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Posted on: April 20, 2022

CITY TO HOST NEW OUTDOOR ENTHUSIAST EVENT AT NEWPORT NEWS PARK SATURDAY, APRIL 23

Are you ready to find your next adventure? Join the City of Newport News for the Outdoor Enthusiast Event at Newport News Park Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is hosted in partnership with the 733d Force Support Squadron at Fort Eustis, Virginia.

Free activities include: hot air balloon, paddle boat, kayak, and canoe rides; a rowing regatta; parkour station; rock wall; lumberjack shows; volleyball; yoga; inflatable obstacle courses; axe throwing; and nature walks.  The event also features children’s activities, food and craft beer vendors, and much more! The complete listing of live entertainment is below.

Admission, activities and parking are all free and open to the public. For more details, visit nnparks.com.

Arboretum Stage Entertainment Schedule 

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.: TRADOC Band   

1:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.: Billy Mercury                    

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: TRADOC Band                

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.:  Jesse Chong Band        

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: It's Like That


Timber Works Lumberjack Shows: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m.

Show elements: log rolling, cross cut sawing, hot sawing, axe throwing, chainsaw carving, chopping, and speed pole climbing


Yoga in the Park (20 min. open sessions):

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.


Food Vendors:

Atomic Dog

Ben & Jerry's

El Coqui

Kona Ice

Marco's Pizza

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