About Hampton

A city with an old soul and a youthful enthusiasm. A Coastal Virginia vacation destination with fascinating sites to see and interesting things to do. A convention city with flexible facilities and a confident, can-do attitude. Situated in the middle of the Hampton Roads region and the heart of the Mid-Atlantic, Hampton welcomes vacationer and meeting attendees alike with charming hospitality, multifaceted attractions and activities and an atmosphere of discovery.

Discover the history, the attractions and the flavorful culture that make Hampton a city unlike any other.

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Historic Hampton Carousel Opens for Season April 2

March 18, 2019

Historic Hampton Carousel Opens for Season April 2 Located in Carousel Park and operated by the Hampton History Museum, the former Buckroe Beach carousel, one of the City...

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52nd Annual Hampton Jazz Festival Line-up Announce …

March 4, 2019

This June 28-30, 2019 the 52nd annual Hampton Jazz Festival returns to the Hampton Coliseum for yet another soulful weekend of unforgettable entertainment. This highly anticipated event will...

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Museum releases new report on arrival of first Afr …

December 20, 2018

The Hampton History Museum has prepared a new report detailing the arrival almost 400 years ago of a small group of Africans at Point Comfort in Hampton.  The...

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Hampton Visitor Guide

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