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.


The Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau is preparing for you. Your health and wellness are our top priority.
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While most of our attractions are currently closed, we are available to help you plan your future visit to Hampton and Coastal Virginia.

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Family Tree: A Guide to African American Heritage …

August 10, 2020

Hampton, Virginia is rich with African American culture, heritage, and history dating back to 1619. In August of 1619, a vessel carrying “20 and odd” Africans arrived at...

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Support Local at Buckroe Beach Farmers Market

July 30, 2020

100 S. 1st Street Hampton, Va 23664 If you are shopping for a present, groceries for the week, or enjoy the outdoors, make sure to stop by the...

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Celebrating 100 of The Hampton Carousel

July 25, 2020

Many kids in Hampton grew up riding on the Hampton Carousel for special occasions. Today, July 25, 2020 the Hampton Carousel celebrates its 100th birthday on National Carousel...

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Hampton Visitor Guide

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A guide to African American hertage sites in Hampton.

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