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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Mar 15

Vendors Needed for the Annual Juneteenth Freedom Festival

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 8:13 AM by Communications Department

The Annual Juneteenth Freedom Festival in Newport News coming soon and vendors are needed! This is a free family, fun event from noon to 4 p.m. on June 16 at Brooks Crossing, 30th Street and Jefferson Avenue. The festival offers African-American historical and cultural information as well as entertainment. Applications for both food and non-food vendors and exhibitors are currently being accepted. There is a $10 application fee required for all vendors. No money is required to set up an exhibit table if not selling any products.

This event is hosted by the Downtown Newport News Merchants & Neighbors Association, Inc. To learn more or to request an application form, contact Councilwoman Saundra Cherry at 757-813-6014.