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The Special Events section plans, manages and promotes citywide festivals and special events held in the City of Newport News. Individuals, community groups and businesses can be part of these events as vendors, exhibitors, entertainers and corporate sponsors.

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Southeast Summer Concert

August 20, 2022 • 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Pawpaw Festival

August 27, 2022 • 11:00 - 4:00 PM

upcoming Festival & Events

Southeast Summer Concert

King-Lincoln Park 600 Jefferson Ave, VA

Live musical entertainment, food trucks, inflatable obstacle course, spin art and a photo booth. Entertainment: Slapnation. Free Admission. Free Parking

Pawpaw Festival

Historic Endview 362 Yorktown Road, Newport News, VA

We’ve waited all summer for ripe pawpaws, so come out to celebrate and enjoy a sample of America’s largest native fruit. Members of the Virginia…

Free

End Of Summer Family Movie Night

City Center at Oyster Point 701 Town Center Dr, Newport News, VA

Family Movie Night returns to City Center at Oyster Point with our August feature, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.  Moviegoers are welcome to bring…

Back to School Family Movie Night

401 Oriana Rd 401 Oriana Rd, Newport News, VA

Family Movie Night presents Sing 2.  Bring your blankets and chairs and view the movie under the stars from the comfort of our 3-acre lawn.  Free…

Denbigh Day Parade And Festival

Courthouse Community Center

The official 62nd Annual Denbigh Day Parade And Festival includes: a parade, live music, games, educational displays, photo ops, arts & crafts vendors, petting zoo,…

Recurring

Newport News Fall Festival

Newport News Park 13560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA

The Fall Festival in Newport News Park is back! In its 47th year, the festival will feature a wide variety of unique vendors, live entertainment,…

Recurring

Newport News Fall Festival

Newport News Park 13560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA

The Fall Festival in Newport News Park is back! In its 47th year, the festival will feature a wide variety of unique vendors, live entertainment,…

Halloween Family Movie Night

401 Oriana Rd 401 Oriana Rd, Newport News, VA

Tricks and treats abound with our feature film Addams Family 2.  Children and their parents are encouraged to wear costumes and enjoy a spooky evening complete…

Recurring

Celebration in Lights

Newport News Park 13560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA

Celebration in Lights, Virginia’s first drive-through holiday light event, opens for its 30th season on Thanksgiving night (November 24, 2022). Newport News Park will be…

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Celebration in Lights

Newport News Park 13560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA

Celebration in Lights, Virginia’s first drive-through holiday light event, opens for its 30th season on Thanksgiving night (November 24, 2022). Newport News Park will be…

Recurring

Celebration in Lights

Newport News Park 13560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA

Celebration in Lights, Virginia’s first drive-through holiday light event, opens for its 30th season on Thanksgiving night (November 24, 2022). Newport News Park will be…

Recurring

Celebration in Lights

Newport News Park 13560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA

Celebration in Lights, Virginia’s first drive-through holiday light event, opens for its 30th season on Thanksgiving night (November 24, 2022). Newport News Park will be…