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Sun, Oct 06


Newport News Park

FREE FAMILY FUN: Fall Festival of Folklife

Looking for stellar free experiences to have over the weekend? Need an experience that has entertainment for adults, teens, and kids? In search of a comfortable outdoor experience? Atumpan has you covered.

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FREE FAMILY FUN: Fall Festival of Folklife
FREE FAMILY FUN: Fall Festival of Folklife

Time & Location

Oct 06, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23603, USA

About the event

 The 46th Newport News Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 5  & Sunday, October 6, 2019 each day from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at  Newport News Park in Newport News, Virginia.  Atumpan performs 11:00am on Sunday on the  Daily Press Marketplace Stage.

 The festival, which attracts 35,000 visitors each year, will feature  over 150 exhibitors showcasing art, crafts, heritage trade  demonstrations, entertainment, children’s activities, and food. 

  1.  PARKING:  There is a $5.00 per vehicle parking fee in both the park and the  satellite parking lots.  Shuttle buses from the satellite parking lots  to the festival area are free.  Handicapped parking is available in the  park and at the satellite parking lots (the free shuttle buses from  satellite parking to the festival are handicapped accessible). • Satellite parking is available at:     Woodside High School (13450 Woodside Lane)     Greenwood Elementary School (13460 Woodside Lane & Ft. Eustis Blvd.)     New Horizons Regional Education (13400 Woodside Lane) • NO PETS ALLOWED IN THE FESTIVAL AREA  •For the comfort and protection of everyone, pets, bicycles, skateboards and radios are NOT allowed in the Festival area. DIRECTIONS TO NEWPORT NEWS PARK: I-64 Westbound Take Exit 250B; at the traffic light, make a left onto Jefferson Ave. Newport News Park is on the right. 

 I-64 Eastbound •    Take Exit 250B; at the traffic light, make a left onto Jefferson Ave. •    Newport News Park is approximately 1/4 mile up Jefferson Ave. on the right.

For more information, call (757) 926-1400 or visit  For festival updates (including weather), follow us on Twitter @nnfestivals and Facebook  


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  • Souvenir Djembe

    This fun-sized Atumpan djembe is perfect for drumming at your desk when you need to relieve a little stress. It is a traditional style wooden djembe with an animal hide on the playing surface. An Atumpan label is on each drum so you know who provided you with the experience. Perfect for yourself or for a gift!

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  • Donation to Arts & Education

    Atumpan Edutainment, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that appreciates your donations. Every dollar improves the quality of our productions; change the amount of dollars from $1 to whatever you would like to donate. THANK YOU!

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