4th july

Stars & Stripes Explosion: Independence Day

If you’re by the Oceanfront and looking for something to do for Independence Day, you can’t do much better than the Stars & Stripes Explosion. Located right on Beach Street USA, or the beach on 24th street, the event boasts special performances, deals on food and drink, and plenty of fun for the whole family.

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2016 Neptune Festival Seniors Gala

When Bingo and bridge aren’t doing the trick, the annual Seniors Gala portion of the Neptune Festival is the perfect place for the oldest of citizens to get up, kick off their shoes, and shake a leg.

You’re Out! Norfolks Tide Minor League Baseball

Even if it’s not the big leagues, every baseball fan knows that everyone has to start somewhere. For the Norfolk Tides, whose home field is Harbor Park at Norfolk, this is especially true. Harbor Park is a great place to catch a game, eat some traditional ballpark food (can anyone say hot dog?), and maybe enjoy a beer along with the spectacle.

2016 Virginia Beach Tattoo Festival

Looking to get a tattoo while you’re down at the beach? The 2016 Virginia Beach Tattoo Festival is a weekend-long event held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center that might help with just that. The event runs 8/12 to 8/14 and goes all day long for the whole weekend. It’s the only time all year you’ll find artists from all over the state — and the country, even — gathered in one place and ready to do what they do best: tattoo.

Fishing at Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is well-known for its excellent fishing spots. Located at the intersection of the Chesapeake Bay, the Atlantic Ocean, and a variety of freshwater waterways, there’s definitely nothing to hold others from calling the area an “angler’s paradise.” Whether you’re into deep sea fishing or something a little closer to shore, the area has plenty of opportunities to reel in something big.

Best Coffee Shops in Virginia Beach

Americans love their coffee. If you’re looking for something a level above the usual Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts, Virginia Beach has plenty of options, many of them with a special flair you won’t find anywhere else.

Top 5 Ice Cream Places at Virginia Beach

What’s a hot summer’s day by the beach without some ice cream? Whether it’s the traditional cream-based goodness or frozen yogurt, Virginia Beach has plenty of places to indulge your sweet tooth and keep cool this summer.

August 30, 2016, 3:06 am

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