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May 24, 2022

Underground Railroad Tour

Welcome to Olde Towne Portsmouth! Virginia’s historic seaport® is well-known as an epicenter of American naval and...

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May 24, 2022

Portsmouth’s Architecture Walk

Architecture Tour 30 minutes Welcome to Portsmouth, where you’ll find the widest variety of historic architecture in...

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May 12, 2022

Stroll the Portsmouth Seawall

Portsmouth Seawall Walking Tour 30 minutes Welcome to Portsmouth, Virginia’s historic seaport®. We are a river town;...

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April 21, 2022

Umoja Festival 2022

The 2022 Umoja Festival happens May 27-29, 2022, in Festival Park in Portsmouth.  Join in a grand...

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March 18, 2022

First Weekends with the Portsmouth Museums

The first weekends with the Portsmouth Museums is an exciting time to visit.  Festivities kick off on...

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February 27, 2022

St. Paddy’s Day in Olde Towne Portsmouth

March 12 and 13, 2022 NOTICE: March 12 Street Fest has changed due to weather.  Events at...

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February 17, 2022

Meet our Sister City – Portsmouth, England

Like Portsmouth, Virginia, Portsmouth England is a waterfront city.  We've shared a "twinning" or sister city relationship...

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February 10, 2022

A Post Such As Portsmouth in 1781

British Occupation of Portsmouth in 1781 A Post Such As Portsmouth is a 2-day re-enactment designed to...

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February 8, 2022

Portsmouth Paddle Battle Race 2022

The Portsmouth Paddle Battle returns to the Elizabeth River for its 2nd Annual splash on September 10,...

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February 8, 2022

Valentine’s Day Ideas in Portsmouth

Valentine’s Weekend Since Valentine’s Day falls on a Monday this year, why not make it a multi-day...

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January 18, 2022

Portsmouth, VA Restaurant Week 2022

Encouraging guests to try something new and experience everything Portsmouth has to offer. Portsmouth, VA Restaurant Week...

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December 30, 2021

Black History in Portsmouth 2022

BLACK HISTORY NOW 2022 Presented by the Portsmouth Museums and the Portsmouth Public Libraries   Black History...

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