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A Post Such As Portsmouth – 1781

A Post Such As Portsmouth – 1781

March 28 and 29 Re-Enactment - A Post Such As Portsmouth - British Operations in Hampton Roads, 1781 - is a 2-day re-enactment designed to inform and entertain the public.  It features a variety of civilian impressions, military impressions, as well as members of the...

Valentine’s Day 2020 Special Offers

Valentine’s Day 2020 Special Offers

Valentine's Day Weekend Celebration Since Valentine's Day falls on a Friday this year, why not make it a weekend celebration.  It's a great time to get away from home for a night or two and enjoy this historic old seaport.  Our local merchants have sweetened the deal...

Portsmouth Virginia’s Beach Music Weekend July 4th 2020

Portsmouth Virginia’s Beach Music Weekend July 4th 2020

Portsmouth celebrates Independence with a Beach Music Weekend and Fireworks display. The music starts on Thursday evening and continues through Saturday night. The fireworks display takes place Saturday at 9:30 p.m. Ideal for beach music enthusiast, shag dancers, and anyone looking for a festive, laidback 4th of July. Read the complete article for all the details.

12 Things to Do in Portsmouth on New Year’s Eve

12 Things to Do in Portsmouth on New Year’s Eve

Daytime Fun Countdown to Noon Celebrate the New Year with a noon glittery ball drop and juice toast at the Children's Museum of Virginia. Face-painting, magic, and balloon-making will take place prior to the countdown, along with a photo-booth and refreshments....

Portsmouth Pubs Receive Golden Tap Awards

Portsmouth Pubs Receive Golden Tap Awards

Three Portsmouth Pubs Receive Recognition from Veer Magazine Readers Veer Magazine, a popular lifestyle publication covering the Coastal Virginia region (the 757) has released its 2019 winners in the beer category.  According to the article, "A combination of online...

Portsmouth Featured in Roulez Magazine

Portsmouth Featured in Roulez Magazine

Roulez Magazine is a virtual publication celebrating "the bounty of everyday life within widely diverse regions of the United States and other geographies."  Kimberly Toms researched and wrote an in depth article about Portsmouth, Virginia, focusing on the history and...

Olde Towne Ghost Walk Scheduled for October 25, 2019

Olde Towne Ghost Walk Scheduled for October 25, 2019

Famous Portsmouth Halloween Event Returns The Olde Towne Civic League is once again producing their annual Ghost Walk.  The 39th annual event takes place on October 25th and serves as the primary fundraising event to help maintain the 300 year old neighborhood for...