Quality Inn Near Hampton Coliseum
1809 W. Mercury Blvd.
Hampton, VA 23666
Phone: (757) 838-5600
Fax: (757) 838-7349
For a great musical experience, visit the Hampton Coliseum. This state-of-the-art coliseum equipped with versatile facilities can accommodate up to 13,800 roaring fans. A real masterpiece, it sprawls over 75 acres of land. It also provides business facilities with conference and meeting rooms. The convenient location in the heart of the city is a landmark in itself and attracts tourists from all over.
Bigger is better when it comes to films and this huge, five story high IMAX theater shows awesome footage accompanied by wraparound digital sound.
Explore the history of space here at the birthplace of the American space program. Step inside the Apollo 12 Command Module or examine a Martian meteorite. Float in the Space Ball (if you close your eyes, it is almost an outer space ball). When you land, enjoy a film at the Center's IMAX Theater.
More than 20 boats will participate in this colorful holiday boat parade along the Hampton River.
From April through October, this speedway offers thrilling Winston Racing Series where you will experience the excitement of high-speed NASCAR racing on a 4/10-mile track. Five divisions are raced here including Late Model Stock Car, Grand Stock, Mini-Stock, Pure Stock, and, on alternating Saturdays, Legend Series and Mini-Trucks.
Built in the year 1928, Armstrong Stadium in the Hampton University is a multi-purpose stadium with a seating capacity for 17,000 spectators. The stadium is home to the Hampton University Pirates football team and hosts national football league matches. The stadium amenities include a state-of-the-art seating arrangement on the north, west and east side of the stadium. Apart from the seating arrangement, the west end is equipped with a press box and the north side is equipped with conference room, team locker rooms, audio-visual rooms and a team lounge. A perfect place to catch up on the latest local football and track and field events. Call or visit their website for more updates.
This annual observance, held in early January, commemorates the signing of the historic document, the Emancipation Proclamation, by President Abraham Lincoln in the year 1863.
Built in the year 1908, American Theatre originally featured as a high class theater for motion pictures and vaudeville performances. Currently owned by the Hampton Arts Foundation, a non-profit organization that worked for the theaters restoration, it has a seating capacity for 600 spectators in twin level seating arrangement derived from the original structure. A vibrant center for various live performances happening in the city, the theater serves as a refined platform for emerging young artists as well as professionals. Call to know more.
A performing arts community theater which hosts a wide variety of community based, family oriented productions, including musicals, comedies, and mysteries. Each year, the theater presents five main stage productions and five children
It is a neighborhood in the city of Hampton, Virginia and is one of the oldest recreational places in the state. The history dates back to the year 1619 when a plantation called the Buck Roe was designated for use of English settlers in the area. After the Civil War, the place was built into a tourist attraction with a light house, inns, beachfront activities, horse-drawn carriages, an amusement park and more. Currently, there is a large pavilion used for performances, beachfront activities like kayaks, beach umbrellas and chairs, and more.
A unique holiday event that will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy family-friendly activities and entertainment leading up to the spectacular "Fountains of Light Show" that will begin at 8:45 p.m. Food vendors will be available offering dinner items, snacks, and holiday treats.
The grand concert hall of the Ferguson Center for the Arts, which is located inside the campus of Christopher Newport University, is a premier venue for stellar professional performances. Equipped with amazing acoustics and seating capacity for more than 1,700 spectators, the place is an apt venue for concerts, theatre and lectures and in the past have hosted artistic groups like Blue Man Group and Doobie Brothers. Call or visit their website for more information.