Making a Splash- Hampton Virginia Aquaplex Groundbreaking

Virginia’s largest competitive Aquatic Facility holds groundbreaking ceremony Hampton Virginia Aquaplex will host 2023 USAAS Junior Olympic Championship Hampton, VA – Ceremonial Groundbreaking   On July 14, 2021, at 10 a.m. a ceremonial groundbreaking was held at 1908 Coliseum Drive...

Rock out to Live Music in Hampton

From Coliseum Central to Downtown Hampton, and Phoebus, the sounds of live music can be heard all summer in Hampton. Spice up your week, grab a blanket, find some friends and head to one of the following free music events...

Hampton Happenings: 4th of July Weekend

Celebrate Independence Day in Hampton! Spend a patriotic weekend with your family and friends enjoying live music, a harbor cruise to Norfolk, a virtual run, and more.  Keep reading to learn about all the fun events happening this weekend in...

Angolan Ambassador Visits Hampton Ahead of Juneteenth

On June 16, 2021, Mayor Donnie Tuck and the members of the Tucker family hosted H.E. Ambassador Joaquim do Espírito Santo, Angolan Ambassador to the United States, for an unofficial visit at the Tucker Family Cemetery and Fort Monroe. Ambassador...

Learn about Hampton’s Freedom Stories

Juneteenth is an annual holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Join us in commemorating Juneteenth by learning about Hampton’s freedom stories, exploring our heritage sites, and tuning into the Fragments of Freedom Theatre Production, “Juneteenth: Emancipation...

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! 

Updated May 2022 Summer weather is here, and it is time to soak up the sun at the beach! Starting Saturday, May 28, Hampton’s beaches will officially open with lifeguards on duty from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Beaches with...

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...