April 21, 2022

Umoja Festival 2022

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

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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,...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

December 30, 2021

Black History in Portsmouth 2022

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

Read More

December 17, 2021

Nativity Scene from the Coleman Collection

A Portsmouth Tradition Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Collection is a popular holiday tradition at the Portsmouth Arts...

Read More

December 14, 2021

Portsmouth’s Olde Towne Scottish Walk

Portsmouth's Olde Towne Scottish Walk tradition is modeled after Scotland’s Hogmanay Festival. Hogmanay Festival is a Scottish...

Read More

December 1, 2021

Winter Wonderland – The Coleman Collection of Portsmouth,...

The Coleman Collection Beginning The Coleman's Collection at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, now known as...

Read More