Posts Categorized: Events

Celebrating the Fourth of July in Virginia Beach 2016

  Here’s your guide to the best July 4th Parties in VA Beach     The Fourth of July is a special time of celebration across the United States. No matter where you go, communities come together to commemorate our nation’s independence. But if you’re a visitor to Virginia Beach, you probably don’t know where to… Read more »

Virginia Aquarium – Summer 2016 Events

    The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is a must for any Virginia Beach visitor. And because there are always new exhibits and exciting events, Virginia Beach locals will always find something fresh to experience. This year, the aquarium is celebrating its 30th year! Which means anniversary events and other fun activities your… Read more »

Highlight: 33rd Annual Pungo Strawberry Festival

    Event Details: 33rd Annual Pungo Strawberry Festival  When: May 27–May 29, 2016 Festival Hours: Friday: 5–10 p.m. (carnival only) Saturday: 9 a.m.–7 p.m. (carnival runs till 10 p.m.) Sunday: 9 a.m.–7 p.m. Admission:  FREE Parking:  $10 GPS Address: 1776 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA Website     There’s nothing quite like a… Read more »

Event Highlight: Pirate Party on the Beach 2016

  Get your scurvy crew together and head down to the Virginia Beach Boardwalk for a Pirate Party!     Event Details: Pirate Party on the Beach When: Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2016 from noon–4 p.m. Where: Dairy Queen Grill & Chill 17th Street Park  Cost: FREE Website  … Read more »

Event Highlight: Atlantic Coast Kite Festival 2016

  Looking for something to do this weekend? Come down to the Virginia Beach Boardwalk for a flying good time!     This weekend, kite aficionados, amateur flyers and spectators will “ooh” and “aah” as these colorful contraptions take to the sky! If you’re a pro who wants to go for the Best Kite Contest,… Read more »

LanternAsia at the Norfolk Botanical Garden

  This special showcase of Asian works of art will be leaving soon. Come experience the colorful lantern and light displays.     LanternAsia is a special exhibit that has taken over the Norfolk Botanical Garden this spring. I love attending local events, and this one is definitely worth the cost of admission. LanternAsia has… Read more »

The Virginia Arts Festival 2016

  If you love the arts, plan your Virginia Beach vacation in time for the Virginia Arts Festival  Every spring, Coastal Virginia is the go-to destination for Art Lovers! The reason for this is the Virginia Arts Festival! This year, the Virginia Arts Festival celebrates its 20th year. 20 years of bringing culture, arts, education… Read more »

Chrysler Hall in Norfolk: Performing Art, Entertainment & Beauty

    If it’s the performing arts you want to experience while vacationing in Virginia Beach, there is no finer place than Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall!   This past Saturday, I returned to Chrysler Hall. This performing arts center has stood as a beacon of art and culture in Coastal Virginia for as long as I… Read more »

Virginia Zoo’s Cutest Cubs

By: Kearsten Walden In honor of Women’s History Month, Norfolk museums will offer free admission to six local organizations on Saturday, March 12 for Museum Day Live!. This free admissions day encourages women and girls, especially of color in underserved communities, to explore their surroundings and have the opportunity to be impacted by history, culture,… Read more »