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.

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Jazz Legacy Foundation ‘Decade of Excellence Par …

June 9, 2022

Collage of jazz and R&B artists.

The Jazz Legacy Foundation will be kicking off its 10-year anniversary with a series of star-studded festivities this month. The ‘Decade of Excellence Part I’ Weekend Gala will...

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Experience Juneteenth, Day of Remembrance events i …

June 7, 2022

Men and women dressed in white and African attire drumming.

Join residents and visitors alike as they create traditions around freedom, family and fellowship. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, will be commemorated throughout Hampton this month with...

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‘Contraband Decision’ commemorated with events …

April 29, 2022

‘Contraband Decision’ commemorated with events, tours in May  The “Contraband Decision” of 1861 at Fort Monroe will be commemorated through a series of events and tours in May....

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