Directions & Parking

GETTING HERE IS EASY!

Christopher Newport University’s Ferguson Center for the Arts is located in the heart of Newport News, Virginia. We’re three hours south of Washington, D.C., 45 minutes from the Virginia Beach oceanfront and 20 minutes east of historic Williamsburg. General show parking is available in the garage directly behind the Center or in adjacent lots.



Christopher Newport University’s Ferguson Center for the Arts
1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, Virginia 23606


Traveling from …

From Richmond, Charlottesville, & Northern Virginia
From Winchester & Northwestern Virginia
From Martinsville/Danville
From Chesapeake, Suffolk, & Portsmouth
From Norfolk & Virginia Beach
From Eastern Shore
From Roanoke/Lynchburg/Petersburg
From Northern Neck

From Richmond, Charlottesville, & Northern Virginia

  • I-64 East to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Route 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Jefferson Avenue, then Warwick Boulevard.
  • This street becomes Avenue of the Arts after Warwick Boulevard.
  • To visit the Ticket Office during business hours, use the left lane, which leads to a traffic circle, and follow Ferguson Center signage. There are three 15-minute Ticket Office parking spaces near the entrance.
  • For event parking, use the right lane and follow signage to the Parking Garage.
  • Handicap parking is available in the parking garage.
  • For drop-off, use the left lane and follow drop-off signage.
  • Parking is complimentary.

From Winchester & Northwestern Virginia

  • U.S. 66 East to Route 17 South to Fredericksburg.
  • I-95 South to I-295 South to I-64 East.
  • I-64 East to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Route 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Jefferson Avenue, then Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts after Warwick Boulevard.
  • To visit the Ticket Office during business hours, use the left lane, which leads to a traffic circle, and follow Ferguson Center signage. There are three 15-minute Ticket Office parking spaces near the entrance.
  • For event parking, use the right lane and follow signage to the Parking Garage.
  • For drop-off, use the left lane and follow drop-off signage.
  • Parking is complimentary.

From Martinsville/Danville

  • U.S. 58/460 East to I-664 North.
  • I-664 across the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel.
  • I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Route 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Jefferson Avenue, then Warwick Boulevard.
  • To visit the Ticket Office during business hours, use the left lane, which leads to a traffic circle, and follow Ferguson Center signage. There are three 15-minute Ticket Office parking spaces near the entrance.
  • For event parking, use the right lane and follow signage to the Parking Garage.
  • For drop-off, use the left lane and follow drop-off signage.
  • Parking is complimentary.

From Chesapeake, Suffolk, & Portsmouth

  • Follow routes to and across the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel.
  • I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Route 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Jefferson Avenue, then Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts after Warwick Boulevard.
  • To visit the Ticket Office during business hours, use the left lane, which leads to a traffic circle, and follow Ferguson Center signage. There are three 15-minute Ticket Office parking spaces near the entrance.
  • For event parking, use the right lane and follow signage to the Parking Garage.
  • For drop-off, use the left lane and follow drop-off signage.
  • Parking is complimentary.

From Norfolk & Virginia Beach

  • I-64 West to and across the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel.
  • Continue on I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Route 17).
  • Continue on J. Clyde Morris and cross Jefferson Avenue, then Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts after Warwick Boulevard.
  • To visit the Ticket Office during business hours, use the left lane, which leads to a traffic circle, and follow Ferguson Center signage. There are three 15-minute Ticket Office parking spaces near the entrance.
  • For event parking, use the right lane and follow signage to the Parking Garage.
  • For drop-off, use the left lane and follow drop-off signage.
  • Parking is complimentary.

From Eastern Shore

  • U.S. 13 South to and across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel ($12 Toll).
  • U.S. 13 South to the Northampton Boulevard interchange of I-64.
  • I-64 West to and across the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel.
  • I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Jefferson Avenue, then Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts after Warwick Boulevard.
  • To visit the Ticket Office during business hours, use the left lane, which leads to a traffic circle, and follow Ferguson Center signage. There are three 15-minute Ticket Office parking spaces near the entrance.
  • For event parking, use the right lane and follow signage to the Parking Garage.
  • For drop-off, use the left lane and follow drop-off signage.
  • Parking is complimentary.

From Roanoke/Lynchburg/Petersburg

  • Route 460 East to I-664 North.
  • I-664 to and across the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel.
  • I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Route 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Jefferson Avenue, then Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts after Warwick Boulevard.
  • To visit the Ticket Office during business hours, use the left lane, which leads to a traffic circle, and follow Ferguson Center signage. There are three 15-minute Ticket Office parking spaces near the entrance.
  • For event parking, use the right lane and follow signage to the Parking Garage.
  • For drop-off, use the left lane and follow drop-off signage.
  • Parking is complimentary.

From Northern Neck

  • Route 17 South into Newport News.
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts after Warwick Boulevard.
  • To visit the Ticket Office during business hours, use the left lane, which leads to a traffic circle, and follow Ferguson Center signage. There are three 15-minute Ticket Office parking spaces near the entrance.
  • For event parking, use the right lane and follow signage to the Parking Garage.
  • For drop-off, use the left lane and follow drop-off signage.
  • Parking is complimentary.