Virginia Beach Hotels - Oceanfront | Santa at Aquarium

Santa at the Virginia Aquarium

Santa will be visiting the Aquarium every weekend until Christmas!

  • December 1, 2018 – December 23, 2018 (Recurring weekly on Saturday, Sunday)
  • On Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 am, you can watch Santa swim in the Red Sea Aquarium!
  • On Sundays from 12 pm – 3 pm, you can join Santa and his elves in the Promenade for lots of fun festivities and activities!

 


Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

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Surf-N-Santa 5 Miler & Rudolph’s 1K

Surf-N-Santa 5 Miler & Rudolph’s 1K
Dec 14 & 15
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

Come and join the fun and spectacle of hundreds of Santas running on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk! Participants can choose between a 5-piece Santa suit or an official race shirt during registration to prepare them for their run through a nautical holiday wonderland along the Atlantic Ocean. The event is held at twilight along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk so runners can enjoy the Holiday Lights Merry Mile and a festive evening filled with holiday spirit.

All participants will receive awesome swag including a 5-piece Santa Suit OR race shirt, a unique medal, a finisher’s item and more. Best of all, all participants are invited to the post-race party inside the Virginia Beach Convention Center featuring live music, brews from Samuel Adams, and other goodies.

Register here: https://register.hakuapp.com/?event=313b509cbf21e93a3f05 

 

  • Friday, December 14, 2018
  • Packet Pick-Up / Expo:
    4:00PM – 7:00PM
  • Rudolph’s 1K:
    6:15PM
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018
  • Sports & Fitness Expo / Race Day Packet Pick-Up at Virginia Beach Convention Center
    12:00PM –8:00PM
  • Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler Start:
    4:30PM
  • Post Race Rockin’ Party
    5:00PM – 8:00PM

Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

Holiday Lights Merry Mile | Virginia Beach Hotels - Oceanfront

Holiday Lights Merry Mile

Holiday Lights Merry Mile
November 22, 2018 to December 30, 2018
2nd Street & the Boardwalk

From November 22 through December 30, take a shiny journey into nautical, holiday, and adventure lands – all along the beautiful Virginia Beach boardwalk.  Festive fish, musical crabs, and hard-working elves – all in bright, colored lights against the clear night-time sky, are the stars of Holiday Lights Merry Mile.  They are joined by Santa, elves, and a 40-foot tall Christmas tree erected on the beach and in the beautiful parks along the Virginia Beach boardwalk. event details

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Holiday Parade at the Beach

Holiday Parade at the Beach
December 1, 2018 – 5:30pm

Giant balloons, marching bands, lighted floats, equestrian units, fire trucks, performing dance groups, motorcycles, and more join forces to present a dazzling and entertaining night of fun for all ages!

And, best of all, Santa himself makes a grand appearance to greet all his loyal fans as the evening winds down and thousands of families take the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Virginia Beach oceanfront!

The parade travels North on Atlantic Avenue from 15th Street to 25th Street. The reviewing stand is located at 25th Street and Atlantic Avenue.


Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

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Thanksgiving in Virginia Beach

Come unwind and escape for Thanksgiving on the beach. Taste your way down the boardwalk, explore the beaches, experience great shopping and fun events. Come join us:)

Thanksgiving Events:

Virginia Beach Christmas Market
Nov 23- 25

The Virginia Beach Christmas Market features over 250 fine artisans and crafters from more than 25 states.Featured artisans will offer fine arts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood, toys, photography, fiber arts, thousands of Christmas collectibles and much, much more.Whether you’re searching for unique one-of-kind Christmas gifts, personalized stocking stuffers, or a stunning floral centerpiece for the holidays, you’ll find it all at the Virginia Beach Christmas Market. event details

Holiday Lights Merry Mile
November 22, 2018 to December 30, 2018

From November 22 through December 30, take a shiny journey into nautical, holiday, and adventure lands – all along the beautiful Virginia Beach boardwalk.  Festive fish, musical crabs, and hard-working elves – all in bright, colored lights against the clear night-time sky, are the stars of Holiday Lights Merry Mile.  They are joined by Santa, elves, and a 40-foot tall Christmas tree erected on the beach and in the beautiful parks along the Virginia Beach boardwalk. event details

Best Thanksgiving Restaurants– Consider Swan Terrace Grill, The Back Angus, awn the Butcher’s Son for lunch and dinner Thanksgiving buffets.


Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

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Happy Veterans Day Weekend!

Happy Veterans Day Weekend!

Thank you to all the men and women who have served and protected our country and fought for our freedom! Come join us for a long weekend in Virginia Beach! Come visit us and enjoy the beautiful beaches, restaurants, attractions, and enjoy some great events on the beach:

Barrels, Brew & BBQ Festival
Nov 9th

Enjoy delicious BBQ & fixins, local wine and craft brewery tastings, live music, silent and 50/50 auctions, raffle, and games.Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Norfolk. more on this event

India Fest
Nov 10th 

India Fest 2018. Event Features – Bollywood Music & Dances, Fashion Shows, Costume Photography, Indian Cuisine, Indian Jewelry, Designer Clothes, Talent Contests, Face Painting, Food Bank Drive, Yoga Demos, Bhangra & Fusion Dances, Exhibit Booths, Advertisements, Business Networking, NETCON, Indian Street Food. Specials – Local Charities, Disaster Support, Scholarships. event details

Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony
November 12, 2018

Join the Hampton Roads Council of Veterans Organizations as they pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and protected our country and fought for our freedom. 

This year’s Veterans Day activities kicks off Monday, November 12, 2018 with a parade beginning at 9 a.m. at 17th Street and Atlantic Avenue, and ending at the Tidewater Veterans Memorial at 19th Street, across from the Virginia Beach Convention Center. The annual Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. following the parade in front of the Memorial. 


Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

Virginia Beach Hotels | Barrels, Brew & BBQ Festival

Barrels, Brew & BBQ Festival

Barrels, Brew & BBQ Festival
Nov 9, 2018

Enjoy delicious BBQ & fixins, local wine and craft brewery tastings, live music, silent and 50/50 auctions, raffle, and games.

Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Norfolk, who supports families seeking medical care for their sick children.

event tickets


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Party! On Atlantic

Party! On Atlantic
November 3, 2018
24th Street Park, Virginia Beach

Throughout the day, resort restaurants and retailers will be offering specials, discounts and live music. The Party! On Atlantic kicks off in the 24th Street family-friendly FUN ZONE with DJ Ty Street at 2:00 pm. A Live Concert on Atlantic begins at 4 p.m. Bands include Cheap Thrills VA, Bennett Wales & The Relief and LittKeys. The Party! culminates with a spectacular, 15-story projection light show at 6:30 p.m. event details


Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

Host Your Holiday Party With Us – Special Offer!

PLAN EARLY & SAVE!
With the Holiday Inn Oceanside Virginia Beach, VA

We invite you to host your Holiday Party in our Oceanside Ballroom! Our Atlantic view venue is the perfect setting for this season’s Company Party, Family Holiday Party or End of the Year Ceremonies.

With ample space that accommodates groups up to 100, book your event today!

TIER 1
*Based on a minimum of $2,500

  • Complimentary Champagne Welcome Reception & Bruschetta Display

TIER 2
*Based on a minimum of $3,500
(Based on Availability – 6 month expiration from date of event)

  • Complimentary Champagne Welcome Reception, Bartender Fee, Dance Floor Set Up & Seasonal Vegetable Cheese Display
  • IHG Business Rewards Points Bonus
  • One Weekend Stay with Breakfast Guest Raffle

TIER 3
*Based on a minimum of $4,000
(Based on Availability – 6 month expiration from date of event)

  • Complimentary Champagne Welcome Reception, Bartender Fee, Dance Floor Set Up & Choice of One Specialty Hors D’oeuvre
  • Suite Upgrades Available at the Front Desk
  • IHG Business Rewards Points Bonus
  • One Weekend Stay in our Oceanfront Suite with Breakfast Guest Raffle

Ask us about our Take the Elevator Home Rates!
For inquires contact Sarah Davidson or Mary Barnes in our Sales Department at (757) 491-1500
or Email us at Sdavidson@hiexpressvb.com & Mbarnes@hiexpressvb.com

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Halloween Fun in Virginia Beach

Join us for a fun & spooky weekend in Virginia Beach:) Some great Halloween fun for everyone including: haunted hayrides, spooky races, and halloween parties:)

Wicked 10K
The Anthem Wicked 10K & Mini Monster 1K will take place on October 26th and 27th in Virginia Beach. Participants are encouraged to have fun, be creative, and dress up for the Halloween season.

Haunted Hunt Club Farm
Oct 28 – 31
Bring the family all all of your friends to Virginia Beach’s original Haunted Hayride! This is no ordinary Halloween event at Hunt Club Farms featuring 3 haunted attractions with over 75 live actors! details

Halloween Spooktacular
10/26/18
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and join Robert Shoup and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for a ghoulish afternoon of monstrous fun! The Orchestra will perform some of the spookiest music ever written.  details


Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)