10 Ideas for the Perfect Summer Date in Hampton

Looking for ideas for your first, second, or 100th date? Summer is here and there is something for every couple to do in Hampton. Whether you have first date jitters, or are just looking for something new to do, Hampton...

Let’s Go to the Beach in Hampton, Va! 

Summer weather is here, and it is time to soak up the sun at the beach! Starting Saturday, May 29, Hampton’s beaches will officially open with lifeguards on duty from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Beaches with lifeguards include Buckroe...

Experience Hampton’s Civil War Trails

The American Civil War descended upon Hampton with a blaze of historic firsts. Hampton’s location near Fort Monroe placed it in harm’s way at the beginning of the Civil War, resulting in the burning of Hampton on August 7, 1861....

The Magic Behind the Menu: The Baker’s Wife Bistro + Bar

Hampton’s unique restaurants create a delicious culinary scene for all visitors and residents to enjoy. We’re taking you behind the scenes to learn more about the owners and chefs of our favorite places to dine. Come join the fun and...

Meet the Women Who are the Keepers of Hampton’s History

Women’s history month is a time for us to celebrate the achievements of women in Hampton and across the world. Hampton’s history has been formed by many women since its early years, and is now continuously shared through the keepers...

Hampton Restaurant Week 2021

Hampton Restaurant Week is here, with takeout special for the first time! From March 7 to March 21 you support local restaurants, savor local faire, and enjoy Hampton Restaurant Week wherever you go! Specials include Eat in or Take out:...

Learn About, Explore Hampton’s Historic Black Churches

Following the Civil War, many African Americans in Hampton received their education in concert with religious studies through the programs of the American Missionary Association, a philanthropic society dedicated to teaching people of color. But while the presence of the...

Virtually Tour Hampton’s Black Heritage Sites

We invite you to virtually visit Hampton, Virginia’s Black history and heritage sites! You can now virtually explore the Hampton University Museum, Historic Fort Monroe, and Hampton History Museum. Explore these locations wherever and whenever you want to learn more...

Experience the Hampton Black History Driving Tour

Celebrate Black history by taking a driving tour of Hampton Virginia’s rich African American heritage sites. The 400 Years Forward driving tour explores the largest stone fort in the U.S., one of the “Great Trees of the World” and a...