Entries by Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel

Virginia Beach Restaurant Week

Virginia Beach Restaurant Week is a culinary event with over 90 participating restaurants featuring special menus & events. Chefs from each participating restaurant showcase their creativity through the restaurants offering specially priced lunches and dinners. Visit the various participating Virginia Beach restaurants as master chefs serve up innovative menus featuring their best culinary creations.

Big Band Hangar Dance

We’re bringing the party back to the Military Aviation Museum, with Grace Street Seven and Theresa Eaman performing your favorite old time tunes against the backdrop of aviation history. With a few new twists this year, put on your best vintage duds for a fantastic blast to the past.
Featuring live music from Grace Street Seven and Theresa Eaman, silent auctions and costume contest!

Valentines Day Special

Take advantage of our Retreat to Romance Package and join us on the Virginia Beach oceanfront for a Valentines Day escape:) Package includes overnight accommodations, a dining credit worth $25.00 to be used towards your choice of breakfast or dinner, a bottle of Champagne or Sparkling Cider, and a Chocolate Treat.

Excalibur Cup Gymnastics Invitational

Come join us for the Excalibur Cup – a gymnastics invitational open to all levels! The Virginia Beach Convention Center is excited to host over 3,000 gymnastic competitors, representing over 25 different states and 10 different countries. With all levels competing in the same location, it is sure to be a fun-filled, exciting time! Come stay in one of our Oceanfront Hotel Rooms conveniently located near the event:)

Virginia Beach Polar Plunge Festival

Who’s ready to make a mad dash into the icy Atlantic while raising money for a great cause?! The Plunge has grown into so much more than just a chilly dip into the Atlantic. We’re serving up beachfront races, costume contests, an artisan marketplace, live music by Kaboombox, Big Ugly Brewing’s craft brews, Hawaiian-style eats from Aloha Snacks, and all the Wawa hot cocoa you could want.

Virginia Flower and Garden Expo

The Virginia Flower & Garden Expo has brought the best in residential landscape design, garden practices, art, vendors, and education together to the Virginia Beach Convention Center for over 30 years. The expo provides lectures, demonstrations & displays featuring gardening & landscape design practices & a variety of horticulture topics in a single climate-controlled location. Experts and knowledgeable professionals will be there to discuss plants, plans, products & practices. More than a hundred vendors, exhibitors & displayers provide guests countless ideas & products they can use

Winter Wildlife Festival

Witness winter wildlife all around Virginia Beach; whether it’s following fascinating bird activity, exploring the natural areas of our community or the musings of harbor seals . Learn what it takes to properly observe and identify wildlife in their natural settings . Learn about what it takes to properly observe and identify wildlife in their natural settings at the Winter Wildlife Festival. Free and open to the public, this event includes educational walk-up workshops and engaging excursions that are sure to captivate outdoor enthusiasts, both novice and expert, alike.

Whale Tours! Best of Virginia Beach – Things to Do

Experience The whales & wildlife tour by the Virginia Aquarium. This two to two and a half hour trip in search of whales, dolphins, seals, and seabirds brings you as close as possible to commonly observed species like acrobatic humpback whales, fin whales, minke whales, critically endangered right whales, bottlenose dolphins, harbor porpoises, and harbor seals, as well as an immense variety of seabirds and waterfowl.