Festivals & Special Events

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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.

Food Vendor Applications, Information & Forms

To receive a Food Vending Package or for general information, please email us


Non-profit and community groups can apply to be exhibitors at Newport News special events by calling 757-926-1400. Special Interest Groups (including political groups) should see the Special Interest Group Festival Space Application, Guidelines & Agreement.


Please email us for information about entertainment opportunities.


Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available for all events. Please contact Shelly Ezanno at 757-926-1400 or via email.