About the Festival

The 45th Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife will be held on Saturday, October 6 & Sunday, October 7, 2018 each day from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Newport News Park in Newport News, Virginia.  The festival, which attracts 35,000 visitors each year, will feature over 150 exhibitors showcasing traditional crafts, heritage trade demonstrations, entertainment, children’s activities, and food. 

Please see here for 2018 vendor applications.  Juried, Marketplace, Heritage, and Country Store applications are due March 26, 2018.

Updated information about the 2018 festival will be posted here when it is available.