World Arts Celebration


Saturday, May 19, 2018, 4 - 8 PM, City Center at Oyster Point


The City of Newport News Department of Parks Recreation and Tourism will present the 4th Annual WORLD ARTS CELEBRATION on May 19, 2018 from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM in City Center at Oyster Point.  A stroll around the fountain will transport you through a curated world tour of hands-on exhibits, art demonstrations, entertainment and culinary delights to tantalize your senses.

 We are looking for CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS and ART & MERCHANDISE VENDORS who would like to participate in the event with an on-site booth.

Merchandise Vendors will be provided with a 10 'x 10' covered space and lighting in the "Global Market," a souk-inspired shopping village.

Cultural Organizations and Artists will be placed throughout the fountain area and will be provided with a 10 'x 10' covered space, lighting, tables and chairs.

Anticipated attendance for this year's event is over 6,000. In addition, City Center at Oyster Point offers 3,000 FREE on-site parking spaces in three garages and boasts numerous shopping, dining and entertainment options. 

A link to the Art and Merchandise Vendor Application can be found here:

A link to the Organization Participation Application can be found here: