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Join the Fort Monroe Authority, National Park Service, Project 1619, and the City of Hampton for the 2023 Commemoration of the First Enslaved African Landing special program. The events reflect on the significance of the 1619 landing of enslaved Africans and the contributions of Africans and their descendants to American society.
This popular festival returns to Mill Point Park celebrating Hampton’s rich African American history and featuring over 60 arts and crafts and food vendors, live entertainment, and a children’s area. It’s the same weekend of the Hampton Jazz Festival. Free admission. Sponsored by Project 1619 Inc. and Newport News Shipbuilding.
Where music meets art, The 757 Extravaganza Marketplace is alive with our creative culture and jazzy energy! Explore an array of local artisans’ traditional and modern crafts, along with retail items and other amazing finds. Take home a unique keepsake or simply take a stroll to see all of the incredible creativity. Schedule of events:... View Article