poisoned Dwarf brings the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day to the Hampton History Museum with an evening of music from the Emerald Isle TONIGHT, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Poisoned Dwarf plays driving traditional Celtic music, with some melodies…

Build the City: Minecraft Madness Moved from Carousel Park to Hampton History Museum this Saturday!

March 07, 2017 |

The Hampton History Museum will host the free family event “Build the City: Minecraft Madness” where children become architects and builders to construct a large-scale model of downtown Hampton this Saturday, March 11, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The event…

Hampton History Museum Hosts Free ‘Build the City: Minecraft Madness!’

March 07, 2017 |

The Hampton History Museum hosts the free family event “Build the City: Minecraft Madness” where children become architects and builders to construct a large-scale model of downtown Hampton on Saturday, March 11, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in Carousel Park…

50th Annual Hampton Jazz Festival Line-up Announced--Tickets on Sale This Saturday!

March 06, 2017 |

This June 23-25, 2017 the 50th annual Hampton Jazz Festival returns to the Hampton Coliseum for yet another soulful weekend of unforgettable entertainment. This highly anticipated event will feature the top jazz, pop, R&B, and blues performers in the…

Hampton Restaurant Week Begins This Sunday March 5!

March 01, 2017 |

The Downtown Hampton Development Partnership, Coliseum Central BID, and the Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau are pleased to announce that Hampton Restaurant Week will take place THIS Sunday, March 5 through Saturday, March 11. Diners may select from…

Hampton VA 2019 Commemorative Commission Presents: A Cultural Evolution This Saturday February 25 at the Fort Monroe Community Center

February 21, 2017 |

The Hampton VA 2019 Commemorative Commission Presents: A Cultural Evolution, an exploration of African American culture and experience from 1619, on Saturday, February 25 at the Fort Monroe at Old Point Comfort Community Center.The event will take place…