Welcome to Hampton!

69th Annual Mid-Atlantic Conference of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated 

The Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau welcomes attendees of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Regional Conference. Please use this page as a reference for things to see, do, and explore during your time in Hampton.

Family-Friendly Activities 

Hampton is filled with fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. The next time you are visiting Hampton for a sporting event, conference or meeting, or vacation check out these spots to make your trip extra special.

Family-Friendly Activities

Attractions

 

Located in downtown Hampton, VASSC offers spacious galleries with a lot of room for social distancing. The new Space Explorer Gallery opened in December 2020 and showcases artifacts in innovative and exciting ways.

Leisurely explore 21 unique sites full of history, architecture, and nature on a self-guided walking tour of Fort Monroe, the largest stone fort in the United States.

Learn about Hampton’s history and contributions of African Americans in Hampton. The 10 galleries are filled with the city’s history, as you travel from the 17th century to the present day.

Soak up the sun during all seasons with a visit to our local beaches on the Chesapeake Bay. Public beaches in Hampton include Buckroe Beach, Outlook Beach at Fort Monroe, and Grandview Nature Preserve.

In Hampton, we are looking forward. Forward to the next 400 years of honoring our history, culture, and future. Join us for the 400 Years Forward Black heritage programs, tours, and events.

Black History Tours

 

Food & Drink 

Considering Hampton’s coastal heritage, fresh and local isn’t a trend. It’s a way of life. We were built on our connection with the sea and the local watermen and farmers who bring the freshest ingredients from the docks and farms to your table. From craft breweries to incredible family– and chef–operated restaurants to every fast food option imaginable, you’ll never have the same meal twice.

Toast the Coast Black-owned Restaurants

Taste of Hampton  

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