Newport News Children's Festival of Friends

Newport News Children's Festival of Friends Plant a Flower

30th Newport News Children’s Festival of Friends
Saturday, May 4, 2019

See here for the 2019 Newport News Children's Festival of Friends Exhibitor Application.

Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism will present the 30th Newport News Children's Festival of Friends on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Newport News Park. 

The festival features over 100 hands-on activities including make-and-take crafts, rides (pony rides, trackless train, rock wall, moon bounce, slide, obstacle course), fitness activities (gymnastics, obstacle course, tennis, golf), educational exhibits (science experiments, robotics, gardening, farm animals and sheep shearing), and displays by City Departments and community organizations that serve children.

There is a $5.00 parking fee per vehicle. Festival admission and all activities (including all rides) are free. Thirteen food vendors will sell a variety of items. No pets permitted in the festival area. Newport News Park is located at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Ft. Eustis Boulevard. From I-64E, take Exit 247 and turn left onto Jefferson Avenue. From I-64W, take Exit 250B and follow the signs to Newport News Park. For more information, call 757-926-1400.