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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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Dec 28

Celebration in Lights

Posted on December 28, 2016 at 8:31 AM by Communications Department

Runs Through New Year's Day

Don’t miss out on this year’s Celebration in Lights, Virginia’s first drive-through holiday light event. Come see Newport News Park transformed by over 800,000 individual lights creating animated holiday and fanciful scenes. As part of the "100 Miles of Lights" that extends from Richmond to Virginia Beach, experience the celebration as it glitters and glows, with over 300 individual display pieces (70 animated), 43 arches, and three miles of rope lighting enhance the natural beauty of the two-mile drive along Newport News Park’s main road.

The show is open each evening, 5:30 - 10 PM, nowCelebration in Lights through New Year’s Day. The fee to enter is $12.00 per car and $60.00 per bus. Save $2.00 off admission with donation of a non-perishable food item or pet food to help local families and animals this holiday season. Donations are accepted every night at the entrance of the event. Cash, credit cards (Visa/MasterCard) and checks made payable to the City of Newport News are accepted; advance/gift tickets may be purchased at the Newport News Visitors Center at the entrance to Newport News Park, located at the intersection of Ft. Eustis Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue. For more information, call 757-926-1400 or visit the Parks, Recreation & Tourism website.