Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau

1919 Commerce Drive Suite 290 23666

Why Choose Our Destination?

Hampton’s nearly 3,000 hotel rooms provide delegates with brand variety and competitive prices. From full service, limited to extended stay there is a hotel to meet your delegation’s needs, with a staff standing ready to serve you. Coliseum Central's campus like experience, is home to the Hampton Coliseum, seating up to 10,0000, the Hampton Roads Convention Center, which opened in 2005 with 344,000 square feet of flexible meeting and exhibit space, approximately 3,000 sleeping rooms and the New Peninsula Town Center, currently with over 70 retail and entertainment venues. Hampton's lovely downtown waterfront district encompasses the site of the original 17th century seaport that served as a port-of-entry for commercial vessels. Four centruries, later, Downtown Hampton is enhanced with cobblestone streets lined with red brick sidewalks, crepe myrtle trees and eclectic shops, pubs, restaurants, art galleries, shops, marinas and waterfront parks. Gracious hospitality is extended from both hotels and inns which are comfortably located for exploring the downtown by foot or bike. Our You Tube Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/visithamptonva Hampton Roads Convention Center video promotion. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_CJPjKSTX4&feature=plcp

Distance from airport

  • Newport News International Airport

    10 mi. from city center

  • Norfolk International Airport

    18 mi. from city center

  • Williamsburg International Airport

    17 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

Paradise Ocean Club

Offering a private beach, Olympic sized pool with water slide and diving board, kids’ pool, Tiki Bar, cabanas for rent, picnic area, snack bar, tennis courts, special events, live music all weekend on the deck and Paradise Raw Bar & Grill, a full service restaurant. Open May through Labor Day Sun-Thurs
490 Fenwick Road
Hampton, VA, US 23651

The Woodlands (Golf)

This par 69, 18 hole layout with Bentgrass greens and Bermuda fairways and rough, provide a challenge for any skill level. The Hampton River winds its way through the course, bringing water into play on 11 of the holes. 757 727-1195
9 Woodland Road
Hampton, VA, US

Oozlefinch Craft Brewery

Rustic meets industrial at this Historic Fort Monroe brewery. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of beers while taking in the scenic views of Fort Monroe and the beautiful waterfront. You can experience the sights and sounds of the brewing process as the open floor plan allows you to feel as you are a part of the action. Local food trucks are on site to curb your appetite or pack a lunch and have a "picnic and pints”. Looking for a corporate meeting or event space? We have you covered! Open daily, Sun-Thurs 1:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 1:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
81 Patch Road
Hampton, VA, US 23651

The Hamptons (Golf)

Always meticulously maintained, the course boast three distinctive nines. "The Woods", "The Lakes", and "The Links. Each with its own unique qualities, feel, scenery and challenges. You can practice at the range or on the putting green. Play 9, play 18 or all 27. The Hamptons was once again listed in Golf Digest's "Best Places to Play for 2009. 757 766-9148
3200 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA, US

Hampton Visitor Center

The Hampton Visitor Center is the perfect place to begin your city tour. There you will find a variety of maps, area attractions brochures, coupons, upcoming events information and knowledgeable information specalist ready to answer all your questions. Open year round. 800-800-2202
120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA

Gosnold's Hope Park

105 acres with eight picnic facilities, complete with tables and grills. RV's only, restrooms, public boat ramp, firness trail, athletic fields, children's playground and BMX track. Call for reservations. 757 850-5116
901 Little Back River Road
Hampton, VA, US

Hampton Tennis Center

Hampton Tennis Center is a full service Municipal Tennis Facility. Employing a Managing Pro, Teaching Pro and trained staff to maintain the 7 clay courts. Seven outdoor Har-Tru tennis courts open April through October, Monday through Thursday. Call first for playing times and availability. 757 727-1193
9 Woodland Road
Hampton, VA, US

Briarfield Park

49 acre athletic park including four lighted softball fields, five lighted tennis courts, four large, reservable picnic shelters, a fitness trail and a large playground. Call for information 757 850-5116
1560 Briarfield Rd
Hampton, VA, US

Convention Centers

  • Hampton Roads Convention Center an ASM Global Managed Facility

    Hampton Roads Convention Center is in close proximity to Williamsburg, Norfolk and Virginia Beach. It features 344,000 total square feet of versatile convention and exhibit space with 35 meeting rooms with capacity for up to 14,000 delegates.

    • Exhibit Space102,000 sq. ft.
      Total meeting space344,000 sq. ft.


Additional Information

The City of Hampton is the oldest continuous English-speaking settlement in North America. Recently Hampton celebrated its 400th anniversary. Our rich history comes to life through the experiences offered by our exciting attractions, including the Hampton History Museum, Fort Monroe, the Miss Hampton II Harbor tours, Fort Wool, Hampton University and the Virginia Air & Space Center. In addition, to our diverse attractions, Hampton showcases its remarkable history through a new series of interpretive historical markers. During your explorations you will discover Hampton truly is a city of first. The first English colonist landed on Hampton's shores 404 years ago and settled in 1610. Nine years later the first Africans arrived in the colonies, disembarked at Old Point Comfort, the present site of Fort Monroe. This for is the largest moat encircled masonry fortification in North America. In 1868, freed men were educated and taught trades for the first time at the Hampton Normal & Agricultural Institute. Hampton is the founding site of NASA, and the Mercury Seven astronauts trained here. The seafood industry was revolutionized in Hampton through the perfection of the pasteurization and canning processes. In every corner of the city, you will find historic neighborhoods and districts each with a remarkable past.


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