Posts Categorized: Family Activities

Cirque Du Soleil’s OVO at the Hampton Coliseum

Tickets are on sale now for Cirque du Soleil’s OVO     The fall performing arts season is starting out with a bang in Hampton! The Coliseum is welcoming Cirque du Soleil this September 7–11, 2016 with OVO. This newest touring show from the famed Cirque du Soleil has thrilled millions of people worldwide since its premier in Montreal in 2009…. Read more »

Falling for iFLY: My Indoor Skydiving Experience in Virginia Beach

  Indoor Skydiving at iFLY in Virginia Beach is an experience I will never forget!     I am scared of heights. Full stop. Period. But I hate the idea of limiting myself. So I have always pushed myself to move past this fear. Whether it be looking down when I’m at the top of… Read more »

Adventures at the Adventure Park: Fun for Amateurs & Advanced

  Whether you’re a newb who doesn’t get out much, or an avid outdoorsman, the Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium is the perfect day of fun and challenges.     I’ve been to the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center at least a dozen times. I love the serenity of watching the turtles swim or… Read more »

SNAPSHOT: Escape Room Virginia Beach

    There is always so much to do when visiting Virginia Beach. The boardwalk and oceanfront, exciting restaurants and bistros and tons of area attractions. But if you want to get away from the same old, same old, why not try something fun and different? Escape Room is a newer Virginia Beach attraction that… Read more »

SNAPSHOT: Topgolf in Virginia Beach

    In December 2015, an exciting new attraction opened up in Virginia Beach. Topgolf! Topgolf was made to help hardcore golfers improve their game. But the idea took off, and now the majority of those who love Topgolf would describe themselves as “non-golfers.” That’s because FUN is Topgolf’s core value. From the time you… Read more »

SNAPSHOT: The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

    When you think of Virginia Beach, most people think of water. Its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay, the many rivers, streams and coastal waterways, and even the marshes. A trip to Virginia Beach means that you will come in contact with some sort of water. If you’re looking to get… Read more »

Strawberry Picking in Virginia Beach

    There’s nothing quite like strawberry picking. The warm sun shines on the fields. Reds and greens fill your sight. You find the biggest, juiciest strawberries you’ve ever seen, and fill a bucket or basket. Juice gets all over your hands, but you don’t care. Anticipation for eating the delicious fruit is almost unbearable…. 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 »